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Daily Archives: September 27, 2018

Strike to ground 150 Ryanair flights in Europe

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Irish airline Ryanair has cancelled 150 flights slated for Friday due to cabin and pilot strikes targeting the company across Europe. The cancellation, which was announced on Wednesday, amounts to six percent of the Dublin-based carrier’s flights and will affect about 30,000 passengers amid the industrial ...

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Nearly 400,000 killed in South Sudan’s civil war: Study

(Web Desk) – South Sudan’s civil war has claimed the lives of nearly 400,000 people since fighting erupted in late 2013, a new study says, offering a tally far higher than previous estimates. The report, published by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and financed by the US ...

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Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding: relief agency

ABUJA (AFP) – Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria, the country’s main relief agency said on Thursday. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said 199 people had lost their lives after the main Niger and Benue rivers burst their ...

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China slams US for flying B-52s over South, East China Seas

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – China has lambasted the United States for flying its B-52 bombers over the contentious South and East China Seas, disputed territory which Beijing claims historical sovereignty over. “As for the provocative action taken by the US military aircraft, we are firmly against it and we will ...

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SC rejects review petition, Jahangir Tareen remains disqualified

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Jahangir Khan Tareen, the senior member of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), remains disqualified for life after the Supreme Court of Pakistan rejected his review petition on Thursday. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar remarked that Jahangir Tareen created a company outside Pakistan to save his money. “Jahangir ...

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Integrated national policy required to cope with dangers: COAS

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that an integrated national policy is required to deal with dangers facing Pakistan. While addressing a security conference at Air University Islamabad, Army Chief said that all the national institutions have to work together ...

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