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Attack on Karachi lawyer: Pet dogs to be put down as per terms of ‘compromise’

A compromise agreement has been released for Humayun Khan whose pet dogs brutally attacked a man named Mirza Akhtar Ali in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) phase VI. A deal has been settled between Humayun Khan and Mirza Akhtar Ali, who

Religious scholar Mufti Taqi Usmani survives knife attack

KARACHI: Prominent Islamic scholar Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani survived an assassination attempt after a man attempted to stab him with a knife. According to reports, a man approached the religious cleric during Fajar morning prayers at his seminary in Korangi

Pakistan rejects Indian minister’s statement on drone attack in IoK

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has rejected a statement by Indian Minister of State for Home Affairs regarding alleged drone attack in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). In a statement, the Foreign Office said Pakistan categorically rejects the irresponsible

Five FC soldiers martyred in Balochistan terror attack

QUETTA: Five personnel of the Frontier Corps (FC) were martyred on Friday in a terrorist attack in Sangan area of Sibi district in Balochistan. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists targeted the Frontier Corps patrolling in Sangan,

Asad Toor attack: ISI says being ‘targeted’ under an organised conspiracy

ISLAMABAD: Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has issued a statement in response to allegations levelled against the agency after an attack on journalist Asad Ali Toor. A high-level meeting on the incident was convened between the ISI and the Ministry of Information,

Four masked men ‘attempt to attack’ Nawaz Sharif in London

LONDON: Four unidentified men on Friday attempted to barge into the office of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son, Hassan Nawaz, in London “with an intention of attacking” him, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif said. The four men were stopped at

Quetta terror attack

Pakistan witnessed a terrible explosion in Quetta outside a luxury hotel which killed five and injured a dozen more. The city has seen numerous incidents after being wrecked by terrorism and militancy but this was perhaps the biggest in recent

Iran resumes nuclear talks amid strains over enrichment, Natanz attack

TEHRAN: Iran and global powers resumed talks to rescue the 2015 nuclear deal in an effort complicated by Tehran’s decision to ramp up uranium enrichment and sabotage at a nuclear site. Tehran announced its decision to enrich uranium at 60%

Police officer killed in vehicle attack on US Capitol

WASHINGTON: A motorist rammed a car into US Capitol police on Friday, brandishing a knife and killing one officer and injuring another and forcing the Capitol complex to lockdown. Police shot and killed the suspect. Yogananda Pittman, acting chief of

Pakistan condemns terrorist attacks in Niger

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Tillaberi region of Niger that resulted in the loss of many precious lives. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said the government and people of Pakistan extend their

Yemen’s Houthi launch missile, drone attack on Aramco’s oil facilities

RIYADH: Houthi rebels in Yemen launched a missile and drone attack targeting the oil facilities of Aramco in Saudi Arabia and raising fears of a new escalation in the six-year conflict. The attack on energy giant Aramco’s facilities came as

Austrian police arrest 14 after gunman’s deadly rampage

VIENNA: Austrian police raided 18 properties and arrested 14 people in a massive manhunt for possible accomplices of a convicted gunman who shot dead four people and injured 22 others in a late-night rampage in the centre of Vienna. The

New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole

CHRISTCHURCH: A court in New Zealand has sentenced a white supremacist who killed 51 Muslims at two mosques in Christchurch to life imprisonment without parole, the first time such a sentence has been handed down in the country. Brenton Tarrant,

Car used in PSX terror attack spotted in TV drama

KARACHI: In a rather unusual incident, a vehicle used by the terrorists in the attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) was spotted in a TV drama. The car which the terrorists used to reach their intended target was seen

PSX sets up fund to support terror attack affectees

KARACHI: The board of directors of Pakistan Stock Exchange has announced to set up a fund to financially assist families of the martyred security personnel and those who were injured in the terrorist attack. The board condemned the dastardly and

Governor Sindh pays tribute to PSX attack martyrs

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail announced Rs1 million each for the families of martyred security personnel who foiled a terrorist attack at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). The governor organised a ceremony at the Governor House to pay tribute and

CTD registers FIR of Pakistan Stock Exchange attack

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) ha registered the First Information Report (FIR) of the terror attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) building. The FIR was registered at the CTD Civil Lines police station under sections of terrorism, possession of

PSX terror attack

The country has made huge strides in the war against terrorism, and despite the myriad of problems such as the economic and health crisis, there has been an overwhelming improvement in the law and order situation. There are sporadic incidents

PM condemns terrorist attack on PSX building

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the terrorist attack on Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday which was thwarted by law enforcement agencies. In a statement, the prime minister said members of the law enforcement agencies courageously

PM calls Turkish President to express solidarity over Idlib attack

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday and conveyed heartfelt sympathies and condolences on the loss of lives of a number of Turkish soldiers in the attack in Idlib. According to a statement from

US, Afghan forces come under attack in Nangarhar province

KABUL: U.S. military official said in a local news media that U.S. and Afghan soldiers came under direct attacks in eastern Afghanistan late Saturday the event identified as an insider attack. U.S. Forces spokesperson in Afghanistan Colonel Sonny Leggett in

Food ministry decides to declare emergency over locusts attack

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Food Security and Research said on Thursday that it has basically decided to declare a national emergency over locusts attack in parts of the country and a review summary also sent to the Federal cabinet

PM demands immediate report on attack in Quetta mosque

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has demanded an immediate report on the terrorist attack in Quetta mosque that claimed 15 lives. In a tweet, the prime minister asked the provisional government to ensure the people who got injured in the

Trump says Iran appears to be standing down; no US casualties

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Iran appeared to be “standing down” after missile strikes on US troop bases in Iraq that resulted in no American or Iraqi deaths. “All of our soldiers are safe and only minimal damage

US embassy attack

There were dramatic scenes at the United States embassy in Baghdad as thousands of protesters demanded an end of American intervention. The two-day standoff was the latest episode in spiraling tensions between the US and Iran. The protesters belonging to

Doctors protest over PIC attack in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Young doctors, nurses and paramedics of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) protested on Thursday against the attack on the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) by hundreds of lawyers the day before. A large number of doctors, nurses, paramedics

Three minors stabbed in The Hague shopping area

AMSTERDAM: Dutch police were hunting an assailant who stabbed three minors in The Hague’s main shopping street as people looked for bargains on Black Friday. The male attacker ran off after the incident at a department store in the city

London Bridge attacker was convicted of terrorism offences

LONDON: A man suspected of stabbing two people to death in a terror attack on London Bridge was an ex-prisoner convicted of terrorism offences and released last year, police said Saturday. The knifeman, wearing a suspected hoax explosive device, was

JUI-F leader Mufti Kifayatullah attacked in Mansehra

MANSEHRA: JUI-F leader Mufti Kifayatullah was attacked Tuesday night in Mansehra’s Cheech. His hand has been severely injured. Five people in two cars followed Kifayatullah’s car. They rammed into his car, forcing it to stop. Police said Leader JUI-F  Mufti

Owner gifts kebab shop to employees after German attack

BERLIN: The owner of a kebab shop targeted in a deadly far-right attack in the German city of Halle last month has gifted the eatery to the two brothers who were working there during the shooting. Siblings Ismet and Rifat