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Queen Elizabeth marks 95th birthday, days after husband’s funeral

LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth turns 95 on Wednesday, but there will be no public celebrations of an occasion that comes just days after she bade a sad farewell to her husband of seven decades at his funeral. Prince Philip, whom

Queen Elizabeth and Britain bid farewell to Prince Philip

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth will bid a final farewell to Prince Philip, her husband of more than seven decades, at a ceremonial funeral on Saturday, with the nation set to fall silent to mark the passing of a pivotal figure in

Prince Charles pays tribute to ‘my dear papa’ Philip

LONDON: Britain’s Prince Charles paid a personal tribute to his “dear papa” Prince Philip, saying the royal family missed him enormously and that he would have been amazed at the touching reaction across the world to his death. Philip, the

Life and destiny

I was with my friends at a hotel near Al-Asif Plaza discussing politics as usual. Some of us blamed the government for the ongoing scenario in the country, while others were critical of the opposition. It was certain that people

Begum Shamim Akhtar’s funeral prayers offered in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayers of Begum Shamim Akhtar, the mother of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif have been offered at the Sharif Medical City. A large number of people belonging to various walks of life

TLP chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s funeral prayers offered in Lahore

LAHORE: The funeral prayers for Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi were offered at the Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore. Thousands of people attended the funeral prayers for the cleric who passed away on Thursday evening. His funeral prayers were offered

Mob stops funeral of Indian doctor who died from COVID-19

CHENNAI: At least 20 people have been arrested in south India for violently preventing the burial of a prominent doctor who died from COVID-19 complications. The renowned Dr Simon Hercules was not given a dignified burial as his friends and

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistani student in China misses father’s funeral

ISLAMABAD: A stuck Pakistani student in China’s Wuhan city on Tuesday has said that he failed to attend the funeral of his father back to home after Pakistani authorities said they couldn’t permit students at the time to return Pakistan.