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  • 17 hr 20 min, 14,500km: first non-stop Australia-Europe flight takes off

    PERTH: The “Kangaroo Route” from Australia to Britain became a shorter hop Saturday when the first direct passenger service left Perth for London, with the 17-hour flight set to break aviation records...

    Qantas’ 14,498-kilometre journey from the south-western city to London is the world’s third-longest passenger flight, the Australian carrier said, and the first ever regular service to connect the two continents directly
  • UK seeks Pakistan’s help in Altaf hate speech probe

    LONDON: Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has asked for Pakistan’s help to bring charges against MQM-London leader Altaf Hussain, according to documents obtained by Dawn...

    British authorities focus on violence associated with MQM-London leader’s remarksA British document sent to Pakistan on Aug 8 this year recounts how, after the Aug 22, 2016 speech, some of Mr Hussain’s supporters went on the rampage in Karachi...

  • Governor provided ‘oxygen’ to Altaf after his anti-Pakistan speech: Kamal

    KARACHI: Over seven months after his return to politics, former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal dropped another bombshell on Monday when he accused Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan of stopping several lawmakers from joining his Pak Sarzameen Party, indulging in massive corruption and providing “oxygen” to Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain after his Aug 22 incendiary speech...

    “He [Ibad] is providing oxygen to Altaf...

  • JUI-F leader held on hate speech charge

    CHINIOT/LAHORE: A team of the Counter-Terrorism Department arrested JUI-F leader and former MPA Mufti Kifayatullah for allegedly making a hate speech here late on Wednesday night...

    Mr Kifayatullah had come here from Mansehra to attend the ‘Istehkam Pakistan Conference’ convened by Maulana Ilyas Chinioti, a PML-N MPA...

  • SC seeks legal assistance over LHC ban on Altaf’s speech

    Petitioners before the high court had sought the ban on the grounds that Mr Hussain’s objectionable speeches and anti-state slogans did not fall within the ambit of the freedom of speech...

    In his appeal filed in the Supreme Court, the MQM chief, who lives in London, had sought the suspension of the operation of the high court order because it was without any jurisdiction and lawful authority and violated the right of freedom of...

  • Saudi blogger’s wife pleads for free speech

    STRASBOURG: The wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi on Wednesday accepted the European Parliament’sprestigious Sakharov human rights prize on his behalf, urging Arab countries to abandon theocratic diktats and embrace free speech...

    He co-founded the Saudi Liberal Network Internet discussion group which promoted free speech and sought an end to the influence of religious leaders on public life in the country...

  • Red tape may affect speech, essay writing contests

    LAHORE: Red-tapism within the Punjab School Education Department may have an effect on the speech and essay writing competitions 2015, launched by the chief minister with the aim to empower both male and female students to combat the menace of terrorism in the country...

    “It has come to the notice of the competent authority that the instructions regarding speech and essay writing competitions are not being conveyed to lower formation…...

  • Speaker of House of Lords briefed on Altaf’s speech

    ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Thursday took up the issue of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain’s anti-Pakistan activities with Speaker of the House of Lords Lord Fowler at Westminster in London...

    According to an official handout issued by the Senate secretariat, Mr Rabbani asked the newly elected speaker of the House of Lords to prevent the use of British soil for the “export of violence” in Pakistan... ...

  • Macron dreams big in major EU speech

    The 39-year-old leader spoke for more than an hour and half in front of students at the Sorbonne university in Paris in a passionate speech that contained a raft of proposals for the 28-member European Union...

  • What qualifies as anti-judiciary speech?

    ’In the wake of the Panama Papers decision, justice was thought hurtful to many: we now face a flood of what’s being called ‘anti-judiciary speech’...

    Whatever the opposition may say, such speech is nothing new — our elected representatives have railed against the Court ever since we’ve had elected representatives...

  • Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

    A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests against United States President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after a protester apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers...

    Trump, in his speech on Tuesday, mounted an aggressive defense of his response to a deadly far right march in Charlottesville, using the rally speech to condemn “dishonest” media coverage of his widely...

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