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  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Six IAF men killed as gunmen storm Indian air force base, Pakistan condemns attack

    PATHANKOT: An operation to secure a militant-hit Indian air base near the Pakistan border ended on Saturday with six Indian security men and four suspected gunmen killed, police said, after an assault that threatens to undermine the two countries' fragile peace process...

    The Pathankot air base houses dozens of fighter jets and is important for its strategic location about 50 kilometres from the Pakistan border...

  • Ali Haider’s supporters storm PFF House

    LAHORE: Ugly scenes on Saturday were witnessed in the lead-up to the upcoming Punjab Football Association (PFA) elections with a group of people forcibly entering into the PFF House which supervises elections of the provincial football body scheduled to be held on April 17...

    Around 200 supporters of Ali Haider Noor Khan Niazi, a candidate for the post of PFA president, entered the PFF House where they were pushing the elections...
  • Dust storm envelops Karachi, reduces visibility

    KARACHI: After a week-long spell of intense heat, residents found some respite as the weather took a pleasant turn Wednesday evening when a dust storm was followed by reports of drizzles in several parts of Karachi...

    A dust storm was also reported in Quaidabad with strong winds blowing in various other parts of the city...

  • Taliban storm army outposts, kill 18 soldiers

    KUNDUZ: Militants killed 18 Afghan soldiers — including some who were beheaded — after storming army outposts in the remote mountainous northeast, officials said on Monday, in a major attack before the Taliban’s traditional spring offensive...

    The pre-dawn raid in the Jurm district of Badakhshan province on Friday marks a grim setback for Afghan forces, set to face their first fighting season in which they battle insurgents without full...
  • Hesco system collapses as storm, widespread rains hit interior of Sindh

    HYDERABAD: High velocity winds and dust-storm blew away hundreds of electricity poles, thatched houses, roofs of semi-concrete structures, hoardings, signboards and many other things in their way on Wednesday in Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas and Badin districts...

    Several spells of heavy rain that followed the storm crippled life and turned most areas in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas districts into pools of water...

  • Flight operations disrupted as dust storm hits Karachi

    KARACHI: A massive dust storm hit Karachi on Wednesday, bringing down the visibility level to as low as 50 metres, causing suspension of flight operations at the airport and disruption in power supply to many parts of the metropolis...

    There were reports that some trees were uprooted and billboards fell due to the dust storm...

  • Serena, Murray storm through on rainy day at US Open

    NEW YORK: Wimbledon champions Serena Williams and Andy Murray raised the roof at the US Open on Thursday, powering into the third round with decisive straight-sets victories...

    World number one Williams defeated fellow American Vania King 6-3, 6-3, her 306th Grand Slam singles match win tying her with Martina Navratilova for the most ever for a woman
  • As Irma threatens Caribbean, tropical storm forms in Atlantic

    As Hurricane Irma bore down on the Caribbean, a new tropical storm emerged in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Centre said...

    Tropical Storm Jose had formed in the open Atlantic to the east of Hurricane Irma, which has developed into a powerful Category Five storm, the Miami-based NHC said...

  • Dewa’s Own storm into main final

    LAHORE: Dewa’s Own outplayed Artema Medical 8-5½ to qualify for the main final of the Treet Polo Cup while Terra Energy edged out BBJ Pipes 4½-4 to reach the subsidiary final here at the Lahore Polo Club on Thursday...

    Saqib Khan Khakwani was instrumental in Dewa’s Own victory as he umped in five goals
  • Trump tells Puerto Rico storm survivors to be 'proud' of low death toll

    President Donald Trump shook hands with storm survivors in Puerto Rico and told them to be "proud" the island did not lose more lives to Hurricane Maria, on a trip designed to quiet criticism of his administration's response to the disaster...

    "If you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds of people that died and what happened here with a storm that was just totally overbearing... ...

  • Storm Harvey unleashes catastrophic flooding in Houston

    HOUSTON: Tropical Storm Harvey unleashed flooding in Houston on Sunday, turning streets in Texas’ largest city into raging rivers as trapped residents climbed to higher floors and the death toll rose...

    “It is bad and growing worse,” said Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who said the storm had inflicted billions of dollars in damage in the state...

  • Sevastova, Barty storm into semis

    ZHUHAI: Ashleigh Barty and Anastasija Sevastova booked their semi-final spots without dropping a set in the round-robin phase of the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai on Thursday...

    Barty, the Australian who is the youngest player in the draw, posted a 6-3, 6-4 win over former world number one Angelique Kerber to top the Rose Group with a 2-0 record
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