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  • Dubai Airshow opens with Emirates' $15b Boeing buy

    The biennial Dubai air show opened on Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15...

    1 billion buy of American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world's biggest defence companies promoted their weapons amid heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran
  • Dubai Airshow takes off to a slow start

    DUBAI: The Dubai Airshow took off on Sunday to a slow start with a record low in sales expected as the Gulf’s main airlines have already placed large orders with major manufacturers...

    Organisers say the last edition of Dubai Airshow generated business of up to $200 billion, with orders for planes in the first few hours alone topping $162...

  • Seven dead, 15 injured as jet in UK airshow crashes into road

    LONDON: A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, police said Saturday...

    The Hawker Hunter fighter jet, which was participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton in southern England, hit several vehicles on the road as it crashed Saturday afternoon...

  • Seven die in crash at UK airshow

    LONDON: A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, police said on Saturday...

    The Hawker Hunter fighter jet, which was participating in the Shoreham Airshow near Brighton in southern England, hit several vehicles on a nearby road as it crashed on Saturday afternoon...

  • Asif seeks details of salaries drawn by PTI lawmakers during 2014 sit-in

    ISLAMABAD: Newly-appointed Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has sought details of salaries and allowances and perks drawn by members of the National Assembly belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) during the period of their resignation in 2014...

    The details have been sought under the Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002 (XCVI of 2002) through a letter addressed to National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq...

  • Documents show PFF sold 2014 World Cup tickets at inflated prices

    FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke was suspended in October in the wake of the biggest crisis in football’s world governing body after misconduct allegations surrounding tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    ”PFF’s audit report for 2014 doesn’t, however, particularly show that surcharge amount from the sale of tickets as sponsorship...

  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Meanwhile, the bench also adjourned hearing into another petition filed by slain APS student Asfand Khan’s father, advocate Ajun Khan,...

  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    "Referring to this 2014 dharna, Khan claimed the sit-in was "politically driven"...

  • Banks earned record Rs247bn in 2014

    KARACHI: Banking industry’s pre-tax profit surged by 52 per cent to an all-time high of Rs247 billion in 2014 thanks to their huge investments in government securities, the State Bank said on Thursday...

    In its quarterly report ‘Performance of Banking Industry’ for Oct-Dec 2014, the SBP said, “Banks holding of government securities surged to Rs4...

  • Developing Asia invested $440bn in other countries in 2014: UNCTAD

    The report revealed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows from developing Asia increased by a third to $440 billion in 2014, followed by North America ($390bn) and Europe ($286bn)...

    Moreover, transnational corporations (TNCs) from developing economies invested almost half a trillion US dollars abroad in 2014 — a 30 per cent increase from the previous year...

  • Report finds nearly 70,000 cases of violence against children in 2014

    Titled The State of Pakistan’s Children – 2014, the report prepared by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) was formally launched by its representatives Kashif Bajeer and Zahid Thebo at a hotel...

    Quoting figures from an independent report, Sahil’s Cruel Numbers Report 2014, Sparc stated that 1,786 cases of sexual assault against children — 1,172 committed against girls and the remaining 614 involving...

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