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  • Fire extinguished at Ajman tower complex

    AJMAN: Firefighters extinguished a blaze on Tuesday that burned up the side of several towers in the United Arab Emirates city of Ajman, the latest in a series of skyscraper infernos in the Gulf nation, which is home to the world’s tallest building...

    Civil defence workers sprayed water to cool down any remaining embers at the Ajman One development...

  • UAE’s Ajman Bank says it arranged $275m loan for Pakistan

    DUBAI: UAE-based Ajman Bank arranged a syndicated financing of $275 million for the government of Pakistan in May, the bank said on Monday...

    A number of banks participated in the one-year Islamic loan, which has a Murabaha structure and was solely arranged by Ajman Bank, it said in a statement...

  • Zone-II crush Zone-VII to go top in U-19 cricket

    KARACHI: Zone-II surged to the top of Karachi region standings in the PCB Regional Inter-district Under-19 Cricket Championships after sealing an innings victory over Zone-VII here on Sunday...

    On the last day of the their second-round fixture at the UBL Sports Complex, Zone-II won by innings and six runs to secure maximum 10 points, taking their tally to 13 in two matches...

  • Zone-VI put Zone-IV under the cosh

    KARACHI: Despite being dismissed for a modest first-innings total of 174, leaders Zone-VI had Zone-IV on the run in their penultimate-round fixture Karachi region segment of the PCB Regional Inter-district Under-19 Cricket Championships here on Thursday...

    After being put into bat at the UBL Sports Complex, Zone-VI were all out in 59...

  • Zone-II, Zone-V reach final

    KARACHI: Zone-II will clash with Zone-V in the final of the K-Electric Under-19 Colour-kit Cricket Tourn­a­ment after scoring contrasting semi-final victories here on Monday...

    Zone-II survived close call before defeating Zone-VI by only three runs at the TMC Ground...

  • Zone-V whip Zone-IV by innings to head standings

    KARACHI: Zone-V are the new leaders in the Karachi region standings in the PCB Regional Inter-district Under-19 Cricket Championships after cantering to an innings win against Zone-IV here on Wednesday...

    In the third-round fixture at the Landhi Gymkhana Ground, Zone-V overwhelmed Zone-IV by innings and 51 runs to register their first outright success in the competition...

  • Zone-VI outclass Zone-I to become outright leaders

    KARACHI: Zone-VI chalked up their second straight success in the Karachi region event of the PCB Regional Inter-district U-19 Cricket Championships when they decimated Zone-I by an innings and 19 runs at the KCCA Stadium here on Tuesday...

    Zone-VI’s second victory by innings means now they move outright to the top of regional standings with 26 points in four matches...

  • PTI leader questions Prime Minister's Office on 'misuse of authority' by Maryam Nawaz

    Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Andleeb Abbas has sought answers from the Prime Minister's Office to five questions about what she says is the "misuse of authority and the abuse of taxpayer's money" by Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

    In a letter addressed to the principal secretary of the Prime Minister's Secretariat, Abbas on Friday asked for certified information regarding what she says is...

  • Taliban reaffirms authority of its Qatar 'political office'

    DUBAI: The Afghan Taliban said Sunday that its "political office" in Qatar is the only entity authorized to carry out negotiations on its behalf, reinforcing the authority of the man who took control of the group amid a tussle over command following the death of long-time leader Mullah Mohammad Omar...

    Members of the Taliban's unofficial Qatar office are believed to be directly linked to Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who officially assumed...

  • No authority to probe public office holders, FIA tells SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court it had no authority to investigate and prosecute holders of public office in connection with the Panama Papers or Bahamas leaks...

    On the other hand, the FIA explained that the agency had no jurisdiction to initiate legal action against holders of the public office since this was not defined in the FIA Act, or the Prevention of Corruption Act 1947......

  • US, Turkey agree to create ‘IS-free zone’ in Syria

    “The goal is to establish an ISIL-free zone and ensure greater security and stability along Turkey’s border with Syria,” the US official said, using another acronym for the jihadist group...

    Details of the zone “remain to be worked out”, the official said during a visit by US President Barack Obama to Ethiopia...

  • Power, desalination plants for Gwadar Free Economic Zone

    KARACHI: Federal Mini­ster for Maritime Affairs Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo on Monday approved power and desalination plants for Gwadar Free Economic Zone (GFEZ)...

    The minister took the decision in a meeting with China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) Chairman, Zhang Baozhong; and Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Chairman Dost Khan Jamal Deni...

  • Africa creates ‘Cape to Cairo’ free trade zone

    SHARM SHEIKH: African leaders signed on Wednesday a 26-nation free trade pact to create a common market that would span half the continent from Cairo to Cape Town...

    The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) deal, which must still be fine-tuned and ratified, caps five years of talks to set up a framework for preferential tariffs to ease the movement of goods in an area home to 625 million people...

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