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  • Travels with a donkey

    A man losing his livelihood is not quite the news we are looking for? Or is it that it depends on who the man actually is and what mode of transport he uses and how big a cavalcade he travels in, before and after losing his job? After all, there are other jobless persons in this country who are found lecturing the masses about their indispensability and their right to return, through amendment and arm-twisting and confrontation when...

  • Trump heads to Paris but Russia scandal travels with him

    Hoping to find respite from the deepening scandal over alleged Russian involvement in the United States (US) elections, US President Donald Trump headed to Paris on Thursday...

    During a lightning visit full of pomp and ceremony, Trump will be the guest of honour at France's Bastille Day festivities after a trip to Napoleon's tomb and a Michelin-starred dinner at the Eiffel Tower
  • PL fixtures: Mourinho travels to Bournemouth, Guardiola hosts Sunderland

    LONDON: Jose Mourinho faces a trip to the seaside in his first Premier League game in charge of Manchester United as they face Bournemouth in the Premier League fixtures unveiled on Wednesday...

    His bitter rival from his days in charge of Real Madrid in Spain, former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola now in charge of city rivals Manchester City, will host Sunderland, who just escaped the drop last season
  • President travels on metro bus

    RAWALPINDI: President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday traveled on Metro Bus with general passengers from Pakistan Secretariat to Faiz Ahmed Faiz Bus Station, H-9 and went back to Pakistan Secretariat...

    Metro Bus Project (MBP) Project Director and Commissioner Zahid Saeed gave detailed briefing about the metro bus service and the facilities provided to the people
  • UN chief travels to Saudi Arabia

    UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Saudi Arabia on Sunday for a visit that comes amid a UN push for peace talks in Yemen, where Riyadh has been waging an air war...

    Mr Ban will be in Riyadh for talks with Saudi leaders and to attend the opening of a summit of Arab and South American countries, a UN statement said
  • ‘Pakistan is the highlight of my travels’

    KARACHI: Little schoolgirls resembling dolls in their pretty dresses all had their eyes focused on that little green dot in the sky as it got bigger and bigger...

    There were cheers and clapping all around when the British/New Zealander pilot, Tracey Curtis-Taylor, landed, took off her goggles and cap and waved to them before jumping out of her vintage open cockpit biplane (1942 Boeing Stearman), named Spirit of Artemis, at Karachi...

  • 'PM Khan does not want to trouble people when he travels', Naeemul Haq defends use of copter

    In a latest attempt to defend the move and provide plausible reasoning for Prime Minister Imran Khan's use of a helicopter for travel between his Banigala residence and the PM House, senior PTI leader Naeemul Haq tweeted on Thursday that the premier wants that "people should not be troubled when he travels"...

    "PM [Imran Khan] wants that no traffic sh[o]u[l]d be stopped on roads when he travels and people sh[o]u[l]d not be troubled......

  • A year on: Are we prepared for another Karachi Airport attack?

    It has been one year since the Jinnah International Airport (JIA) of Karachi came under a deadly attack by militants on the night of 8th June, 2014...

    The horrific event tarnished the image of one of the largest cities in the world and in the aftermath of the terrorist attack, some international airlines decided to wrap up their operations in Karachi — crippling the already declining air traffic at the airport...

  • 'Militant' wanted for Karachi airport attack, SP Aslam murder killed in Sukkur shootout

    A 'highly wanted militant' suspected of involvement in several incidents of terrorism including the 2014 Karachi airport attack, the Mehran base attack and the murder of Superintendent Police Chaudhry Aslam was killed in a Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) 'encounter' in Sukkur on Sunday night, police said...

    AIG Abbasi said the encounter took place in Sukkur on leads provided by four militants recently arrested by the CTD in...

  • Karachi airport attack suspects acquitted in shootout case

    KARACHI: A sessions court on Wednesday acquitted three airport attack suspects in a case pertaining to a shootout with police near Saddar...

    The accused persons have also been facing charges before an antiterrorism court for allegedly providing logistical support, funds and weapons to around 10 attackers who stormed Karachi airport in June 2014 and were killed in a swift operation...

  • 27kg heroin recovered from PIA aircraft at Karachi airport

    KARACHI: Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) maintenance crew on Wednesday discovered 27 kilograms of heroin on board a PIA aircraft...

    The heroin was concealed in lavatory panels, and was discovered while routine maintenance was being carried out at the PIA hangar at Karachi’s international airport...

  • ‘Airport-like terrorism plot foiled’, 11 suspects held in Karachi

    KARACHI: Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled a “major terrorism plan” in Karachi after they arrested nearly a dozen suspected militants associated with the Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) following an encounter that left a policeman wounded...

    They were planning a “deadly assault” like the June 2014 airport attack to occupy “key and sensitive government buildings”, officials said...

  • 105 phones recovered from passenger at Karachi airport

    KARACHI: Customs authorities at Jinnah International Airport caught a passenger on a flight from Dubai to Karachi with 105 cell phones concealed on his body in an apparent attempt to transport them illegally...

    Muhammad Ali Shah who was travelling to Karachi on flight EK-600 had strapped 105 cell phones on his body to hide them, Customs Chief Media Officer Syed Muhammad Irfan Ali said...

  • A leaf from history: The botched Pan Am plane hijacking at Karachi airport

    On the calm, humid early morning of Sept 6, 1986, a division of Pakistani commandoes stormed a hijacked Pan Am aircraft at the Karachi airport...

    The aircraft was a regular Pan American World Airways 747-121, which had left India’s Sahar airport near Mumbai a day earlier for an onwards journey to Frankfurt, Germany and was to culminate at the John F...

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