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  • ‘Pakistan is the highlight of my travels’

    Karachi is the second stop of the pilot and the passenger, hosted here by Engro Corporation in collaboration with Habib Bank Limited and the Dawood Foundation, in Pakistan after their arrival in Gwadar on Monday...

    From Pakistan, she will leave for India on Wednesday and then on to Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia before crossing the Timor Sea to reach Australia by Jan 5, 2016...

  • 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...

  • 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
  • ‘All my travels influence my paintings’

    The Argentine Embassy invited award winning artist, Gonzalo Sojo, to Pakistan to exhibit his work at the Satrang Gallery to celebrate 65 years of bilateral relations between the two countries...

    Mr Sojo says his works are often inspired by his travels and that he is sure the colours and motifs of the Badshahi Mosque will find their way into his paintings...

  • '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......

  • Jordan urges EU to take firm stand against Israel over Al-Aqsa

    AMMAN: Jordan’s King Abdullah urged the European Union to take a firm stand against Israel over clashes at Al-Aqsa mosque compound, as he met the EU president on Sunday...

    The king, quoted by the royal palace, warned that the Al-Aqsa clashes would have “serious consequences,” especially in the absence of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians that have been stalled since April 2014...

  • Al Aqsa mosque shut after Jerusalem attack

    Israeli authorities said they had come from the flashpoint holy site, which includes the Al Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, to commit the attack...

    The authorities took the highly unusual decision to close the Al Aqsa mosque compound for Friday prayers, leading to anger from Muslims and Jordan, the holy site’s custodian...

  • Israel removes metal detectors from Al Aqsa compound

    JERUSALEM: Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday in favour of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of bloodshed, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable...

    Israel installed the detectors at entry points to Al Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after two police guards were fatally shot on July 14, setting off the bloodiest clashes...

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