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  • PPP smells a rat in cases against Qasim, Bangash

    LAHORE: While PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has termed the arrest of party’s Punjab chapter former president Qasim Zia a “calculated move to discredit political leaders”, its Senator Saifullah Khan Bangash has vowed to take the matter of his son’s arrest by National Accountability Bureau to the Senate...

    They smell rat in the cases against Qasim Zia and Shaukatullah Bangash...

  • Israel bombs arms depot near Damascus, intercepts ‘target’ from Syria

    “The buildings shook from the force of the blast,” said a media activist who goes by Salam al-Ghoutawi, of the Ghouta Media Centre, in the city’s opposition-held northeastern suburbs, about 15 kilometers from the airport...

    A pro-government site Damascus Now said the explosion was near the city’s Seventh Bridge, which leads to the airport road...

  • Blasts at Spin Boldak arms depot

    QUETTA: A series of explosions at an arms depot in Spin Boldak town shook the area across the border in Afghanistan late on Monday night, officials and TV reports said...

    Talking to Dawn, Akbar Khan, an official in the Spin Boldak administration, said a suicide attack at the depot could not be ruled out...

  • 22 Emirati troops killed in blast at Yemen arms depot

    ABU DHABI: An arms depot explosion in Yemen killed 22 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates, in the country's heaviest loss since joining an Arab coalition battling rebels, military sources said on Friday...

    The arms depot blast at a military base in Safer in oil-rich Marib province, 250 kilometres east of the capital Sanaa, also killed several Yemenis, a source at the scene said...

  • Oil depot explosion kills four in Tajikistan

    The tank at the oil depot just outside the capital Dushanbe exploded on Tuesday evening due to a failure to observe safety norms during welding work, the interior ministry said...

    The depot is used by the local branch of GazpromNeft, the oil arm of Russian gas producer Gazprom, to store fuel...

  • India army ammunition depot catches fire, 17 killed: reports

    MUMBAI: A fire at a massive military ammunition depot in central India on Tuesday has killed at least 17 people and left many more injured, according to media reports...

    The Press Trust of India news agency said two officers were among the 17 soldiers to have died in the blaze at the depot in Pulgaon, near the city of Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra...

  • Blast at US military depot, fire at steel plant shake Tokyo

    The explosion at the US Army’s Sagami General Depot in the city of Sagamihara, some 25 miles southwest of Tokyo, sent sparks shooting into the sky and triggered a blaze that burned through the night, but there were no reports of injuries...

    The Kawasaki city fire department said the blaze at the plant, owned by a unit of giant steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, may have been caused by workers who were using gas burners to...

  • 39 civilians killed in Syria weapons depot blast: monitor

    An explosion at a weapons depot killed 39 civilians including 12 children in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday, a war monitor said...

    The toll rose after more bodies were retrieved from the rubble caused by the blast of unknown origin at the depot in a residential building in the town of Sarmada, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said...

  • Metro bus depot to be cordoned off with containers

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab Masstransit Authority (PMTA) will hand over the metro bus depot, located in the vicinity of the JUI-F’s public meeting venue, to Islamabad administration which will seal it with containers by Wednesday night...

    The metro bus depot near Peshawar Mor spreads over an area of 16...

  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Book on city’s old architecture

    KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan will launch an illustrated book titled Karachi legacies of empires, written by Peerzada Salman with photography by Fahim Siddiqi, at Governor House on April 15, according to a press release issued on Monday...

    The book is a photographic history of old architectures of Karachi and published by the Endowment Fund Trust for Preservation of the Heritage of Sindh...

  • Misery for Arsenal as City, Liverpool book CL berths

    LONDON: Arsene Wenger’s torrid year reached a calamitous climax as Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years after Manchester City and Liverpool wrapped up the remaining top four places on the final day of the Premier League season...

    Wenger’s side won 3-1 against Everton, but Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough and Manchester City’s 5-0 demolition of Watford pushed Arsenal out of...

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