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  • View from abroad: It’s official: the EU is in a mess

    The 28-member bloc is in disarray, beset by crises, member governments are squabbling, people are angry and disenchanted, leaders are mostly querulous and hesitant — and sometimes outrageously odious...

    This isn’t just the opinion of just any EU watcher or EU insider; it’s the point of view of Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive body
  • Hours-long traffic mess at Mughalpura bridge

    LAHORE: The traffic police seemed unprepared to handle a Muharram event at Lal Pull that caused a massive traffic jam on Mughalpura bridge on Wednesday afternoon, keeping people, including schoolchildren, stranded for hours...

    The traffic jam on Canal Bank roads affected other areas as people, particularly motorcyclists, started entering any artery they could find to escape the mess, clogging streets in areas along the canal for...

  • FICTION: WAYS TO MESS IT UP — AGAIN

    Through her many years of working as Death she has come to the conclusion that happiness usually “scares the crap out of people” who — not unlike our hero Milo — flounder their way through life, finding a masochistic pleasure in making a mess of everything...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: KARACHI: A HISTORICAL MESS

    Every time Pakistan’s largest city Karachi is struck by a natural calamity, angry voices begin to ring from within and outside the city...

    Opposition parties and the city government blame the provincial government and then all three point a finger at the federal government, which in turn criticises the provincial and city set-ups
  • US debt ceiling ‘mess’ could have been avoided: Trump

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump said on Thursday congressional leaders could have avoided a legislative “mess” if they had heeded his advice on raising the US debt ceiling, renewing criticism of fellow Republicans whose support he needs to advance his policy agenda...

    Could have been so easy-now a mess!” he added, referring to Democrats...

  • ECP responsible for election mess, says minister

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government Inayatullah Khan has rejected the allegations regarding involvement of provincial government in irregularities during the recently held local bodies’ elections, saying Election Commission of Pakistan is responsible for the entire mess...

  • Another fine mess

    THE tagline in the old Laurel and Hardy movies was “another fine mess”, and was uttered whenever things went wrong for the comic duo, as they often did...

    Now, as the JIT becomes tarnished and engulfed by accusations of carrying out an inquisition, should we surprised by the venom being spewed by and at the team set up by the bench? From WhatsApp directives allegedly conveyed by the court’s registrar to the heads of bodies nominated...

  • Traffic mess as Islamabad stand-off spills over into Karachi

    KARACHI: A sit-in organised by an alliance of several religious parties — Tanzeemat-i-Ahle Sunnat — at Numaish and the subsequent closure of two key roads for the security of the official residences of the Sindh governor and the chief minister resulted in a traffic mess on major city arteries on Monday...

    Jinnah Road or Sharea Faisal resulted in a traffic mess since the adjoining roads could not cope with the increasing traffic...

  • ‘Serious mess’: Pakistan need to dig deep to find heroes, says Waqar Younis

    “We don’t need stars, we need heroes,” Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis said outside the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore as he headed to a ‘fact-finding meeting’ called up by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after the national side’s disastrous exit from the World Twent20...

    PCB's fact-finding committee convenes in Lahore from Tuesday for a three-day period but it has been learnt that Waqar submitted a 'damning' report on the team's World...

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