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  • Digital ban in digital Bangladesh

    Granted, social media can be a dangerous place; but it also provides a safe haven for ordinary people who, lacking trust in law enforcing agencies and/or the judicial system, use the digital space to air their grievances and protests in order to seek solidarity and some sort of justice...

    Without efficient law enforcement agencies and intelligence community armed with the resources and infrastructure to deal with security threats, we...

  • BBC report: Pakistan in touch with British authorities, confirms FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) confirmed on Friday that the Government of Pakistan is in touch with British authorities with a view to seek information and facts of the BBC report that claimed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities...

    "The contents of BBC's report are of vital significance to the state of Pakistan," said the FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah...

  • Preview: Pakistan hope Yasir provides winning touch

    Pakistan will be looking to fit-again leg-spinner Yasir Shah to lift their bowling in the second Test against England starting in Dubai from Thursday...

    Shah, regarded as a wicket-taking bowler who anchored Pakistan's wins over Australia and Sri Lanka in the last 12 months, missed the drawn first Test in Abu Dhabi with a back spasm...

  • Le Pen’s party accused of defrauding EU of 5m euros

    PARIS: The European Parliament accuses French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s party of defrauding it of nearly five million euros ($5...

    The parliament accuses Le Pen’s anti-EU National Front (FN) of using funds meant for parliamentary assistants to pay staff for party work in France between 2012 and 2017...

  • France’s Marine Le Pen gambles with political patricide

    PARIS: By pushing her maverick father out of the far-right party he founded four decades ago, French National Front leader Marine Le Pen is banking on an act of political patricide to ensure he does not end up ruining her bid for power...

    The feud between Jean-Marie Le Pen and his daughter has few parallels in modern European politics and has been compared to everything from slapstick farce to King Lear, Shakespeare’s tragedy of a...

  • Cattle pen owner dies of Congo fever

    KARACHI: An owner of a cattle pen in the Cattle Colony died of Congo Crimean Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) on Saturday, the first death in Sindh because of the deadly tick-borne virus this year, officials said...

  • Far-right Le Pen, centrist Macron leading French vote: initial projections

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen will contest the second round of the French presidential election, initial projections suggested Sunday, after a nail-biting vote seen as vital for the future of the EU...

    Macron was projected to win between 23 and 24 percent in Sunday's first round, slightly ahead of National Front leader Le Pen with between 21...

  • Macron tops French election, to fight Le Pen in next round

    PARIS: Centrist Emmanuel Mac­ron will face off against far-right Marine Le Pen in the second round of France’s presidential election, projections showed on Sunday, making him clear favourite to emerge as the country’s youngest leader in modern history...

    Macron was projected to win between 23 and 24 per cent in Sunday’s first round, slightly ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen with between 21...

  • Hollande urges voters to block Le Pen

    PARIS: French President Francois Hollande on Monday urged voters to reject far-right leader Marine Le Pen in next month’s presidential run-off against pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron...

    01 per cent of votes, ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen on 21...

  • Ustad Irfan: holding pen for master calligraphy pieces

    He was among the team of calligraphers who volunteered to work at the sharine of Data Sahib and later formed the Pakistan Calligraphy-artists´ Guild in 1997...

    With two solo shows and numerous group shows to his credit, his works was displayed and appreciated in Pakistan, England, Iran Turkey and Saudi Arabia...

  • A Le Pen-led France may be the crisis that Draghi can’t fix

    If Marine Le Pen convinces France to embrace her anti-euro stance, Mario Draghi will likely be called on again to be saviour of the single currency...

    And Le Pen’s promise to hold a referendum on pulling France out of the euro could see just such a situation arising, leaving the Frankfurt-based ECB sitting on the sidelines as politicians grapple with the currency’s fate...

  • France not responsible for WWII Jew round-up, says Le Pen

    PARIS: Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen denied on Sunday that the French state was responsible for the wartime round-up of Jews at a Paris cycling track who were then sent to Nazi death camps...

    But Le Pen told the LCI television channel on Sunday: “I don’t think France is responsible for the Vel d’Hiv...

  • Le Pen goes on the offensive in attempt to cut Macron’s lead

    PARIS: With a week to go before France’s presidential election runoff, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen stayed on the offensive against frontrunner Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, trying to close a 19-point gap in the polls...

    After a surprise visit to a controversial aluminium plant in the southern town of Gardanne, the 48-year-old Le Pen went on to lay a wreath at a World War II monument in the nearby port of Marseille...

  • Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal

    PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was charged on Friday over claims her party illegally claimed millions of euros from the European Par­liament to pay for France-based staff...

    Rodolphe Bosselut said Le Pen had been summoned by investigating magistrates in Paris and that they had, “as expected, charged her”, adding that she would appeal...

  • Play highlights power of the pen

    KARACHI: The power of the pen is the main theme of the play Sir Kalam, which premiered at the Karachi Arts Council on Monday...

    Organised by ISPR and The Insane, a theatre troupe from Islamabad, the play aims to highlight the “theme ‘Hum Sab ka Pakistan’ ...

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