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  • BISP survey to reach women left out in 2010

    Addressing a gathering of local bodies’ members, she reaffirmed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s commitment to giving equity to Balochistan in the new poverty survey which, she added, would be possible if remote areas would get covered in the exercise...

    Her visit to various areas of Balochistan, including Turbat, was part of a beneficiary outreach campaign ahead of the launch of the pilot phase of the...

  • Army sent Dallas sniper home from Afghanistan

    MESQUITE: The Dallas sniper had been sent home from Afghanistan after being accused of sexually harassing a female, and was described as a loner who followed black militant groups on social media...

    Friends there said the 25-year-old black man didn’t seem interested in politics, but his Facebook page suggests otherwise: he “liked” black militant groups including the African American Defense League and the New Black Panther Party,...

  • Dallas attack spotlights America’s intolerant fringe

    MIAMI: The Dallas ambush by a black gunman targeting white police is the latest spasm of fury that reflects what experts see as a rising tide of extremism and intolerance on the fringes of American society...

    Fuelling the country’s polarisation are racial tension, anger with establishment politicians and economic inequality, says the Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors racist and hate groups in the United States...

  • Dallas shooter planned other attacks

    WASHINGTON: The shooter in the Dallas ambush had been practising detonating bombs and planned some kind of major attack even before the sniper-style assault in which he killed five police, the city’s police chief said on Sunday...

    A search of Johnson’s Dallas-area home after he was ultimately killed by police turned up bomb-making materials and a manual in which he wrote about military tactics...

  • Dallas, other cities on edge as racial tensions heat up

    DALLAS: Police arrested scores of people in demonstrations overnight on Saturday to Sunday in several US cities, as racial tensions simmer over the killing of black men by police...

    The demos also come after 25-year-old black army veteran Micah Johnson used a high-power rifle to kill five police officers and wounded seven in a sniper attack at a protest in Dallas, Texas, late Thursday...

  • Dallas police chief defends use of bomb robot

    CHICAGO: Dallas Police Chief David Brown on Monday defended the use of a bomb-carrying robot to kill the gunman who went on a shooting rampage last week targeting police and killing five officers...

    Civilians and police gathered for a moment of silence at a makeshift memorial in front of the Dallas PoliceDepartment headquarters...

  • Woman killed after jet engine fails on New York-Dallas flight

    A catastrophic engine failure on a Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Dallas killed a mother-of-two and forced an emergency landing on Tuesday, the first fatal incident in US commercial aviation for nearly a decade...

    Southwest Airlines said flight 1380 had been en route from New York's LaGuardia domestic airport to Dallas Love Field with 144 passengers and five crew members onboard...

  • ‘SA leadership approved 2010 World Cup payment’

    JOHANNESBURG: Football’s world governing body faced fresh pressure on Saturday, after media reports the highest levels of South Africa’s government approved a $10-million payment that US investigators suspect was a bribe to get the 2010 World Cup...

    “President Mbeki spoke with the leadership of the 2010 World Cup local organising committee,” Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula told the Beeld newspaper when asked who decided to pay the...

  • Stocks post worst monthly performance since May 2010

    22pc — 4,704 points making it the worst monthly performance since May 2010...

    The investment sentiments, which were already at their rock bottom due to political and economic uncertainties, were further rattled on news that the Department State Financial Service of New York was seeking to impose up to $630 million penalty on Habib Bank Limited (HBL), which has a sizeable 7pc weight in the index...

  • Land grabbers convicted in only five cases since 2010

    KARACHI: While an anti-encroachment court and a special force were established in the metropolis in 2010 for the speedy trial of land grabbers besides retrieving public property by razing illegal structures, the purpose of the entire exercise has largely remained fruitless with merely 10 per cent conviction rate so far...

    The provincial assembly had passed Sindh Public Property (Removal of Encroachment) Act in September 2010 to...

  • TSH blocks Karakoram Highway to protest 2010 deaths

    ABBOTTABAD/MANSEHRA: The activists of Tehreek-i-Sooba Hazara led by Baba Haider Zaman blocked the Karakoram Highway here on Wednesday against the denial of justice to the families of seven people, who were killed by the police firing in 2010 during a pro-Hazara province demonstration in Abbottabad...

    Noted among speakers were Baba Haider Zaman, PTI MNA Dawar Khan Kundi, MNA Jamshed Dasti, former MNA Hameedullah Jan Afridi, All...

  • Looking back: The 2010 spot-fixing scandal and its aftermath

    LONDON: England and Pakistan are set to play their first Test on English soil since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal when they meet at Lord's on Thursday...

    Below AFP Sport looks back at the scandal that shook cricket and the subsequent fall-out:Aug 28Britain's now defunct News of the World tabloid alleges that teenage sensation Mohammad Amir, Pakistan new-ball partner Mohammad Asif and captain Salman Butt agreed to bowl no-balls in...

  • Mastermind of 2010 attack on American charity held

    MANSEHRA: The counter-terrorism department of police in Hazara division claimed on Wednesday to have arrested the mastermind of the terrorist attack on American charity World Vision on Oct 8, 2010...

    The sources said Qari Rasheed, who is said to be a member of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, was allegedly involved also on the attack on British charity Plan International in Mansehra...

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