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  • 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...

    Micah Xavier Johnson, who fatally shot five officers and wounded seven more before police killed him with a remote-controlled bomb on Friday, lived with family members in the blue-collar suburb of Mesquite, where he played basketball for...
  • 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...

    Releasing chilling new details of the attack by Micah Johnson, police chief David Brown said Johnson taunted police as he negotiated with them during hours-long standoff — “playing games, laughing at us,...
  • 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...

    Protesters led by the Black Lives Matter movement are demanding justice for two African-American men shot dead by cops, their dying moments captured in video that went viral online
  • 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...

    Brown also updated the number of officers wounded in Thursday's sniper attack -- which took place during a peaceful protest over the fatal police shootings of two black men elsewhere in the United States -- from seven to nine
  • 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...

    The Boeing 737-700 took off without incident but minutes into the flight, passengers heard an explosion in the left engine, which sent shrapnel flying through the window, shattering the glass and leading oxygen...
  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

    The protesters raised slogans against the prayer leader, belonging to their rival sect, and claimed that the statements he made during his speech hurt their religious...
  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    Magistrate Azhar Shamail was present at the time of Sikandar Ali Joyo's hanging while Prison Chief Zia-ur-Rehman confirmed the convict's death
  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    It was aimed at conveying a message to the youth: “Say no to drugs
  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    The festival, organised by the provincial auqaf department, was originally to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah but he could not turn up owing to his preoccupations
  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    The MQM leader, a veterinary doctor, was returning home after dropping off his children at school
  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    This was stated by General Offi­cer Commanding (GOC) Hyder­abad Major General Mohammad Ali on Tuesday while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a one-day art exhibition highlighting sacrifices of Pakistan Army rendered on Sept 6 in 1965 and those of police as well as Rangers personnel
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