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  • Scuffle over petty issue causes communal tension in Latifabad

    HYDERABAD: Members of the Christian community took out a rally and held a demonstration outside the local press club on Sunday following arrest of two fellow community members for resorting to firing and wounding three persons a day earlier...

    Joseph Colony, situated in Latifabad Unit-10, witnessed ugly scenes on Saturday evening when a scuffle took place between some of its residents, including Vicki Masih and Lavi Masih, on the one...

  • 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...

    For this reason, Black Lives Matter was quick to distance itself from the Dallas atrocity on its Facebook page on Friday...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

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

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • 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...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

  • 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...

    Senator Aajiz Dhamra, Auqaf Minister Ghulam Shah Jillani, PPP Hyderabad district president Saghir Qureshi and information secretary Ahsan Abro were among the prominent figures who were present...

  • 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...

    Residents of the area called police after spotting his body, which was subsequently shifted to Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad...

  • 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...

    It was organised by the Institute of Art and Design (IAD), Univer­sity of Sindh (SU), Jamshoro, in collaboration with Pakistan Army 18 Division, Hyderabad, on the institute’s premises...

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