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  • Woman arrested on charges of smuggling US space technology to China

    A California woman was arrested Tuesday on federal charges of conspiring to procure and illegally export sensitive space communications technology to her native China, the US Justice Department said in a statement...

    Si Chen, also known as Cathy Chen, 32, could face a prison term of up to 150 years if convicted of all charges contained in the 14-count indictment returned against her by a federal grand jury on April 27, the department...

  • Space crew remembers US-Russia ‘handshake in space’ 40 years on

    MOSCOW: Two Russians and an American in orbit commemorated on Wednesday the 40th anniversary of the Apollo-Soyuz mission, when a “handshake in space” brought the two Cold War rivals closer together...

    The three delivered a video address to mark the 1975 event as they floated side by side in the International Space Station (ISS), a show of fellowship at a low point in US-Russian relations today...

  • Technology: Face-highjacking could be the next big thing

    It’s the first word out of people’s mouths when they watch Niebner demo the technology in a basement auditorium at D...

    The software, developed by Niebner and four other computer scientists, allows a user to seamlessly and photo-realistically control video of another person’s face...

  • Space rock with ‘skull face’ to hurtle by Earth on Halloween

    MIAMI: A massive space rock that will shave by Earth on Halloween (Oct 31) looks like a dead comet with a skull face, Nasa said after gaining a closer look at the spooky space junk...

    But using the US space agency’s Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, experts “have determined that the celestial object is more than likely a dead comet that has shed its volatiles after numerous passes around the sun,” Nasa’s Jet...

  • Pakistan envoy stresses importance of ties with US

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States has stressed the need for strengthening ties with Washington as a US delegation heads to Islamabad this week for talks on bilateral relations...

    “It’s in Pakistan’s interest to strengthen ties with the United States...

  • Delegation of US Senators meets Sartaj, highlight Pakistan's regional importance

    Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy Jonathan Pratt was also present at the meeting where the two sides discussed Pak-US ties, matters of regional importance, peace in Afghanistan and the US' role in the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG)...

    Stressing the importance of Pakistan in regional stability, McCain added, "Pakistan's role is important for peace and stability in Afghanistan...

  • Cannot deny the importance of Trump's statement on Pakistan in India: FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said the importance of US President Donald Trump's statement during his visit to India — in which he said that the US has a "very good relationship" with Pakistan — cannot be denied...

    A day earlier, US President Donald Trump, while addressing a packed rally in Ahmedabad after his arrival in India on Monday, said the United States has "a very good relationship" with Pakistan...

  • New discoveries increase importance of ancient site in Swat

    Dr Luca Maria Olivieri, head of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Pakistan, told Dawn that the joint Pakistani-Italian team found some new startling evidence during its latest excavation that might amplify the importance of Bazira not only in Pakistan, but also in the history of South Asia and Hellenized Far East...

    Faizur Rehman, the curator Swat museum, said that the new discovery increased importance of the site...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    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...

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

  • Europe, Turkey and the importance of reputations

    And then came disquieting news from Pakistan about the abduction by armed men of Mesut Kacmaz, former director of the Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges, and his family which made me think of just quickly Turkey’s standing as a democratic nation, an inspiration for other Muslim countries, has taken a beating in recent years...

    While the Pakistan government has agreed to play ball — with new Pakistani Ambassador to Ankara...

  • 12 official visits in as many months indicate importance of Pak-Saudi ties

    ISLAMABAD: The looming crisis in the Middle East, where a Saudi-led coalition of Gulf countries is fighting off an uprising in Yemen, has definitely taken a toll on Pakistan as well...

    In March, a delegation consisting of Khawaja Asif, Sartaj Aziz, the CGS and senior officers from the Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy and Inter-Services Intelligence also visited the Kingdom, again “in the context of the Yemen crisis”...

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