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  • More security for VIPs, important places

    The conference decided to implement the National Action Plan and increase security of important personalities, government and semi-government offices, public places, business centers and religious sites and important formations...

    He said after the Attock incident, the security of important places had been beefed up and commandos and quick response force deployed to provide security to important government officials...

  • Police clash with migrants protesting eviction in Rome

    ROME: Police using water cannon and batons clashed on Thursday with refugees who had occupied a small Rome square in defiance of an order to leave a building where they had been squatting...

    The square, just one block from Rome’s main train station, was strewn with mattresses, overturned rubbish bins and broken plastic chairs...

  • Djokovic survives Almagro scare to progress in Rome

    ROME: Defending champion Novak Djokovic scraped over his first hurdle at the Rome Masters with a 6-1, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3 victory over Spanish clay-court specialist Nicolas Almagro on Tuesday...

    The three-time Rome champion completed the job on his second match point when Almagro fired a backhand long...

  • Rome airport in chaos after fire devastates terminal

    ROME: Scores of flights were cancelled and thousands of passengers had their travel plans wrecked on Thursday after a fierce fire devastated part of a terminal at Rome’s Fiumicino airport...

    “The bit beyond the security gates where the shops are has been completely destroyed but the rest is usable,” said Lorenzo Lo Presti, the head of Airports of Rome, the private company which runs Fiumicino...

  • Murray wins Rome opener to extend unbeaten clay run

    ROME: Andy Murray improved his record on clay this year to 10-0 with a 6-4, 6-3 win over 38th-ranked Jeremy Chardy to reach the third round of the Italian Open on Wednesday...

    Seven-time Rome champion Rafael Nadal was also sharp in a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Turkish qualifier Marsel Ilhan; and fifth-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced with a 7-6 (7-3), 7-5 win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic...

  • Djokovic back in action as top seed in Rome

    ROME: Novak Djokovic returns to clay-court action after a three-week break hoping to put the final touches on his impeccable game with a fourth title at the Italian Open...

    Everything is going in the right direction,” continued the Serb, winner in Rome in 2008 and 2011 as well as last year...

  • Federer stays in hunt for Rome title with victory over Berdych

    ROME: Roger Federer kept up his pursuit of the elusive Italian Open title with a 6-3, 6-3 win over sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the clay-court tournament...

    Along with Monte Carlo, Rome is one of only two Masters series titles that the 17-time Grand Slam champion has never won...

  • Djokovic outclasses Ferrer to enter Rome final

    ROME: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic swept David Ferrer aside in straight sets on Saturday to qualify for the final of the Italian Open where he will meet either Stan Wawrinka or Roger Federer...

    The win keeps Djokovic on track for his fourth Rome title, having won his third in the space of six years in 2014 when he stopped Rafael Nadal from winning an eighth crown in the Italian capital...

  • Djokovic, Nadal cruise into Rome quarters

    ROME: Second seed Novak Djokovic said he is on track to raise his game for the French Open after reaching the Italian Open quarter-finals here on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut...

    The Spaniard, a seven-time champion in Rome and now on a 17-match claycourt winning streak, also swept Djokovic aside in the semis in Madrid...

  • Team off to Rome to invite Pope

    LAHORE: A two-member delegation of the federal government left for Vatican here on Tuesday to extend invitation to Pope Francis for a visit to Pakistan...

    Federal Religious Affairs Minister Sardar Muhammad Yusuf and Ports & Shipping Minister Kamran Michael are carrying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s invitation for the visit by the end of year
  • Rome submits bid for 2024 Olympics

    ROME: Emphasising its “incomparable beauty” amid a widening corruption scandal, Rome formally submitted its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Friday to mark a turnaround after a 2020 candidacy was scrapped three years ago because of financial concerns...

    “Thus begins a path of construction and sharing for the capital of a plan that will offer athletes and the entire world the chance to experience the Olympic spirit and emotions in a...

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