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  • Longest-serving Bond Roger Moore takes a bow

    LONDON: British actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond over two decades with a suave wit, died on Tuesday aged 89, drawing tributes for his portrayal of the womanising superspy as well as for his charity work...

    “It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father, Sir Roger Moore, has passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer,” his children said in a statement published on Twitter
  • Pakistan proud of women serving in peacekeeping missions: Lodhi

    NEW YORK: Pakistan's Permanent Representative to United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi on Wednesday while highlighting the role of Pakistani women in international peacekeeping efforts said that the country is proud that one of its women police officer, Shahzadi Gulfam, received the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award...

    In debate on women and peace in UN Security Council, Dr Lodhi maintained that Pakistan's commitment to...

  • Pakistan to continue serving its interests with regards to CPEC: FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday that when it comes to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan has to look out for what is in the country's best interests...

    Claiming that Pakistan’s debt burden was growing due to the Chinese financing, Wells alleged that companies blacklisted by the World Bank had got contracts in the CPEC...

  • Germany braces for longest-ever rail strike

    BERLIN: German train drivers found themselves under fire from industry and the government on Monday after announcing their longest walkout in the history of rail operator Deutsche Bahn...

    The latest walkout is scheduled to begin at 3pm starting with cargo services, and “will be the longest ever in Deutsche Bahn’s history,” said GDL’s combative leader, Claus Weselsky...

  • COVER: America’s longest war: 88 Days to Kandahar

    Grenier, the CIA’s station chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan from 1999 to 2002, recounts:“In effect we were telling our tribals they could kill bin Laden if he resisted arrest, which he certainly would, but that nonetheless they could not set out to kill him...

    His assignment inside Pakistan and Afghanistan brought him face-to-face with a variety of logistical challenges, characters out to help as well as those looking to scuttle...

  • Longest Polish river reveals secrets amid drought

    WARSAW: Archaeologists are having a field day in Poland’s longest river, the Vistula, which because of a drought has hit a record low water level allowing them to uncover a treasure trove of ancient artefacts...

    The Vistula is the EU member’s largest river, as well as its longest at more than 1,000 kilometres (600 miles), splitting the country in half and flowing into the Baltic Sea...

  • Elizabeth to become Britain’s longest-reigning monarch on Sept 9

    LONDON: Queen Elizabeth, who rallied support for the monarchy despite presiding over what was once known as the world’s most famous dysfunctional family, next month becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch...

    Although she is the world’s oldest living monarch, Elizabeth is only the second-longest currently reigning, behind Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who is almost six years ahead of her...

  • Longest fast of 2016 treated like any other Ramazan day

    KARACHI: As time approached to break the longest fast of the year, on June 21, plastic mats were quickly spread out in front of footpaths at the Numaish Chowrangi, where people from all walks of life, and who happened to be in transit, gathered to choose from a huge variety of iftari available there on Tuesday...

    Asked how they felt or if the longest fast on June 21 brought up extra challenges or difficulties during the day, Farhat...

  • South Africa announce longest ever tour of India

    South Africa will play four Test matches in India for the first time as part of their longest ever tour to the sub-continent later this year, the country's cricket board announced on Monday...

    “This will be the longest tour that we have undertaken to India and the first time we will play a four-Test series,” CSA CEO Haroon Lorgat said in a statement...

  • Switzerland opens world’s longest, deepest rail tunnel

    POLLEGIO: Switzerland opened the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel through the heart of the Alps on Wednesday in an engineering marvel hailed as a symbol of European unity at a time of increasing fragmentation...

    Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann said he would gently press German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and French President Francois Hollande to compromise in a standoff over Swiss plans...

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