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  • Germany to chart first civil defence plan since Cold War

    BERLIN: Germany will introduce its first civil defence strategy since the end of the Cold War, calling on the population to stockpile enough food and water for several days, according to a report on Sunday...

    The plan, which makes civilian backing of troops a priority while boosting the resilience of buildings and increasing capacity in the healthcare system, is due to be adopted by the government on Wedne­sday, according to the...
  • Pakistan drops to 6th position on ICC Test ranking chart

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday placed Pakistan on 6th position in its Test ranking chart, down one step, as New Zealand replaced the country, reported ICC...

    The ranking chart revealed that India is currently placed first with 120 points, Australia is second with 109, South Africa is third with 107 points, England is fourth with 101 points...

  • Saudis back probe of Yemen crimes, question ‘timing’

    GENEVA: Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it would not oppose a resolution at the UN-backed Human Rights Council seeking an independent, international investigation of rights violations and crimes in war-torn Yemen, but raised questions about the “timing”...

    “We have no objection [to] the inquiry itself, we just have a discussion about the timing,” Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Geneva, Abdulaziz al-Wasil, said...

  • Plea against shop timing dismissed

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court said on Thursday the decision of shutting down shops and business places at 8pm was a policy matter of the government and the court had no jurisdiction to interfere in it...

    With this observation, Justice Ijazul Ahsan dismissed a petition filed by All Pakistan Anjuman-i-Tajiran central secretary general Naeem Mir, assailing the decision for being discriminatory and unconstitutional
  • Blatter questions timing of FIFA arrests

    ZURICH: FIFA leader Sepp Blatter on Friday joined figures who have questioned the timing of a police raid to arrest top football figures just two days ahead of a presidential vote by the world body...

    “People talk about a coincidence, but I have a small question mark about the timing,” he said...

  • Power minister happy with timing of BBC report

    ISLAMABAD: When it comes to passing witty remarks, federal minister for water and power Khawaja Mohammad Asif carries the distinction to stay ahead of his fellow lawmakers in the National Assembly...

    In his concluding speech over the energy crisis on Thursday, Mr Asif, offered his immense gratitude to the British Broadcast Corporation (BBC) for breaking story on the alleged cooperation between the Indian RAW and Muttahida Qaumi (MQM)...
  • US says Assad must go, timing down to negotiation

    LONDON: US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his departure should be decided through negotiation...

    ” Hammond, who on Sept 9 said Britain could accept Assad staying in place for a transition period, said Assad could not be part of Syria’s long-term future “but the modality and timing has to be part of a political solution that allows us to move forward...

  • Timing of PM’s UK visit has tongues wagging

    ISLAMABAD: After an extended weekend in Lahore, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will head to London on Wednesday for a three-day visit to undergo a pending medical check-up, the Prime Minister’s Office said on Tuesday...

    When asked, a senior PM Office official said that only close family members would be joining him on the trip but did not give any details
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