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  • New LHC bench starts proceedings on several applications in 2014 Model Town case

    A new full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday started hearing multiple petitions concerning the 2014 Model Town tragedy after a previously-constituted bench recused itself from hearing the case over "personal reasons"...

    The new bench — comprising Justice Abdul Aziz Sheikh, Justice Ameenuddin Khan, Justice Shehbaz Rizvi — said that most of the applications raise several serious questions that will need to be addressed in...

  • LHC seeks records of 2014 Model Town incident

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday asked for the complete records of the Town Municipal Administration's (TMA) application to remove encroachment and the dispatching of police force that led to a standoff between Punjab Police and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) activists before turning into the infamous Model Town incident of 2014...

    The petition pertains to PAT challenging an anti-terrorism court's (ATC) refusal to include the...

  • New Greek government faces swift test from creditors

    ATHENS: Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister on Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its international bailouts...

    Greece’s creditors appeared in no mood to give the new government any grace period...

  • Pakistan Air Force commemorates Feb 27 'Operation Swift Retort'

    The Pakistan Air Force on Thursday conducted a ceremony at the Air Headquarter to commemorate the first anniversary of the Feb 27 'Operation Swift Retort' which resulted in the downing of two Indian planes that had violated Pakistani airspace...

    Addressing the event Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that they were gathered today to commemorate "resounding victory" in 'Operation Swift Retort'...

  • France, India pledge swift conclusion to fighter jet deal

    NEW DELHI: France's defence minister and his Indian counterpart pledged Wednesday to quickly wrap up negotiations over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets, agreeing to set up teams to nail down the deal...

    “The two defence ministers discussed modalities in order to reach an early conclusion of an Inter-Governmental Agreement on the subject,” according to a joint statement issued after the talks in New Delhi...

  • Pence praises swift response by Pak Army in rescuing American-Canadian family

    US Vice President Mike Pence telephoned Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday evening and praised the country’s armed forces for the swift response and safe recovery of the US national Caitlin Coleman, her husband Joshua Boyle and their three children...

    Last week, Pakistan's security forces, with the support of US intelligence, freed an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children from terrorists’...

  • Bangladesh asks SWIFT to give access to technicians on cyber heist

    DHAKA: Bangladesh has asked Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) to help its police question technicians sent by the global financial network to Dhaka to connect a new bank transaction system months before February’s $81 million cyber heist, according to a source and an e-mail seen by Reuters on Wednesday...

    Bangladesh’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) told SWIFT in the e-mail sent on Monday that...

  • Banks need to restore SWIFT codes with Iran: Wathra

    PESHAWAR: Pakistani banks need to restore their correspondent relationship and SWIFT codes with eligible Iranian banks at the earliest to facilitate trade between the two neighbouring countries, said State Bank Governor, Ashraf Mahmood Wathra on Monday...

    The SBP governor said Pakistan’s banking industry was playing its role for increasing economic activity by channelising funds and other banking services...

  • SWIFT discloses more cyber theft

    NEW YORK: SWIFT, the global financial messaging system, on Tuesday disclosed new hacking attacks on its member banks as it pressured them to comply with security procedures instituted after February’s high-profile $81 million heist at Bangladesh Bank...

    In a private letter to clients, SWIFT said that new cyber-theft attempts — some of them successful — have surfaced since June, when it last updated customers on a string of attacks...

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