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  • Guns and more guns: Will Wall Street ever abandon firearms?

    WILL Wall Street ever let go of guns?That question has come up before — after the shootings in Newtown, in Orlando, in Las Vegas, and on and on...

    Some major endowments, such as the $10 billion University of California fund, sold guns stocks after the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting in Connecticut, which prompted calls for more gun control...

  • BD army steps up as Rohingya suffer heavy rain

    COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh’s army was ordered on Wednesday to take a bigger role helping hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled violence in Myanmar, amid warnings it could take six months to register the new refugees...

    “The army presence is especially needed on the spot to construct their shelters, which is a very tough task, and ensure sanitation,” he said...

  • World XI crush Pakistan’s young guns 5-1

    KARACHI: The visiting World XI taught Pakistan under-18 a lesson when it subdued the home team 5-1 to go 1-0 up in the two-match series at the Abdul Sattar Hockey Stadium on Friday evening...

    The series has been marked as a key step towards the revival of international hockey in Pakistan...

  • Azhar pins hopes on young guns in BD series

    LAHORE: Embarking on his first tour as Pakistan ODI captain, Azhar Ali who is relying on youngsters expressed the hope that the green-shirts will look a totally different side on the upcoming tour of Bangladesh, especially in fielding department...

    “The players are excited as they want to do some good work for Pakistan...

  • Afghanistan bans toy guns to curb culture of violence

    KABUL: Afghanistan banned the sale of imitation Kalashnikovs and other toy guns on Tuesday after they caused injuries to more than 100 people during Eid celebrations, as it seeks to curb a culture of violence...

    Children toting toy guns that fire rubber or plastic pellets are a common sight in the country during Eidul Fitr, with sales surging every year...

  • Machetes vs machine guns: Rohingya militants outgunned in Myanmar

    COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Farmhand-turned-fighter Alauddin abandoned the Rohingya Muslim militants battling Myanmar’s army once he realised they were armed with little more than clubs and machetes — a mismatch that has nonetheless drawn scores to the nascent cause...

    Armed with social-media savvy and believed to be backed by overseas émigrés, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) appears to have significantly grown in the last year...

  • Man guns down sister in suspected 'honour killing' in Lahore

    Scores of young women in Pakistan are still being murdered by relatives for bringing shame on their family, a year since new laws came into force aimed at stemming the flow of 'honour killings'...

    At least 280 such murders were recorded by the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan from October 2016 to June of this year ? a figure believed to be underestimated and incomplete...

  • Going after guns

    Machine guns, or fully automatic weapons that continue to fire whilst the trigger is held down until the ammunition is used up, are prohibited or outright banned in most countries (except for military use, on the battlefield)...

    To estimate how incredibly lethal automatics are consider this: AK-47s are semiautomatics, as are Uzi submachine guns...

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