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  • After leaving thousands homeless in Houston, Harvey hits Louisiana

    The tropical storm that devastated Texas’ Gulf Coast spread to neighbouring Louisiana on Wednesday, while the US energy hub of Houston remained paralysed by a record rainfall that also drove tens of thousands of people from their homes...

    Clear skies in Houston on Wednesday brought relief to the fourth-largest US city after five days of downpours, although people leaving shelters faced new anxieties about the condition of the homes...

  • Storm Harvey unleashes catastrophic flooding in Houston

    HOUSTON: Tropical Storm Harvey unleashed flooding in Houston on Sunday, turning streets in Texas’ largest city into raging rivers as trapped residents climbed to higher floors and the death toll rose...

    In Houston, a woman drowned when she left a car which had stalled in high water, local media reported, citing police...

  • Houston submerged as wild weather kills at least 28 in US, Mexico

    HOUSTON: Torrential rain left much of central Texas swamped Tuesday after savage weather killed at least 28 people in the United States and Mexico, and Houston's mayor warned more deadly flooding could be in store...

    More than 10 inches (25 centimeters) of rain fell in just a few hours in the Texas city of Houston, triggering the worst flooding there in at least a decade...

  • Hoffman seizes first-round lead at Houston Open

    TEXAS: Charley Hoffman fired nine birdies in an eight-under par 64 on Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after the first round of the Houston Open over a quartet of players that included Dustin Johnson...

    Hoffman’s 64 was one stroke shy of the Tournament Course record at the Golf Club of Houston held by five players...

  • Muslim doctor shot near Houston mosque on way to prayer

    HOUSTON: A Muslim doctor headed for morning prayers on Sunday at a Houston mosque was shot in an attack by three men, police said...

    Arslan Tajammul, an eye specialist in his 30s, was undergoing surgery and was expected to survive, according to Mustafaa Carroll, executive director of the Houston branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)...

  • In show of bond, Trump to join Modi in mass Houston rally

    President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a massive gathering of Indian-Americans in Houston, the White House said on Sunday, in a symbolic show of the bond between the two leaders and countries...

    Organisers say that more than 50,000 people have registered for the event, which will take place inside the NRG Stadium of the Houston Texans football team...

  • Large explosion rocks Houston, houses damaged

    A large explosion shook the US city of Houston, Texas, early on Friday morning, with residents woken before dawn as houses were damaged and glass windows blown in...

    Houston police said they were responding to the explosion and warned all traffic to avoid the area in the northwest of the city...

  • China orders US to shut Chengdu consulate, retaliating for Houston

    China ordered the United States to close its consulate in the city of Chengdu on Friday, responding to a US demand this week that China close its Houston consulate, as relations between the world's two largest economies deteriorate...

    China had warned it would retaliate after it was unexpectedly given 72 hours — until Friday — to vacate its Houston consulate, and had urged the US to reconsider...

  • China seizes US consulate in Chengdu, retaliating for Houston

    China took over the premises of the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Monday, after ordering the facility to be vacated in retaliation for China's ouster last week from its consulate in Houston, Texas...

    The seizure capped a dramatic escalation in tensions between the world's two biggest economies that began when employees at China's Houston consulate were seen burning documents in a courtyard last Tuesday, hours...

  • Pakistan affirms solidarity with Palestine, urges US to refrain from shifting embassy to Jerusalem

    Pakistan on Wednesday reaffirmed full solidarity with the Palestinian people and expressed concern over the proposed move by the United States to shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying “such a step would constitute a clear violation of international law and UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions”...

    A statement issued by the Prime Minister Office stated that shifting the US embassy to the “occupied City of Al-Quds Al-Sharif...

  • Michelle Obama visits Pakistan Embassy in DC for first time

    WASHINGTON DC: In a first, United States First Lady Michelle Obama visited the Pakistan Embassy in Washington on Friday and Pakistan's Ambassador to US Jalil Abbas Jilani shared pictures of the visit on Twitter...

    "It was an absolute delight hosting FLOTUS at Pakistan House today," Ambassador Jilani wrote in a Twitter post...

  • Pakistan embassy in Brussels honours terror attack victims

    ISLAMABAD: A minute of silence was observed at the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels to honour victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks...

    Most activities planned in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations were cancelled because of the blasts in Brussels, in which more than 30 people were killed and scores injured...

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