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  • Violence creating 'lost generation' of Middle Eastern men: study

    Suicide and murder take 10 times as many lives as war does in the Middle East and nearby regions, creating a “lost generation,” particularly among men, researchers said on Monday...

    4 million deaths in 2015 in the Eastern Mediterranean region, which includes 22 nations such as Afghanistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and the United Arab Emirates, said the report in the International Journal of Public Health... ...

  • Eastern route not part of economic corridor, claims NHA chief

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the National Highway Authority (NHA) Shahid Ashraf Tarar has given a new twist to the controversy over the eastern and western routes of the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by claiming that the eastern route is not part of the project...

    “The actual corridor comprises the western route whereas the eastern route is aimed at improving the existing north-to-south motorway connectivity,” he said...

  • Europe’s real crisis comes from its eastern members, not Brexit

    There’s the continuing influx of refugees and migrants seeking to escape war and conflict in the Middle East, Afghanistan and many African countries...

    As Britain goes to the polls on June 23 to vote for leaving or staying in the EU, the Brexit debate looms large not just over Britain but also over the rest of the EU...

  • Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border

    LAHORE: Pakistan on Friday again extended its partial airspace ban along its eastern border with India till July 26, says an official of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

    “Airspace ban along its eastern border with India has been extended till July 26,” CAA spokesperson Nawaz Ahmed Sipra told Dawn...

  • At least 15 dead in stampede near Pakistan consulate in eastern Afghanistan

    At least 15 people were killed in stampede among thousands of Afghans gathered outside Pakistan’s consulate on Tuesday as jostling broke out between people applying for visas, officials in the eastern city of Jalalabad said...

    Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council member in eastern Jalalabad city, where the incident occurred said of the 15 people dead, 11 were women and several senior citizens were wounded...

  • Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

    KABUL: American and Afghan officials say airstrikes on a remote eastern region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    An official with the United States military said on Tuesday the strike had destroyed “Voice of the Caliphate” radio operated by IS near the border with Pakistan...

  • Eastern Europe rejects migrant quotas as Europe divided over crisis

    PRAGUE: Eastern Europe rejected migrant quotas on Friday despite German warnings over the "biggest challenge" in European Union (EU) history, amid disturbing footage of refugees in Hungary being fed "like animals...

    Faced with the with the surge, Germany says that the EU plan does not go far enough, but Chancellor Angela Merkel has few options for convincing countries that refuse to take part, having already rejected punitive measures...

  • On the eastern front

    Why intelligent? Because without taking away the humour quotient of the script, it shifts the scene to Karachi at a time when the political turmoil in the country, especially with reference to East Pakistan, is still hard to come to terms with...

    His traditional ideas and ‘eastern’ values are set in stone and he wants his six sons and a daughter to follow them without raising any questions...

  • Syrian troops breach 3-year Islamic State siege on eastern city of Deir el-Zour

    Syrian government troops and allied forces reached the eastern city of Deir el-Zour on Tuesday, breaching a nearly three-year Islamic State group siege on government-held areas of the contested city near the Iraqi border, Syrian state TV and a war monitoring group said...

    The DeirEzzor 24, an activist group that has reporters throughout the eastern province, reported heavy clashes near the village of Jabra that is adjacent to the...

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