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  • Karachi’s Friendship House working to revive Russian culture

    KARACHI: Tucked away in the residential neighbourhood of PECHS is a literary treasure: the Russian Centre of Science and Culture, better known as Friendship House...

    The centre’s library has an extensive collection of Russian literature, poetry, biographies and communist texts from Franz Kafka, Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Puskin to E...

  • US rules out working with Russian military unless Syria allows aid flows

    WASHINGTON: The United States said on Friday it will not set up a planned joint US-Russian military coordination cell in Syria until regime forces there allow aid into besieged cities...

    A ceasefire was declared in Syria’s five-year-old civil war on Monday, two days after Kerry and Lavrov signed a deal in Geneva to pressure both sides to hold their fire...

  • Honorary consulate of Somalia ransacked in Karachi

    The Honorary Consulate of Somalia, which is situated in the offices of a private pharmaceutical firm in Karachi's Clifton area, was robbed late Friday night, police said...

    Senior Superintendent of Police (District South) Saqib Ismail Memon told Dawn that six or seven armed men entered the premises of the consulate late night...

  • Afghan consulate official shot, killed by guard in Karachi

    A diplomatic official was fatally shot by a private security guard in the premises of the Afghan consulate in Karachi's Old Clifton area on Monday...

    The guard opened fire on Third Secretary Muhammad Zaki Abduh in the lobby of the Afghan consulate, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Azad Khan said...

  • US consulate vehicle hits bike rider in Karachi

    KARACHI: A vehicle belonging to the US consulate in Karachi hit and injured a motorcyclist on Monday night, according to police...

    After the accident, another consulate vehicle arrived at the scene and took away a woman who was travelling in the vehicle and her guard...

  • Chinese citizens donate to families of policemen martyred in Karachi consulate attack

    Deputy Chief of Mission of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan Lijian Zhao on Monday announced that a Chinese citizen had decided to donate one month's salary to the families of the policemen who were martyred in an attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi last week...

    "They are here today to try to show their love to the two policemen who sacrificed their lives in the attack on the Chinese Consulate in Karachi," Zhao said, adding that...

  • KP CM skips 50 working days of assembly in first parliamentary year

    PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan’s attendance in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in the first parliamentary year remained poor as he attended the house’s proceedings on only 11 of the 61 working days in all seven sessions held so far...

    The MPAs attendance record obtained through the Right to Information Act shows that CM Mahmood Khan remained absent from the house proceedings for 50 days...

  • Punjab allows businesses to open five days a week with longer working hours

    LAHORE: Buckling under the business community’s pressure and to ‘keep the economy running’, the Punjab government has allowed opening of all markets, bazaars, shopping malls and other businesses five days a week with longer working hours...

    Parks, restaurants to remain close“The Punjab government is currently not heading towards another lockdown, but will review the on-ground situation after seven days,” an official privy to the...

  • In custody of LEAs for 145 days, Dr Asim remanded for 10 more days

    KARACHI: Former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, who according to his lawyers has been in the custody of law enforcement agencies for the past 145 days since his arrest in August last year, was on Monday remanded in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau for another 10 days...

    The counsel repeatedly said in court they were helpless since Article 10 of the Constitution (Safeguards as to arrest and detention) was being...

  • Canada to deport Pakistani accused of plotting to bomb US consulate

    OTTAWA: Canadian immigration authorities on Friday ordered the deportation of a Pakistani man accused of plotting to bomb the US consulate and financial buildings in Toronto...

    Read: Pakistani accused in US consulate plot held in CanadaAccording to the immigration board's written decision, Malik “planned to conduct a violent attack against a United States government building and other targets in the financial district of Toronto,...

  • 26 protesters held outside Indian consulate in Hambantota

    COLOMBO: Twenty-six people were arrested after around 2,000 supporters of the opposition Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) attempted to storm the Indian consul general’s office in Hambantota on Friday demanding that they did not want an ‘Indian colony’ in the island nation...

    Although there were also slogans against China’s take over of the harbour, the wrath of the masses was mainly directed against India, with the crowd protesting...
  • US orders closure of Russia’s San Francisco consulate in retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco as well as two annexes in Washington and New York in two days, in a tit-for-tat response to Moscow’s drastic reduction of US diplomatic staff in their country...

    Along with the San Francisco consulate, the installations ordered closed were a chancery annex in Washington, where Moscow has a giant embassy complex, and a consular annex in New...

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