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    Six Flags Over Texas Dolphin Show Karachi

  • Great wealth, lots of envy and tribes with flags—II

    What about the airline of the same name, Emirates, the success story of the Arab Gulf? Were its profits put back into the airline or to the family of the ruler of Dubai? The banks were blamed for over-exposing themselves...

    Only if the state fails to make people part of one national project will the tribes trump over the state...

  • Great wealth, lots of envy and tribes with flags

    Royal archives show a more confident Sheikh Khalifa in 1979, standing beside the yacht Britannia and greeting the female leader of the tribe of Windsor...

    But that raised the question that still haunts the Arabian Peninsula, indeed all of the Arab nations: can tribes rule states? Or are they – in the words of the late Crusader historian, Steven Runciman, merely “tribes with flags”...

  • Facts: Flags around the world

    This went on until a special meeting was called to address the size of the flags, as they could no longer fit in the room...

    • The flags of the Republic of Ireland and Ivory Coast are identical tricolours except the order of the colours is reversed...

  • Authorities missed many 'red flags' before Paris shootings

    But a close examination by Reuters of a series of missed red flags and miscommunications culminating in France's biggest atrocity since World War Two puts on stark display the mounting difficulties faced by anti-terrorism units across Europe and their future ability to keep the continent safe...

    Related: At least 128 dead in Paris terror attacks, IS claims responsibilityThe focus of investigators over the past few years has been men...

  • Fluttering flags, fun and frolic

    It also hoisted the Hilal-i-Istaqlal flag at Town Hall besides decorating major buildings of the city with national flags and buntings...

    Also organised were a magic show, Ainak Wala Jin screening and a photography exhibition showing the journey of the Pakistan Movement all of which attracted a number of people...

  • Pak, Afghan forces agree on ceasefire at Torkham border, wave white flags

    PESHAWAR: The border authorities of Pakistan and Afghanistan on Wednesday formally agreed over ceasefire at Torkham and waved white flags on both sides of the border, it has been learnt...

    According to security sources, the border authorities of both the sides met for a short meeting following which they waved white flags on their respective sides...

  • Turkey’s red flags

    “TODAY,” one of Turkey’s greatest modern poets requested his wife in verses composed in his prison cell in 1945, presumably anticipating a visit, “Nazim Hikmet’s woman must be beautiful/ Like a rebel flag…” Last Sunday, one could have been fooled into thinking that a vast meeting space in Istanbul was awash with rebel flags...

    The final break came when apparently Gulenist judges and prosecutors began targeting Erdogan aides over...

  • Confederate flags placed at Martin Luther King site

    MIAMI: Two white men were captured on surveillance videos placing Confederate flags in a historically black church in Atlanta, Georgia where Martin Luther King Jr once preached, police said on Thursday...

    The half-dozen small flags were placed overnight by the unidentified suspects at different locations around the Ebenezer Baptist Church, which is contiguous to The Martin Luther King Jr Centre for Nonviolent Social Change in...

  • UN panel against torture flags 'excessive force' by Israel

    GENEVA: A United Nations (UN) panel against torture on Friday expressed concerns about allegations of "excessive use of force", including deadly force, by Israeli security forces in Palestinian areas and warned about authorities barring access to detained suspects, including minors...

    The Committee Against Torture, which works under the office of the UN human rights chief, released its "concluding observations" about Israel and five...
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