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  • US sends supersonic bombers over South Korea

    Flights by supersonic B-1B Lancer bombers in the area always infuriate North Korea, which condemned the drill as “blackmail” early on Friday...

    This week the North's KCNA news agency described the US president as “incurably mentally deranged”...

  • Fire at travel agency office

    LAHORE: A fire erupted inside a travel agency office on Davies Road on Wednesday forcing Rescue 1122 to battle flames for an hour...

    The fire started in the London Bridge Travel Agency office at the Grand Plaza building reportedly due to a short circuit...

  • US upgrades Hong Kong travel warning as airport protest planned

    Washington on Thursday warned US citizens to “exercise increased caution” when travelling to Hong Kong, as protesters announced three days of new demonstrations at the city's airport...

    The US warning comes after countries including Australia, Britain, Ireland, Singapore and Japan issued heightened travel warnings for Hong Kong...

  • Italy to allow international travel from June 3

    Italy’s government on Saturday approved a decree which will allow travel to and from abroad from June 3, in a major development as it moves to unwind one of the world’s most rigid coronavirus lockdowns...

    The government will allow free travel across the country from that same day...

  • President Alvi attends inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport

    President Arif Alvi attended the inauguration ceremony of Istanbul Grand International Airport on Monday while on a three-day visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

    President Erdogan, while opening the airport ? which his government says will eventually become the largest in the world ? with great fanfare, said it would be "the pride of our country and an example to the world...

  • US team visits Islamabad International Airport to give clearance to PIA direct flights

    RAWALPINDI: A United States (US) Transport Security Administration (TSA) team on Monday visited Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to conduct final inspection and give clearance to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to start direct flights to the US...

    According to sources, the team will also visit Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore...

  • Islamabad International Airport does not have bomb disposal, detection squads

    RAWALPINDI: Despite being one of the sensitive airports, the Islamabad International Airport (IIA) does not have bomb detection and bomb disposal squads...

    The intelligence intimated that since the IIAP is a sensitive airport covered by greenwoods and located at a quite long distance from Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Attock, it should have rescue teams available 24 hours...

  • Anti-polio drive begins in Mohmand agency today

    GHALANAI: Mohmand Agency Political Agent Mehmood Aslam Wazir has said every effort will be made to administer polio vaccine to each child in the region during the anti-polio campaign starting today (Monday)...

    Speaking at a ceremony held to inaugurate the anti-polio drive here on Sunday, he said the campaign would be conducted in all eight tehsils of the tribal agency...

  • Russian credit rating agency

    MOSCOW: Russia’s central bank said Friday it would launch a new credit rating agency by end-2015 in a bid to rival US firms that recently downgraded the country’s sovereign debt...

  • No polio case reported in Khyber Agency in two years

    LANDI KOTAL: No new polio case has been reported in Khyber Agency during the last two years owing to effective anti-polio vaccination strategy, positive response from local community and improvement in law and order situation...

    According to official data, the last polio case surfaced in Landi Kotal in November 2015 that was 11th such case in Khyber Agency during that year...

  • UN refugee agency seeks $13m for Rohingyas

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations refugee agency has sought $13 million to cope with the needs of new boat arrivals to countries in Southeast Asia, where thousands of refugees and migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh, mostly Muslims, have been risking their lives by crossing the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea...

    It also reflects elements of a 10-point plan of action proposed by UNHCR, the International Organization for Migration...

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