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  • Grand Hyatt owner gave apartments as gifts, NA body told

    ISLAMABAD: The owner of the multi-storey Grand Hyatt Hotel, which has now been sealed, gave several apartments away as ‘gifts’, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) revealed on Tuesday...

    FIA Director General Bashir Ahmed told the National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior that the Grand Hyatt scam was worth around Rs30 billion...

  • Falsified documents used to mislead SC on Mayfair apartments: JIT report

    In a section titled "Ownership of Avenfield Apartments", the final report submitted by the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT) on 10 July, points out major discrepancies in documents submitted and statements made by members of the Sharif family and forensic evidence that was collected as part of the JIT’s efforts...

    The damning report states that Maryam Safdar, Hussain Nawaz, Capt Muhammad Safdar and Hasan Nawaz tried to mislead...

  • PHAF allots executive apartments to powerful bureaucrats

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Housing Authority Foundation (PHAF) has ‘quietly’ allotted executive apartments to senior bureaucrats after conducting in-house balloting...

    The balloting was conducted without advertising beforehand, even though it is mandatory to advertise balloting in advance...

  • Massive gas blast rocks apartments in Paris

    PARIS: A massive gas explosion destroyed the top floors and roof of a residential building in central Paris on Friday, injuring 17 people, rescuers and police said...

    The blast near the Jardin de Luxembourg park caused jitters in the French capital, which remains on edge after the Paris attacks in November and the Brussels bombings last month...

  • German police raid mosque, apartments in crackdown on Salafists

    BERLIN: German police have searched a mosque and eight apartments in Hildesheim that are believed to be a hotbed of a radical community, the interior minister of the northern state of Lower Saxony said on Thursday...

    Interior Minister Boris Pistorius said in a statement that up to 400 police personnel, including mobile squads and a special forces police commando, were involved in the raids on Wednesday in the Hildesheim area, which is...

  • Court seeks details of Grand Hyatt apartments’ allotment

    ISLAMABAD: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday directed the management of under construction Grand Hyatt hotel to submit details of allotments of its high rise apartments...

    The court was hearing a petition filed by BNP (Private) Limited, the management of Grand Hyatt hotel and 23-storey residential towers, challenging the cancellation of lease by the Capital Development Authority (CDA)...

  • Trump, Putin discuss Syria, North Korea, Middle East in phone call

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed working together to end the violence in Syria on Tuesday in their first phone call since US air strikes in Syria strained US-Russian relations...

    The White House said the two leaders agreed that “all parties must do all they can to end the violence” in Syria and that Trump and Putin also discussed working together against the militants throughout the Middle...

  • India’s top court deals blow to Modi’s ambitions in north-east

    NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the government’s imposition of direct rule in a remote north-eastern state was illegal, and the dislodged opposition Congress party should return to power immediately...

    The government imposed so-called president’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh, a vast but sparsely populated state bordering China, in January after the Congress party that had been ruling there suffered splits which...

  • North Korea fires three ballistic missiles off east coast: Seoul

    SEOUL: North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off its east coast Monday, Seoul said, a new show of force that comes as top world leaders meet at the G20 summit in China...

    The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan (East Sea) from the North's Hwangju county at around 0300 GMT, a defence ministry spokesman said, more sabre-rattling that follows a submarine-launched ballistic missile test some two weeks ago...

  • Pictures from North East of Italy

    KARACHI: To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Italy, Italian consul Gianluca Rubagotti hosted a reception at a hotel here on Thursday evening...

    Apart from the formal get-together, the event had a preview of a photographic exhibition titled ‘Tri-Veneto: Pictures from the North East of Italy’ curated by Alessandro Rosani, which will be held on Sunday at FOMMA DHA Art Centre...

  • In major blow, Syria rebels lose north-east Aleppo

    ALEPPO: Syria’s rebels lost all of the northern neighbourhoods of their stronghold in east Aleppo on Monday, as the army made significant advances in its offensive to recapture the entire city...

    The regime gains have prompted an exodus of thousands of desperate civilians, some fleeing to districts held by the government or Kurdish forces, others heading south into areas still under opposition control...

  • US, Turkey launch joint patrols in north-east Syria

    AKAKALE: The United States and Turkey on Sunday began joint patrols in north-eastern Syria aimed at easing tensions between Ankara and US-backed Kurdish forces who battled the militant Islamic State group...

    Six Turkish armoured vehicles crossed the border to join US forces in Syria for their first joint patrol under a deal reached between Washington and Ankara, a journalist reported...

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