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  • 37 migrants drown off Turkey; children’s bodies strewn over beach

    AYVACIK (Turkey): The Turkish coastguard recovered on Saturday the bodies of women and children washed up on a beach after yet another migrant boat sank while trying to reach Europe, leaving at least 37 dead...

    In harrowing scenes reminiscent of the death of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler photographed lying dead on a Turkish beach in September, the body of a small child could be seen among those strewn over a beach near the town of...

  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • REIMAGINING KARACHI’S CLIFTON BEACH

    Karachi’s largest multi-class public space, Clifton Beach, is shrinking and becoming increasingly inaccessible...

    How do Karachiites want the space to develop? A group of concerned citizens is trying to find out“Karachi has the sea!”Checkmate...

  • Cargo ship stranded at Karachi beach freed after 48 days, to undergo repairs at Keamari: SAPM

    The MV Heng Tong 77, a container ship stranded at Karachi’s Seaview beach, was freed from the spot on Tuesday and tugged to the port at Keamari for repair work, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Maritime Affairs Mahmood Maulvi...

    The rescue operation for the ship was jointly undertaken by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, Pakistan Navy and Karachi Port Trust (KPT) teams,According to the KPT, the cargo ship coming from...

  • Tribunal suspends IEE approval for Karachi's Seaview beach ‘commercialisation’

    KARACHI: An environmental tribunal has suspended the Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) approval accorded by the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) to a project meant for allegedly commercialising the seafront in the name of development by the Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC)...

    The tribunal passed these directives while disposing of an appeal filed by a group of citizens — including Arif Belgaumi, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy,...

  • Bathing ban flouted as four drown at Karachi’s Hawkesbay beach

    Four people drowned at Karachi’s Hawkesbay beach on Sunday as the authorities struggled to implement the ban imposed on swimming by the Karachi commissioner in view of ongoing torrential rains and high tides in the sea...

    Senior medico-legal officer Dr Summaiya Syed said Nihal and Ubaid’s bodies were brought to Civil Hospital Karachi but their relatives took them away without medico-legal formalities...

  • US missions in Turkey halt visa services over security concerns

    US consulates in Turkey indefinitely halted all non-immigrant visa services on Sunday, the American embassy said, after one of the mission's Turkish staffers was arrested in the latest dispute between the Nato allies...

    The embassy said “recent events” had forced the US government to reassess Turkey's “commitment” to the security of US mission services and personnel in the country...

  • US missions in Turkey halt all non-immigrant visa services

    ANKARA: US consulates in Turkey indefinitely halted all non-immigrant visa services on Sunday, the American embassy said, after one of the mission’s Turkish staffers was arrested in the latest dispute between the Nato allies...

    The embassy said “recent events” had forced the US government to reassess Turkey’s “commitment” to the security of US mission services and personnel in the country...

  • Turkey hopes US will review decision to halt visa services

    Turkey's justice minister on Monday said he hoped the United States (US) would “review” its decision to suspend most visa services for Turkish citizens following the arrest of a US consulate employee in Istanbul that has deepened tensions between the two Nato allies...

    The US on Sunday suspended the issuing of visas for Turkish citizens hoping to visit or study in the country after Turkey arrested US consulate employee Metin Topuz...

  • Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks

    ANKARA: Turkey’s top diplomat and his American counterpart on Wednesday discussed the reciprocal suspension of visa services, in their first talks since the eruption of one of the worst crises between Washington and Ankara in years...

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke by telephone with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and they “discussed the mutual suspensions of visa services”, state-run Anadolu news agency reported,...

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