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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • SC orders NADRA to unblock Musharraf's CNIC, passport so that he can return to Pakistan

    The order was issued after National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Chairman Usman Mobin was spotted sitting in on a full-bench hearing for a separate case by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar...

    When Justice Nisar asked Mobin why he was in court, the NADRA chairman — who was called to the rostrum by the CJP — said that although the SC had last week allowed Musharraf to submit his nomination papers if he returned...

  • Pakistan won’t act as US proxy, says Asif

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muham­mad Asif on Thursday said that Pakistan’s interests could not be sacrificed for the sake of American interests...

    “Unlike past, we would not, under any circumstances, act as a US proxy...

  • ‘UK must act to unblock Brexit talks’

    LONDON: A leading member of the European Parliament met Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, warning that Britain needs to do more to settle the terms of its divorce from the European Union or risk negotiations being delayed even further...

    Manfred Weber held talks with the British leader at 10 Downing St
  • Senate body asks govt to unblock YouTube

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate standing committee on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Information Technology to unblock YouTube at the earliest...

    On Sept 17, 2012, the Supreme Court directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block a controversial and amateur film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ uploaded on all websites...

  • Saudi Arabia to unblock WhatsApp, Viber and Skype

    Online video calling apps, including WhatsApp, Skype and Viber, will be unblocked in Saudi Arabia from next week, Arab News reported...

    The Minister for Communications and Information Technology Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawahah said that negotiations with telecommunication service providers and related bodies are underway to enable customers to use the apps to make voice and video calls of the "highest quality", the report said
  • Nadra told to unblock CNICs of genuine citizens

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Mini­s­ter Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday ordered the National Database and Regis­tration Authority (Nadra) to unblock within three months computerised national identity cards (CNICs) of all genuine citizens which had been blocked by the authority during an ongoing re-verification campaign...

    The only crime she had committed was that she had obtained a fake CNIC of Pakistan...

  • SC directs Nadra to unblock Musharraf’s CNIC

    LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: While the Supreme Court has directed the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) to unblock the computerised national identity card (CNIC) of former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf, controversy surrounds his participation in the coming general elections as Attorney General (AG) Ashtar Ausaf pleaded before the apex court that the former military ruler is not entitled to any relief until he submits himself...

  • Gulf states urged to unblock internet calls in response to pandemic

    Human rights groups urged three Gulf Arab states on Wednesday to lift bans on free internet calls to help their large migrant workforces stay in touch during the coronavirus pandemic...

    Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have long blocked many voice and video calling apps on the grounds of protecting the commercial interests of state-owned telecoms
  • 10 days after ban, PTA decides to unblock TikTok

    The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Monday said that TikTok is being unlocked "after assurance from management that they will block all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading obscenity and immorality"...

    “If the Government of Pakistan decides to reopen access to our services in the future, we will certainly assess our allocation of resources to this market,” the carefully worded statement said...

  • China says Russia, US must avoid fighting proxy war in Syria

    BEIJING: The United States (US) and Russia must not allow the conflict in Syria to develop into a full-blown proxy war, China's ruling Communist Party said Tuesday, chiding both Moscow and Washington for having an outdated Cold War mindset...

    "People shouldn't allow the Syrian conflict to escalate into a full-scale proxy war, or lightly give up on efforts to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis and cannot permit the Syrian...

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