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  • Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict is a reminder of Europe’s instability

    HEAVY fighting between the armed forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia over the weekend has highlighted the unresolved disputes and chronic internal instability that still affect key strategic areas of Europe, even as the political and security focus has shifted to external threats...

    Yerevan, capital city of Armenia, distinguishes its own armed forces from those of Nagorno-Karabakh, while Baku considers them all to be Armenian...

  • Armed men seize police station, hostages in Armenia: security service

    YEREVAN: A group of armed men seized a police station in Armenia's capital Yerevan along with an unknown number of hostages on Sunday morning, the country's security service said...

    Sefilian has strongly criticised Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan and is unhappy about the way the government has been handling a long-running conflict between pro-Armenian separatists and the breakaway Azeri region of Nagorno-Karabakh...

  • Two dead in Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes despite ceasefire

    Armenia-backed separatists seized control of Nagorno Karabakh which lies inside Azerbaijan territory but is populated mainly by Christian ethnic Armenians, in the war that claimed some 30,000 lives...

    Armenia accused Azerbaijan of shelling both military and civilian targets on the border...

  • Officer shot in lengthy Armenia hostage drama

    YEREVAN: One of the gunmen locked in a protracted siege with police in Armenia shot an officer dead on Saturday, hours after authorities issued an ultimatum to resolve the hostage drama...

    Earlier on Saturday, Armenia’s security services gave the gunmen a deadline to surrender after dozens were hurt and arrested in overnight clashes...

  • Man United ask Armenia not to play Mkhitaryan

    The Armenia captain, who missed United's 1-1 Premier League draw with Stoke City on Sunday, is unlikely to feature in the matches against Romania on Saturday and Poland next week because of the injury, the FFA said on Monday...

    ”Armenia are at the bottom of their World Cup qualifying group after losing to Denmark last month...

  • Whether Armenia, Nazis or IS — genocide requires generosity of local people

    HOW do you organise a successful genocide — in Turkish Armenia a century ago, in Nazi-occupied Europe in the 1940s, or in the Middle East today? A remarkable investigation by a young Harvard scholar — focusing on the slaughter of Armenians in a single Turkish Ottoman city 103 years ago — suggests the answer is simple: a genocidal government must have the local support of every branch of respectable society: tax officials, judges, magistrates,...

  • Date farming, processing unit being set up in DI Khan

    In this regard, the board has undertaken measures for setting up a modern date farming and processing unit in Dera Ismail Khan...

    About 1,000 acres of land has been identified for investors to establish a modern date farming and processing unit in DI Khan, with the operational capacity of 50 tons a day, said the board’s vice-chairman Senator Mohsin Aziz in a statement here on Wednesday...

  • Processing of animal hides begins at tanneries

    Once inside a factory, the first thing one experienced was the unbearable pungent smell emanating from raw material and chemicals used for processing...

    My progress has much do with my qualification as I had done a diploma in leather processing...

  • CJ directs timely processing of pension cases

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali on Thursday ordered the Human Rights Cell (HRC) of the Supreme Court to ensure proper and timely compliance with apex court’s directions by public functionaries...

    The directive to the HRC’s director general was issued after it was noted that despite specific directions by the court in the human rights case of 2009 regarding timely processing of pension cases, the court was...

  • ITMS slow processing irks taxpayers

    MULTAN: A number of taxpayers are facing hardships to file their income and sales tax returns for 2014-15 owing to ‘flaws’ in the Integrated Tax Management System (ITMS) and its slow processing...

    Taxpayers are complaining that on one hand the government has increased withholding tax on all banking transactions exceeding Rs50,000 while on the other they are finding it hard to file returns due to slow processing...

  • Growers happy as modern technology of tobacco processing introduced

    SWABI: Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) has introduced a modern way of curing Virginia tobacco on an experimental basis in three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    PTC officials on condition of anonymity told Dawn here on Wednesday that two experts from Bangladesh were supervising the project named ‘rocket barn’ in the tobacco growing districts, including Mansehra, Mardan and Swabi
  • Land being provided for airport, export processing zone in Gwadar: CM

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said on Monday that land was being provided to China for the construction of an international airport and setting up of an export processing zone in Gwadar...

    He said China would establish an export processing zone in Gwadar to make the deep seaport fully functional, adding that China would also build roads which would connect the airport with the export processing zone and...

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