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Govt unlikely to make Dawn leaks report public

Govt unlikely to make Dawn leaks report public

Cyril Almeida. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB ISLAMABAD: The Panama Papers case in the Supreme Court has also overshadowed the Dawn leaks’ issue despite the fact that the commission constituted to probe the news leak has completed its findings and submitted its report to the relevant quarters, sources said. Defence analysts believe like the fate of reports of the […]

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees resumes at Chamkani

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees resumes at Chamkani

The process for voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa resumed on Monday, Radio Pakistan reported. The process had been temporarily suspended in November last year due to the onset of the winter season. A repatriation centre had been established in Chamkani near Peshawar to register and facilitate refugees who desire to return to […]

Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

AFP Departures follows a conversation on a plane between a suicide bomber and terminally ill man Saudi actor Mohammed Al-Qess waves his award for best actor in the film The Departings during the closing ceremony of the 4th Saudi Film Festival in Dammam A short film that tackles extremism has won the top prize at […]

Human Rights Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

Human Rights Watch says Israel blocking access to Gaza

AP An international human rights group on Monday accused Israel of barring foreign researchers from entering the Gaza Strip to document abuses, saying the restrictions call into question Israel’s stated commitment to investigating possible rights violations. In a 47-page report, Human Rights Watch accused Israel of “systematically” preventing its researchers from visiting Gaza since 2008, […]

Where are the world’s happiest countries?

Where are the world’s happiest countries?

      9. Sweden — The World Happiness Report for 2017 ranked countries on seven main factors that support happiness: caring, freedom, generosity, good governance, honesty, health and income. Sweden came in ninth place, tying with another country on the list. 9. Australia — This island nation had to share ninth place with Sweden […]

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

AP A handout picture released by the British Metropolitan Police Service shows Khalid Masood (aka Adrian Elms, Adrian Russell Ajao). — AFP The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London says that the Westminster attacker was in the country three times and taught English there. A statement released late Friday says Khalid Masood taught English […]

South Korea’s Park goes home after 14-hour interrogation in graft probe

South Korea’s Park goes home after 14-hour interrogation in graft probe

Web Desk Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye left prosecutors’ offices early on Wednesday after being questioned in an investigation into a corruption scandal that brought an early end to her political career. Park did not respond to reporters’ questions as she emerged from the building after nearly 22 hours and got into a waiting […]

At least 33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

At least 33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

At least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a centre for displaced people near a jihadist-held Syrian town, a monitor said Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike south of Al-Mansoura, a town held by the militant Islamic State (IS) group in the northern […]

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut

Oil prices rise on talk that OPEC could extend supply cut Web Desk Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose on Tuesday on expectations that an OPEC-led production cut to prop up the market could be […]

Kansas Construction Site Fire Spreads to Homes

Kansas Construction Site Fire Spreads to Homes

Kansas Construction Site Fire Spreads to Homes A huge fire at an apartment building under construction in suburban Kansas City sparked fires at several homes blocks away. The Overland Park, Kansas fire chief says he hopes to keep the fire contained to one area overnight. (March 21) AP

How often should you wash your bra?

How often should you wash your bra?

How often should you wash your bra?  Agency Your garden isn’t the only part of the house that needs tending to during spring. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story. Buzz60 (Photo: Comstock, Getty Images) 31201CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 45COMMENTEMAILMORE When it comes to washing undergarments, it’s a no-brainer that underwear should be washed after each use, but how often should […]