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Head of US Secret Service quits job: White House

Head of US Secret Service quits job: White House

WASHINGTON: The head of the US Secret Service, which guards President Donald Trump and visiting heads of state, is stepping down, the White House said Monday in the administration’s latest sign of turbulence. “United States Secret Service director Randolph ‘Tex’ Alles… will be leaving shortly and President Trump has selected James M. Murray, a career […]

US acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terror

US acknowledges Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terror

ISLAMABAD: The United States on Monday acknowledged Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terrorism. According to the declaration issued on Monday, US CENTCOM Commander General Kenneth F. McKenzie’s was in Pakistan on two-day official visit. During the visit, the US CENTCOM Commander discussed matters pertaining to Pakistan’s role in facilitating for peace talks in Afghanistan. “In […]

Taliban kill 12 Afghan security forces in western Afghanistan

Taliban kill 12 Afghan security forces in western Afghanistan

KABUL: Taliban fighters have killed 12 security forces in the last 48 hours in ongoing fighting in Afghanistan’s western province of Badghis, the defence ministry said Monday. In the latest assault on Afghan forces — who have faced devastating losses in recent years — Taliban fighters last week smashed through government lines near the city of […]

‘Not a world I want my children to see’: Matuidi blasts racism scourge

‘Not a world I want my children to see’: Matuidi blasts racism scourge

PARIS: Blaise Matuidi echoed the disillusionment of other black footballers when he said on Sunday that the events of the week suggested “this is not a world I want my children to see.” Matuidi was one of the three Juventus players abused with monkey noises during a victory at Cagliari during the week. Teenage team-mate Moise Kean attracted […]

I am known as a six machine: Chris Gayle

I am known as a six machine: Chris Gayle

JAMAICA: West Indian master blaster talked about his six-hitting ability in an interview with former cricketer Ian Bishop and said he is known as a six machine. The 39-year-old left-handed batsman said it is natural for him to try to hit sixes. Seeing the ball flying over the boundary gives me joy, he said. “Someone […]

Fire at Prime Minister Secretariat in Islamabad extinguished

Fire at Prime Minister Secretariat in Islamabad extinguished

ISLAMABAD: A fire broke out at the Prime Minister (PM) Secretariat’s sixth floor on Monday was quickly extinguished as five fire brigades rushed to the building while the cooling-down process is underway. The PM Secretariat was immediately evacuated as emergency was declared at the building. The initial cause of fire has been ascertained to be […]

A delegation of French companies will visit Pakistan from 8th to 11th April 2019

A delegation of  French companies will visit Pakistan from 8th to 11th April 2019

A delegation of 20 French companies active in various sectors led by the MEDEF International, the most representative organization of the French private sector at an international level, will be visiting Pakistan from 8th to 11th April 2019. Founded in 1998, MEDEF International represents the French Business Confederation and its 750.000 companies, in the world. […]

Pakistan Day was celebrated in France with the renewed pledge to make Pakistan a prosperous and stronger country

Pakistan Day was celebrated in France with the renewed pledge to make Pakistan a prosperous and stronger country

Paris 22nd March, 2019: A simple and elegant flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan in France, Paris today to commemorate Pakistan Day with a renewed pledge to make our country stronger and prosperous. The ceremony was attended by members of the Pakistani community, officers of the missions and their families and media […]