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Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but UN warns against rushing

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but UN warns against rushing

YANGON/COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH:Myanmar officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov. 15, the first group from 5,000 people to be moved under a deal between the neighbours struck last month.But more than 20 individuals on a list of potential returnees submitted by Bangladesh have […]

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

HODEIDA (YEMEN): Intensified fighting shook a key rebel-held port city on Yemen’s Red Sea coast on Sunday, leaving dozens dead as the United Nations warned that children in the war-torn country face “a living hell”.The bloodshed comes despite growing international pressure to end a years-long conflict that has killed thousands and pushed the impoverished Arabian Peninsula […]

China won’t just play defense in trade war, Global Times warns

China won’t just play defense in trade war, Global Times warns

BEIJING: China will not be content to only play defense in an escalating trade war with the United States, a widely read Chinese tabloid warned, as President Donald Trump was expected to announce new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods as early as Monday.Beijing may also decline to participate in proposed trade talks with Washington later […]

Trump warns Iran to ‘never, ever threaten the United States again’

Trump warns Iran to ‘never, ever threaten the United States again’

President Donald Trump on Sunday warned Iran of consequences “the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered,” if it threatens the United States (US). “NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE,” he said on Twitter, writing the […]

ISPR warns against ‘fake security threats’

ISPR warns against ‘fake security threats’

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday warned that fake security alerts— being attributed to the army’s media wing — for various cities are being circulated on social media. “Fake threat alerts for various cities are being circulated on social media quoting ISPR — no such alerts are issued by the ISPR,” the statement issued by […]

SC warns Musharraf to return to country by 2pm on June 14

SC warns Musharraf to return to country by 2pm on June 14

ISLAMABAD ;The Supreme Court on Wednesday has warned former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf to return to country till June 14 by 2pm. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar resumed the hearing of the lifetime disqualification case against Pervez Musharraf during which the top judge said that if former president fails to […]

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince over ‘sin’

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince over ‘sin’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has warned Saudi Arabia’s reformist Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over his “sinful projects”, in a bulletin released Friday. Prince Mohammed has spearheaded a string of policy changes in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, including reinstating cinemas and allowing women to drive. “The new era of Bin Salman replaced mosques with movie […]

Upcoming elections could be sabotaged, warns ECP secretary

Upcoming elections could be sabotaged, warns ECP secretary

ISLAMABAD: Warning against possible violence in the run-up to general elections, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Secretary Babar Yaqoob told the Senate on Monday that according to his assessment, there was a possibility of attempts to sabotage the upcoming polls.We think that an effort will be made at an international level to sabotage the elections […]

Karachi likely to brave hot weather from Tuesday, warns Met Office

Karachi likely to brave hot weather from Tuesday, warns Met Office

KARACHI: After few days of relief, Karachiites should roll up their sleeves again for another spell of heatwave likely to start in the city from Tuesday. The Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) in its latest weather alert said that residents of the city are likely to experience hot to very hot weather from Tuesday to Thursday. The […]

Khursheed Shah warns of protests at Punjab’s borders

Khursheed Shah warns of protests at Punjab’s borders

HYDERABAD: The highways connecting Hyderabad to Karachi and Punjab remained clogged on Wednesday for several hours as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) held protests against load-shedding and water shortage in the province. At a protest held on the Hyderabad bypass, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah and other PPP leaders fumed with […]

Trump warns ‘disgusting’ press after nuke report

Trump warns ‘disgusting’ press after nuke report

  Trump warns ‘disgusting’ press after nuke report US President Donald Trump tore into the press and questioned whether broadcasters should have their licenses revoked on Wednesday, after an unflattering story about his nuclear policy. “It’s frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write,” Trump fumed as he […]