Sunday, 19 August 2018

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At least 39 people killed in Italian bridge collapse

  MILAN: Rescuers scoured the wreckage of Italy’s bridge collapse on Wednesday (Aug 15) as the death toll climbed to 39 and the government blamed the bridge’s private owner, demanding resignations and moving to strip its toll concession. “We’re currently at 39 confirmed deaths and some people missing,” Deputy Prime ...

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Sharif’s London empire is worth £32 million: UK paper

LONDON: In its latest report on the properties owned by the ‘super rich’ family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, a UK paper on Sunday revealed that the assets Sharif family owned in London were estimated at at least £32 million. One of the most priced property of them is ...

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LONDON: Bakhtawar Bhutto supports Reham Khan

LONDON: Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari lent support to Reham Khan after she was heckled by an unknown woman during an interview at a park in the United Kingdom. “All the video did was made me a fan of @RehamKhan1 for being so patient & tolerating troll harassment,” Bakhtawar tweeted. “The PTI ...

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Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

DHAKA: Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence. For the last week students have brought parts of the capital Dhaka to a standstill with a ...

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Venezuelan President has survived an drone attack

CARACAS: The Venezuelan government has said that the country’s president, Nicolas Maduro, has survived an assassination attempt. At least one explosion rocked a military event where Maduro was giving a speech on Saturday. Maduro said “everything points” to a right-wing plot that initial investigation suggested was linked to Colombia and ...

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Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea

MADRID : Spain said it had plucked more than 200 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday as the country’s interior minister headed to Mauritania to try to boost cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration. Spain’s maritime rescue service saved 211 migrants from 21 different boats in the Strait ...

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Pak polls ‘stolen’, results ‘tainted’: Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been “stolen” and warned that the “tainted and dubious results would cast a “bad impact” on the country’s politics. Talking to visitors in Adiala Jail on Thursday, the ...

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Blast heard outside US embassy in China

BEIJING: A loud explosion heard outside the United States embassy in Beijing early Thursday, international media reported, citing multiple eyewitness reports on social media. Videos circulating online shows the Chinese police cordoning off the diplomatic compound in the country’s capital, while smoke is in the air near the embassy. Some ...

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