Mohajirs call for Independence from Pak

Mohajirs call for Independence from Pak

Friday, 12 April 2019 | Aveek Sen

The US chapter of MQM (Muttahida Qaumi Movement), a party primarily of the Mohajir ethnicity in Pakistan, called for the right of self — determination in a protest in Washington DC. Part of the protest were also Baloch, Pashtun and a representative from Pakistan occupied Gilgit — Baltistan, part of...

Jallianwala Bagh carnage shameful scar on UK: May

Thursday, 11 April 2019 | PTI | London

Theresa May on Wednesday described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar as a "shameful scar" on British Indian history but stopped short of a formal apology sought by a cross-section of Parliament in previous debates. In a statement, marking the 100th anniversary of the massacre, at the start of her weekly...

Putin says knew ‘from beginning’ Mueller probe would find no collusion

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | AFP | Saint Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he knew from the start that the massive investigation into links between US President Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow would come up empty. “We have said from the beginning that (special counsel Robert Mueller’s) commission would not find anything. Nobody knows better than us,...

Pak court indicts PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif and his son in corruptiopn case

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | PTI | Lahore

An accountability court on  Tuesday indicted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on charges he misused his authority while he was the Chief Minister of Punjab province. Shehbaz’s son Hamza, the Opposition Leader in Punjab Assembly, was also indicted by the court in the...

Sudan protesters defiant after aborted bids to clear Army headquarters sit-in

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | AFP | Khartoum

Thousands of defiant Sudanese protesters remained camped outside army headquarters for a fourth day Tuesday, after security forces abandoned two separate attempts to disperse them when soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said. Chanting “freedom, freedom,” crowds of men and women, who had spent the night camped outside Khartoum’s sprawling complex...

Algeria lawmakers elect first new Prez in 20 years

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | AFP | Algiers

Lawmakers named the speaker of the upper house as Algeria’s first new president in two decades Tuesday, after the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika following mass protests. The election of Abdelkader Bensalah as interim president follows constitutional rules but goes against the demands of demonstrators, who have pushed for him and other top...

Israel votes with Netanyahu’s future at stake

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | AFP | Jerusalem

Israelis began voting on Tuesday in a high-stakes election that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long right-wing tenure despite corruption allegations or to replace him with an ex-military chief new to politics. The vote is expected to be close and likely lead to frantic negotiations to form...

Turkey detains dozens more over alleged coup ties

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | AFP | Ankara

Turkish police on Tuesday detained over 100 individuals nationwide for suspected ties to the group blamed for a 2016 attempted coup, state media reported. Tens of thousands of people have been taken into custody over alleged ties to US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen since the failed coup while over 140,000 public...

State Editions

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23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

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Sunday Edition

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