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Daily Archives: November 12, 2023

3,000 cops on toes to ensure safe Diwali

CHANDIGARH: Ahead of Diwali festival, the police have been on toes for security in the various parts of the city. Over 3,000...

Myanmar general jailed for corruption

BANGKOK: A military court in Myanmar has sentenced a general who until recently was a senior member of the country’s ruling council...

Texas police officer, suspect killed in shooting; two other people found dead

TEXAS: A Texas police officer was killed Saturday in a shooting that left the shooter dead and a second officer wounded, authorities...

Pakistan stays move to deport legal Afghan immigrants

KARACHI: The Pakistan government on Saturday put on hold till December 31 its decision to also repatriate the legal Afghan refugee residents...

Pakistan election panel flays President Arif Alvi for toeing Imran Khan’s line

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s election commission has accused President Arif Alvi of making inappropriate moves after he rallied behind concerns raised by jailed former...

Russian strikes kill 4 in Ukraine

KYIV: Russian forces targeted Ukraine’s capital Kyiv as part of an overnight bombardment felt across the country, local officials said on Saturday,...

Israel offers to evacuate babies from main Gaza hospital amid fierce fighting

JERUSALEM: Israel's military said it was ready to evacuate babies from Gaza's largest hospital on Sunday, where Palestinian officials said two newborns...

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes near West Timor, Indonesia

JAKARTA: An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 struck near West Timor, in Indonesia, on Sunday, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) said.

At Islamic-Arab summit, leaders call for end to war

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Muslim countries called on Saturday for an immediate end to military operations in Gaza, declaring at a joint...