Monday, August 20, 2018 | 4:33 AM


Former UN chief Kofi Annan passes away at 80

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away at the age of 80, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced on Saturday.

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Sidhu draws criticism in India for visiting Pakistan and embracing Gen Bajwa

Sunday, August 19, 2018

India's cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday expressed the optimism that Prime Minister Imran Khan would steer his country out of crises and change its destiny.

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Israel slams UN chief's calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Israel has rejected calls by the United Nations chief to boost protection of Palestinians against persisting Israeli atrocities on protesting civilians in Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, demanding action against Palestinian leaders instead.

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Imran takes oath as Pakistan PM

Sunday, August 19, 2018

An upbeat Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Saturday formally assumed the office of the Pakistan’s chief executive following an impressive oath-taking ceremony at President House which was attended by a number of dignitaries, including senior PTI members, parliamentarians, services chiefs, diplomats and celebrities.

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'Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles'

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week and continue developing missile capabilities as a top priority, the defence minister said on Saturday, defying new U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing Tehran´s missile programme and regional influence.

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Saudi writer critical of UAE’s regional policies sentenced to 5 years in prison

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Saudi authorities have handed down prison sentence to a writer in the conservative oil-rich kingdom as part of a widening crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim preachers, members of the press and intellectuals.

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