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Hafiz Saeed sues Pak foreign minister for calling him ‘US darling’

Jamaat-ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed Top News Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has slapped a Rs 10 crore defamation notice on Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif for calling him the “darling of the United States”. Asif, while speaking at the Asia Society forum in New York on Tuesday, acknowledged that Saeed, the Haqqanis and the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) are “liabilities” […]

US talking ‘directly‘ with Pyongyang

US talking ‘directly‘ with Pyongyang

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Saturday. (AP Photo) BEIJING: The Trump administration acknowledged on Saturday for the first time that it is in direct communication with the government of North Korea over its missile and nuclear tests. “We are probing, so stay tuned,” […]

Spurs cruise past Huddersfield

Ben Davies scores the second goal for Tottenham Hotspur past Huddersfield Town keeper Jonas Lossl in the clubs‘ English Premier League match at John Smith‘s Satdium in Huddersfield on Saturday. (Reuters Photo) HUDDERSFIELD: Harry Kane extended his brilliant scoring run with another double in Tottenham Hotspur‘s 4-0 win over Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday, taking the England striker‘s […]

Spanish police move to ban Catalan independence poll

Spanish police move to ban Catalan independence poll

People shout and hold up Spanish flags during a demonstration in favor of a unified Spain a day before the banned October 1 independence referendum, in Barcelona, Spain. (Reuters photo) BARCELONA: Spanish police sealed off schools earmarked as polling stations and occupied the Catalan government‘s communications hub on Saturday in efforts to prevent a banned independence referendum. Supporters of the […]

Myanmar worker returns lost valuables worth B100,000

Teacher Jirasak Suwannachote, 56, rewards Nai at the Don Sak police station in Surat Thani province on Saturday. (Photo by Supapong Chaolan) SURAT THANI: A Thai teacher rewarded a Myanmar worker 2,000 baht for returning a waist bag containing valuables worth altogether about 100,000 baht he had lost overnight. Nai, the Myanmar man aged 38, reached the Don Sak police […]