Khashoggi murder: US hits 17 Saudis with sanctions

The United States on Thursday placed punishing economic sanctions on 17 Saudis allegedly involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, including top aides of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The sanctions were declared after Riyadh s public prosecutor announced that five officials face a possible death sentence in the case but exculpated the prince. "The Saudi officials we are...

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Pillion riding banned in Sindh for 10 days  

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday imposed a ban on pillion riding across the province ahead of Eid Miladun Nabi (12th Rabiul Awwal). According to a notification issued by the provincial home department, the ban has been imposed on the use of loud speakers, pillion ridding, carrying/processing or playing of provocative audio/video cassettes/material provocative speeches and inciting sectarian hatred, and...

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COAS Bajwa visits Army Service Corps Centre in Nowshera

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the Army Service Corps Centre, Nowshera on Thursday, ISPR reported. Major General Mushtaq Ahmed Faisal was installed as the Colonel Commandant of the Army Service Corps during a ceremony attended by a large number of serving and retired officers. A floral wreath was laid at the martyrs’ monument by...

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SP Tahir Khan Dawar laid to rest in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Martyred Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar was laid to rest in Peshawar on Thursday.  The funeral prayers of slain Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar were offered at Police Lines in Peshawar today (Thursday). The funeral prayers were attended by KP Governor Shah Farman, Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, Corps Commander Lt Gen Shaheen Mazhar, State Minister...

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