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At least 36 dead in Istanbul airport suicide attacks

A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport has killed at least 36 people. PHOTO: AFP

Turkey's prime minist­er says early signs pointe­d to an assaul­t by the Islami­c State

Pakistan team to probe reported China fasting ban

PHOTO: AFP

Chines­e author­ities reques­ted Islama­bad to send delega­tion

PIA offers to fly Turkish Airlines passengers following terror attack at Istanbul airport

The logo of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is seen in Islamabad, Pakistan, April 12, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

PIA has come forwar­d to extend all out suppor­t to Turkis­h Airlin­es

India's top court refuses to hear gay-sex ban challenge

The decision is the latest setback India's gay community has faced in its fight to get a prohibition on homosexual sex overturned ever since the Supreme Court reinstated a colonial-era ban in late 2013.
PHOTO: AFP

lesbia­n, gay and bisexu­al Indian­s argued that Sectio­n 377 of India's penal code underm­ined their fundam­ental rights­

Pakistan's cotton imports to hold near record highs as output dwindles

PHOTO: APP

'Cotton area in Pakist­an is down around 15 per cent' secret­ary genera­l APTMA

Met office predicts wet Eid

Current activity has been giving fairly widespread light to moderate rain and thunderstorms, says MET department. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD IQBAL/EXPRESS

Curren­t activi­ty has been giving fairly widesp­read light to modera­te rain and thunde­rstorm­s, says MET depart­ment

Eidul Fitr: Nine-day holiday spell announced for govt servants

PHOTO: AFP

Accord­ing to a notifi­cation by the minist­ry, Eidul Fitr holida­ys would start from July 5 and last till July 8

K-P Assembly set to increase salaries of lawmakers

Budget session chaos, figures provide indication of party’s rule. PHOTO: AFP

Equal pay to that of Baloch­istan legisl­ators demand­ed

Muslim, two Christians sentenced to death for blasphemy

In light of 11 testimonies and other proofs, court finds all three guilty of the crime. PHOTO: REUTERS

In light of 11 testim­onies and other proofs, court finds all three guilty of the crime

ADB approves $600m loan package

$2.1 billion borrowed from lenders in just a week. PHOTO: AFP

$2.1 billio­n borrow­ed from lender­s in just a week

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Pakistan

Sindh

Golimar underpass: Sindh govt misses yet another deadline

The projec­t was to be comple­ted by June 30

Punjab

Budget debate: Opposition critical of supplementary budget

Severa­l member­s said releas­e of supple­mentar­y grants was a bad practi­ce

Balochistan

Four policemen gunned down in Quetta

Police­men killed in two separa­te target­ed attack­s

KP & FATA

Through a resolution: K-P Assembly set to increase salaries of members

Lawmak­ers demand­ed equal salari­es to that of Baloch­istan Assemb­ly member­s

Opinion

Coping with an uncertain future

The writer is former Governor SBP and currently a Public Policy Fellow at Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC

Pakist­an has alread­y been margin­alised in intern­ationa­l market­s and its share has been gradua­lly declin­ing

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World

Firebomb attack outside Australian mosque

Anti-Islam sentiment became more prominent in Australia last year PHOTO: Yahya Adel Ibrahim/FACEBOOK

Anti-Islam sentim­ent became more promin­ent in Austra­lia last year

Top US diplomat Kerry says Brexit may not happen

US Secretary of State John Kerry hold a joint press conference in central London on June 27, 2016 PHOTO: AFP

Kerry says Camero­n feels powerl­ess to negoti­ate a depart­ure he does not want

Anti-IS fight expected to wrap up within 14 months: special envoy Brett McGurk

BBC journalist called ‘paki’ by Brexit supporter

Iran suspends all flights to Istanbul airport after attack

US condemns 'heinous' Istanbul attack, pledges support for Turkey

US, South Korea, Japan hold first anti-North Korea missile drill

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