Archive of 9 May 2019

Govt, opposition equally responsible to run parliamentary affairs smoothly: Dr. Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Thursday said the government and opposition were equally responsible to...

Shabbar Zaidi is a regular tax payer: FBR record refutes social media

ISLAMABAD: The newly appointed Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi is a regular tax payer and paid Rs 17.89 million (Rs17,897,927) in...

France hotel stays tumble amid ‘yellow vest’ unrest

PARIS: The number of overnight stays in hotels in France slumped in the first quarter, especially in Paris, the national statistics office said Thursday, blaming...

Britain’s Labour launches EU vote campaign warning of ‘Trump Brexit’

GILLINGHAM: Britain's main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn warned frustrated eurosceptic voters on Thursday they were risking a "Donald Trump Brexit" as he launched the Labour...

Drone sighting briefly grounds flights at Frankfurt airport

BERLIN: Frankfurt airport was shut down for nearly an hour on Thursday morning as operators halted flights over a drone sighting, in the latest such...

Putin hails military might on WWII Victory Day

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin vowed to ensure Russia's military strength as the country on Thursday marked World War II Victory Day, an event that has...

Macron defends Saudi arms sales with new shipment in focus

SIBIU: French President Emmanuel Macron defended his country's arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday as campaigners focused attention on...

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