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Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian man in Ramallah

RAMALLAH: Israeli soldiers martyred a Palestinian and injured his wife at army checkpoint in Ramallah today (Tuesday). Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement that Osama Mansour, 42 was shot in the head with a live bullet. Meanwhile, addressing a cabinet meeting online, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has urged international parties to exert pressure on Israel to allow holding the upcoming Palestinian elections in East Jerusalem.  

Six soldiers killed in Afghanistan clash

KABUL: In Afghanistan, six Afghan soldiers and eight Taliban have been killed in a clash in Takhar province. The clashes erupted at midnight when the armed militants attacked the joint Afghan security forces operating base in Ishkamish district.

Three killed in Karachi blast

KARACHI: At least three persons including a woman and two children were killed and five others injured in a blast at a shop in Karachi on Wednesday. According to police, the blast occurred when a gas cylinder blew up. The injured were shifted to hospital.

Participants of National Security Workshop visit GHQ

DNA RAWALPINDI, APR 7: Participants of National Security Workshop – 22 visited GHQ today . The Participants were briefed about global and regional security dynamics and national security environment. Later the participants had interactive session with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. National Security Workshop is an annual event at the National Defence University participated by representatives from all segments of society. National Security Workshop – 22 is being attended by 54 participants including parliamentarians, Civil Servants, Senior Armed Forces Officers and Representatives of the Civil Society.

Fixing of sugar price to discourage hoarding: Akbar

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Interior and Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said fixing of sugar price in the market is essential to discourage hoarding of the commodity. Speaking at a news conference in Lahore today (Wednesday), he said the government has taken practical steps to eliminate hoarding and artificial price hike of sugar. He said price of sugar has never been fixed by the past governments during the last four decades. He said ten FIRs have been registered against the sugar mafia while investigation is underway against thirteenRead More

China urges US to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran

VIENNA: China has urged the United States to lift all illegal sanctions against Iran. In a statement, Chinese envoy to the United Nations in Vienna Wang Qun said Beijing will work with all parties to continue advancing the political settlement of the Iran nuclear issue and strive to restore the full implementation of the 2015 accord as early as possible.