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August 20, 2018 1:16 PM Mahathir congratulates new Pakistan PM Imran Khan

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today congratulated new Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed confidence that the close and brotherly ties and cooperation enjoyed by Malaysia and Pakistan over the last 61 years would be further strengthened in the years ahead. In a letter to Imran Khan, Dr Mahathir said he looked forward 60

August 11, 2018 2:25 AM Pakistan's Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM Aug 18: Party

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan will be sworn in as prime minister next week, his party said Friday, announcing it has the numbers to form a coalition government in the nuclear-armed nation. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party said the entire squad that Khan captained to victory in the 1992 World Cup were invited to the ceremony 78

July 31, 2018 4:45 AM 30 years on, 'new age militancy' stokes Kashmir conflict

SRINAGAR, India: A home-made bomb set off the insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir 30 years ago, but "new age" fighters using social media assaults alongside guns are taking the battle to new heights of bitterness. The explosion at the Srinagar telegraph office doorway on July 31, 1988 caused no casualties but lit the fuse on a conflict that rights 102

July 29, 2018 3:08 AM Johor cops rescue Indian man from abductors

JOHOR BARU: The police rescued a kidnapped male Indian national from a lodging house in Tampoi here today after his family in India made a report following a ransom demand from his abductors. Johor Police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd said last night the police also arrested three male Pakistan nationals in their 20s in connection with the abduction 46

July 25, 2018 8:45 AM At least 30 killed in suicide blast on Pakistan polling station

QUETTA, Pakistan: At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a suicide bomb attack on a polling station as millions of Pakistanis voted in a nationwide election Wednesday. "(The bomber) was trying to enter the polling station. When police tried to stop him he blew himself up," a local administration official in the southwestern city of Quetta 47

July 22, 2018 11:39 AM Poll candidate killed in NW Pakistan suicide blast

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: An election candidate and his driver were killed by a suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan Sunday, police said, three days before the country's general election. Ikramullah Gandapur, a member of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was contesting polls for the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly 86

July 18, 2018 2:55 PM Militant group backs former cricket star's party ahead of Pakistan polls

ISLAMABAD: A US-designated terrorist group has announced its support for Imran Khan and his party in nationwide elections on July 25, the latest controversial outfit to back the former cricket star's bid to lead the country. The al Qaeda-linked Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) announced their support for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a Facebook 88

July 18, 2018 12:54 PM Indian Air Force pilot dies in jet fighter crash

NEW DELHI: An Indian Air Force pilot was killed on Wednesday when his Soviet-era jet fighter crashed on a routine sortie near the border with Pakistan, an official said. The MiG-21 ploughed into the ground near an uninhabited area shortly after taking off in Punjab state. "An investigation is under way to find out the cause of the crash," the official 75

July 16, 2018 1:04 AM ‘Makkah Route’ to facilitate Hajj journey for Malaysians

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has officially launched the "Makkah Route" initiative in Malaysia, allowing the country's pilgrims to benefit from immigration pre-clearance and other services that will facilitate their journey to perform the Islamic pilgrimage. Saudi and Malaysian officials attended the launch of the initiative at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 61

July 13, 2018 12:48 PM Bomb kills 20, injures 40 at Pakistan election rally: Official

QUETTA, Pakistan: A bomb killed at least 20 people and injured 40 others Friday during a rally in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, in the day's second attack on a political event ahead of the July 25 election. "Twenty people were killed in the blast and we fear this toll may rise," Agha Umar Bungalzai, provincial home minister, told AFP, adding 40