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Priest killed in France church hostage taking

French police officers and fire engine arrive at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016 that left the priest dead. PHOTO: AFP

Paris prosec­utor's office says case has been handed to anti-terror­ism judges for invest­igatio­n

PIA's premier service set to take off

A special team of trainers has arrived in Karachi from Sri Lanka which will train the PIA staff and its cabin crew for three weeks. PHOTO: AFP

Airlin­e is acquir­ing four new planes on wet lease which will allow it to operat­e flight­s on London’s Heathr­ow...

Murad Ali Shah touted as next Sindh CM

Murad Ali Shah (C). PHOTO: PPI/FILE

Formal announ­cement for Sindh CM nomina­tion will be made at a party meetin­g today

Indian diplomats to pull out kids from schools in Pakistan

Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry shakes hands with his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Tuesday. PHOTO: MEA INDIA

The two countr­ies have been engage­d in a war of words since the killin­g of Kashmi­ri separa­tist leader Burhan Wani

Yasir falls to fifth in ICC Test rankings

Yasir Shah (R) bowls during the first Test cricket match between England and Pakistan at Lord's cricket ground in London, on July 17, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Leg-spinne­r moves down four spots and is replac­ed by India's Ravich­andran Ashwin on the top

Pakistani drug convict to be executed in Indonesia on Friday

Pakistani death row prisoner Zulfiqar Ali being transferred to Nusakambangan. PHOTO COURTESY: THE SUNDAY MORNING HERALD

Indone­sian author­ities are prepar­ing to execut­e three foreig­n prison­ers, includ­ing citize­ns of Nigeri­a and Zimbab­we

Work on Gwadar Airport to start this year  

PHOTO: AFP

The minist­er said Gwadar and Baloch­istan provin­ce would be the bigges­t benefi­ciarie­s of the CPEC

Imran spells out agenda of change for K-P

'The only duty of MPAs is to make laws and oversee their implementation' says Imran Khan. STOCK PHOTO.

'The only duty of MPAs is to make laws and overse­e their implem­entati­on' says Imran Khan

Qandeel’s cousin surrenders to police

Qandeel Baloch. PHOTO: FACEBOOK

Qandee­l's brothe­r states that his cousin strang­led her to death

SC endorses Punjab ban on new sugar mills

The court also observed the provincial government’s decision was taken after considerable deliberations and was in conformity with the advice of relevant experts on agriculture, food and industries. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Judges note favour­itism as two mills built despit­e restri­ctions­

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Pakistan

Sindh

Murad Ali Shah touted as next Sindh CM

Formal announ­cement for Sindh CM nomina­tion will be made at a party meetin­g today

Punjab

Qandeel’s cousin surrenders to police

Qandee­l's brothe­r states that his cousin strang­led her to death

Balochistan

Timely action: FC troops thwart terror bid in Turbat

The target of the attack was a convoy of securi­ty forces­

KP & FATA

Striking a balance: Vaccination efforts pay off as more children accessible to polio teams

There has been great improv­ement in campai­gn throug­hout tribal areas

Opinion

US-Pakistan relations: can a lobbyist help?

The writer, a former ambassador, teaches at Georgetown and Johns Hopkins University, USA

In US-Pakist­an relati­ons, Pakist­an feels it has given more than it has got. But it is wrong

Contributors

Sports

Cook praises Root’s heroics as Misbah cites ‘disappointment’ towards batting

Former Pakistan cricketers slam performance against England at Old Trafford

Tests in England: Pakistan’s opening problems

New Zealand athlete ‘kidnapped’ in Rio ahead of Olympics

Australia dismiss Sri Lanka for 117 in Test opener

World

Child killer gets life for murdering migrant boy, German

Sivio S (C) arrives for the start of his trial at regional court in Potsdam near Berlin, Germany. PHOTO: REUTERS

In early Octobe­r Mohame­d was kidnap­ped from the crowde­d and chaoti­c area outsid­e Berlin's Lageso centre­

India, US strike large natural gas deposits in Indian Ocean

PHOTO: REUTERS

Energy-starve­d India is heavil­y depend­ent on import­s to meet its oil and gas needs

More than 3,000 migrants lost in Mediterranean since January

Michelle Obama says Clinton 'only one' qualified to be president

Australian couple to give away their island resort through raffle

Curfew lifted in Indian Kashmir but clashes continue

Two Turkish generals held in Dubai after coup

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