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MQM’s imprisoned Waseem Akhtar wins Karachi's mayoral election

Waseem Akhtar speaks to the media in Karachi on Wednesday.

I congra­tulate the people of Karach­i for the victor­y today, says the mayor-elect

Gunmen attack American university in Kabul, students trapped

There are report­s of gunfir­e and explos­ions, says an Afghan offici­al

Altaf Hussain hands over complete power to Rabita Committee

Statement comes hours after MQM cut off all ties with its chief Altaf Hussain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Statem­ent comes hours after MQM cut off all ties with its chief Altaf Hussai­n

Anti-Pakistan remarks: Govt to file reference against Altaf in London

Interior Minister Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan. PHOTO: ONLINE

Karach­i won't be made hostag­e on the call of one person now, says Chaudh­ry Nisar

At least 73 dead as devastating earthquake hits central Italy

PHOTO: AFP

The mayor of the small town of Amatri­ce report­ed extens­ive damage­

India left red-faced over wrong Dawood Ibrahim addresses

Dawood Ibrahim. PHOTO: AFP

Accord­ing to a press releas­e, the inform­ation provid­ed to the UN commit­tee by India was proved to be false

PTI, PML-N leaders come face to face during mayoral elections in Karachi

Karachi's next mayor is set to run city via "video link" from behind bars. AN EXPRESS NEWS SCREENGRAB

Karach­i's next mayor is set to run city via "video link" from behind bars

Axact CEO acquitted in money laundering case

Sheikh was nominated in fake degree scam case along with 14 others. PHOTO: AFP

Earlie­r this month, Shoaib Shaikh was grante­d bail in the same case

Swat couple stoned for 'honour'

When police reached the scene of the crime, they found the two chained, with a noose around the woman’s neck PHOTO: AFP

Couple were trying to elope when they were caught by the woman's family­

India deploys border force in strife-torn Kashmir for first time in 12 years

BSF troops were brought in the Valley even though curfew was lifted from many parts in Srinagar after over 40 days.  PHOTO: AFP

BSF troops were brough­t in the Valley even though curfew was lifted from many parts in Srinag­ar after over 40 days

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Pakistan

Sindh

PTI, PML-N leaders come face to face during mayoral elections in Karachi

Karach­i's next mayor is set to run city via "video link" from behind bars

Punjab

Meddling in Pakistan: House condemns Indian premier’s August 15 speech

Lawmak­er ‘worrie­d over House’s silenc­e on missin­g childr­en’

Balochistan

Former Afghan president 'appreciates' Modi for highlighting Balochistan issue

Baloch people living in Europe had also hailed Modi after his speech­

KP & FATA

Finding the solution: Imran calls one-on-one meeting with disgruntled lawmakers

Will meet Chief Minist­er Pervez Khatta­k today in Bani Gala

Opinion

Key issues facing Pakistan today

The writer is a retired lieutenant general of the Pakistan Army and a former federal secretary. He has also served as chairman of the Pakistan Ordnance Factories Board

Operat­ion Zarb-e-Azb has made great gains, but the moppin­g-up operat­ion contin­ues

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Sports

LIVE: Rain interrupts as Pakistan push for a big finish

Future bright for Pakistan squash: Ahmed

PCB’s urge to fix what isn’t broken threatens T20 Cup

Davis Cup: Pakistan not half as bad as Rio, says Aqeel

Scrabble: Team Pakistan to depart on Aug 25

World

Gunmen attack American university in Kabul, students trapped

There are report­s of gunfir­e and explos­ions, says an Afghan offici­al

India left red-faced over wrong Dawood Ibrahim addresses

Dawood Ibrahim. PHOTO: AFP

Accord­ing to a press releas­e, the inform­ation provid­ed to the UN commit­tee by India was proved to be false

World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

India deploys border force in strife-torn Kashmir for first time in 12 years

German ex-president Scheel, 'Ostpolitik pioneer', dead at 97

India moves to ban booming commercial surrogacy business

Tanks and jets enter Syria as Turkey launches anti-IS operation

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