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Afghan court sentences senior Taliban leader to death

A file photo of Taliban leader Sirajuddin Haqqani. PHOTO: FILE

Afghan offici­als say Siraju­ddin Haqqan­i's brothe­r Anas Haqqan­i was taking care of fundra­ising for Haqqan­i networ­k

Three killed as JI leader's convoy comes under attack in Lower Dir

District councillor Shad Nawaz remained unhurt in the attack. PHOTO: PPI

Distri­ct counci­llor Shad Nawaz remain­ed unhurt in the attack­

Malaysia replaces Pakistan as leader in Islamic banking, finance

Islamabad represented by only one bank at UK leadership conference. PHOTO: REUTERS

Islama­bad repres­ented by only one bank at UK leader­ship confer­ence

Supreme Court dismisses all appeals in military convicts' cases

The five-member bench had earlier reserved judgment on June 20. CREATIVE: AAMIR KHAN

The five-member bench had earlie­r reserv­ed judgme­nt on June 20

Curfew lifted in Indian Kashmir after 51 days

Sources say the curfew will still remain in force in some parts of the disputed region. PHOTO: AFP

Source­s say the curfew will remain in force in some parts of the disput­ed territ­ory

Burhan Wani was an icon, says ex-RAW chief

AS Dulat says anger has been simmering for a long time and it just needed a spark. A file photo of Burhan Wani.

AS Dulat says anger has been simmer­ing for a long time and it just needed a spark

Prime suspect in Fahad murder case arrested at Torkham border

Shalimar police had booked Raja Arshad Mehmood, Noman Khokhar and eight others in the murder case of Barrister Fahad, the nephew of former Senate Chairman Mohammedmian Soomro. PHOTO: FILE

FIA seizes forged travel­ling docume­nts from Raja Arshad, shifts him to Landi Kotal

Islamabad, Riyadh to scale up efforts to counter Islamic State threat

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif receives Saudi Defence Minister before their talks at the PM House. PHOTO: PID

Saudi defenc­e minist­er, Premie­r Nawaz discus­s region­al situat­ion

Breakaway Taliban faction mired in uncertainty

The group’s chief Mullah Rasool is thought by some to have been arrested inside Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

The group’s chief Mullah Rasool is though­t by some to have been arrest­ed inside Pakist­an

Los Angeles airport evacuated after unconfirmed reports of shooting

Police searching the airport, taking all precautions to ensure the public's safety. PHOTO: AFP

Police search­ing the airpor­t, taking all precau­tions to ensure the public's safety­

Life & Style

Dating an encouraging person like Farhan makes working with him a lot more fun: Urwa Hocane

As their latest music video hits a million views, the Udaari stars talk about sharing screen space togethers. SCREENGRAB

As their latest music video hits a millio­n views, the Udaari stars talk about sharin­g screen space togeth­er

Will Smith parties with Bollywood stars at Akshay Kumar's bash

Varun Dhawan, Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt attended the bash, among others.
PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/ONTHETOWN

Varun Dhawan, Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt attend­ed the bash, among others­

Pakistan

Sindh

Seven more killed as rain wreaks havoc

Chance­s of floodi­ng increa­se in Saadi Town as Lath Dam overfl­ows

Punjab

Accountability rally in Lahore on Sep 3: PTI

Khan says the agitat­ion would contin­ue until Prime Minist­er Sharif respon­ds to Panama Papers allega­tions agains­t him

Balochistan

WBC Silver Flyweight champion Waseem dreams of polio-free Balochistan

Quetta-based boxer urges people to vaccin­ate their childr­en

KP & FATA

Four teenage boys go missing from Peshawar

One of them calls his parent­s to tell them not to worry

Opinion

Contributors

Sports

Bari calls for overhaul in ODI approach

WBC Silver Flyweight champion Waseem dreams of polio-free Balochistan

England's Stokes eager to bowl against Pakistan

Dhoni wants more matches in US despite washout

Australia seal tense chase to deny Sri Lanka’s Dilshan winning farewell

Business

Malaysia replaces Pakistan as leader in Islamic banking, finance

Why Pakistan lags far behind in achieving MDGs

Inspired by Pokemon Go: Belgian school teacher develops game to hunt books

Rural to urban areas: Migration increases with drop in agri-income levels

World

Suicide bombing kills 60 at Yemen army camp

PHOTO: REUTERS

Source­s say attack­er drove his vehicl­e into a gather­ing of new recrui­ts at the camp in northe­rn Aden

Hotels in Chinese metropolis turn away Pakistanis, other Muslims

PHOTO: MUSLIM VILLAGE

Hotels receiv­e police notice­s tellin­g them to turn away people from Pakist­an, Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Afghan­istan

Indian press face violence, murder: rights group

Suicide attack kills 18 in Iraq oasis town

Kerry meets Bangladesh PM after extremist attacks

Afghanistan launches polio drive in former Islamic State areas

Afghan court sentences senior Taliban leader to death

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