Canada court set to sentence man found guilty of murdering four Pakistani-origin Muslims – World

Nathaniel Veltman, who was found guilty of attacking and killing four members of a Pakistani-origin Muslim family with his pick-up truck in June 2021 in London, Ontario, Canada, is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan 4 and Jan 5 in the coming year, a Windsor court decided during a brief hearing. Veltman appeared before the

Messi focused on Copa America title defence, not long-term Argentina future – Sport

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina captain Lionel Messi is not thinking about his international future beyond next year’s Copa America, where he will try to lead the country to a second successive continental title at the tournament in the United States. The 36-year-old said earlier this year that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where he led

Another PIA steward ‘disappears’ in Canada

Another Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight attendant has gone missing in Canada following the arrival of the national airline's flight from Lahore to Toronto. Junaid Qureshi, the flight steward in question, was part of the flight crew travelling from Lahore to Toronto on Thursday. However, upon arrival, he did not appear for his scheduled return

Hannah Husain becomes first Pakistani to debut at Le Bal des Débutantes – Life & Style

Hannah Husain became the first-ever Pakistani to participate in Le Bal des Débutantes, recently in Paris. Le Bal des Débutantes – also known simply as ‘le Bal’ – is a debutante ball and fashion event held annually in November in Paris, bringing together between 20 and 25 debutantes aged 16 to 22. The event features

Inequality in incarceration: How thousands of Palestinians are locked up inside Israeli jails – World

Around 7,000 Palestinians, including hundreds of children, are behind Israeli bars, according to AFP. When Palestinian fighter group Hamas attacked southern Israel on October 7 and took more than 200 civilians and soldiers as hostages, the group said it aimed to free thousands of Palestinians locked up inside Israeli jails in return. As part of

RAW ceases operations in North America for first time in over 50 years: report – World

Indian intelligence agency Research Analysis Wing (RAW) has ceased operations at its stations in the North America for the first time since 1968 ahead of expected initiation of criminal charges against its citizen for conspiring to assassinate a pro-Sikh activist in New York, according to a report by ThePrint. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan said Nikhil

Pakistan’s Interloop Limited completes equity stake in USA’s Top Circle Hosiery Mills – Business & Finance

Interloop Limited (ILP), one of Pakistan’s largest textile exporters, has completed the acquisition of Top Circle Hosiery Mills Co., Inc., USA. The textile giant shared the development in its notice to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Friday. “We are pleased to convey that Interloop Limited (ILP) has successfully completed the proposed acquisition of 64%

Three killed in Jerusalem shooting – Newspaper

JERUSALEM: Two gunmen killed three people at a Jerusalem bus stop during morning rush hour on Thursday. The attackers, identified by Israelis as Palestinians from East Jerusalem, were shot dead by off-duty soldiers and an armed civilian, police said. Eight people were also wounded in the shooting. “The terrorists arrived at the scene by car

Hamas claims responsibility for Jerusalem shooting – World

JERUSALEM: Hamas claimed responsibility for a shooting attack in Jerusalem that killed three people on Thursday, shortly after the extension of a truce between Israel and the Hamas. Police said the two gunmen who carried out the attack were from annexed east Jerusalem and were shot dead at the scene, near a bus stop on

Royal Bank of Canada profit jumps on investment banking boost – Business & Finance

Royal Bank of Canada reported a rise in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday, as a strong performance in its corporate and investment banking unit offset a hit from bigger loan-default provisions. A rebound in dealmaking helped the biggest Canadian bank’s capital markets unit. Net income from the business jumped 36% to C$987 million, helped by strength

Musadik Malik confirms negotiations with Russia on oil deal

Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik reasserted that the Pakistani government had held negotiations with Russia for buying crude petroleum oil products. The minister, talking to private news channel, said Russia had agreed to sell petroleum products to Pakistan at discounted rates as compared to international market He hoped that current inflation would witness

Over two thousand policemen infected with COVID-19

KARACHI              -          As many as 171 new cases of COVID-19 positive reported in last two days, around 2096 personnel and officers of Sindh Police have been infected with coronavirus so far, a spokesperson of Sindh Police said on Saturday. He said currently, 1584 officers and personnel were under treatment while 496 had returned to their

Busan, Riyadh or Rome? 2030 World Expo host to be revealed – Life & Style

PARIS: Organisers will on Tuesday announce the host of the 2030 World Expo, with Rome in Italy, the Saudi capital Riyadh and South Korea’s Busan contending to welcome the showpiece event held every five years. The World Expo, which traces its history back to the 1851 Great Exhibition in London, is a months-long mega event

Australia captain Kerr to miss Canada friendlies – Sports

SYDNEY: Matildas captain Sam Kerr will miss Australia’s upcoming international friendlies against Canada in Langford and Vancouver because of a foot injury. Striker Kerr will stay in London with her club Chelsea to receive treatment on the injury and has been replaced in the squad by uncapped 20-year-old midfielder Sarah Hunter, the team said. Kerr

Suspect arraigned in shooting of 3 Palestinian American students

The suspect in the shooting in Vermont of three college students of Palestinian descent over the weekend pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted second-degree murder on Monday and was ordered by a judge to be held without bond. The suspect, Jason J. Eaton, 48, appeared at an arraignment at the Chittenden County Criminal

Bangladesh arrest thousands in ‘violent’ crackdown: HRW – World

DHAKA: Bangladesh has launched a sweeping and violent crackdown on opposition parties to “eliminate competition” ahead of general elections, including arresting almost 10,000 activists, Human Rights Watch said Monday. As well as the thousands arrested – many from the key Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) – a staggering number also face charges. According to the BNP

Rs34b recovered, thousands held in anti-power theft drive

ISLAMABAD: On the government’s initiative, the fruit of effective action against electricity thieves across the country began to emerge.According to the statistics, from Sept 7 to Oct 31, Rs34 billion has been recovered from across the country and 125,142 people have been arrested.From Sept 2023 to Oct 2023, losses due to electricity theft decreased by

Trudeau, EU leaders talk Ukraine and climate at Canada summit – Newspaper

ST. JOHN’S: The leaders of Canada and the European Union reiterated on Friday strong support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia’s invasion, while pledging to deepen coordination on climate efforts. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel at a summit in Canada’s easternmost

Thousands march in UK for full ceasefire in Gaza – Newspaper

LONDON: Tens of thousands of protesters marched in London on Saturday demanding a permanent ceasefire in Gaza as a temporary truce largely held in the besieged strip. It was the latest large pro-Palestinian demonstration in the British capital since the unprecedented Oct 7 events. “The occupation needs to end. We need a full ceasefire and

Tens of thousands join pro-Palestinian march in central London – World

LONDON: Tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters marched through central London on Saturday to call for a permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, the latest in a series of similar weekend demonstrations in the capital since the seven-week war began. Saturday’s rally took place during a four-day truce between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas

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