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  • Play-offs in PSL, Lahore final security fears

    The Pakistan Super League entered the play-offs on Sunday with title-holders Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi progressing as security fears dominated build-up to the March 5 final in Lahore.

  • Sting reopens Paris' Bataclan hall on anniversary of militant attack

    Rock star Sting headlined a concert in Paris' Bataclan music hall on Saturday to mark the venue's reopening a year after three Islamist militants gunned down 90 revellers in France's bloodiest terror attack.

  • Heightened security here to stay

    Heightened security measures around high-profile sporting events could become the norm, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's respected security advisor Reg Dickason.

  • Brother of Brussels bomber wins taekwondo title

    Belgian Mourad Laachraoui, the younger brother of one of the Brussels airport bombers wins a gold medal at the European Taekwondo Championships.

  • Malaysia arrests 15 over alleged IS links

    Malaysian authorities say 15 people suspected of planning attacks on the country have been arrested.

  • Living with old memories

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • BNP men come under attack

    Clashes, and attacks and arrests of BNP men marked the day before the much-hyped municipality polls today, casting doubt over the election's being free and fair.

  • There might be int'l incitement

    There might be “international instigation” behind the recent rise in militant activities in Bangladesh, President Abdul Hamid told BBC Bangla yesterday.

  • IS threatens to attack Washington, other countries

    Islamic State in a video threatens to attack Washington warning that the countries taking part in air strikes against Syria would suffer same fate as France.