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PM urges workers not to hold mass welcome ceremony for him LONDON: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, while appreciating the love, affection and devotion to him of his party workers, on Thursday urged them not to arrange a mass welcome celebration upon his return to the country.In a message to the party workers from London, where he underwent a cardiac surgery on May 31, the Prime Minister said he was appreciative of the overwhelming outpouring of love and regard for him and was grateful to them for expressing solidarity with him.The Prime Minister noted the love of his workers during his cardiac surgery and said it was due to their sincere prayers and the blessing of the Allah Almighty that his surgery was a success and he was recovering at a fast pace."I treat the love of the people of Pakistan for me and my party - Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) - as an asset and it is a strong source ...

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EU opens new chapter in Turkey accession talks BRUSSELS: The European Union agreed Thursday to open a new negotiating chapter with Turkey on its long-stalled bid for membership of the bloc, an EU source said.The decision was part of an EU agreement in March to speed up accession talks in return for Turkey helping to control the massive inflow of migrants, mostly fleeing Syria, which overwhelmed the bloc last year.The EU source gave no further details, with a formal statement expected shortly after ...

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13 detained over Istanbul airport attack ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State militants over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault.The death toll from Tuesday's gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 42, state-run news agency Anadolu said, with 13 foreigners among the dead and more than 200 people injured.Turkey has been plunged into mourning over the carnage at Ataturk airport, the deadliest yet of ...

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At least 27 killed, 40 wounded in Taliban attack on police buses KABUL: At least 27 policemen were killed Thursday and 40 wounded after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban struck a convoy of buses transporting police cadets in Kabul, the interior ministry said.The attack comes little over a week after 14 Nepali security guards who were heading to work at the Canadian embassy were killed in a massive blast that left their yellow minibus spattered with blood."We are still investigating the precise nature of the ...

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Many areas face power outages: Rain exposes vulnerability of KE's system KARACHI: As the second spell of monsoon rains hit the city on Wednesday, power supply to many areas of the city remained suspended leaving the residents to brave hours longs power outages.The KE claimed that power supply to Karachi remained largely stable on second day of the monsoon rain in city. Some 140 feeders tripped during the rain on Wednesday of which 20 were immediately restored.However, many areas of the city including Garden East, Garden ...