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Turkey strikes Kurdish fighters in Syria for second day: state media ISTANBUL: The Turkish army struck positions of Kurdish fighters inside Syria for a second day Sunday in response to incoming fire, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported.The army hit targets of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) around the Syrian town of Azaz using howitzers stationed on the Turkish side of the border, the report said. Turkish forces had already carried out a similar bombardment on Saturday.Anatolia gave no further details but military sources quoted by Turkish media said the new exchange took place from 0700 GMT on Sunday.Turkish forces would continue to strike PYD targets in Syria as long as the army came under fire from their positions, the military sources added.Turkish media reports said the fire was clearly audible from the border crossing close to the southern Turkish town of Kilis.NTV television said that Turkish forces had also captured three suspected PYD members in Kilis, without giving further details.Turkey ...

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Russia will 'fail to save' Syria's Assad: Saudi FM RIYADH: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Sunday that Russia's efforts to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will not succeed in keeping him in power.Jubeir told a press conference in Riyadh that previous efforts to prop up Assad, including by Iran, had "failed". "Now, (Assad) has sought the help of Russia, which will fail to save him," he said, urging Moscow to "end its air operations against the moderate Syrian opposition."Russia, Assad's closest ally alongside ...

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PM announces compensation package for deceased, injured PIA employees ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday announced financial assistance of Rs 2.5 million each for the heirs of two deceased PIA employees.The said PIA employees were killed during a firing incident outside the Karachi airport.According to a PM House statement, the Prime Minister said that loss of the lives of PIA employees was not only a loss to their families and friends but also to the national flag carrier.He also announced half a million ...

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European stocks rebound at end of brutal week LONDON: European stocks rebounded Friday on higher oil prices and solid German economic growth, regaining some ground lost this week on fears of a global recession.Frankfurt, London and Paris all rose by nearly 2.0 percent, brushing off another slump in Asia, as investors welcomed news that the German economy grew by a solid 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter.World oil prices meanwhile climbed on fresh hopes of an OPEC output cut, one day after tanking ...

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RECORDER REPORT: PSX close of day KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed on Friday having 31494.68 points with a negative change of 325.86 and volume of 86,598,470 shares.High and Low were 31911.96 and 31389.20 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 121,682,980 shares with 318 total traded companies out of which 82 were up 222 were down and 21 were unchanged. CEMENT was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 17,558,800 shares. It was followed by ...