Archive of April 2016

US, allies conduct 24 strikes against Islamic State: US military

WASHINGTON: The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State militants in Iraq with 17 strikes on Friday and seven in Syria, the U.S. military...

Germany's Schaeuble in favour of lower income tax: newspaper

BERLIN: German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is in favour of lowering income tax for workers and raising a relatively modest tax on investment income after...

Toulouse too tough for Toulon

PARIS: Toulouse boosted their hopes of making the French Top-14 playoffs with a battling 12-10 win at struggling Toulon on Saturday.All their points came from...

Ebad asks equitable supply of water to Karachiites

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan has directed Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW&SB) to ensure proper supply of drinking water to Karachiites...

Leadership crisis behind backwardness of Sindh: Qureshi

KARACHI: The main reason of the poverty and backwardness of Sindh is its leadership crisis, said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi,...

Thiem bounces back to reach Munich final

BERLIN: Austria's Dominic Thiem, ranked 15th in the world, reached the final of Munich's ATP tournament by fighting back to beat German teenager Alexander Zverev...

Freiburg back in Bundesliga, Leipzig must wait

BERLIN: Freiburg will return to the Bundesliga next season, following a year's absence, having had their promotion from the second division confirmed, while RB Leipzig...

India to resume West Indies ties with Test series

NEW DELHI: India's cricket board Saturday announced the resumption of bilateral cricketing ties with the West Indies, saying its team will travel to the Caribbean...

Bjerregaard joins Aguilar to lead China Open

BEIJING: Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard joined Chilean Felipe Aguilar at the top of the leaderboard after the third round of the Volvo China Open in Beijing...

Celtic on verge of fifth straight Scottish title

GLASGOW: Celtic are on the verge of clinching a fifth consecutive Scottish Premiership title following their 3-1 win over Hearts at Tynecastle on Saturday.Colin Kazim-Richards...