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Chinese citizen targeted in Karachi blast

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KARACHI: At least one person sustained minor injuries in a remote-controlled explosion targeting a Chinese engineer in Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Hadeed area on Monday, police said. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar said a pamphlet written in Sindhi and bearing the name of a group called ‘Sindhudesh Revolutionary Party’ was recovered …

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Chinese firm apologises for racist detergent advert

Chinese firm apologises for racist detergent advert

BEIJING: A Chinese detergent maker has apologised for an advertisement which shows a black man stuffed into a washing machine and transformed into a fair-skinned Asian, just a day after dismissing critics as too sensitive. The advertisement by the Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics company provoked an uproar on United States (US) …

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Two suspected militants arrested in KP, bid foiled

two militants arrested

RAWALPINDI: Security forces averted a ‘terrorist attempt’ by arresting two suspected militants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said yesteray. The arrests were made during two intelligence-based operations in the villages of Karebai Oghi and Charangada near Mansehra, an ISPR statement said. A 20 kilogram pressure cooker Improvised Explosive …

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No pilgrims for Haj from Iran this year: state TV

Haj

TEHRAN: Iranians will not take part in this year’s Haj because of “obstacles” raised by Saudi Arabia, Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati said yesterday. In the latest dispute between the two regional rivals, “after two series of negotiations without any results because of obstacles raised by the Saudis, Iranian pilgrims …

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