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Outspoken journalist attacked in Islamabad

An outspoken Pakistani journalist working with The News daily was attacked with iron rods by three men on motorcycles here today. He was seriously hurt with head injuries.
Oct 28, 2017 00:00 IST

JFK files released

President Trump ordered the long-awaited release on Thursday of more than 2,800 documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, but bowed to pressure from the CIA and FBI by withholding additional papers pending six more months of review.
PETER BAKER and SCOTT SHANE Oct 28, 2017 00:00 IST

Newman's Rolex sells for record$17.8m

The timepiece was so "rare", so "famous" and so "legendary", that watch collectors and dealers tired of adjectives and turned to full-throated phrases.
New York Times News Service Oct 28, 2017 00:00 IST

Taxi driver faces jail for stalking Jemima

Imran Khan's former wife Jemima Khan was harassed for a year by a taxi driver who became obsessed with her and sent her lovesick messages after she had agreed innocently for a selfie when she was first picked up as a fare.
Amit Roy Oct 28, 2017 00:00 IST

WhatsApp allows unsend

WhatsApp users will have a new way to hastily unsend embarrassing messages, with a new update set to add the ability to delete sent messages for the first time.
Matthew Field Oct 28, 2017 00:00 IST

Wiki no to firm linked to Trump

The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Wednesday that he had rebuffed a request for help last year from the head of a data firm that worked for Donald J. Trump and is now facing congressional scrutiny.
NICHOLAS CONFESSORE Oct 27, 2017 00:00 IST

Harvey faces UK heat

Harvey Weinstein could be stripped of an honour he was given by the Queen in 2004 for his "outstanding contribution to the British film industry", as yet another actress - the sixth - came forward with graphic details of how he raped her in London in 2008.
Amit Roy Oct 27, 2017 00:00 IST

Saudis to invest in Branson's space firm

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund plans to invest about $1 billion in Richard Branson's space company, Virgin Galactic, and sister companies The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit, according to a joint statement published on Thursday.
REUTERS Oct 27, 2017 00:00 IST

Sick girl held by US agents

A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has been detained by federal immigration authorities in Texas after she passed through a Border Patrol checkpoint on her way to a hospital to undergo emergency gall bladder surgery.
VIVIAN YEE and CAITLIN DICKERSON Oct 27, 2017 00:00 IST

Luton woman admits killing elder sister

Luton, which has a large Pakistan community, has been shaken by a horrific killing - a sister has admitted cutting her elder sister's throat and severing her hand.
Amit Roy Oct 27, 2017 00:00 IST

Sharif warrant issued

A Pakistani anti-graft court today issued a bailable arrest warrant against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he failed to appear before it in two cases related to the Panama Papers scandal.
Oct 27, 2017 00:00 IST

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