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State funeral for German nun who fought leprosy

State funeral for German nun who fought leprosy

Ruth Pfau, a German nun who helped Pakistan eradicate leprosy, was laid to rest in Karachi yesterday with full state honours.

Erdogan warns German minister to ‘know your limits’

Erdogan warns German minister to ‘know your limits’

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to “know your limits” after he vehemently criticised the Turkish leader for interfering in Germany’s upcoming elections.

Asylum-seeker ‘targeted women’ in Finland’s first terrorist attack

Asylum-seeker ‘targeted women’ in Finland’s first terrorist attack

Finnish police said yesterday that a Moroccan asylum-seeker deliberately targeted women in a stabbing spree that left two dead and is being investigated as the country’s first terror attack.

Barcelona terror cell ‘dismantled’: Spain

Barcelona terror cell ‘dismantled’: Spain

Police were searching yesterday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people when it ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona and were trying to determine whether two other suspected religious militants linked to the attack had died or were at large.

Build, Build, Build plan is ‘on track’

Build, Build, Build plan is ‘on track’

The Duterte administration is “on track” to complete the infrastructure projects under the ‘Build, Build, Build’ programme, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said, but warned that Filipinos will have to bear with added inconveniences “before things get better.”

Bones, silver found in Dutch wreck off UK

Bones, silver found in Dutch wreck off UK

Maritime archaeologists said on Friday that they have begun excavating the wreck of a Dutch ship that sank off the English coast in 1740, recovering leather shoes, silver and the bones of its lost crew.

Diana’s death forced British royals to overhaul image

Diana’s death forced British royals to overhaul image

Public anger at the monarchy following the death of Princess Diana marked a turning point for the royal family, forcing a revolution in its communications machine that helped revive the brand.

Hawking blames UK govt for NHS ‘crisis’

Hawking blames UK govt for NHS ‘crisis’

Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of words with the government after he said it had caused a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS) and was leading it towards a profit-making US-style system.

Thousands protest ‘free speech’ rally in Boston

Thousands protest ‘free speech’ rally in Boston

Thousands of people in Boston protested a Free Speech rally featuring right-wing speakers yesterday, with hundreds of police mobilised to prevent a recurrence of violence that left a woman dead at a Virginia white-supremacist protest last week.

Buhari is home after treatment in London

Buhari is home after treatment in London

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home yesterday after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.

Floods claim lives of 225 animals in Kaziranga

Floods claim lives of 225 animals in Kaziranga

At least 225 animals have died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam as a second wave of devastating floods lashed the state, park officials said yesterday.

23 killed, 400 injured in UP train accident

23 killed, 400 injured in UP train accident

A train came off the tracks in Uttar Pradesh yesterday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 400 as carriages slammed into each other, officials said.

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