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Rebel-held south Syria hit by heaviest strikes yet

DARAA, (DNA) –  The Syrian government and its Russian ally pounded rebel-held areas of the southern province of Daraa on Thursday with the heaviest air strikes of a two-week-old offensive.”Hundreds” of missiles and barrel bombs were unleashed before dawn by both Syrian and Russian aircraft, after talks on rebel surrenders broke down on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Turkish airlines announces cheap fare for Istanbul

ISLAMABAD, JULY 03 (DNA) – Turkish Airlines has announced discounted fare for Istanbul. This fare is for a limited period and shall remain in effect till July 18, 2018.The drastic cut in Istanbul fare is likely to fetch more and more people from Pakistan. According to sources, a large number of visitors are expected to avail this facility.

COAS confirms death sentence for 12 hardcore terrorists

RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences awarded to 12 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan.

Pakistani private airline may launch direct flight to Baku soon

BAKU, JUN 19 (DNA) – A private airline from Pakistan has expressed an interest in starting direct flights to Baku, and currently negotiates with Azerbaijani side on terms and conditions of such cooperation, Ambassador of Pakistan to Azerbaijan Saeed Khan Mohmand told.

President Mamnoon meets Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of SCO summit

BEIJING, JUN 10 (DNA) – President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain met his Russian counterpart Mr. Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the SCO Council of Heads of State meeting.The Leaders discussed matters of mutual interest including bilateral, contemporary regional and global issues.Both leaders agreed that relations have strengthened. Trade, energy, security, culture, education and people-to-people contact were identified as avenues for enhanced future cooperation.

Responding to Twitter invite,Turkish strongman joins students at Sehri

ANKARA, JUNE 08 (DNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week surprised a group of students with a rare gesture that one could expect least from a powerful leader that he is.Reports are that the Turkish strongman was invited through a Twitter message by a student of Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University to join them  for pre-dawn  meal at their dormitory.

Pakistan to retaliate if India targets civilian population: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI, JUNE 04 (DNA) – DG ISPR spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said that Pakistan army would be compelled to retaliate if India targeted civilian population.“DG MO has given an undertaking about respecting the 2003 ceasefire agreement and Pakistan army is committed to uphold it. But we will give a befitting response if Indian army hits our civilian population,” Asif Ghafoor briefed media at GHQ.