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    Pakistan says gunmen behind killing of 14 based in Iran

    The gunmen who killed 14 members of Pakistan's security forces in the country's southwest earlier this week came from Iran to carry out the attack, officials said on Saturday. Some 20 people wearing uniforms from the paramilitary Frontier Corps stopped buses in Baluchistan province, which were traveling along the coast to megacity Karachi, before gunning down the security officials.

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Trump to be first foreign leader to meet Japan's new emperor: White House

    US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will be the first foreign state guests to visit Japan and meet with Crown Prince Naruhito after his elevation to the emperor, the White House said Thursday. Trump will travel to Japan from May 25 to 28 “as the country's first state guests following the enthronement of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito on May 1, 2019,” Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement.

  • Egypt Independent

    Coming soon to China: the car of the future

    Global automakers are positioning for a brave new world of on-demand transport that will require a car of the future - hyper-connected, autonomous, and shared - and China may become the concept's laboratory. With ride-hailing services booming and car-sharing not far behind, the need for vehicles tailored to these and other evolving mobility solutions is one of the hottest topics among global automakers gathered for this week's Shanghai Auto Show. Nearly all agree that there is no better proving ground than China: its gigantic cities are desperate for answers to gridlock and its population is noted for its ready embrace of high-tech new services. To take advantage of this, manufacturers are competing not only to sell conventional and electric vehicles in the world's biggest auto market, but also to develop new technologies and even specific interiors designed for the on-demand world.

  • Emirates24|7

    Spotted: Shweta Bachchan, Suhana Khan, Kareena Kapoor...

    Shweta Bachchan Alia Bhatt Suhana Khan Varun Dhawan Kareena Kapoor Sidharth Malhotra, Ekta Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra Janhvi Kapoor Kareena Kapoor (Instagram) Kareena Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor (Instagram) Shilpa Shetty and family. Anushka Sharma Arjun Kapoor Sonam Kapoor and husband Anand Ahuja Priyanka Chopra shares photo with brother Siddharth. (Instagram) Priyanka Chopra (Instagram) Kareena Kapoor at the gym. (Instagram) Rajkummar Rao (L), Neha Dhupia (C) and Ishaan Khatter (R) pose for photographs during a shooting of the reality talk show 'Vogue BFFs' season 3 in Mumbai. (AFP) Neha Dhupia (AFP) Janhvi Kapoor Sonakshi Sinha Aditya Roy Kapoor Farhan Akhtar Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna

  • Al Jazeera

    Turkey arrests suspected UAE spies, probes Khashoggi link

    Turkey has arrested two men suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates and is investigating whether the suspects were linked to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to media reports.  The state-run Anadolu Agency, citing judicial sources on Friday, described the two men as "intelligence operatives" working on behalf of the UAE, and said they were "referred to a court on charges of political and military espionage".  The agency also released apparent surveillance images of the pair in the streets, as well as photographs of the two men taken following their arrest on Monday. Reuters, citing a senior Turkish official, said one of the two men had arrived in Turkey in October

  • Emirates24|7

    Juve look to bury Champions League misery with another Serie A crown

    Juventus turn the page on yet another Champions League disappointment as they focus on sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title at home on Saturday. Massimiliano Allegri's side host Fiorentina needing just one more point to lift the Scudetto for a 35th time, days after a shock 2-1 defeat (3-2 on aggregate) to Ajax. The Turin giants have won the Scudetto more than any other team in Italy with AC Milan and Inter Milan trailing second best with 18 each. Five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo will have to settle for a Serie A title in his first season in Italy after missing out on a sixth Champions League title. The 34-year-old was inconsolable after the defeat to Ajax and has remained

  • Arab News

    Iraq hosts Saudi Arabia and Iran at parliamentary conference

    CAIRO: Egyptians were voting on Saturday in a referendum that aims to cement the rule of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the former coup leader who presents himself as a rock of stability in a turbulent region.Voters were being asked to back amendments to the constitution to allow El-Sisi, 64, to run for another six-year term while boosting his control over the judiciary and giving the military even greater influence in political life. At a polling station in Manyal, a Cairo suburb overlooking the Nile, Mohamed Abdel Salam, 45, told AFP he was voting enthusiastically in support of the changes. "I don't care about the presidential terms," he said. "Sisi could stay forever as long as he's doing