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Balochistan got Rs 1500 bn during last 10 years: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said Rs 1500 billion were transferred to Balochistan during last ten years from the federal kitty, ARY NEWS reported on Saturday. Quoting the Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar in his tweet today, the minister said 1500 billion rupees were given to Balochistan during last ten years from the federal government's exchequer. Exact figure transffered to Balochistan as per @Hammad_Azhar in last ten years total 1500 B Rs or150,000 Crore…

UAE jails activist for 10 years over social media posts

RIYADH: Prominent Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor has been sentenced to 10 years in jail and fined 1 million AED ($272,000) on charges of criticizing the United Arab Emirates government on social media, The National newspaper reported late on Wednesday. A trade and tourism hub, the UAE is an absolute monarchy that tolerates little public criticism of its ruling system and has prosecuted Mansoor and other pro-democracy activists for what it called insulting the country’s leaders.  Mansoor was among five activists…

7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years over Rohingya killings: army

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to jail with hard labour for their part in the extrajudicial killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men last year, according to a Facebook post by the army chief late on Tuesday. The bloody incident in Inn Din village on 2 September is the only atrocity to which the military has admitted during its violent crackdown in northern Rakhine state, which has forced some 700,000 Rohingya to flee over the border into Bangladesh since August last year. Two Reuters…

‘Back from the dead’: Missing dog returns home after 10 years

PHILADELPHIA: A dog that mysteriously went missing over a decade ago has been reunited with her family after 10 years, leaving the owners in shock. In 2008, Debra Suierveld's children were playing with their black lab mix, one-year-old Abby, outside their Apollo, Pennsylvania home, when the dog ran off, never to be seen again. The Suiervelds searched for Abby, but after being unable to find her, eventually declared the dog dead. But, on January 30, Abby returned from the dead. Suierveld assumed it was a…