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Karachi: Man killed while resisting robbery

KARACHI: A man was killed while resisting robbery in North Karachi, while police arrested four accused in various incidents. A man Gulzar Ahmed tried to resist a robbery bid in his house in North Karachi and was killed in firing by the criminals, police said. In another incident, Saeedabad Police arrested two accused and captured tobacco and beetlenuts, smuggled from Balochistan. According to ASP Tariq Nawaz, the arrested men were carrying smuggled tobacco and beetlenuts from Balochistan to Karachi. Moreover,…

North Korea likely to pursue talks, South says in rosy New Year forecast

SEOUL: South Korea predicted on Tuesday that North Korea would look to open negotiations with the United States next year in an optimistic outlook for 2018, even as Seoul set up a specialized military team to confront nuclear threats from the North. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new, tougher sanctions on reclusive North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, a move the North branded an economic blockade and act of war. “North Korea will seek negotiation with United…

Cardboard factory fire put out after eleven hours of efforts

KARACHI: A fire that broke out at a cardboard factory located in North Karachi area was brought under control after hectic efforts, ARY News reported. The fire erupted in the cardboard factory located near Shafeeq roundabout in North Karachi late Sunday night, a firefighter said, adding it was brought under control after efforts lasting eleven hours. He said nine fire tenders took part in the firefighting operation. This is the third fire incident in the city in a week. A massive fire had erupted in a multi-storey…