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Iran foreign minister sets off on tour to save nuclear deal

DUBAI: Iran’s foreign minister embarks on a tour of world powers on Saturday, state media reported, in what is seen as a last-ditch effort to save Tehran’s nuclear deal after Washington’s withdrawal from the accord. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the deal on Tuesday, raising the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upsetting European allies and casting uncertainty over global oil supplies. Iran said it would remain committed to the deal without Washington if Tehran achieved its goals - namely…

Computer hack sets off 156 emergency sirens across Dallas

DALLAS: A computer hack set off all the emergency sirens in Dallas for about 90 minutes overnight in one of the largest known breaches of a siren warning system, officials in the Texas city said on Saturday. Dallas' 156 sirens, normally used to warn of tornadoes and other dangerous weather, were triggered at 11:42 p.m. CDT on Friday. The wailing did not end until 1:17 a.m. CDT on Saturday when engineers manually shut down the sirens' radio system and repeaters, city Emergency Management Director Rocky Vaz said. "At…

First cargo shipment sets off from Gwadar Port under Navy protection

KARACHI: Subsequent to formal inauguration of Gwadar Port, the first cargo shipment set off from Gwadar Port under the protection of Pakistan Navy ships. The pilot project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) successfully kicked off when the first ever cargo containers arrived from Kashgar to Gwadar. The cargo containers were later exported to Middle East and African countries through MV COSCO WILLINGTON and MV AL HUSSEIN, an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. ISPR said Pakistan Navy,…