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  • ‘IMF accord should be presented before parliament,’ says Umar after becoming NA panel chairman Former finance minister vows to inform public about discussions he had with IMF regarding the bailout programme.
  • Amazon offers employees $10,000 to quit, launch delivery business Move comes with Amazon seeking to reduce its dependence on services such as US Postal Service and Fedex.
  • Over 2,000 teachers suspended in Balochistan over continued absence from duty The suspended teachers were repeatedly issued show-cause notices but they failed to turn up, says education secretary.
  • Nationwide curfews, social media block in Sri Lanka after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lankan premier warns that civil unrest will only stretch the already thinly deployed security forces.
  • Oil prices up as Middle East tanker attacks heighten supply concerns Brent crude futures were at $71.77 a barrel by 1134 GMT, up $1.15.
  • New LG system for Punjab to be resisted: PML-N Rana Sanaullah claims that even allies of the ruling PTI had opposed the proposed LG system.
  • Tax amnesty scheme to be introduced today: minister Sheikh Rashid says two years will be hard for the nation.
  • No clue found to Lahore shrine blast as toll climbs to 13 A senior police official tells Dawn that although a few suspects had been arrested from Lahore, they were no big leads.
  • Gwadar hotel building badly damaged in terrorist attack Meanwhile, security at the port city has been increased.
  • IMF approached for help as last resort: Qureshi Anti-CPEC forces are behind terrorism incidents, claims FM.
  • Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF, to receive $6 billion over 3 years Finance adviser says agreement now awaits a formal approval to be given by the IMF board of directors in Washington.
  • Trump says China will be ‘hurt very badly’ if no trade deal Tweets China “had a great deal, almost completed, & you backed out!”
  • IMF deal a ‘complete sell-out’: Opposition criticises govt’s $6bn bailout package PML-N predicts an “economic disaster”, PPP demands government to brief Parliament on IMF’s conditions.
  • ‘Humanitarian nightmare’: FO condemns alleged rape of 3-year-old girl in occupied Kashmir Accused taken into custody; widespread protests held across the Valley on Sunday.
  • Pakistan Stock Exchange experiences bloodbath, benchmark sheds 937 points in intra-day trading Analysts hold tough conditions attached with the IMF package responsible for bearish rule at the bourse.
  • Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks’ Assange Julian Assange is accused of sex crimes by two women.
  • Lawmakers approve bill granting tribal districts more seats in national, provincial assemblies This is the first Constitution amendment to be approved by the assembly that came into existence in July last year.
  • Companies await Chinese retaliation amid trade dispute with US Beijing hasn’t announced counter measures as yet but says will not surrender to foreign pressure.
  • Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks Iran warns of “conspiracy orchestrated by ill-wishers”, “adventurism by foreigners” amid wrangle with US.
  • Brazil indigenous chief Raoni goes to Europe in defence of Amazon Raoni will meet with heads of state, celebrities and the Pope to highlight growing threats to the Amazon.
  • SHC commutes death sentences for Shahrukh Jatoi, Siraj Talpur in Shahzeb murder case Jatoi and Talpur sentences commuted to life imprisonment; court upholds life sentences for Sajjad Talpur, Lashari.
  • Quetta’s Hazaras fear for their lives in besieged ‘ghettos’ “We know that we are passing through a killing field. But we have to earn a living for our families.”
  • Two sisters ‘married’ to Chinese men eventually saved Parents realised they were tricked, refused to let daughters leave for China.
  • Punjab IGP for reviewing security in the wake of Gwadar attack He ordered the officers to visit A-Category mosques and imambargahs along with other sensitive places.
  • 300 clinics sealed during drive against quackery in Sindh The officials said the SHCC had formed various teams for its field operations to combat quackery in Sindh.
  • Germany moots ‘mosque tax’ to replace foreign funding Concern has grown in Germany about the influence of foreign funding sources on mosques for the country’s Muslims.
  • N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in Samoa US officials announce the ship’s seizure hours after N. Korea fires two suspected short-range missiles toward the sea.
  • Israel says site chosen for Golan ‘Trump’ settlement “I promised that we would establish a community named after President Trump,” says Netanyahu.
  • Malaysia’s hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade Mahathir, who inherited a debt-laden economy, focuses his administration’s attention on cleaning public finances.
  • Sindh has a disciplined approach to fiscal management ‘Further squeezing the development spending will only suffocate the economy and alienate people’
  • Sri Lanka town under curfew after anti-Muslim attacks The violence erupted in Chilaw after a resident misunderstood a Facebook post as a threat against Christians.
  • Bumrah best bowler in the world, says Tendulkar “Without any doubt, let me go on record and say that he is the best bowler in the world,” says the ex-Indian captain.
  • Sana Mir becomes world’s most successful women’s ODI spinner Third Pakistan-SA ODI ends in a thrilling tie.
  • Pakistan can still lodge complaint against Plunkett “Yes as per the code of conduct — a CEO of either of the two sides can lodge a complaint”, says an ICC spokesperson.
  • ICC clears England’s Plunkett of ball-tampering during Pakistan ODI A three-second clip showed Plunkett rubbing his fingers along the surface of the ball.
  • Man City batter Brighton to retain Premier League title Pep Guardiola’s team thumped Brighton 4-1 away to finish on 98 points — second-highest total in Premier League history.

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