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‘Biblical’ floods threaten thousands of Australian homes

‘Biblical’ floods threaten thousands of Australian homes

BUNDABERG – Flood waters swept through vast areas of northeastern Australia Saturday, threatening to inundate thousands more homes in a disaster one official said was of “biblical proportions”.
As Queen Elizabeth II sent her “sincere sympathies” to Queenslanders who rang in a damp new year, helicopters were being used to deliver food and other supplies to isolated towns. Up to 200,000 people have been affected by the floods, which have hurt the nation’s lucrative mining industry

Clerics threaten anarchy if blasphemy law changed

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Thousands rallied in major cities of the country on Friday threatening further protests and anarchy if the government moved to amend a controversial blasphemy law.
Demonstrators marched in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad and Multan, after influential religious parties called for protests to defend the law.
A crowd of nearly 1,500 people gathered in Lahore, calling for ‘Jihad’ and pledging to sacrifice their lives to protect the honour of holy Prophet Mohammad

Drone attacks threaten Pakistan’s integrity: Nawaz

QUETTA: US drone attacks in Pakistan are threats to the integrity of the country and the PML-N has been condemning it for a long time, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday.
Addressing a press conference, Nawaz said that the drone attacks had started in former president Pervez Musharraf’s regime. He said that dictators had caused great damage to the country as well as democracy during past 60 years, adding that eth growth rate in neighbouring country

Militants threaten attacks on Bari Imam and Golra Sharif shrines

ISLAMABAD: Bari Imam and Golra Sharif shrines have received fresh threats of terrorism that endanger the life of hundreds of devotees visit the shrines everyday.
The managements of shrines informed the law enforcement agencies on Thursday that they had received fresh threats from unknown people saying they would carry out subversive acts on the shrines. “The threats have intensified fears and concerns among the devotees about their safety”, a police official told the Pakistan

‘Pamphlet wars’ over alleged threats to PUASA VP threaten JI’s hold on Punjab University

LAHORE: The days of the political hegemony of the pro-Islami Jamiat Taliba and Jamaat-e-Islami-led Academic Group seems to be over after its members developed an internal rift over the issue of the life-threats received by Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) Vice President Dr Abdul Ghaffar, an active member of the group.
The Academic Group was the most powerful group in the university with the majority of teachers backing it in the university’s electoral