Imran dials foreign leaders; special parliament session called

Islamabad: Pakistani leaders, including the opposition, on Monday denounced India for scrapping special status for Jammu and Kashmir, while Prime Minister Imran Khan dialled foreign leaders such as Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during which he termed India’s move illegal and one that More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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29 killed in US mass shootings in less than 24 hrs

Washington: At least 29 people were killed and over 40 others were injured in two separate incidents of mass shootings in the US states of Texas and Ohio in less than 24 hours, media reports said. The suspect, 21-year-old More...

By Agencies On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Israel, US successfully test Arrow-3 missile defence system

Jerusalem: Israel and the US successfully conducted tests of the advanced anti-ballistic missile system “Arrow-3,” the Israeli Defence Ministry said on Sunday. In recent weeks, we have carried out three More...

By Agencies On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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11 killed as triple bombings rock Afghanistan

Kabul: Three back-to-back bombings in Kabul on Thursday killed at least 11 people, including five women and a child, officials said, amid visits to the Afghan capital by two senior US officials. At least 45 people More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Johnson elected UK PM, to take charge on Wednesday

London: Former Foreign Secretary and leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson was on Tuesday elected the leader of the ruling Conservative Party and the country’s next Prime Minister. I will work flat-out from now More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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NAB launches money laundering probe against Maryam Nawaz

Lahore: Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog has initiated another probe against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz after the Islamabad accountability court rejected More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan, sent to judicial remand

Islamabad: One of the most wanted terrorists in India, the mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack and several cases of terror crime in the country and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan by More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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21 killed in Nepal floods, landslides

Kathmandu: At least 21 people were killed while 10 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by incessant rain in Nepal, police said on Saturday. Over 200 places across the country have been More...

By Agencies On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Hafiz Saeed challenges terror financing cases in Lahore High Court

Islamabad: Chief of the proscribed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) Hafiz Saeed on Friday challenged terror financing cases lodged against him in the Lahore High Court (LHC), according to Pakistani media reports. Saeed, along More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Time right for peace talks with Taliban, says Ghani

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday stressed that talks between the government and the Taliban should happen, saying that now is the time for peace which should be inclusive. He also noted that More...