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Anti-govt alliance

In a bid to converge all opposition parties on one platform, an All Parties Conference of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri to discuss the Model Town incident and Nawaz Sharif disqualification as prime minister held in Lahore. Representatives of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Peoples’ Party, Awami Muslim League, …

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Kabul Suicide Attack

More than 40 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide blast targeting Shiites in Kabul. According to report, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the gruesome assault on the pro-Iranian Tabayan cultural centre, the third deadly attack it has claimed in the Afghan capital this month. Taliban …

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Indian blame game

Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif categorically rejected all Indian allegations and stated that the meeting of the wife and mother of Commander Jadhav was permitted on humanitarian grounds, in lines with Islamic teachings and traditions of compassion and grace. The meeting took place in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on …

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NAB’s decision

National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has ordered an immediate inquiry into the offshore firms held by 435 Pakistanis in tax havens abroad. While taking notice of 435 Pakistani registered offshore companies in Panama and British Virgin Islands, the anti-graft body chief also ordered to get details of …

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Jadhav’s meeting with family

Indian convicted spy held a 40-minute meeting with his wife and mother in Islamabad. Pakistan said Kulbhushan Jadhav was the real face of Indian terrorism in Pakistan. Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad JP Singh and other embassy officials were also present during Jadhav’s meeting with wife Chetankul and mother …

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Six-nation Speakers Conference

The six-nation Speakers Conference adopted a 29-point Islamabad Declaration of partnership for regional peace, development and connectivity. The moot, convened on the initiative of Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq discussed the significance of peace, development and connectivity among the participating states and held in-depth and useful discussions to explore …

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Selective justice is no justice

The member countries of the world’s top body- the United Nations- has finally rejected the US president’s lopsided decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel making it absolutely clear that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy …

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UN Jerusalem vote

(Parliament Times) Defying President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off funding, the United Nations overwhelmingly approved a motion rejecting the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The 193-member General Assembly adopted the motion by 128 to nine with 35 abstentions. Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, …

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