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Delimitation Bill

The Senate approved most important the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The bill was introduced in the House by Minister-In-Charge of Law and Justice and moved for passage. According to report, there were 84 votes in favour of the bill and one vote against it by Senator Kamil Ali Agha. Senate …

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Quetta church attack

At least nine members of the Christian community were killed and 57 others wounded when two suicide bombers struck a church in Quetta where worshippers were attending service ahead of Christmas. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti said one of the suicide bombers was shot dead outside Bethel Memorial Methodist …

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OIC’s declaration

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation declared East Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Palestine, and invited all countries to recognise the state of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital. A draft declaration adopted by the extraordinary session considered Washington’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital …

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Istanbul summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas warned there could be no peace in the Middle East until such a move was made. According to a report, Erdogan opened in Istanbul an emergency summit …

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Rumpus in NA

The opposition and Fata lawmakers in National Assembly created a rumpus for dropping the Fata reforms bill from the agenda and left the House in protest. According to a report, the proceedings, soon after the question-hour, could not be run further due to heavy anti-government sloganeering by the opposition members …

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Arab League rues

As the Muslim world is brimming with outrage and anger over the US president Donlad J Trump’s controversial decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Arab League, formally the League of Arab States, while voicing its resentment over the contentious decision termed it “a dangerous development that …

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Resolution against Trump’s decision

The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the United States for recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv. Tabled by Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, the resolution was adopted unanimously by the Lower House of parliament. The resolution declared United …

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