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Human Rights: Are They Universal?

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.” George Bernard Shaw It is tragic that civilized nations have fallen from their lofty calling: namely, human rights for all mankind. There is a sad …

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Taj Mahal has no place in Indian history :BJP MLA

In bid to expedite vilification campaign, India’s ruling party MLA Sangeet Som has spitted venom against iconic monument Taj Mahal. Sangeet Som, the MLA from Sardhana in western Uttar Pradesh, was speaking at a gathering in Meerut on Sunday. The extremist lawmaker said that The …

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EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress

LUXEMBOURG -UNS : The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged U.S. lawmakers not to reimpose sanctions on Tehran. Trump defied both …

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US ambassador expresses grief over martyrdom of four FC personnel

ISLAMABAD -UNS – US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale on Monday expressed grief over martyrdom of four Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel in a roadside blast in Kurram Agency near the Pak-Afghan border. While commending Pakistan Army for rescuing U.S.-Canadian couple along with three children, he …

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ECP decides to scrutinize PTI’s accounts

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday has decided to scrutinize accounts of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) itself and said that no details will be shared with anyone until the High Court’s order. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) conducted hearing of the case during …

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Dar’s plea for exemption from appearance rejected

ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court adjourned the hearing of a case regarding the assets beyond the known sources of income against Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till midday on Monday. The federal minister appeared before the court of judge Muhammed Bashir and requested the exemption from the …

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Over 230 dead in Mogadishu blast

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say. Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. It …

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QCG meeting to discuss Afghan-Pak relations: Abdullah

KABUL-UNS- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be discussed in upcoming Quadrilateral Cooperation Group (QCG) meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman. Talking to reporters in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, Abdullah said good …

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Imran threatens to hold ‘massive’ rally if PML-N continues to ‘malign judiciary, army’

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday claimed that the ruling PML-N is issuing statements against the judiciary and army “in order to protect itself from being punished for money laundering”.   Speaking at his party’s Workers’ Convention in Islamabad, the PTI …

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Trump speech violated Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

TEHRAN: US President Donald Trump’s speech outlining an aggressive new strategy against Iran violated Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers, said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Trump’s virulent speech contravened three articles of the 2015 deal, Zarif said in televised remarks broadcast late on Saturday. …

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