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Whither the Kurds?

By James M. Dorsey Palestinians have long been known for a history of missing opportunities. By contrast, Kurds spread across several Middle Eastern nations appeared to have a keener understanding of geopolitics and were seemingly willing to embrace the art of the possible. All of …

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Government is responsible for failure of amnesty scheme: CJP

ISLAMABAD – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday has said that the amnesty scheme got failed due to the government. During a hearing, CJP clarified that the apex court would not interfere in the matter. We have created problems for the …

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Trump, Kim hail historic summit despite doubts over agreement

SINGAPORE (AFP) – Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hailed their historic summit Tuesday as a breakthrough in relations between Cold War foes, but the agreement they produced was short on details about the key issue of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons. The extraordinary encounter saw the …

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Breacher of constitution is being welcomed: Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD UNS – Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that the one who violated constitution is being welcomed while the person who played role in making Pakistan a nuclear state is being put on Exit Control List (ECL). While speaking to media …

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G7 summit: Donald Trump lashes out at America’s key allies

US President Donald Trump has fired off a string of angry tweets criticising America’s closest allies hours after leaving a divisive G7 summit in Canada. Mr Trump said the US paid “close to the entire cost of Nato” to help protect countries that “rip us …

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SC orders NADRA to unblock Musharraf’s CNIC, passport

LAHORE -UNS- The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday ordered that national identity card (CNIC) and passport of former military dictator Pervez Musharraf be unblocked so that he is able to return to the country. The order was issued after National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) …

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SC suspends tax deduction on mobile cards

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday suspended the tax deduction on mobile cards by companies and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The apex court has provided a two-day deadline to follow the orders pertaining to the suspension. During the …

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Do you know about countries in the world having no army?

ISLAMABAD -UNS- In a world where power determines your strength and you boast about having a military, but it’s hard to believe that there are some countries who don’t have armed forces. For most countries, the national armed force is the country’s prime weapon of …

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IHC reinstates Khalid as MQM-P convener; Farooq out,

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday announced its verdict declaring Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as convener of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) in a jolt to senior party leader Farooq Sattar. Sattar had approached the IHC against the election commission decision removing him as party …

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Cause of illness in US diplomats remains a mystery:Cuba

Cuba said on Sunday it remained baffled by health issues affecting US diplomats, after the US State Department reported two Cuba-based functionaries had symptoms similar to previous cases that began in late 2016. The State Department said on Friday the cases were similar to those …

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