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No threat to Govt: PM

LONDON -UNS – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Thursday that the federal government will complete its tenure and the caretaker government will take charge in June next year, assuring that ups and downs are part of the politics. Talking to media in London …

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Fixing claims rock Ashes series

Perth, Australia -UNS : Cricket chiefs voiced “grave concern” but said there was no evidence the third Ashes Test between Australia and England starting Thursday has been corrupted after a match-fixing bombshell rocked the series. British newspaper The Sun alleged two bookmakers, including an Indian …

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US decision on Al-Quds is unacceptable,unjustified

ISLAMABAD -UNS-Participants of an international seminar at International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) rejected the US stance on the issue of Al-Quds saying that the decision by President Trump was illegal, unacceptable and against the resolutions of United Nations. The seminar titled “Al-Quds, its significance, history …

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China not halted payments for CPEC projects: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday rubbished reports that Beijing had halted payments on any of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the country. FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, during a weekly briefing, said there was no news from Beijing that the …

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Opposition stages walk out from NA as govt fails to present FATA reforms bill

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The issue of not presenting FATA reforms bill in National Assembly has once again echoed during its session on fourth day today (Thursday). During the meeting, the opposition satged walked out, demanding to bring the bill on NA session agenda. Addressing the …

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SC grills FIA over Turbat killings

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday questioned the role of agencies — in particular the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) — in preventing human trafficking cases in the country. A three-member bench headed by the CJP was hearing a suo motu …

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SC directs cement factory to fill Katas Raj pond within a week

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday has ordered Bestway Cement Factory to fill the Katas Raj pond within one week. The aforementioned order was placed during hearing of suo-moto case on weariness of the pond located at the site …

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Pakistan orders George Soros foundation, other aid groups to close

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has told at least 10 foreign-funded aid groups to close, an umbrella agency said on Wednesday, including a charity founded by hedge fund billionaire and philanthropist George Soros, the group said. Pakistan has toughened its stance towards domestic and international non-governmental groups in …

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Army fully supports mainstreaming of FATA people: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday interacted with Federally Administered Tribal Areas’ (FATA) delegations of tribal elders and youth jirga at Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR). The COAS held detailed discussions with both the delegations, separately, an ISPR statement issued …

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Al-Quds is capital of Palestine: US decision on Jerusalem ‘clear violation of UNSC resolutions’: PM

ISTANBUL:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Wednesday said a sovereign homeland for the Palestinian people with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital remained the only road map for the Muslim Ummah and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). He was speaking at the extraordinary OIC summit, called …

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