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N. Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

SEOUL (AFP) – Invited foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now says might not happen. In …

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SCO holds tremendous potential for connectivity, economic development:FS

ISLAMABAD -APP/UNS  – Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Wednesday that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) holds tremendous potential for connectivity, trade, energy and economic development. She said this during the inaugural session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) Legal Experts meeting being held …

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PM has no right to reject opposition nominee: Govt backtracking on caretaker PM:Shah

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khurshid Shah said that the government is backtracking on its original agreement over the caretaker PM. He said the matter might have to be taken to the parliamentary committee. “The PM has no right to reject the …

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Nawaz rejects his miscellaneous plea in Avenfield reference

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday has started recording his statement after accountability court rejected his miscellaneous plea in Avenfield reference. During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, Nawaz’s counsel Khawaja Harris submitted a petition, requesting the court to record answers …

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Six more PML-N leaders to join PTI today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Six more leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are all set to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today (Wednesday). According to sources, members of National Assembly (NA) Mian Mahmood Rasheed and Dr Afzal Dhandla will join PTI while the party will also welcome …

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Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea’s president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president’s much-vaunted summit with the North’s leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead. Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission …

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PM,Opposition Leader fail to reach consensus over caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The meeting between Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah has concluded without any consensus over caretaker PM for fifth time. According to Khursheed Shah, a thorough discussion was held with the premier after …

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US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result: US Watchdog

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s revamped Afghanistan strategy has made little progress against the Taliban insurgency, leaving the country a “dangerous and volatile” place nearly 17 years after the U.S. invaded, a government watchdog report said Monday. The conclusion contrasts with assertions last fall …

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ECP decides to not publish additional ballot papers for general elections 2018

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday has decided to not publish additional ballot papers for general elections 2018. In a statement, it was stated that 1300 papers will be given to the polling station having 1201 to 1299 voters. Only three …

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نیب کی جانب سے بحریہ ٹاؤن کے خلاف تحقیقات

بحریہ ٹاؤن خلاف باقاعدہ تحقیقات کا آغاز کر دیا ہے۔پاکستان کے قومی احتساب بیورو (نیب) نے کراچی، لاہور اور راولپنڈی میں بحریہ ٹاؤن کے منصوبوں نیب کی جانب سے پیر کو جاری کیے جانے والے ایک بیان میں کہا گیا ہے کہ یہ تحقیقات ادارے …

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