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US uses Pakistan like a tissue paper : Imran

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan asserted on Monday that US uses Pakistan like a tissue paper, In an interview with Russian channel, Khan said that Pakistan sacrificed 70,000 citizens in US’s war against terrorism. “We faced economic loss of more than …

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LHC bans airing of ‘anti-judiciary’ speeches for 15 days

LAHORE-UNS – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday has imposed a 15-day ban on airing anti-judiciary speeches of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and others. A three-member bench headed by Justice Muzahir Akbar Naqvi conducted hearing of the case. During the …

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Judges don’t need additional security: CJP

LAHORE -UNS: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has rejected the Punjab government’s offer to tighten the security of judges. “Judges don’t need additional security,” said the CJP. The Punjab government had made the offer to increase the security of all judges, including …

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PM Abbasi, COAS attend closing ceremony of Gulf Shield-1 in KSA

RIYADH -UNS – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the heads of the Arab countries on Monday attended the closing ceremony of Gulf Shield-1 joint military exercise in Saudi Arabia. The month long exercise Gulf Shield-1 …

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Over 4,000 Pakistanis secretly handed over to foreigners for dollars: Chairman NAB

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The head of Missing Persons Commission and Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal has revealed before the Human Rights Committee that Musharraf and Aftab Sherpao secretly handed over hundreds of Pakistanis to foreigners for dollars. While briefing the committee, Javed Iqbal revealed that …

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US involvement in Pakistan: ‘Musharaf, Rice,Aziz orchestrated PML-Q defeat in 2008 polls’

ISLAMABAD -UNS : On the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) between the PPP and Pervez Musharraf two days before the 2008 election, a meeting between a US delegation and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi portrayed the future political scene of Pakistan. …

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King Salman slams Iran, US Jerusalem move at Arab summit

DHAHRAN (AFP) – Saudi Arabia s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran s “blatant interference” in the region and lashed out at the US over Jerusalem as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for their annual summit. The 82-year-old monarch dubbed the Arab League meet …

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Two killed in Quetta firing

QUETTA -UNS: Two Christians were killed in a drive-by shooting in Quetta Sunday. It was the second such attack on Christians in Quetta this month. Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a group of Christians in Quetta’s Esa Nagri neighbourhood, injuring at least five …

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JIT to probe firing at Justice Ijaz’s residence

LAHORE -UNS – The residence of Supreme Court judge Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan was fired at twice in 12 hours. In the firing incidents, no human casualties have been reported so far. After hearing about the incident, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar …

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New Western Syria strikes to spark ‘chaos’: Putin tells Rouhani

MOSCOW:New Western air strikes in Syria would provoke “chaos” in international relations, Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday. Speaking to Rouhani by telephone the day after US-led strikes on suspected chemical weapons facilities, Putin said, “If such actions, carried …

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