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Rohingya villages targets of ‘systematic burnings’ by Myanmar army: Amnesty

Amnesty International has released fresh satellite images of burnt villages in Rakhine state, alleging Myanmar’s security forces have led “systematic” clearances of Rohingya Muslim settlements over the last three weeks. At least 26 villages had been hit by arson attacks in the Rohingya majority region, …

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Who is ECP to issue me contempt notices, asks Imran Khan

What right does Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) have to issue contempt of court notices to me, asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan while speaking to the media in Lahore on Friday. “I ask ECP, are you a court of law?” he asked. “Have …

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State Institutions need to stay in ambit, respect constitutional limits : Chairman Senate

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani in Senate sitting on Friday, has observed that all State institutions are working under the Constitutions which provides for trichotomy of power and this provision should be respected by every institution. He made these remarks while talking on …

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Pakistan, China FTA talks begin; trade imbalance in focus

ISLAMABAD-UNS: Pakistan and China on Thursday started talks to review free trade agreement, focusing on growing trade imbalances between the two neighboring countries. Secretary Commerce Younus Dagha stressed the need to address balance of trade between the countries and visa issues faced by Pakistani businessmen …

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Panama scandal: SC dismisses all review petitions of Sharif family, Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Supreme Court on Friday rejected review petitions against its July 28 decision in Panama Papers Case and stayed the disqualification of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and former finance minister Ishaq Dar. The Supreme Court bench, which heard the …

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SC to hold emergency meeting Friday on N. Korea missile launch

UNITED NATIONS -UNS: The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Friday concerning North Korea’s latest missile launch over Japan, the council presidency announced. The United States and Japan requested the meeting, which will be held at 3 pm (1900 GMT), according to the …

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North Korea fires missile over Japan: Seoul, Tokyo

North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastwards over Japan on Friday, Seoul and Tokyo said. The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of sanctions on the country over its banned missile and nuclear programmes. That was …

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Haqqani network operates from eastern Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD  – Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said that tours to Iran, Turkey and China were of great importance and it will help in maintaining a formidable foreign policy.While talking to a private TV channel, federal minister for foreign affairs said that he …

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Student assaulted,sodomised in Badin

STAFF REPORTER BADIN: A 14-year-old boy, student of class ninth has been sodomised by two armed men including son of the local landlord while going to school after they kidnapped him. The police yet foiled to arrest the accused. According to the detail, the victim, …

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Rohingya plight feeds Muslim assertiveness

By James M. Dorsey The plight of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority is becoming the Muslim world’s latest rallying call emulating the emotional appeal of the Palestinians in the second half of the 20th century. Like the cause of the Palestinians, the Rohingya, albeit with a …

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