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EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress

LUXEMBOURG -UNS : The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged U.S. lawmakers not to reimpose sanctions on Tehran. Trump defied both …

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US ambassador expresses grief over martyrdom of four FC personnel

ISLAMABAD -UNS – US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale on Monday expressed grief over martyrdom of four Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel in a roadside blast in Kurram Agency near the Pak-Afghan border. While commending Pakistan Army for rescuing U.S.-Canadian couple along with three children, he …

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ECP decides to scrutinize PTI’s accounts

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday has decided to scrutinize accounts of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) itself and said that no details will be shared with anyone until the High Court’s order. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) conducted hearing of the case during …

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Over 230 dead in Mogadishu blast

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say. Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. It …

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QCG meeting to discuss Afghan-Pak relations: Abdullah

KABUL-UNS- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday said relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan would be discussed in upcoming Quadrilateral Cooperation Group (QCG) meeting in Muscat, the capital of Oman. Talking to reporters in Mehtarlam, the capital of eastern Laghman province, Abdullah said good …

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Imran threatens to hold ‘massive’ rally if PML-N continues to ‘malign judiciary, army’

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday claimed that the ruling PML-N is issuing statements against the judiciary and army “in order to protect itself from being punished for money laundering”.   Speaking at his party’s Workers’ Convention in Islamabad, the PTI …

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Trump speech violated Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

TEHRAN: US President Donald Trump’s speech outlining an aggressive new strategy against Iran violated Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers, said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Trump’s virulent speech contravened three articles of the 2015 deal, Zarif said in televised remarks broadcast late on Saturday. …

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Four FC men martyred, three hurt in landmine blasts in Hangu

HANGU – At least four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel embraced martyrdom and three others sustained injuries in landmine blasts in the Kharlachi area of Kurram Agency near the Pak-Afghan border on Sunday. According to nter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the blasts occurred as security teams searched …

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Key suspect in knife attacks arrested

SAHIWAL -UNS- : Sahiwal police on Sunday claimed to have arrested prime suspect in the recent knife attacks on women in Karachi. According to our correspondent, the accused Waseem has been involved in similar attacks on women in Sahiwal in 2015. He is wanted to …

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Hockey Asia Cup: India defeat Pakistan 3-1

DHAKA -UNS : India defeated Pakistan 3-1 in the Hockey Asia Cup 2017 Pool A match on Sunday. For India, Chinglesana, Ramandeep and Harmanpreet got onto the scoresheet while Ali Shaan scored the lone goal for Pakistan. The last time India played Pakistan in a …

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