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Woman had a “natural miscarriage”: Taliban reject rape, murder claims of freed Canadian hostage

The Taliban on Sunday rejected claims by freed Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle that his kidnappers had killed his child and raped his wife during the family’s captivity, saying the woman had a “natural miscarriage”. Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were seized by the …

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Pak leading strategic shift to Russia

LONDON -UNS : Pakistan’s military is intensifying security cooperation with Russia in a remarkable and historic turnaround for two countries that for many decades considered each other rivals, leading British think-tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has said in an analytical report. The report said …

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Sri Lanka reconsiders Pakistan tour decision

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka´s cricket board is reconsidering plans to play a match against Pakistan in Lahore later this month after its players expressed security concerns, officials said Saturday. Sri Lanka are currently scheduled to play their third Twenty20 match in the series in Lahore on …

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Iraqi army gives ultimatum on Kirkuk pullback

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq: Baghdad has set a pre-dawn Sunday deadline for Kurdish forces to abandon positions in the disputed oil province of Kirkuk they took during the fightback against the Daesh group, a senior Kurdish official said. The reported ultimatum comes as thousands of Iraqi troops …

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Happy over trust showed by US: No joint operation in Pakistani areas : ISPR DG

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD –Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor categorically rejected any joint operation in Pakistani areas.Addressing a newsmen on Saturday evening in Rawalpindi ,he said that rescue of the Canadian family is an incidence to begin a better relation with …

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Every body including COAS can speak on economy: Khurshid

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khurshid Shah on Saturday has said that the government should give briefing to Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on the economical situation in the country to remove his reservations. Talking to media …

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Final T20I match: Sri Lanka players refuse to visit Pakistan

LAHORE -UNS – Sri Lanka team have on Saturday refused to visit Pakistan to play the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) at Gaddafi Stadium after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) agreed to send its players to Lahore. The cricketers have informed their governing body of …

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IPU 137th Assembly: Chairman Senate to Lead Delegation for Russia

ISLAMABAD-UNS-Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, along with a delegation of the Senate of Pakistan, has left for Saint Petersburg, Russia to participate in the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) which is going to be held from 14-18 October, 2017. The delegation of Senate …

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Petition against Election Bill 2017 rejected

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Registrar Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed’s petition against the recently passed Election Bill 2017. According to details, SC Registrar rejected that Rasheed did not contact any concerned forum regarding the case. The SC Registrar further stated that the petitioner …

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Positive movement for US’s relationship with Pakistan:Trump

ISLAMABAD -UNS – President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, tweeted on Sunday that he had started to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders. Tweets from the American president praising Pakistan are quite rare especially since during the …

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