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Karachi among top 60 safest cities

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A report by The Economist Intelligence Unit has placed Karachi in a list comprising 60 of the world’s safest cities. The Safe Cities Index 2017, comprising of 60 cities, places Tokyo at the top and Karachi at the bottom of the list. …

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Canadian couple rescued by Pakistan Army reaches Canada

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The US-Canadian couple rescued by Pakistan Army has reached Canada with their three children. Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were rescued by the military from Kurram Agency on Friday. Boyle thanked the Almighty upon his return to …

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US, Israel quit UNESCO citing anti-Israeli bias

PARIS: The United States and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias, reported Reuters. The withdrawal of the United States, which is meant to provide a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a major …

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PML-N workers,Lawyers clash with security at court, indictment postponed

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter and son-in-law, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (retd) Safdar, arrived at the accountability court on Friday for the hearing of the three graft cases against the Sharif family. Charges were to be framed in today’s hearing on Nawaz, …

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PML-N always made Pakistan bankrupt: Zardari

PESHAWAR -UNS : Former President and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday accused the PML-N government of making Pakistan bankrupt. Speaking to media persons in Peshawar, Asif Zardari said that the PML-N governments had always made the country bankrupt. Referring to the Panama verdict, …

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Canada appreciates family’s release from Taliban captivity

TORONTO -UNS : Canada voiced relief Thursday at the release of a Canadian man, his American wife and their three children born in Taliban captivity. The kidnapped couple were taken hostage in Afghanistan while backpacking in Central Asia in 2012. “We are greatly relieved that …

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Trump praises Pakistan’s cooperation in release of US-Canadian family from terrorists

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump announced Thursday that US and Pakistani officials had secured the release of a American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children from Taliban captivity. He praised the Pakistani government and armed forces for the cooperation to rescue the …

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Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar to be indicted tomorrow

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Accountability court will indict sacked premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar on October 13 as the family members were summoned by the judge for the respective day. While these three will be indicted, Sharif brothers Hassan …

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Five US,Canadian hostages recovered from terrorists custody by Pak Army

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army recovered five Western hostages including one Canadian, his US national wife and their three children from terrorist’s custody through an intelligence-based operation by Pakistani troops. According to a statement by the ISPR, the hostages were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan during 2012 …

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Catalonia: Spain issues deadline to separatists

Spain’s government has given Catalonia’s separatist leader five days to say whether or not he has declared independence, government sources say. If Carles Puigdemont confirms he has, the sources say, he will be given a further three days to withdraw the declaration. Failing that, they …

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