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Erdogan declared winner of Turkey presidential polls

ISTANBUL (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won tightly-contested presidential polls, the election authority said Monday, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count. Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots …

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Over £32 million value property of Sharif family in UK, reveals British newspaper

LONDON -UNS – The total value of the properties of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family is estimated at £32 million with London s swankiest addresses, revealed Daily Mail. According to the revelations, Avenfield House is where super-rich Nawaz Sharif, has lived when in …

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FATF likely to put Pakistan’s name on grey-list today

PARIS -UNS – Plenary meeting of a global money-laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will begin in Paris from today (Sunday) during which Pakistan’s name is likely to be formally put on grey-list. In the wake of the session, Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar on …

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KSA-Malaysian relations: A lesson in pitfalls of authoritarianism,autocracy

By James M. Dorsey Embattled former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was the main loser in last month’s election upset that returned Mahathir Mohamad to power as his country’s anti-corruption crusader. Yet, Mr. Razak is not the only one who may be paying the price …

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Election 2018: PTI to kick off election campaign from Mianwali today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is all set to kick off their election campaign for the General Elections 2018 from today (Sunday). As per details garnered, PTI Chief Imran Khan with other senior leaders will officially start his election drive by addressing a …

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Pakistanis transferred $15bn abroad during FY 2016-17

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A startling report, compiled by 12-member committee of experts, reveals that Pakistani citizens have transferred a sum of $ 15 billion abroad during the financial year 2016-17. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had ordered the court on March 26 to …

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PAT announces to not contest general elections 2018

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Saturday has announced to not contest in upcoming general elections 2018. In a statement regarding Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri asked, “Why you staged sit-in, when you want ‘electable people’ …

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Imran cleared to contest Karachi’s NA-243 seat

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Sindh Elections Appellate Tribunal on Saturday rejected a petition against the acceptance of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s nomination papers, clearing him to contest the election from Karachi’s NA-243. The appeal had been filed by a candidate from former chief justice …

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Pak-Turkman Presidents outline vectors of partnership activation

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Presiden of Pakistan Mamnun Hussein and President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov outline the vectors of the partnership activation During the visit to the capital of Tajikistan where he arrived for the participation in forum “Water for Sustainable Development”, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov had a meeting with …

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Despite summit, N.Korea still a nuclear threat, says Trump

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump on Friday cited “an unusual and extraordinary threat” from North Korea s nuclear arsenal to extend sanctions on Kim Jong Un s regime, despite touting the success of a historic summit earlier this month. After flying back to …

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