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Nawaz Sharif’s, children’s assets frozen: sources

ISLAMABAD-UNS – National Accountability Bureau has frozen assets of ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, his children, Hassan, Hussain and Maryam and her husband Capt (r) Safdar. The development has come in hours after finance minister Ishaq Dar’s residence in Islamabad was raided by the accountability bureau …

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Chairman Senate asks Foreign Office to expel Swiss envoy from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani asked the Foreign Office to expel the Swiss envoy from Pakistan. During proceedings of the Senate session, he observed that Foreign Office needs to some serious steps and convey its reservations to the Swiss government in strongest possible terms …

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Drone attacks unacceptable, challenge for sovereignty: Nisar

ISLAMABAD -UNS – In his latest statement, PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has again criticised the ruling party by terming drone attacks unacceptable and a challenge for the state s sovereignty. In a National Assembly session on Wednesday, the former interior minister reaffirmed that …

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Corruption case: NAB team raids Finance Minister Dar’s Islamabad house, assets frozen

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A Lahore-based team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) raided the house of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Wednesday after his summon regarding corruption references in accountability court was issued last week. The Lahore NAB team investigation team reached Islamabad and raided existing …

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Pakistan urges OIC to play role in Myanmar Rohingya carnage

Pakistan has urged upon the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to play a leading role for Rohingya Muslim brothers and sisters. Addressing the OIC Contact Group meeting in New York, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to take full part in any humanitarian effort …

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PM Abbasi meets US Vice President, Turkish President in New York

NEW YORK -UNS: Pakistan and the United States have agreed to stay engaged with a constructive approach to achieve shared objectives of peace, stability and economic prosperity in the region. The consensus was evolved during a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi US Vice …

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Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

UNITED NATIONS, United States: President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that the United States is ready to “totally destroy” North Korea and vowed to confront Iran’s “murderous regime” over its weapons program. In his first address to leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly, Trump …

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Chairman Senate seeks official response on anti-Pakistan posters in Switzerland

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Tuesday sought response by the government on the display of anti-Pakistan posters in Switzerland. “Interior minister should coordinate with the Foreign Office to record its statement on floor of the house regarding anti-Pakistan posters displayed in Switzerland,” he …

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UK weapons companies have made £6bn from Saudi Arabia since it started bombing Yemen

British arms companies have earned more than £6bn from their trade with Saudi Arabia during the ongoing war in Yemen, new research has found, reported The Independent. War Child UK claimed the true revenue from dealings with the Gulf state are almost double previous estimates, …

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Establishment involved in wrongdoings institutionally,individual: Saad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Tuesday that the country’s establishment was involved in wrongdoings at times institutionally and other times, in individual capacity. Speaking to a TV he said that in the Lahore by-election, PML-N supporters were detained forcefully. …

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