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Pakistan will get jets from elsewhere if F-16 funding not arranged, Aziz cautions US

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan will acquire F16 jets from elsewhere if the United States (US) does not arrange funding for a previously agreed upon F-16 fighter jet sale, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister’s adviser on foreign affairs, cautioned the US as both countries lock horns …

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New mass brawl erupts in Turkey parliament: TV

ANKARA: Ruling party and opposition Turkish lawmakers on Monday exchanged punches and hurled water bottles at each other as a new mass brawl erupted in parliament over changes to the constitution, television broadcasts showed. Parliament’s constitutional committee was meeting to discuss a government-backed proposal to …

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Panama probe must begin from PM, his family: opposition

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Nine opposition parties including PPP and PTI today unanimously called for launching investigations into offshore companies from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. “The commission should first examine allegations of offshore holdings against Prime Minister and his family. After the …

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Interior Minister deplores Trump’s remarks about Shakeel Afridi

BY SAJJAD HSSAIN ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday deplored the comments made by US presidential front-runner Donald Trump about jailed Pakistani doctor Shakeel Afridi. In a recent interview to Fox News, Donald Trump said that if elected he would free Shakeel …

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Army Chief approves “comprehensive” plan for combing operations

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif Monday approved a “comprehensive” plan for carrying out combing operations to preempt potential sleeper cells and hideouts of terrorists. The approval was given at the Corps Commander Conference held on Monday at General …

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US launches bid to save Syria truce

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a desperate push on Monday to salvage a ceasefire in Syria, as the country’s second city of Aleppo reeled from a week of fighting that killed hundreds of civilians. With the two-month old truce brokered by the …

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PTI,PPP,JI ,PML-Q agrees to demand PM’s resignation:ANP,MQM no response

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) have demanded the Prime Minister to resign.Opposition parties could not strike consensus over demanding Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s resignation in Panama leaks issue on Monday. …

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Where are they now? Key players in bin Laden raid

ISLAMABAD: Five years ago, elite United States forces shot and killed Osama bin Laden, ending a manhunt that began in earnest after his Al-Qaeda operatives hijacked planes and crashe them into buildings in New York and Washington in September 2001. Here are short profiles of …

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UN calls for urgent aid for Syrian people

NEW YORK -UNS: The United Nations has called for urgent action to help people in Syria, as media reports said that thousands of Syrian children are starving in areas out of reach of aid workers. In a statement, human rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussain …

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Proposed sale of F-16 still under discussion between Pak-US: FO

ISLAMABAD: The proposed sale of F-16 aircraft by the United States to Pakistan is still under discussion between the two countries. This was stated by Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakariya while commenting on media reports regarding the cutting of financial subsidy for the sale of …

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