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Rao Anwar sent to jail on judicial remand until May 2 in Mehsud case

KARACHI -UNS – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday sent former SSP Malir Rao Anwar to jail on judicial remand until May 2. Anwar was produced before the ATC in Karachi after his month-long physical remand expired. The family of the victim and members of …

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No more nuclear or missile tests: Kim promised

SEOUL (AFP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US President Donald Trump ahead of a much-anticipated summit between the two men. Pyongyang’s declaration, long sought by Washington, will …

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Report on FATF will be submitted in next few days: Miftah

WASHINGTON -UNS – Special Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail said that much work has been done on the report regarding Financial Action Task Force (FATF). In an interview to US TV, he told that the report will be submitted …

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Trumps’ policy put Korean Peninsula on the brink of war

BY SAJJAD The situation around the Korean Peninsula has become one of the main problems in recent months that can be further transformed into a full scale armed conflict.The situation in the region worsened after the US has send a group of warship in the …

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Momina asks Ali Zafar to apologise unconditionally

As pressure mounted on Friday against Pakistani singer Ali Zafar after he was hit with a sexual harassment allegation by a leading singer in the first high profile “#metoo” accusation, Momina Mustehsan another leading singer asked Ali Zafar to apologise unconditionally, learn from the mistakes, …

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Disproportionate assets of Musharraf: NAB okays probe

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The national accountability bureau (NAB) on Friday approved an inquiry into the alleged disproportionate assets of former military dictator Pervez Musharraf. Inquiries were approved against former president Musharraf, Akram Durrani, Abdul Aleem Khan, Moonis Elahi and others, according to a declaration issued …

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Avenfield reference: Nawaz, Maryam’s plea rejected

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Accountability court is continuing hearing of Avenfield reference against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members today (Friday). During the proceedings headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, defence lawyer Amjad Pervez submitted a plea seeking exemption of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif …

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Indian govt considering death penalty for child rapists

NEW DELHI (AFP) – The Indian government said Friday it is looking to introduce the death penalty for child rapists after nationwide outrage over the brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl. Demonstrations across the country, after the release of horrific details of …

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Four Saudi army men dead, 5 injured in gun attack

RIYADH -UNS : Four Saudi officers were shot dead and four others wounded today when their check post came under gunfire in southern Asir province, state media said citing the interior ministry. Three officers were instantly killed when the outpost came under attack, the Saudi …

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SC directs crackdown against quacks in KP

PESHAWAR – The Supreme Court on Friday directed to take action against quacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case in SC Peshawar registry. Chairman of KP Health Care Commission appeared before the court and told that at least 15000 fake …

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