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SC says there is discrepancy in Imran’s signatures

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Supreme Court of Pakistan said on Tuesday that there was discrepancy in PTI chief Imran Khan’s signatures in his letters to Jemima Khan. A hearing of the Imran Khan disqualification case, Imran’s lawyer Naeem Bokhari said that the cricketer-turned-politician received 40,000 …

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Joint military operation on Pak-Afghan border: No drone strike in Kurram Agency: ISPR

RAWALPINDI -UNS: The ISPR has rejected reports about drone attack in Kurram Agency on Tuesday.The ISPR said in a statement that no drone attack was carried out in Kurram Agency, adding that no airspace was violated along the Pak-Afghan border. ISPR stated that the reports about …

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Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26

KURRAM -UNS : The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday. The barrage on Monday targeted a meeting of Haqqani fighters in Pakistan’s remote tribal Kurram district along the Afghan …

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Over 8 killed in suicide attack on provincial Afghan police HQ

KABUL-UNS: A suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Tuesday, killing at least six people and wounding 30, officials said. At least two attackers were also killed by security forces, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The Taliban claimed …

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Mufti Qavi appears before Session Judge in Qandeel Baloch murder case

MULTAN -UNS : Mufti Abdul Qavi on Tuesday appeared in the court of Sessions Judge Chaudhry Ameer Muhammad here in connection with the murder of Fauzia Azeem aka Qandeel Baloch. Qavi appeared without legal counsel in the court where he was asked to appear again …

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Pakistan, KSA agree to further bilateral ties

RIYADH -UNS : Pakistan and Saudi Arabia vowed to further develop bilateral relations particularly in the field of military between the two countries. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reviewed whole range of relationship with Commander of Ground Forces and Commander of Joint …

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Iraqi forces enter Kirkuk as Kurds flee

BAGHDAD-UNS- Iraqi government forces have entered central Kirkuk after taking key installations outside the disputed city from Kurdish fighters. Thousands of people fled the city ahead of the Iraqi advance. The Iraqi military moved into Kirkuk three weeks after the Kurdistan Region held a controversial …

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WB pledges to continue supporting Pakistan economic reforms

WASHINGTON -UNS : The World Bank said on Monday it would continue to support Pakistan to implement broad economic reforms and address current risks towards achieving its development aspirations. The statement was made after discussions with a Pakistan delegation that covered a range of topics …

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Taj Mahal has no place in Indian history :BJP MLA

In bid to expedite vilification campaign, India’s ruling party MLA Sangeet Som has spitted venom against iconic monument Taj Mahal. Sangeet Som, the MLA from Sardhana in western Uttar Pradesh, was speaking at a gathering in Meerut on Sunday. The extremist lawmaker said that The …

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EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress

LUXEMBOURG -UNS : The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged U.S. lawmakers not to reimpose sanctions on Tehran. Trump defied both …

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