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NA-95: Notice issued to ECP, other parties over Imran’s plea against RO verdict

ISLAMABAD -UNS– The appellate tribunal on Saturday issued notices to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and other parties over Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s petition against the verdict of returning officer in Mianwali’s NA-95 constituency. Hearing against the rejection of nomination papers was held …

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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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New Pakistani ambassador to US presents credentials to President Trump

WASHINGTON -UNS – New Pakistani ambassador to the United States, Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump on Friday. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui succeeded Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry as Pakistan ambassador to the United States. Ali Jehangir presented his credentials to Trump during …

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PTM announces to hold rally at Sohrab Goth instead of Jinnah Park

PESHAWAR: Pakhtun Tahfuz Movement (PTM) has cancelled the Razmak public meeting after successful talks with tribal jirga on Tuesday. According to reports, the jirga was held in Peshawar, which was attended by Mohsan Dawar of PTM, Shah Farman, Shah Jee Gul Afridi and others. The …

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SCO leaders voice expectations of future cooperation

QINGDAO, China- UNS/ Xinhua — Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held the annual summit of the Eurasian institution here on Sunday, with Chinese President Xi Jinping chairing the meeting. At the 18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of Member States of the …

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US president hails deal after historic talks Kim

US President Donald Trump says his historic talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that ended in a joint agreement were “tremendous”. The signed document includes a pledge from Mr Kim to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons. But in an extraordinary media conference …

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Sporting Lisbon in shock as three more World Cup stars quit

LISBON, (AFP) – Three Portugal stars currently in Russia getting ready for the World Cup have told their club Sporting Portugal they will break their contracts, the club said on Monday. The move is part of a continuing meltdown after the players were attacked and …

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Sheikh Rashid disqualification case: SC to announce verdict in today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) is all set to announce verdict in Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid disqualification case tomorrow [July 13]. A three-member bench headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat and comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Qazi Faez …

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Caretaker govt committed to hold free, fair and peaceful polls’

ISLAMABAD – The interim federal minister on Tuesday said that 22,000 megawatt electricity is being generated but the loadshedding in the country is due to issues with the transmission lines. Addressing a joint press in Islamabad on Tuesday along with Finance Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar, …

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ECP directs to change all four provincial chief secretaries, IGs by tomorrow

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday penned a letter to secretary establishment aimed at changing all four provincial chief secretaries and inspector generals (IGs) with immediate effect. As per details acquired, ECP has given deadline till tomorrow to the caretaker federal …

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