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Thirteen policemen among 15 killed in blast near polio centre in Quetta

QUETTA : At least fifteen people including 13 policemen were killed and 24 others injured in a suicide blast near a polio vaccination centre in Quetta, the police said. The officers had been gathering outside the centre in Satellite Town area to accompany polio workers …

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Pakistan, China agree to further strengthen ties

ZHENGZHOU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Tuesday agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations in diverse fields, particularly in economy and energy sectors. Both leaders discussed bilateral relations and regional situation as they met on the sidelines of 14th SCO …

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PM Nawaz at SCO: Pakistan facing challenges to territorial integrity

ZHENGZHOU -uns : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while attending the 14th Heads of Government Council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in China on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to counter-terrorism and combating crime. “We reaffirm our commitment to collectively confront the challenges of extremism, …

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Terrorism is the most serious issue, have to fight extremist approach: PM Nawaz

SHANGHAI -UNS – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has said that terrorism is the most serious issue of the present day and the international powers need to fight the extremist approach. He expressed these views while addressing the 14th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) …

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Security concerns: Ch Sarwar demands permission to keep weapons

LAHORE -UNS – Former Punjab Governor, and Punjab Organizer Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Chaudhry Sarwar has on Monday demanded permission to keep licensed weapons with him. The PTI leader wrote to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, asking him for permission to keep licensed weapons due …

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Alam Channa: A tall tale

According to the Guin­ness Book of World Rec­ords, the tallest living man in the world (between 1982 and 1998), was Pakistan’s Mohammad Alam Channa. Before his death in 1998, Channa was reported to be 7ft 7 inches tall. Born in 1953 in the city of …

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PTI claims PMLN gunmen shot dead Insafian

LAHORE: A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) worker was allegedly shot dead while four others sustained gunshot wounds after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) heavily armed activists sprayed them with bullets here on Sunday night. “This is outrageous. The PMLN goons have crossed all the the lines tonight. …

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