Topic: Leaders
suicide bombers attack ppp pml leaders ministry
September 18, 2014, 5:36 pm

Suicide bombers can attack PPP and PML-N leaders: Ministry

KARACHI- Federal Interior Ministry today warned the Sindh government of terror attacks, saying six suicide bombers entered the province and can attack key politicians and government buildings. According to reports, the ministry has written to the Sindh government and warned that it could face ...

leaders pledge powers final push scottish vote
September 17, 2014

Leaders pledge powers in final push before Scottish vote

EDINBURGH  - The leaders of Britain’s three main parties on Tuesday issued a joint pledge to give the Scottish parliament more powers if voters reject independence, in a final drive to stop the United Kingdom from splitting.The promise was published on the front page of leading Scottish ...

exiled mb leaders welcomed turkey
September 17, 2014

‘Exiled MB leaders would be welcomed in Turkey’

ISTANBUL : Turkey would welcome exiled leaders of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood who have come under pressure to leave Qatar, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. A Brotherhood official said on Saturday that several members of the group were relocating after Qatar came under enormous ...

Flood threatens Shehr Sultan dyke

Multan/MUZAFFARGARH/ RAHIM YAR KHAN - Another six people were swept away in flood on Tuesday in Muzaffargarh and Multan districts while floodwater entered  Rahim Yar Khan district too, destroying thousands of homes and causing huge losses.High flood has been recorded at Panjnad headworkers, ...

future democracy bright pakistan leaders
September 16, 2014

Future of democracy bright in Pakistan: Leaders

ISLAMABAD - Future of democracy in the country is bright due to awareness in the Parliament, political parties and the common masses to discourage any unconstitutional and undemocratic move, said Leader of the House Senator Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq on Monday.In an interview to the state-run TV ...

egypt brotherhood leaders quit qatar
September 14, 2014

Egypt’s Brotherhood says leaders to quit Qatar haven

CAIRO - Leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood exiled in Qatar will leave the Gulf country after it came under enormous pressure to cut support for the Islamist group, a Brotherhood official said. Amr Darrag, a leader of the Brotherhood’s political arm, the Freedom and Justice Party, ...

jud chief discusses damage kashmiri leaders
September 13, 2014

JuD chief discusses damage with Kashmiri leaders

LahoreAmeer Jamaatud Dawa Professor Hafiz Saeed made a telephone call to Chairman of Hurriyat Conference Occupied Kashmir Syed Ali Geelani and Chief of Jammu Kashmir Freedom Party Shabir Ahmed Shah on Friday to discuss the damage caused by floods in Occupied Kashmir and Pakistan. Syed Ali Geelani ...

lahore venice  pti leaders rain havoc
September 06, 2014

CM has turned Lahore into Venice: PTI leaders

LAHORE  - Punjab Chief Minister who has claimed to convert the provincial metropolis into Paris instead turned it into Venice as this famous City of Italy is surrounded in canals, claim PTI provincial leaders. Paksitan Tehrrek -e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab President, Ijaz Chaudhry and General ...

pti leaders directed reach capital
September 05, 2014

PTI leaders directed to reach Capital

LAHORE - Calling off the Azadi sit-ins in Punjab and other parts of the country, the PTI high command has directed the party leaders to reach Islamabad to show public strength as the ongoing sit-in is becoming thin with each passing day, The Nation has learnt. Close aides of PTI chairman Imran Khan ...

obama urges anti militant nato leaders gather
September 05, 2014

Obama urges anti-militant front as Nato leaders gather

BAGHDAD  - President Barack Obama urged a broad front against the Islamic State as Nato leaders gathered in Wales Thursday with Britain and France weighing joining US air strikes in Iraq. Pressure on Western governments to take firm action against the militants in Iraq and Syria has risen ...

bad leaders
September 04, 2014

Of Bad leaders

Indeed, no one is beyond critique. However, the moral duty of media, religious scholars, intellectuals and others, as citizens of this country, is to hold our self-centered leadership accountable.We can ill afford to let nostalgia, hero worship, cultism, ethnic affiliations, personal and commercial ...

leaders mixed reaction mps role
September 04, 2014

Leaders show mixed reaction over MPs’ role

PESHAWAR- Leaders of various political parties from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa showed mixed reaction over the role of parliamentarians in the ongoing political turmoil as some termed it a victory against undemocratic forces while others called it dissatisfactory.Talking to The Nation, provincial president ...

pti leaders follow hashmi shahbaz
September 04, 2014

More PTI leaders to follow Hashmi, says Shahbaz

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that some elements, through their attack on Islamabad, tried to humiliate the democratically-elected Parliament but they faced disgrace due to unity of all political parties. He said he is sure that after Javed Hashmi, several leaders of the PTI ...

altaf urges leaders shun egos
September 02, 2014

Altaf urges leaders to shun egos

KARACHIMuttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has urged the government and the protesting leaders to give up their politics of ego for the sake of the country and resolve the issues peacefully.Speaking to PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi via phone on Monday, he said Pakistan’s ...

anp leaders meet tomorrow
September 01, 2014

ANP leaders meet tomorrow

LAHORE : The Awami National Party has called an important meeting of its top leaders at Charsadda on Tuesday (tomorrow). Party chief Asfandyar Wali Khan will preside. The prevailing political situation and the party’s future course of action will be the major items on the agenda. The ANP ...

Protesting leaders, not govt, sought Army’s role: PM

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government on Friday claimed in the National Assembly (NA) that it had not asked Army to mediate in the current political stalemate to defuse the tension.The government side passing the buck on both Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri said that on the ...

ppp pml leaders urge govt register fir
August 27, 2014

PPP, PML-Q leaders urge govt to register FIR

LAHORE -  Following Lahore High Court decision upholding Session Court’s order regarding registration of FIR of the Model Town incident, the PPP and PML-Q have asked the government to implement the court verdict. Senior PPP leader Mian Manzoor Wattoo called upon the government to ...

Pak envoy defends decision to meet Kashmiri leaders

NEW DELHI  - Pakistan’s envoy to India on Wednesday defended his decision to meet Kashmiri leaders, a move that prompted an angry New Delhi to cancel high-level talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours.High Commissioner Abdul Basit said he met Kashmiri leaders as part of efforts to ...

us haqqani leaders reward
August 21, 2014, 4:56 pm

US offers $30m reward for lowdown on Haqqani leaders

WASHINGTON- The United States today offered a total $30 million in return for information on key leaders of the feared Haqqani militant network. Reward of $5 million each has been authorized for information leading to the location of Aziz Haqqani, Khalil al-Rahman Haqqani, Yahya Haqqani and Abdul ...

pti leaders leave chowk khan speech
August 20, 2014, 12:28 pm

Most of PTI leaders left D-Chowk after Khan’s speech

Islamabad- Most of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders left the activists alone at Parliament House.According to details, following the speech of Imran Khan, most of the PTI leaders left D-Chowk at Parliament House, however, Khan was present in his container.  

Bangladesh leaders seek powers to sack top judges

DHAKA  - Bangladesh’s cabinet said Monday it had voted to give parliament the power to sack Supreme Court judges, a move the opposition condemned as a prelude to one-party rule.Parliament will vote on the proposal to amend the constitution after it was approved by the cabinet headed by ...

PPP leaders, workers vow to protect democracy

KARACHI - The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders on Sunday emphasised on Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif to follow the vision of the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to contact the Muslim World and activate the Organisation of the Islamic World (OIC) for effective voice to save the innocent ...

UNSC threatens S Sudan leaders with sanctions

JUBA : UN Security Council envoys warned South Sudan's warring leaders Tuesday they would face sanctions if a civil war that has pushed the young nation to the brink of famine does not stop."The council has made it very clear: that it is prepared to impose consequences if there continue to be ...

lhc issues notices march leaders
August 12, 2014

LHC issues notices to long march leaders

Lahore - The Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench on Monday issued notices to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri, PML-Q leaders Ch Shujaat Hussain and Ch Pervez Elahi, Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed and others for Tuesday ...

khmer rouge leaders jailed life
August 08, 2014

Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life

PHNOM PENH - Two Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life Thursday after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, the first sentences against top figures of a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians.Neither “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea, 88, nor former ...

hiding pti leaders
August 08, 2014

Go into hiding, PTI asks top leaders

LAHORE - The PTI high command has directed the important leaders and activists to go into hiding to avert the arrests and surface after receiving fresh instructions to lead the Azadi March caravans for August 14, The Nation has learnt. According to close aides of Imran Khan, the top party ...

us africa leaders summit
August 07, 2014

US-Africa Leaders Summit

US President Barack Obama(C) poses with African leaders at the US-Africa Leaders Summit at the US State Department in Washington

leaders mark outbreak wwi
August 05, 2014

World leaders mark outbreak of WWI

LIEGE, Belgium - World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I on Monday by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine.“Peace has to be a shared goal,” Belgium’s King Philippe told ...

pml leaders heads tackle pti
August 02, 2014, 6:36 pm

PML-N leaders join heads to tackle PTI

Murree- Senior PML-N leaders today called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Murree and discussed strategy to deal with PTI’s long march. According to sources, Federal Railway Minister Saad Rafique, Ishaq Dar and Chaudhry Nisar met Sharif brothers. The top ...

Arab leaders silence over Palestine ‘deafening’

NEW YORK - Led by Egypt, a coalition of Arab states has effectively lined up with Israel in its fight against Hamas, posing new obstacles to efforts to end the Gaza conflict, according to a leading American newspaper. The coalition comprising Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan ...