Topic: Leaders

PM cools down MQM temper

ISLAMABAD - Terming the difference of opinion as beauty of democracy, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stressed the need for resolving differences among political forces through dialogue and discussion.Premier Sharif was talking to MQM delegation led by Farooq Sattar which called on him here on Tuesday. ...

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October 27, 2014

Obama invites new Afghan leaders to White House

KABUL - US President Barack Obama, keen to reset relations with Afghanistan that soured under longtime president Hamid Karzai, has invited the leaders of Afghanistan's new unity government to visit the White House early next year. The new Afghan leadership comes at a crucial time as American combat ...

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October 25, 2014

EU leaders seal landmark 2030 climate deal

BRUSSELS - European Union leaders agreed Friday what they hailed as the world's most ambitious climate change targets for 2030, paving the way for a new UN-backed global treaty next year.The 28 leaders overcame deep divisions at a summit in Brussels to reach a deal including a commitment to cut ...

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October 24, 2014

Obama invites Afghan leaders to visit US

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has extended an invitation to the new Afghan leaders - President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah - to visit the United States. The invitation was made during a video conference between the three leaders on Wednesday, the White ...

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October 23, 2014, 2:38 pm

Obama invites Afghanistan's new leaders to US

Washington- President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House early next year. The White House says Obama spoke by video conference on Wednesday with President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. They ...

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October 21, 2014

Chaos as India marathon leaders miss turn, take the bus

NEW DELHI - A marathon ended in farce in India after the pilot car overshot a turn, forcing the top three runners to take a long detour before abandoning the race — and taking a bus to the finish line.The leaders, who missed the U-turn at the 16 kilometre-mark (10 mile), ran four extra ...

HK protest leaders ridicule ‘external forces’ claim

HONG KONG : Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders Monday angrily rejected claims by the city’s chief executive that “external forces” are orchestrating their mass rallies, ahead of talks intended to end three weeks of political stalemate.The denials came as the United States - the ...

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October 20, 2014

Sit-in leaders want to create anarchy: Nisar

ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday said that leaders of sit-ins wanted to create anarchy instead of bringing revolution.Dances and concerts had never brought revolution, he said and added that the containers of sit-in leaders were ...

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October 19, 2014

Court moved for case against PTI leaders

INPMULTANA petition seeking registration of a case against senior leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was filed in a session court here on Saturday.The petition was filed by Advocate Malik Khalil. The plaintiff requested to the court that PTI chairman Imran Khan, Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood ...

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October 19, 2014, 10:23 pm

Leaders of sit-ins want to spread anarchy: Chaudhry Nisar

ISLAMABAD- Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan has said that leaders of sit-ins wanted to spread anarchy instead of revolution. In a statement issued today, “Dances and concerts never bring revolution. Containers of sit-ins are surrounded by ...

Religious leaders urged to promote Muslim unity

Taxila - Assistant Commissioner Shahid Imran has urged religious leaders to play role in promoting unity and brotherhood among Muslims in the upcoming month of Muharram.He was addressing a meeting of Tehsil Peace Committee at Community Centre the other day. The officials of local administration and ...

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October 18, 2014, 5:43 pm

Qasim Bagh Multan tragedy: Petition against PTI leaders filed in Multan court

MULTAN- A petition seeking registration of case against seniorleaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was filed in a session court inMultan on Saturday. The petition was filed by Advocate Malik Khalilpraying that the PTI chairman Imran Khan, Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi,Secretary ...

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October 16, 2014

Battles rage to hold back IS as Obama consults leaders

MURSITPINAR, Turkey - Kurdish and Iraqi forces fought to hold back advancing militants on the Syria-Turkey border and near Baghdad on Wednesday as Washington pushed to rally its allies against the Islamic State group.In the Syrian town of Kobane on the Turkish border, Kurdish fighters backed by a ...

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October 16, 2014

PTI, PAT leaders skeptical about campaign goals

LAHORE - Though the target of PTI campaign of public meetings is to press the government for midterm elections but the party leadership is not sure about achieving the target after not accomplishing the goals of the Azadi sit-in at the federal capital. PAT following the suit of PTI, which is called ...

MQM cries for help against TTP threats

KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) says its leaders are receiving extortion notices from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and being threatened to stop projecting views against the banned outfit.MQM senior leader Dr Farooq Sattar in a press conference said the TTP is threatening their party ...

'Target killer' confessed to 14 murders of religious, political leaders: Karachi police

KARACHI- Police is claiming to have arrested a man who has confessed to the murder of 14 people in Karachi. Police said the suspect, during interrogation, admitted to the killings of leaders from different religious and political parties. He was arrested today in an encounter in the city's ...

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October 14, 2014, 3:23 pm

High positive ratings for Saudi and Chinese leaders: Gallup Poll

ISLAMABAD- According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 32% Pakistanis believe that the Saudi King’s performance has been very good in the last year; 38% rate the Indian Prime Minister’s performance as very bad.   A nationally representative ...

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October 13, 2014

AJK leaders rap India’s brutality

MIRPUR (AJK)The people of AJK especially trade and freedom leaders have strongly condemned the frequent unprovoked firing by the Indian troops on the Line of Control and the Sialkot Working Boundary.The rising escalation on the LoC and the working boundary exposed the aggressive posture of Prime ...

Imran demands judicial probe into Multan tragedy

Multan - Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan Sunday reiterated his demand for a judicial probe into Qasim Bagh Stadium stampede, saying he wanted the inquiry by a judge because the administration could not investigate the matter in an impartial way.Addressing a news conference here ...

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October 12, 2014

Ukraine, Russia leaders to meet in a bid to rescue truce

KHARKIV, Ukraine - Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday said he will meet with Russia’s Vladimir Putin next week as Kiev reported rebel attacks have subsided, signalling the possibility of rescuing a truce in the six-month conflict.Pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian ...

Protests greet EU leaders at jobs meeting in Italy

MILAN - Hundreds of people protested against Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s plans to reform hiring-and-firing rules outside the congress centre where European leaders were due to meet on Wednesday for a conference on jobs.The meeting in Milan coincides with a confidence vote in ...

pml qadri slams sit leaders
October 09, 2014

PML-N’s Qadri slams sit-in leaders

LAHOREPML-N leader Zaeem Hussain Qadri slammed the leaders of sit-ins in Islamabad “The people, who were talking about sacrifice before sacrifice, have been exposed. The nation will never forgive Imran Khan and Sheikh Rasheed for hoodwinking the people through their slogans,” he said in ...

Muslim, Jewish leaders gather to denounce anti-Semitism, Islamophobia

PR STRASBOURGA gathering of Muslim and Jewish leaders took place in the European Parliament on Monday to denounce Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and all other forms of bigotry.The gathering, organised by Afzal Khan MEP in conjunction with the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, was called in response ...

Genocide court upholds life terms for ex-Rwanda leaders

ARUSHA, Tanzania : The UN-backed tribunal for Rwanda on Monday upheld the life sentences for two former heads of the ex-ruling party for genocide crimes committed in 1994.Matthieu Ngirumpatse and Edouard Karemera, the former chairman and deputy of Rwanda’s then-ruling National Revolutionary ...

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September 30, 2014, 10:43 pm

Leaders not working practically for restoration of flood affectees: Watto

HYDERABAD TOWN- President Pakistan Peoples Party Punjab and Former Chief Minister Mian Manzoor Ahmed Watto said that leaders were not working practically for the restoration of flood affected people due to which affected public was confused. He said Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal Bhutto has giving a ...

Could have timed Hurriyat meeting better: Aziz

NEW YORK - Pakistan will not give up the right to meet Kashmiri leaders, Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said, while conceding that the timing of Pakistani High Commissioner’s meeting with them could have been different. Speaking in separate interviews with ...

Obama says US not at war with Islam

Janisar Ahmed/AgenciesUNITED NATIONS - In his speech to the UNGA, President Obama categorically presented two options before the world: the first one pertains to progress which is to be led forward by the restoration of what he called, ‘international system’ and the second one ...

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September 24, 2014

Nawaz offers support to new Afghan leaders

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday congratulated the newly elected President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on their power-sharing agreement. In a telephonic conversation, Nawaz Sharif congratulated both the leaders separately on being ...

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September 23, 2014

World leaders to meet at UN amid IS, Ebola crises

UNITED NATIONS- Leaders from around the world will gather in New York this week to discuss a host of issues like the situation created by Islamic State militants’ attacks in Iraq and Syria, the rapid spread of deadly Ebola virus in Africa and framing of a post-2015 economic and social ...

nawaz congratulates afghan leaders winning election
September 23, 2014, 3:33 pm

PM Nawaz congratulates Afghan leaders on winning election

ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today congratulated the newly elected president of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on their power-sharing agreement. In a telephonic conversation, Sharif congratulated both leaders separately on being elected in the ...