IMRAN MUKHTAR/Agencies

  • ISLAMABAD -  The government seems to be offended by army’s commenting on the economic situation of the country, as a minister yesterday advised ISPR chief to refrain from commenting on the state of economy. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday delivered a speech on the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Saturday agreed to hold discussions next week on the name of new opposition leader in the National Assembly. The PTI Vice-Chairman, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, spoke to MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar and both sides ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Senate on Friday passed a bill that criminalises for the first time sexual assault against minors, child pornography and trafficking. The amendment to the penal code, which will go into force after being ratified by the president, also raises the age of criminal responsibility from ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government yesterday instructed its diplomatic missions in European capitals to demand evidence of a potential crime when host countries sought to deport illegal immigrants being held on terror charges to Pakistan.The move came days after Islamabad said it had suspended its ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - After facing severe criticism and allegations that the government succumbed to some foreign countries’ pressure and backtracked on its decision to immediately close operations of Save the Children in Pakistan, two ministers on Monday said that only Islamabad office of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced that his ongoing protest sit-in will be staged at D-Chowk, a roundabout just outside Islamabad’s Red Zone where both the protesting parties originally staged their sit-ins. “Due to lack of space, we will move ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Only a day after the start of talks between the government and the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), the latter Thursday announced to suspend the dialogue saying the government was placing shipping containers in the way of its workers and had started a crackdown against them. ...

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