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  • ISLAMABAD - The PMLN leader Nawaz Sharif’s speech appeared to have stunned his party members, with whom it appeared the contents of the speech were not previously consulted. The speech was delivered from London and was hyped up for two days by Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Twitter. Party members ...

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  • LAHORE - “The NAB’s action on Tuesday was full of malafide. Mian Shehbaz Sharif was in NAB custody for 133 days, and they couldn’t find anything. Today, he sent a response due to widespread Covid-19, he offered to be quizzed over Skype. But they played mischief; he was asked to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Evidence shows that the disease is spreading, and the burden on hospitals is increasing, even the number of deaths per day has seen a rise. Yet, thankfully numbers support that COVID-19 has not overwhelmed the health system. In the comprehensive planning undertaken at the National ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Denigrators of NAB will be disappointed. Looking into the future, it seems the powers of NAB will be flexed, not curtailed. There are signs on the horizon that the accountability sword shall swing both ways, over those in power and those in opposition. Furious activity is underway, but ...

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  • ISLAMABAD          -              The National Command and Operation Center meeting with various journalists present, including Rameeza Majid Nizami owner and Chief Editor of daily ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on Monday spoke at a two-day Refugee Summit in Islamabad, visited National University of Science & Technology, NUST, and called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters,  GHQ, Rawalpindi. ...

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  • Lahore - After appointment of new IGP the provincial capital has become a battlefield and state of affairs have gone to the extent that Rangers have been asked to guard the law enforcers. The government made reshuffles in the provincial capital following which IGP, CCPO, DIG operations Lahore were ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Mr Turki Alshabanah, Media Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has reached Islamabad to hold talks with Pakistani officials on cooperation between the two brotherly countries in various spheres. Minister Alshabanah, speaking at a reception for Pakistani media at the residence of ...

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  • The depression that came with the announcement of drilling for oil being suspended, struck the whole country. This was just a few weeks after Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed confidence that reserves of oil would soon be discovered and Pakistan’s economic woes would be greatly ...

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  • Moscow  -  In a historic opening up of relations between Russia and Pakistan, the foreign ministers of both countries are likely to meet on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York. With increasing defence cooperation, and investment by Russia in the energy ...

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  • Rawalpindi - Three time PM spent his first night in Adiala jail on the floor. In a room described as “worn out” by Nawaz Sharif’s physician, cardiologist Dr Adnan Khan, and the bathroom described as “filthy” by his son Hussain Nawaz, the former PM Nawaz Sharif is being ...

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  • LONDON - Former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who is due to fly into Lahore on Friday to face a charged situation, says he is proud that fate bestowed on him the singular honour of working for people’s right to rule. He said he is going to jail for the sake of asking for respect of the ...

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  • Exclusive from London   -   “I am being sent messages to remain in London, and not return to Pakistan,” revealed former Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, in an exclusive interview to Nawaiwaqt and The Nation. Seated in a waiting room at the Harley Street Clinic, ...

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  • BEIJING - China says it is trying to convince India on the regional benefits of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a transportation project connecting southern China to the Arabian Sea through Pakistan. “New Delhi is unhappy with CPEC but we are trying to convince it that this project ...

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  • WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has secretly issued waivers to some officials who may have violated ethics rules, according to a new media report. The New York Times, in collaboration with Pro Publica, an investigative news service, reported that after analysing reports from lobbyists and ...

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  • WASHINGTON - Sikh-Americans launched a million-dollar ad campaign over the weekend to spread awareness and address the "collective misunderstanding" about the minority community amid a spike in hate crimes against them in the United States. The series of commercials will run on CNN and Fox News as ...

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  • WASHINGTON -  A group of US House of Representatives Democrats are calling on federal authorities to suspend President Donal Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearance amid a wide-ranging probe into Trump associates’ contacts with Russian ...

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  • WASHINGTON -  The United States has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on a tunnel complex in Afghanistan, the US military said. The use of the GBU-43/B is a first for the battlefield, and was dropped in Nangarhar province on Thursday. The target was a tunnel complex in Achin district being ...

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  • WASHINGTON - A man, who American authorities said is a Pakistani national and permanent resident of Brazil, has accepted a plea deal with the United States government for his role in smuggling dozens of illegal aliens into the US through South and Central America. In his plea agreement, Sharafat ...

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  • WASHINGTON -  The Trump administration is reporting moving quickly to make good on President Donald Trump’s vow to crack down on illegal immigration, including preparing to hire hundreds of new officers and scouting locations for the U.S.-Mexico border wall. Less than 100 days into ...

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  • UNITED NATIONS - Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries to “radically” increase investments in water and sanitation infrastructure not only to protect ...

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  • UNITED NATIONS : The United Nations on Wednesday declined comments on the death sentence handed down to a convicted Indian spy who was arrested in Pakistan last year and charged with espionage and sabotage, stating that the world body was not in position to judge this case. “We are not in a ...

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  • WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump’s spokesman apologised Tuesday evening after causing a firestorm in Jewish circle for saying that Adolf Hitler “didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons” against his own people like Syria’s Assad. Spokesman Sean Spicer, speaking ...

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  • WASHINGTON - Two hard-line opponents of illegal immigration who have held leadership posts at two organizations labeled as hate groups have obtained high-level advisory jobs at federal immigration agencies in the Dept of Homeland Security. Jon Feere, a former legal policy analyst for the Center for ...

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  • UNITED NATIONS -  At an impressive ceremony at United Nations headquarters in New York, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday gave Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai the top award, stating he was inspired by her "unwavering commitment to peace" and "resolve to foster a ...

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  • NEW YORK - The passenger who was violently removed from a U.S. plane is 69-year-old grandfather Dr David Dao, an American of Vietnamese origin, according to media reports. Footage of the victim being dragged out of the overbooked United Airways flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on ...

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  • UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres is keeping a watch on the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir where complete strike is being observed after security personnel killed eight civilians protesting against New Delhi’s rule on Sunday, his spokesman said. Spokesman Stephane ...

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  • UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for the release of the Rohingya children detained by Myanmar’s government as part of a heavy-handed crackdown on the Muslim minority group in Rakhine State. The international body made the plea to Myanmar’s de ...

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  • WASHINGTON -  US President Donald Trump said goodbye to his Chinese counterpart after two days of talks Friday, declaring that they "made tremendous progress" but without any breakthroughs to announce. Instead, the two sides agreed on a 100-day plan to address their differences on economic ...

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  • WASHINGTON: US President Trump Donald has signed an executive order removing his chief political strategist, Steve Bannon, from a key national security post. The move also restores the Director of National Intelligence, CIA director, and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to full participation ...

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