Archive for June 5th, 2017

Pakistan has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar: FO

June 5, 2017 2:11 pm0 comments
Pakistan has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar: FO

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk / Reuters) – Pakistan has no immediate plans to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, the foreign office spokesperson said on Monday. The country “has no such plans,” the spokesman, Nafees Zakaria, said, following Monday’s surprise severing of ties with Qatar by Islamabad’s key ally, Saudi Arabia, and […]

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Uncontrollable terrorism in Afghanistan risking regional security: Aizaz Ch

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Uncontrollable terrorism in Afghanistan risking regional security: Aizaz Ch

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that security situation across the border in Afghanistan is a risk for Pakistan’s growing economy, stressing that his nation is waiting for the Trump administration to clarify its strategy for the Afghanistan conflict. In an interview […]

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Panama JIT reviews record submitted by PM’s sons

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Panama JIT reviews record submitted by PM’s sons

Joint Investigation Team (JIT), constituted to hear the much-hyped Panama case, on Monday has met to review the record submitted by Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hassan and Hussain. The inquiry committee headed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Additional Director General Wajid Zia will present its report in the […]

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CCTV footage negates female student’s allegations

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CCTV footage negates female student’s allegations

A video acquired by Dunya News on Monday negated female students’ claims that she was pushed from the third floor of the college by her teachers for refusing to clean the classes. The student sustained life-threatening injuries in the incident. It can be clearly seen in the video that nobody […]

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Rs 1.5 crore being extorted daily from roadside stalls in Karachi

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Rs 1.5 crore being extorted daily from roadside stalls in Karachi

In Karachi, during the month of Ramazan, the flow of traffic is impeded by an upsurge in the number of roadside stalls and encroachments. More than 1 lakh stalls hinder the movement of people and goods across the port city. The number of stalls increases particularly in the month of […]

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Islamic State jihadists claim London stabbing rampage

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Islamic State jihadists claim London stabbing rampage

LONDON (AFP) – The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday for an attack by knife-wielding men who mowed down and stabbed revellers in London, killing seven people before being shot dead in a barrage of police gunfire. Saturday night s rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by […]

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Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE cut ties with Qatar over ‘terrorism’

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Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE cut ties with Qatar over ‘terrorism’

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates announced on Monday they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, as tensions escalate in the region over accusations Doha sponsors terrorism. Saudi news agency SPA said Riyadh cut diplomatic ties and closed borders with its neighbour to “protect […]

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In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

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In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

LONDON (Reuters) – After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out […]

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Indian army martyrs four civilians in occupied Kashmir

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Indian army martyrs four civilians in occupied Kashmir

– Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism has martyred four Kashmiri youth in Bandipore district of occupied Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, Indian police has claimed that the youth were killed during an encounter with Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Sumbal area of the […]

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Outrage as Trump targets London mayor over attacks

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Outrage as Trump targets London mayor over attacks

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump lashed out Sunday at London s mayor Sadiq Khan, accusing him of downplaying the threat of terrorism a day after knife-wielding men mowed down and stabbed revelers in the British capital. London s mayor swiftly shot down the US president s remarks, made in a […]

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