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Supreme Court summons Hamza, alleged wife in torture case

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Sunday directed former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s son Hamza Shehbaz to appear before in a case pertaining to the alleged torture of Ayesha Ahad who claims to be his wife. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar asked the PML-N leader and his alleged wife to …

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Man commits suicide at Makkah’s Masjid al Haram

MAKKAH: A man has committed suicide by throwing himself off the roof of the Grand Mosque in Makkah city, Saudi and French officials said on Saturday. “A foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand Mosque in Makkah” to the courtyard below, “resulting in his instant death”, Saudi police …

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Yousuf Raza Gilani to contest elections from NA-158 Multan

Former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will be contesting the general elections from the NA-158 Multan constituency. The Pakistan Peoples Party leader has submitted his nomination papers to contest the elections. Fomer PM Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani submits nomination papers from NA-158 for upcoming general election #GE2018 pic.twitter.com/pOy4vIVlmj — …

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Pope warns energy bosses of global destruction without fuel shift

Pope Francis warned that climate change risked destroying humanity on Saturday and called on energy leaders to help the world to convert to clean fuels to avert catastrophe. “Civilization requires energy but energy use must not destroy civilization,” the pope told top oil company executives at the end of a …

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Nawaz Sharif, Jehangir Tareen disqualified for life

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former MNA Jehangir Tareen of the PTI cannot ever stand for elections for the rest of their life, ruled the Supreme Court in a stunning landmark judgement on Friday morning. They were disqualified under Article 62 of the Constitution which says that in …

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Five including 3 women wounded in Indian fire at LoC

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Indian forces once again resorted to unprovoked firing at Line of Control in Kotli, leaving five Pakistani citizens including three women wounded Thursday.  Indian border security forces opened unprovoked fire and hurled mortars on the civil population at Khoi Ratta sector, Kotli. Five people including three women received injuries in …

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PM, opposition leader discuss caretaker setup

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition leader in National Assembly Khursheed Shah held consultations over the name for the caretaker premier on Wednesday. This was the third meeting between the two talk about the contours of the interim setup. The incumbent government completes its five-year term on May 31 …

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Army, FC transfer policing powers to civil administration in Dir

DIR: Pakistan Army and Frontier Constabulary have transferred policing powers to civil administration in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s districts of Upper Dir and Lower Dir after ten years. “The transfer of power is a first step towards the promise made by the army chief in an apex committee meeting in October last year,” …

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Two killed in Khanewal road accident

KHANEWAL: At least two people including a woman were killed and scores others wounded in a road accident in Khanewal early Wednesday morning. A bus was carrying passengers that was on its way to Multan from Islamabad overturned near Bagar Bridge, Khanewal, leaving two dead and several others injured. The …

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Pakistan, Iran share concern on ISIS presence in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan Saturday met his Iranian counterpart General Amir Hatami on the sidelines of the Moscow Security Conference in the Russian capital. Both the ministers discussed aims, shared by Pakistan and Iran bilaterally as well as internationally, such as better management of the …

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New PIA logo becomes topic of discussion

ISLAMABAD: The new official logo of the Pakistan International Airlines is being widely discussed. PIA introduced a new logo showcasing the animal Markhor. However, the step has become a topic of discussion on social media. #PIA changed its logo…Hoping Something Good… pic.twitter.com/CSPx0337Nx — Naima Lashari (@NaimaLashari) April 6, 2018

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