2017 August 15

Archive for August 15th, 2017

Former Pakistani PM Turns To Court To Challenge His Removal From Office

August 15, 2017 |

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has filed petitions with the country's Supreme Court challenging his disqualification from office over undeclared assets.

Environment Minister Mushahidullah Khan, who is also a member of Sharif's party, said on August 15 that three …

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Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif Seeks Review of Court Ruling

August 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought a review of a Supreme Court decision that disqualified him from office over undeclared assets, an official from his ruling party said on Tuesday.

Sharif, 67, resigned during his third …

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US: Islamic State Has Committed ‘Genocide’ Against Religious Believers

August 15, 2017 |

WASHINGTON The United States accused Islamic State insurgents on Tuesday of carrying out a reign of violence targeting religious minorities and opposition ethnic groups, even as they have been losing control of large swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria.…

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Former Pakistani PM Turns To Court To Challenge His Removal From Office

August 15, 2017 |

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has filed petitions with the country's Supreme Court challenging his disqualification from office over undeclared assets.

Environment Minister Mushahidullah Khan, who is also a member of Sharif's party, said on August 15 that three …

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Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif Seeks Review of Court Ruling

August 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought a review of a Supreme Court decision that disqualified him from office over undeclared assets, an official from his ruling party said on Tuesday.

Sharif, 67, resigned during his third …

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U.S. Report Says IS, Non-State Groups Imperil Religious Liberties Around The Globe

August 15, 2017 |

The United States says the extremist group Islamic State (IS) continues to damage religious freedom by targeting members of multiple religions and ethnicities for rape, kidnapping, enslavement, and death.

In the first annual International Religious Freedom Report since President Donald …

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Report: Considerable Drop in Militancy in Pakistan’s Restive Tribal Areas

August 15, 2017 |

Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, beleaguered for years by terrorism and lawlessness, has seen a decline in militant activities during the past few months as the result of government counterinsurgency operations, a recent security report says.

FATA Research Center (FRC), a …

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