2017 September 17

Archive for September 17th, 2017

Pakistan: Ex-PM Sharif’s Wife Wins Parliamentary Seat

September 17, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, easily won election Sunday to fill the seat he formerly held.

The victory by Kulsoom Nawaz was expected, since the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party is dominant in …

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Roadside Bomb Kills Senior Pakistani Official, 4 Security Guards

September 17, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD roadside bomb in northwestern Pakistan Sunday killed a senior government official and at least four of his security guards.

The deadly blast took place in Bajaur, a volatile federally administered tribal district on the Afghan border.

Officials said the …

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Roadside Bomb Kills Senior Pakistani Official, 4 Security Guards

September 17, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD roadside bomb in northwestern Pakistan Sunday killed a senior government official and at least four of his security guards.

The deadly blast took place in Bajaur, a volatile federally administered tribal district on the Afghan border.

Officials said the …

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Pakistan: Ex-PM Sharif’s Wife Wins Parliamentary Seat

September 17, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, easily won election Sunday to fill the seat he formerly held.

The victory by Kulsoom Nawaz was expected, since the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party is dominant in …

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Transcript of Interview With Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

September 17, 2017 |

BAGHDAD A transcript of an interview Saturday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi by The Associated Press.

AP: Thank you mister prime minister for having The Associated Press here in Baghdad.

Al-Abadi: Welcome.

AP: I'm going to start off by …

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New Technology Helps Stranded Refugees in Greece

September 17, 2017 |

BEIRUT Stuck in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios with poor internet and little credit, Abrar Hassan, like many others, was unaware that the tech world had been falling all over itself to help him.

More importantly, …

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Sharif’s Wife Contests Lahore Seat In By-Election

September 17, 2017 |

Voters in the Pakistani city of Lahore are heading to the polls for a closely watched by-election caused when former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down in July.

The Supreme Court disqualified Sharif from holding office over a ruling that …

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