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Large Anti-Government March Sets off for Pakistan’s Capital

October 27, 2019 |

KARACHI - Thousands of supporters of an ultra-religious party are gathering in Karachi to start a large anti-government march on Pakistan's capital farther north.

Mufti Abrar Ahmed, spokesman for the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, says its leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman will …

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Pakistan Ex-PM Sharif, Moved from Jail, Stays in Hospital

October 27, 2019 |

LAHORE - Pakistan's ailing former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, who was jailed on money-laundering and corruption charges, has remained in a government hospital where he was taken last week after suffering a heart attack.

Maryam Aurangzeb, a spokesman for the …

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US Peace Envoy Makes First Afghan Visit After Trump Ended Taliban Talks

October 27, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD - The U.S. chief peace negotiator for Afghanistan met leaders in Kabul Sunday after arriving in the country on an unannounced visit, his first since President Donald Trump halted talks with Taliban insurgents on ending the Afghan war.

Officials …

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Balochistan Home Minister asks security forces to improve law & order

October 26, 2019 |

Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Lango says it is the responsibility of law enforcing agencies to protect lives and properties of the masses of the province.

He was addressing the police and Levies' officials in Quetta on Saturday.

He urged …

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Govt committed to take forward journey of development, public service: Buzdar

October 26, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the government is committed to take forward the journey of development and public service.

He said this during a meeting with parliamentarians belonging to different districts of the province who called …

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World community must pressure India to end lock-down in occupied Kashmir: AJK PM

October 26, 2019 |

AJK Prime Minister, Raja Farooq Haider Khan has regretted that Indian Prime Minister has not only unleashed a new wave of terror in occupied Kashmir but also targeting civilian at Line of Control.

Addressing a news conference in Muzaffarabad on …

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Pak Ambassador in Ankara expresses deep gratitude for Turkish support to Kashmiris

October 26, 2019 |

An event to mark the Kashmir Black Day on 27 October was held in Ankara, Turkey on Saturday Organized by the Anadolu Youth Association.

Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador of Pakistan, Syrus Sajjad Qazi, said that millions of Kashmiris across …

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Moscow 4-Party Meeting Seeks Resumption of US-Taliban Talks

October 25, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD - Russia, China and Pakistan have called for an early resumption of negotiations between the United States and the Taliban to reach an agreement about ending the war in Afghanistan.

President Donald Trump in early September abruptly halted the …

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Pakistan Court Frees Ex-PM Sharif for Medical Treatment

October 25, 2019 |

LAHORE, PAKISTAN - A top Pakistani court on Friday ordered convicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif released on bail so he can seek medical treatment at home or abroad, his family and a defense lawyer said.

The decision was announced …

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President prays for early recovery of Nawaz Sharif

October 25, 2019 |

President Dr. Arif Alvi has prayed for the early recovery of PML-N Quaid Nawaz Sharif.

In a tweet, he said that I am sure that government will ensure all medical facilities to him.

He said that may Allah restore him …

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Murad Saeed announces to increase NHA’s revenue to Rs 100bln in five years

October 25, 2019 |

Minister for Communications Murad Saeed has announced to increase the revenue of National Highway Authority to one hundred billion rupees in five years.

Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Friday, he said 35 billion rupees target was set for the …

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Govt doing its best for lawyers’ welfare: Kamal

October 25, 2019 |

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan says government is doing its best for welfare of lawyers community in the province.

Talking to a delegation of Balochistan Bar Bodies in Quetta today, he said lawyers are a well-educated, sensible and decent …

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