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Lal Masjid cleric announces another controversial event

Lal Masjid cleric announces another controversial event

Our Desk   ISLAMABAD:  Abdul Aziz, the controversial Lal Masjid cleric, has announced that there would be a public gathering at the mosque on July 7 to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2007 military operation there in which around 150 people were killed. The announcement came weeks after authorities had stopped the firebrand cleric and the […]

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

Blair announces return to British politics to fight Brexit

AFP LONDON:  Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit. Blair, who led the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, will not be standing in the June 8 general election. But he said he wanted to build a political movement to […]

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Imran Khan announces PTI rally for PM’s resignation in Islamabad next week

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced his party’s intention to hold a rally in Islamabad next Friday to “demand Nawaz Sharif’s resignation”. Speaking to reporters outside the National Assembly, Khan posed the question: “With which face will the PML-N confront the public after the comments made in the Supreme Court judgement?” “I asked the […]

PM announces health scheme for Thatta

PM announces health scheme for Thatta

PM announces health scheme for Thatta By News Desk Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a public gathering in Thatta on March 9, 2017. PHOTO: PML-N Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday announced a health package in Thatta which includes the issuance of health cards for local residents and the construction of a 500-bed hospital. “I’m announcing […]

Iraq announces ‘liberation’ of east Mosul

Iraq announces ‘liberation’ of east Mosul

MOSUL: Iraqi forces have retaken control of east Mosul from Daesh, commanders said on Wednesday, three months after a huge offensive against the militant bastion was launched. Elite forces have in recent days entered the last neighbourhoods on the eastern side of Mosul, on the left bank of the Tigris River that runs through the […]

Bilawal Bhutto announces return of Zardari in Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto announces return of Zardari in Pakistan

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday announced that former president Asif Ali Zardari will return to Pakistan on Dec 23. Bilawal Bhutto was speaking to media, where he said that now his party has started to play the role of ‘real opposition’. Over the subject of former president Zardari’s return, Bilawal […]