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Meeting with Sharifs cancelled by Adiala Jail authorities, says Nawaz’s lawyer

Meeting with Sharifs cancelled by Adiala Jail authorities, says Nawaz’s lawyer

Adiala Jail administration on Thursday cancelled a meeting between incarcerated former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law retired Capt Muhammad Safdar, and their legal team. The legal team was trying to meet the Sharif family detained at Adiala Jail following their conviction in the Avenfield properties reference. On Wednesday, lead defence counsel […]

Weinstein expected to ‘surrender’ to NY authorities today

Weinstein expected to ‘surrender’ to NY authorities today

NEW YORK (AFP) – Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to New York police on Friday to face sex crime charges, nearly eight months after his career collapsed in a blaze of assault accusations. US media reported that the former movie powerbroker — once the toast of Hollywood, with his […]

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

By AFP Relatives of inmates wait for news of their loved ones outside the Cadereyta state prison after a riot broke out at the prison, in Cadereyta Jimenez, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico October 10, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilMONTERREY:  Mexican security forces used lethal force Tuesday to put down a prison riot in clashes that […]

Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

Two girls ‘harassed’ by US school authorities for wearing hijab

By News Desk Hajah Bah and Fatmata Mansaray, both cousins and students of Freedom High School, Virginia, allege that the school administrators harassed them over their decision to don hijabs. PHOTO: INSIDE NOVA Two Muslim students in a US school were allegedly sent home for wearing hijabs without carrying notes from parents. Hajah Bah and […]

Turkish family affairs minister detained by Dutch authorities

Turkish family affairs minister detained by Dutch authorities

Turkish family affairs minister detained by Dutch authorities By Reuters ROTTERDAM: Dutch authorities detained Turkey’s family affairs minister to prevent her from addressing a rally in support of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Rotterdam, further escalating diplomatic tensions between the countries, two Dutch broadcasters reported. Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya had traveled from Germany to […]

Authorities restrict video recording in NA after lawmakers’ brawl

Authorities restrict video recording in NA after lawmakers’ brawl

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – The authorities on Friday have restricted video recording in National Assembly (NA) after a brawl broke out in Thursday’s session when opposition parties requested the speaker to submit a privileged motion against the premier. A meeting of parliamentary leaders presided over by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq was taken place in which, the […]