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Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly Defends Confederate Monuments

Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly Defends Confederate Monuments

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly waded into the long-simmering dispute over the removal of memorials to Confederate leaders on Monday night, saying in a televised interview that “the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War.” In the interview on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle,” host Laura Ingraham asked Kelly […]

Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims not native, refugee numbers exaggerated

Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims not native, refugee numbers exaggerated

Reuters YANGON: Rohingya Muslims are not native to Myanmar, the army chief told the US ambassador in a meeting in which he apparently did not address accusations of abuses by his men and said media was complicit in exaggerating the number of refugees fleeing. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing gave his most extensive account of the […]

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal assumes charge as NAB chief

Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal assumes charge as NAB chief

By News Desk Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal. PHOTO: PPI / FILE Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, took over charge of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) days after the government and opposition agreed upon his appointment as chairman of the top graft buster, Express News reported. Iqbal’s name was among a list of three – […]

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

Our Correspondent A joint investigation team (JIT), formed to probe the murder of Maulana Azam Tariq — former chief of the Millat-i-Islamia — held its first session on Tuesday to discuss the case. The JIT also questioned suspect Sibtain Kazmi, who had been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) last week at Islamabad airport […]

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SOHAIL AMAN CALLS ON PM NAWAZ

AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SOHAIL AMAN CALLS ON PM NAWAZ

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman has on Monday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. During the meeting, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the government will ensure provision of all necessary resources for further advancement of Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The prime minister also appreciated […]

Country’s progress: Army chief hails role of overseas Pakistanis

Country’s progress: Army chief hails role of overseas Pakistanis

By News Desk Army chief General Qamar Bajwa, who is in the United Kingdom on a three-day official visit, has hailed the role of overseas Pakistanis towards the country’s progress. In a reception hosted by the Pakistan High Commission in UK, the army chief met members of the Pakistani community, assuring them that the military […]

CT made easy

CT made easy

ASAD DURRANI TERRORISTS operate in small groups, at times individually, and can blend in with the masses. Unconstrained by time and space, they can pick and choose between a wide range of soft targets. They can network with others of their ilk and are often supported by forces, domestic and foreign, inimical to the state […]

Army chief arrives in China on three-day official visit

Army chief arrives in China on three-day official visit

Army chief arrives in China on three-day official visit By News Desk Army chief Gen Qamar Bajwa meets CHinese civil and military leadership in China on Thursday. PHOTO: ISPR China has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in eliminating terrorist groups, including the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, al Qaeda and East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from the country. The recognition […]

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report By Agency WASHINGTON: Unlike some in the Trump administration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis believes climate change is real and that it poses a threat to international security, according to a US media report. The nonprofit investigative news website ProPublica ran a story Tuesday that included excerpts of written […]

Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh appointed SHC chief justice

Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh appointed SHC chief justice

Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh appointed SHC chief justice By COURT REPORTER KARACHI: President Mamnoon Husaain on Monday appointed Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh as the new chief justice of the Sindh Hight Court on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The senior Puisne Judge Justice Sheikh was appointed as CJ SHC after the elevation of Justice Sajjad Ali […]

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STOCK, MARKET, TO, BE, CLEAN, OF, BLACK, MONEY, SAYS, A, RESOLUTE, SECP, CHIEF

Stock market to be clean of black money, says a resolute SECP chief PHOTO:FILE ISLAMABAD: The apex regulator is set to tackle one of the biggest issues facing the country’s financial system – the inflow of black money – ahead of Pakistan’s anti-money laundering (AML) review next year. In a briefing to the senate standing committee, […]

UNHCR chief says safe zones would not work in Syria

UNHCR chief says safe zones would not work in Syria

ZURICH: The head of the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that safe zones would not work inside Syria for people fleeing the country’s nearly six-year-old war. US President Donald Trump said last week he would “absolutely do safe zones in Syria” for refugees escaping violence and that Europe had made a mistake by […]