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CJP denies giving order to place Zardari, Talpur’s names on ECL in fake accounts case

CJP denies giving order to place Zardari, Talpur’s names on ECL in fake accounts case

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday denied that he had ordered former president Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur’s names be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL) in connection to a probe regarding suspicious transactions through 29 ‘benami’ accounts in mainstream banks. On Monday, Attorney General Khalid Javed told DawnNewsTV that […]

Israel denies entry to Jewish-American boycott activist

Israel denies entry to Jewish-American boycott activist

Israel has denied entry to a Jewish-American activist for advocating boycotts of the Jewish state. Israel’s immigration authority says the activist, Ariel Gold, arrived to Israel on Sunday and was refused entry at the airport. Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan said “whoever works consistently for a boycott against Israel will not enter here.” Gold […]

Israel hits more Hamas sites, denies ceasefire claims

Israel hits more Hamas sites, denies ceasefire claims

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) – Israel said it struck 25 more Hamas sites overnight after a barrage of rocket and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip, denying Palestinian claims of a ceasefire Wednesday after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.The exchange of fire raised the possibility of yet another war in the beleaguered […]

FO denies handing over Dr Shakeel to US

FO denies handing over Dr Shakeel to US

ISLAMABAD ;Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Wednesday categorically rejected the possibility of handing over Dr Shakeel Afridi to the United States. In a statement issued on Thursday, the foreign office spokesman announced that there were no chances of deal with the US over Dr Shakeel Afridi. He also denied reports of handing Afridi […]

US denies suspending military-intelligence cooperation with Pakistan

US denies suspending military-intelligence cooperation with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Asghar Ali Mubarak) After Pakistan Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan announced to suspend military and intelligence cooperation with the US, the latter has denied such reports. The defence minister on other day speaking at a meeting entitled “Contours of Security Environment in Pakistan” said that the cooperation with the US had been ended, adding that […]

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

AFP  The US military said Thursday it carried out a deadly air strike on an Al Qaeda meeting in northern Syria and would investigate reports that more than 40 civilians were killed when a mosque was struck in the raid. “We did not target a mosque, but the building that we did target ─ which […]

Russia denies official involvement in ‘any’ cybercrimes

Russia denies official involvement in ‘any’ cybercrimes

Russia denies official involvement in ‘any’ cybercrimes By Agency Igor Sushchin, one of the Russian Intelligence agents accused of helping with the Yahoo hacks. PHOTO: REUTERS MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Thursday denied any official Russian involvement in cybercrimes after the US indicted two FSB intelligence agents over cyberattacks on Yahoo that compromised 500 million accounts. “As […]

PPP denies agreeing to two-year extension in military courts’ tenure

PPP denies agreeing to two-year extension in military courts’ tenure

  PPP denies agreeing to two-year extension in military courts’ tenure By News Desk The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) rubbished on Thursday reports that it had agreed to a federal government proposal to reestablish military courts for two years. “PPP has not agreed to the draft legislative proposals prepared by the government for the revival of military […]

Amnesty says Syria executes, tortures thousands at prison; government denies

Amnesty says Syria executes, tortures thousands at prison; government denies

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) – The Syrian government executed up to 13,000 prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. The Syrian Justice Ministry denied the Amnesty report, calling it completely “devoid of truth”, Syrian state news agency SANA reported late on Tuesday. […]