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Contingency plan: 30-member panel to run PML-N if Sharif is jailed

Contingency plan: 30-member panel to run PML-N if Sharif is jailed

LAHORE / ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to run a mass contact campaign and to give the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government a tough time if an accountability court on December 24 convicts its supreme leader Nawaz Sharif.A PML-N meeting, held on Thursday in the Parliament House, was chaired by Sharif and the party […]

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping Israeli soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager jailed for slapping Israeli soldiers leaves prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison on Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said. Assaf Librati told AFP Tamimi, 17, and her mother, who was also jailed over the incident, were being driven by Israeli authorities from […]

Swedish citizen jailed for Facebook call to fund Daesh

Swedish citizen jailed for Facebook call to fund Daesh

A Swedish citizen was sentenced to six months in jail Thursday for inciting people to finance Daesh through Facebook, a landmark case for the country. In a Facebook account linked to Ahmad Qadan, 34, a post written in Swedish and published on August 21, 2013 said: “Help us supply our brothers at the front with […]