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ANP leader named for PTI worker’s murder flees abroad

ANP leader named for PTI worker’s murder flees abroad

SWABI: Awami National Party, Swabi district president Ameer Rehman, who was allegedly involved in the murder of a worker of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and injuring of two others on the night of July 25 general elections, has gone abroad, Dawn learnt here on Tuesday. An FIR was registered against Mr Rehman and his bodyguard, Jan Mohammad, […]

ANP leader Dawood Achakzai injured in Balochistan gun attack

ANP leader Dawood Achakzai injured in Balochistan gun attack

Former senator and Awami National Party (ANP) leader Dawood Achakzai was injured in an incident of firing in Balochistan’s Killa Abdullah district early on Monday. Assailants opened fire on Achakzai as he was sleeping at his guest house in Killi Pir Alizai, Levies sources said. Central ANP leader Zamarak Khan Achakzai said that timely retaliation […]

Blast targets convoy of JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani, 4 killed

Blast targets convoy of JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani, 4 killed

At least four people were killed and 32 others were injured in a bomb blast near the convoy of former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Akram Khan Durrani in Bannu on Friday. Durrani, who was heading back from an election rally near North Waziristan, remained safe in the remote control blast, District Police Officer (DPO) Bannu […]

China’s Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

China’s Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be “earnestly” implemented as he met the country s president following the US withdrawal from the pact, state media said Monday. Xi met one-on-one with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday following a two-day regional security summit in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao that […]

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia leader, no deal for Najib

KUALA LUMPUR :Malaysia’s 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad said he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vowed not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for alleged corruption. Mahathir told the Wall Street Journal he would be in power for one to two years — […]

wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Mushaal Hussain Mullick along with civil society will have a rally in Islamabad

wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Mushaal Hussain Mullick along with civil society will have a rally in Islamabad

Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Mushaal Hussain Mullick chairperson peace and cultural organisation and wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader along with civil society will have a rally in Islamabad to mark Kashmir Solidarity day from China Chowk to D Chowk at 11 am on 5th February

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Monitoring Desk MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave the Catalan government eight days to drop an independence bid, failing which he would suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy and rule the region directly. His move could deepen the confrontation between Madrid and the northeastern region but also signals a way out of […]

In Kim Jong Un’s summer retreat fun meets guns North Korea’s leader uses a prime seaside resort for military tests

In Kim Jong Un’s summer retreat fun meets guns North Korea’s leader uses a prime seaside resort for military tests

By Reuters In the seaside city of Wonsan, North Korean families cook up barbecues on the beach, go fishing, and eat royal jelly flavour ice cream in the summer breeze. For their leader Kim Jong Un, the resort is a summer retreat, a future temple to tourism, and a good place to test missiles. He is […]

JKLF leader Yasin Malik slams Indian PM Modi’s ‘terrorism or tourism’ statement

JKLF leader Yasin Malik slams Indian PM Modi’s ‘terrorism or tourism’ statement

AFP | APP Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Monday slammed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in India-held Kashmir (IHK) a day ago, in which the premier asked Kashmiri youth to choose “tourism over terrorism”. “The statement of the Indian prime minister, that Kashmiris should choose between terrorism and tourism, […]

Hong Kong election: Beijing-backed Lam first female leader

Hong Kong election: Beijing-backed Lam first female leader

Media captionHong Kong’s three candidate: the nanny, Mr Pringles or the judge? Carrie Lam has been elected as Hong Kong’s new leader – the first woman to hold the top job. Mrs Lam, 59, had the backing of the Chinese government in Beijing and was widely expected to win. Hong Kong has a degree of […]