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128 more fake bank accounts traced, says PM Imran

128 more fake bank accounts traced, says PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed that authorities have found 128 more bank accounts through which billion of rupees were laundered outside the country.“The opposition is raising a hue and cry over ‘threats to democracy’ as it is afraid of going to jails. Even enemies do not treat you the way previous governments treated the […]

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the “mastermind” behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards. The Guards said in a statement published on state media their forces had […]

US says Saudis promise accountability but deny knowledge over missing writer

ANKARA: Saudi Arabia promised to ensure a thorough probe and accountability over a missing Saudi journalist but stood by denials the kingdom killed him, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, as he paid a supportive visit to the under-fire ally.President Donald Trump dispatched Pompeo on an urgent mission to Riyadh to defuse a crisis […]

Pakistan ready for ‘dangerous’ Australia, says Arthur

Pakistan ready for ‘dangerous’ Australia, says Arthur

DUBAI (AFP) – Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur admitted Australia will be a “dangerous” proposition in the second Test after they clung on for an improbable draw in a thrilling series opener in Dubai.Australia put up a remarkable fightback to deny Pakistan victory on a wearing fifth day pitch, as they avoided defeat by holding […]

Naya Pakistan Housing Project will improve economy, says PM Imran

Naya Pakistan Housing Project will improve economy, says PM Imran

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday has expressed confidence that Naya Pakistan Housing Authority project would bring about significant improvement in the economy of the country.He made these remarks during meeting of the Federal Cabinet in Islamabad.PM said the project would be undertaken through one window operation.Imran Khan said Pakistan’s […]

Trump says next meeting with North Korea’s Kim being set up

Trump says next meeting with North Korea’s Kim being set up

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday plans were being made for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and he thinks “incredible” progress has been made in US talks with the long-isolated country.“Well it is happening and we’re setting that up right now,” Trump told reporters at the White House after announcing […]

IMF says Pakistan has not approached fund for deal

IMF says Pakistan has not approached fund for deal

BALI (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday Pakistan has not approached the body to begin negotiations for a possible bailout to stem a balance of payments crisis, hours after Islamabad announced it will enter talks.Prime Minister Imran Khan’s new administration took office in August vowing to weigh up whether to seek an IMF […]

Shehbaz worked hard to serve masses, says Nawaz

Shehbaz worked hard to serve masses, says Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday defended his brother Shehbaz Sharif, following his arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the Ashiana Housing Scheme scandal.Talking to reporters outside the accountability court in Islamabad, Sharif said that Shehbaz, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)president, worked day and night for the betterment of the people. Shehbaz Sharif arrested […]

Pompeo says Kim ‘ready’ to invite inspectors to nuclear site

Pompeo says Kim ‘ready’ to invite inspectors to nuclear site

SEOUL (AFP) – International inspectors will be allowed into North Korea’s dismantled nuclear testing site, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, after a meeting with Kim Jong Un in which he said “significant progress” was made towards denuclearisation.Pompeo met with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang on Sunday to rekindle stalled denuclearisation talks […]

Iran faces sensitive time due to America, economic woes: leader says

Iran faces sensitive time due to America, economic woes: leader says

GENEVA (Reuters) – The people of Iran face a sensitive time because of the pressure from America and economic problems, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a key address broadcast by state television on Thursday.Khamenei was speaking to tens of thousands of members of the Basij militia and top Revolutionary Guards leaders gathered in […]

Mashhood backtracks from ‘deal’ claim, says statement misinterpreted

Mashhood backtracks from ‘deal’ claim, says statement misinterpreted

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Mashhood on Wednesday said the party has always “respected state institutions” as he backtracked from his earlier statement alleging an ‘understanding’ had been reached between the party and the establishment in the run-up to the general elections.Addressing the media on Wednesday, Mashhood said he did not mention any ‘deal’ in the news […]

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