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100-day plan: PTI govt lags behind in meeting some targets

100-day plan: PTI govt lags behind in meeting some targets

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) seems to have lagged behind in meeting different goals under its 100-day agenda including the critical job creation strategy and clean drinking water for all.Officials told The Express Tribune that the cabinet, in its meeting held last month, was briefed about different measures and their timelines along with progress […]

Suicide attacker targets Kabul election workers, casualties: officials

Suicide attacker targets Kabul election workers, casualties: officials

KABUL (AFP) – A suicide attacker on foot blew himself up near a vehicle as it entered the head office of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday, wounding at least six people, officials said.”The explosion happened 20 metres from the vehicles of the IEC employees,” Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid told AFP. Four IEC […]

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 […]

Turkey targets Dutch with diplomatic sanctions as ‘Nazi’ row escalates

Turkey targets Dutch with diplomatic sanctions as ‘Nazi’ row escalates

Turkey targets Dutch with diplomatic sanctions as ‘Nazi’ row escalates By Agency ANKARA: Turkey said on Monday it would suspend high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands after Dutch authorities prevented its ministers from speaking at rallies of expatriate Turks, deepening the row between the two NATO allies. The sanctions – which include a ban on the Dutch […]

‘Low-intensity’ blast targets Chinese engineer’s convoy near Rohri, one injured: police

‘Low-intensity’ blast targets Chinese engineer’s convoy near Rohri, one injured: police

At least one person was injured as a ‘low-intensity’ blast targeted a Chinese engineer’s vehicle near Rohri, police said. The engineer remained unhurt in the explosion. “Unknown accused attacked a Chinese engineer’s vehicle near Rohri. Rescue teams moved [to the location],” said a police statement. Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Rohri Masood Mahar said, “Today at […]

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to demand the resignationof President Park Gun-hye. Large numbers of police officers are being deployed to prevent demonstrators reaching the presidential palace. Ms Park is accused of allowing her friend, Choi Soon-sil, to access government documents without clearance. The president, whose approval […]