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Not easy to find new lawyer after Harris’s withdrawal, Nawaz tells NAB court

Not easy to find new lawyer after Harris’s withdrawal, Nawaz tells NAB court

ISLAMABAD;Ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday has told accountability court that it’s not easy to find new lawyer after Khawaja Harris announced to withdraw from representing him in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references. During the hearing, Justice Mohammad Bashir asked Nawaz whether he has hired new lawyer over which, the ex-PM said that he has […]

‘No alternative’ to Iran deal, EU’s Mogherini tells US

‘No alternative’ to Iran deal, EU’s Mogherini tells US

BRUSSELS: The EU s foreign policy chief warned Monday there was “no alternative” to the Iran nuclear deal, after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed unprecedented sanctions against Tehran following Washington s withdrawal from the pact. Pompeo — a longtime Iran hawk and fierce opponent of the 2015 agreement — earlier outlined an aggressive series of […]

Maryam’s Trust Deeds Proven Fake, Investig. Officer Tells AC

Maryam’s Trust Deeds Proven Fake, Investig. Officer Tells AC

Islamabad:The investigating officer in the Avenfield properties reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family said today that the NAB investigation proves Nawaz was the owner of the London flats, while he was holding public office. Nawaz and his family are facing three corruption cases in the Accountability Court-I after the NAB filed […]

Do not drag us into your electoral debate, Pakistan tells India

Do not drag us into your electoral debate, Pakistan tells India

Islamabad, on Monday, rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation that Pakistan was trying to influence the assembly elections in Gujarat, describing it as “utterly baseless and irresponsible”. In a tweet, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate. He added that electoral victories should be won […]

In a polarized world, we need Sufi to bridge gap, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari tells Sufi Conference

In a polarized world, we need Sufi to bridge gap, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari tells Sufi Conference

KARACHI, May 5: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that now as the world becomes increasingly polarized, today we need the Sufi, more than ever before. We need that universal language of the mystic to unite us. “To bridge the gap across religions, cultures and people. To remind us that at our […]

Chaudhry Nisar tells new FC recruits they have to bring peace to Balochistan

Chaudhry Nisar tells new FC recruits they have to bring peace to Balochistan

AGENCY Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan addressed a Frontier Corps (FC) passing-out parade at Loralai on Saturday, instructing the new recruits that they would be responsible for bringing peace to Balochistan. Speaking at the ceremony, the interior minister said: “You have to bring peace to Balochistan. This is your national duty and your debt […]

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

One arrest made in social media blasphemy case, interior ministry tells IHC

As the hearing of a petition seeking removal of blasphemous content from social media resumed on Wednesday, Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui was told that the interior ministry had made one arrest in the case, while the names of several have been put on the Exit Control List (ECL). The Federal […]

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi govt

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi govt

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s government should end the kingdom’s ban on women driving and reform the male guardianship system, a United Nations independent expert said on Thursday. Philip Alston spoke at the end of a 12-day visit during which he met cabinet ministers, people living in poverty, activists, Islamic experts and others. “My concern is that […]

Obama warns Trump, tells supporters ‘we’ll be okay’

Obama warns Trump, tells supporters ‘we’ll be okay’

WASHINGTON:Barack Obama vowed to speak up if Donald Trump threatens to core US values and reassured Americans “we’ll be okay” Wednesday, in a political swansong after eight years as president. During his final press conference and public appearance before Trump’s inauguration on Friday, the 55-year-old said he was stepping back but would return to the […]