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UN chief says ‘everything’ must be done to confront N.Korea

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UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said “everything” must be done to confront the threat from North Korea and ensure that its missile and nuclear programs do not pose an international threat. Guterres said countries “on the frontline” of the crisis — China, the United States, …

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US Pentagon chief meets Saudi king with Iran in focus

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RIYADH (AFP) – US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis met Saudi King Salman on Wednesday, beginning a series of talks to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance in the face of common adversary Iran. The retired four-star Marine general, accompanied by a US delegation, was welcomed by Salman at Al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh, …

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Thousands evacuated after deadly Syria bombing

RASHIDIN (AFP) – Thousands of Syrians were evacuated from besieged towns on Wednesday with tight security in place after a weekend bombing against those leaving government-held areas killed dozens, including nearly 70 children. The evacuations are part of a deal between government and opposition representatives to relieve thousands from suffocating …

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Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

LONDON (AFP) – British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May s call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a “mandate to complete Brexit”. The House of Commons voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election …

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Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

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LONDON (AFP) – British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a “mandate to complete Brexit”. The House of Commons voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on …

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Punjab CM announces province-wide rallies in support of Nawaz Sharif today

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KASUR (Web Desk) – Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday has termed Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif as ‘strongman’. Addressing the media after inaugurating Wheat Harvesting Campaign in Kasur, Shehbaz Sharif said that Nawaz is PM and will be on the post till the completion of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz …

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Game of Thrones: A snapshot of Pakistani political history

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(Web Desk)- As country’s top court is all set to announce verdict in the much hyped Panama Leaks Case today, here is a brief history of Pakistan’s politics with many twists and turns in its plot. First session of Pakistan’s constituent assembly was held on 10th of August-1947 and the …

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Amazed and humble to see overwhelming support for PM: Maryam Nawaz

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The Prime Minister’s daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif in a series of tweets has expressed amazement and humbleness on the overwhelming support shown by the people towards the premier ahead of the Panama case verdict. Maryam has termed the public’s support as the ‘most prized possession’ for a leader.

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Imran Khan meets party leaders to prepare post-Panamagate verdict policies

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– Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday has met party leaders and prepared strategies and policies to be implemented after the announcement of much-awaited Panama Papers verdict. According to details, Imran Khan had called on the party leaders in Islamabad and directed them to stay in the metropolis …

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Polling begins for PS-81 constituency of Sindh assembly

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Polling has begun for the PS-81 contituency of Sindh assembly, district Sanghar on Thursday and will continue till 5pm. The seat was left vacant after Jam Madad Ali left Pakistan Muslim League-Functional and joined Pakistan Peoples Party. He also resigned from the provincial assembly. PPP has nominated Jam Madad Ali …

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