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KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday accepted a report submitted by the Investigation Officer (IO) stating that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain was an absconder in an attempted murder case registered in the Civil ...
 
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ISLAMABAD/ PESHAWAR/ LAHORE/KARACHI: Despite differences among different trade organisations on the schedule of the shutter-down strike against the imposition of 0.3% Withholding Tax (WHT) on banking transactions, traders countrywide observed a ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey have acknowledged the significance and need for talks between the Taliban and Afghan government for sustainable regional peace and stability.
The understanding emerged between the two brotherly countries during the ...
 
 

COLOMBO: Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday.
Pakistan recovered from 40-5 in the eighth ...
 
 
Ansar Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The PML-N is not keen to hold any inquiry into the alleged role of the former Director General ISI Lt. Gen. (retd) Zaheerul Islam to save what it termed the present “excellent relationship” between the civil and military leadership from ...
 
 

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban’s new Amir Mulla Muhammad Akhtar Mansour in his first audio message has termed the rumours of dialogue between the Taliban and Afghan government as propaganda of the enemy and asked the Taliban to continue jihad to win the ...
 
 
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ISLAMABAD: At least 12 persons were killed as rains and floods continued to wreak havoc in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh on Saturday.
Three persons, two children among them, were swept away and another electrocuted as flash floods in ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Ambassador Daniel Feldman has expressed the hope that the Afghan peace talks would resume soon to bring lasting peace in the region.
Feldman met Chief of the ...
 
 
Rahimullah Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: The rival groups in the Afghan Taliban movement continued efforts to gather support for their cause by taking positions closer to the liking of Taliban members on issues such as peace talks, democracy and the role of religious scholars in ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati arrived here on Saturday on a three-day visit to Pakistan. She is accompanied by Annette Dixon, Vice President for the South Asia Region of the World ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The differences within the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) cadres have once again come to the fore, as Hamid Khan, a central party leader, on Saturday publicly alleged that Pervez Musharraf loyalists were surrounding the PTI chief Imran ...
 
 
Mariana Baabar
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says that it is monitoring the situation on the Line of Control and Working Boundary as well as assessing provocative statements from New Delhi in the wake of the Gurdaspur terrorist attack, and will decide in a few days whether ...
 
 
Maryam Aurangzeb
Post May 11th 2013, the opportunities for Imran Khan were boundless. He had enthralled and mobilized the youth across the country on a platform of integrity, good governance and transparency. The country seemed to have been gripped and spell bound ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar Saturday said the government was in contact with traders and would soon resolve their genuine issues.
Talking to a private news channel here, he said the country’s economy had moved on the right ...
 
 

SUKKUR: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had been opposing the de-seating of PTI lawmakers for the sake of democracy which should be triumphant in the ...
 
 
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LAHORE: A special talk was held between Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Islamabad Airport Saturday.
The chief minister showed the video of Pakistan Metro Bus project completed in a record ...