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PTI’s Imran Ismail remains second with 19,598, JI’s Rashid Naseem bags 8,347 votes; presiding officer arrested, gets three-month jail term for casting bogus votes; MQM activists celebrate win at Nine-Zero; PTI, MQM activists clash in ...
 
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Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday assured Saudi Arabia of all possible cooperation and support in the wake of the Yemen crisis.
“Pakistan is willing to extend all support to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its ...
 
 
Sohail Khan
ISLAMABAD: In its third hearing on Thursday, the Judicial Commission (JC) probing the alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections asked what the rigging plan was and who had designed and implemented it.
The commission issued notices to the ...
 
 
Tariq Butt
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), under the new chief election commissioner (CEC) and secretary, has rebuffed all the rigging charges levelled by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and has reiterated its oft-repeated stand that ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: During Thursday’s hearing of the Judicial Commission (JC), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) counsel Abdul Hafeez Pirzada contended that its proceedings could not be considered as a trial and, therefore, no clear evidence was strictly ...
 
 
Mushtaq Yusufzai
PESHAWAR: The White House on Thursday broke its silence after four months and admitted to have accidentally killed its elderly national Dr Warren Weinstein and Italian citizen Giovanni Lo Porto in January this year in the tribal areas straddling ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Thursday said he had full confidence in the Judicial Commission probing rigging in the general elections of 2013.
Talking to reporters outside the Judicial Commission ...
 
 
our correspondent
BARA: Twenty terrorists, including three suicide bombers, were killed when Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter aircraft targeted their hideouts in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency on Thursday, official sources said.
The Inter-Services Public ...
 
 

WASHINGTON: A court sentenced former CIA chief David Petraeus to two years’ probation and fined him $100,000 on Thursday for providing classified secrets to his mistress, US justice officials said.
Petraeus, the former general feted in the US as ...
 
 
Shakeel Anjum
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ch Nisar Ali Khan has said that the people of Pakistan should look towards the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) as their saviour and the agency should work in a way that corrupt and dishonest people should fear ...
 
 
Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: The political leadership of the country on Thursday gathered at Zardari House at a dinner hosted by former president Asif Ali Zardari in a bid to create broad-based political ownership of mega economic projects like the Economic ...
 
 
Muhammad Anis
ISLAMABAD: A walkout by the opposition parties’ members and adjournment of the National Assembly sitting before time marred the proceedings of the House on Thursday.
On the one side, the opposition protested against the absence of ministers to ...
 
 

ADEN: At least 23 Yemeni rebels were killed in fresh Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Thursday on their positions in the southern town of Daleh, a government official there said.
In Yemen’s third city of Taez, meanwhile, a Red Cross official ...
 
 
Khalid Kheshgi
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Thursday took a strong notice of neglecting the province by the Centre in the proposed Pakistan-China Economic Corridor and asked the federal government to restore the original route between Kashgar ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: Emphasizing the need for a peaceful and political solution, Pakistan on Thursday said it had been in contact with Muslim countries, especially Saudi Arabia, for an early solution to the Yemen crisis.
Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: Sara Omar, grandmother of US President Barack Obama, has arrived in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. Upon arrival she emphasised the significance of exhibition about Prophet Muhammad (PBHU) in Makkah and said it reflects the moderate ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: A truck fell over a house near the protective dyke by-pass in Muhalla Pindi area of Jhang on early Thursday morning, killing seven children and injuring four others.
A private news channel reported that at least seven children were ...
 
 
Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has extradited Al-Qaida leader Al-Farrukh to the United States. Official sources told The News on Thursday that Al-Farrukh is a US national and he was interrogated by a joint investigation team (JIT) as per the laid down ...