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Imran criticises government over US aid cut, questions PM’s role

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman (PTI) Imran Khan on Friday criticised the incumbent government after the United States cut military aid to the country and questioned why was the prime minister not active in handling the situation. Imran was addressing a press conference at his Bani Gala residence which focused heavily on the measures taken against the country by the US …

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Nothing more important than Pakistan’s integrity: Tahirul Qadri

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahirul Qadri on Friday said that nothing is more important than the integrity of Pakistan and said the country has given numerous sacrifices in the war on terror. The PAT chief was conducting a press conference in PAT’s Secretariat and was addressing recent measures taken by the US against Pakistan after President Trump’s …

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Pakistan in trouble because of incompetent leaders: Zardari

Former president and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said on Friday that Pakistan is in trouble because of incompetent leaders. Zardari addressed a rally of the party in Mirpur Khas today and criticised ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). PPP co-chairman said that the elected leaders of the country lack vision and that no shortcoming can be …

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I want Nawaz Sharif to reveal all secrets: Asif Ali Zardari

Reacting to the yesterday’s press conference of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari said he wants Sharif to reveal all the secrets. He also demanded Nawaz Sharif to disclose as to how he got the mandate. “I want you to reveal all the secrets, but first tell us how did you become [the prime minister]?” Zardari …

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CJP takes suo moto notice of poor conditions in Lahore’s government hospitals

The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) in Supreme Court Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took suo moto notice of the poor condition of government-controlled hospitals across Lahore. He ordered the medical superintendents in all 19 government hospitals to submit detailed reports in the Lahore Registry by January 6. Justice Nisar also asked the medical superintendents to appear in the court in-person …

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Imran expresses outrage at Trump’s accusation, threats to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday expressed outrage at US President Donald Trump’s accusations and threats to Pakistan ‘to hide US failures in Afghanistan’. Trump’s accusatory tweet followed by US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley’s accusations were not just unwarranted threats, but deliberate attempts to humiliate and insult the Pakistani nation and state, the PTI chief …

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We don’t want US aid: Shehbaz Sharif denounces US allegations

LAHORE – Shehbaz Sharif has denounced the recent allegations of the US President Donald Trump in which he accused Pakistan of deceit and lies, saying “we don’t want American aid”. Addressing to an event in Lahore, the Punjab Chief Minister (CM) said that he was very disappointed at the recent statements of the US President, adding that he disregarded the …

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US not a friend, ties need review: Asif

KARACHI: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Thursday that the United States is not a friend of Pakistan and the country needs to revisit its ties with Washington. The minister said so while speaking exclusively to anchorperson Hamid Mir on Geo News’ programme Capital Talk. The tweet by US President Donald Trump accusing Pakistan of giving nothing but lies and …

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Slain Lal Masjid cleric’s son approaches police to bring Musharraf back

ISLAMABAD: Son of slain Lal Masjid cleric Ghazi Abdul Rashid on Tuesday approached the police to get red warrant issued against former president Pervez Musharraf to bring him back to the country for trial. The cleric was killed during the military operation at Lal Masjid in July 2007. In an application to the Aabpara police SHO, Haroon Rashid said he …

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Pakistan, India exchange lists of nuclear installations

Pakistan and India on Monday exchanged the lists of their nuclear sites under an agreement barring them from attacking each other’s atomic facilities in an event of war, a press release said. The annual New Year’s Day exchange was established under a 1988 pact, called the Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between Pakistan and India. …

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