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Murder of Khashoggi a ‘heinous crime’: Saudi crown prince

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Wednesday denounced the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi as a “heinous crime”, insisting the kingdom was cooperating with Turkish authorities and “justice will prevail”. “The crime was very painful to all Saudis. And it is painful, heinous to every human being in the world,” Prince Mohammed …

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Shehbaz points finger at ‘unholy alliance’ between NAB and PTI

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday said Prime Minister Imran Khan was a ‘product of the rigged general elections’, adding that there was an ‘unholy alliance’ between the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Speaking in the National Assembly, Shehbaz said PML-N, …

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SC to conduct 2014 APS carnage hearing on Oct 5

The Supreme Court on Friday set October 5 as the date for the suo motu hearing of the 2014 Army Public School carnage in Peshawar. Notices were sent to the attorney general and advocate general of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa among others. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will preside over …

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Model Town tragedy: PM Imran assures Qadri of justice

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan assured Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri of justice for Model town victims after the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) verdict. The premier also told his PAT ally that there will be no compromise on justice and the implementation of law. Pending cases are …

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Asad Umer presents amended finance bill for 2018-2019

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Monday presented an amended finance bill for the year 2018-2019 on the floor of the National Assembly. Addressing fellow parliamentarians, Umar said that the country is engulfed in a severe economic crisis, emphasising that the deficit can reach a mark of 7.2% if present …

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Pakistan-born refugees offered citizenship

KARACHI : The government will grant nationality to all Pakistan-born refugees of Afghan and Bangladeshi origins, Prime Minister Imran Khan said during his maiden visit to Karachi on Sunday after forming the government. He also expressed concern over the surge in street crimes in the Sindh metropolis. Allowing the Sindh …

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CJP warns of invoking Article 6 against dam critics

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Saturday warned that those who try to hinder the construction of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams can be tried for treason under Article 6 of the Constitution. During the suo motu hearing of a case involving a mineral water company, Justice Nisar said …

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