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Bulgaria bans burqa, imposes fines on offenders


SOFIA: Bulgaria’s parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms. The law “bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face”, referring to the burqa or the more common …

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Army rubbishes Indian ‘surgical strikes’ claims


TWO PAK SOLDIERS MARTYRED IN UNPROVOKED FIRING AT LOC From Our Correspondent RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has denied claims by Indian army of conducting ‘surgical strikes’ and killing 30 militants across Line of Control (LoC) and said there had been cross-border fire which was befittingly responded. Director General Military Operations India, …

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Nawaz, COAS discuss situation at LoC


From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif had a telephonic conversation during which they discussed situation at the Line of Control (LoC), sources said yesterday. Theysaid General Raheel apprised the premier over the firing incidents at the LoC. According to the sources, General …

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Another SHC judge declines hearing Dr Asim’s bail plea


JUSTICE ARSHAD REFUSES TO BE PART OF BENCH By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The hearing of the bail pleas of political leaders, Dr Asim Hussain, Rauf Siddiqui, Anees Qaimkhani and Qadir Patel once again adjourned yesterday when Justice Arshad Hussain  declined  to sit on the bench. Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar heading …

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