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Court indicts FM Ishaq Dar in NAB reference

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has indicted Finance Minister Ishaq in a reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on the directions of the Supreme Court on Sept 8 for possessing assets beyond known sources of income. The Supreme Court had ordered the anti-corruption watchdog to file corruption …

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Some countries want to denuclearise Pakistan: NSA

From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt-Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua has warned that some world powers want to denuclearise Pakistan by taking advantage of its internal problems. “These countries also want to undermine China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),” said Gen Janjua while briefing a meeting of the National …

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Can’t attain objectives in Afghanistan, says top US General

WITHOUT CHANGING PAK BEHAVIOUR  WASHINGTON: A top US military officer yesterday said US would not be able to “attain our objectives” in Afghanistan, where American forces have been deployed since 2001, without a change of behaviour by neighbouring Pakistan. “It is unacceptable that Pakistan provides sanctuary, and we ought to …

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LHC moved against Nawaz over anti-judiciary rant

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: A petition seeking contempt proceedings against deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif over his criticism of the judiciary was filed in the Lahore High Court yesterday. Advocate Azhar Siddique petitioned the high court, contending that the former prime minister has been spearheading a campaign to bring the …

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Nawaz may go to London soon to attend Kulsoom

From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to fly back to London two days after he arrived in Islamabad owing to alleged medical condition of his wife, sources reported yesterday. It is reported that the disqualified premier would soon return to his Mayfair residence to keep …

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Only female Afghan governor replaced by a man

KABUL: Afghanis-tan’s only female provincial governor has been replaced by a man, an official said yesterday, in a blow to women politicians in the patriarchal country. Masooma Muradi had faced strong resistance from religious conservatives and political opponents since her appointment in 2015 as governor of Daikundi, a remote province …

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Nawaz to be indicted on Oct 2


LET COUNTRY RUN AS PER CONSTITUTION SAYS EX-PM Warrants for Maryam, Hassan, Hussain issued From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Hours after appearing before an accountability court, deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday critcised the Supreme Court for disqualifying him from office over “non-declaration of assets” in its July 28 verdict in …

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SC warns Imran of legal consequences


NON-DECLARATION OF LONDON FLATS  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, during yesterday’s hearing of Imran Khan’s disqualification case, said that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief’s failure to declare his London flat as an asset can have legal consequences. The proceedings of the case, being heard by a three-member …

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