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Nawaz Sharif indicted in Flagship Investment case


THIRD ACCOUNTABILITY REFERENCE IN A ROW  By Wasim Kambo ISLAMABAD: A National Accountability Court, Islamabad yesterday indicted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in another corruption reference in his absence as he is in London due to his wife’s ailment. Filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the light of …

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Asif Zardari demands immediate arrest of Sharifs


From Our Correspondent LAHORE: Pakistan People Party co chairman Asif Ali Zardari has demanded the immediate arrest of the family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif saying there were serious corruption cases against them. In a statement yesterday, the former president said the accountability proceedings against the Sharif family are …

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India welcomes Tillerson call for deeper ties to counter China


NEW DELHI: India yesterday welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments that Washington would rather work with New Delhi than Beijing over the next century, saying it shared his optimism about their burgeoning relationship. Speaking ahead of a visit to India next week, Tillerson on Wednesday called for deeper …

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Drone attack kills12 near Pak-Afghan border


From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: US drones yesterday fired missiles near Pak-Afghan border, killing at least 12 people and destroying six militant hideouts. Citing sources, the TV channels reported that the unmanned aircraft fired six missiles in Khosh Kurram area of Afghanistan, and three drones were still hovering in the area. …

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Nisar meets Shehbaz

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar met here yesterday. According to the details, the two close aides of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Nawaz Sharif discussed political scenario besides other issues of mutual significance. On the occasion, CM Shehbaz asserted that the provincial government is making …

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Terror attacks won’t shake resolve for regional peace: COAS


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has strongly condemned the recent wave of terrorism in Afghanistan, including the one on an Afghan National Army base in Kandahar, saying the two countries have suffered a lot from terrorism. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army …

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Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar indicted


NO SUCH EXAMPLE OF INDICTMENT IN ABSENTIA: EX-PM  From Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: After a day long legal wrangle aimed at delaying indictment , ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam Nawaz and son in law Captain (Rtd) Mohammad Safdar were indicted by an accountability court in Islamabad yesterday in a …

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‘Take decisive actions against terror groups’


TILLERSON TO VISIT PAKISTAN NEXT WEEK  WASHINGTON: Ahead of his India and Pakistan visit, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday that the US expects Pakistan to take decisive action against terrorist groups, and warned that countries that use terror as an instrument of policy will only see …

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