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The rise of the far-right in different European parliaments, the new round of military threats fueled by the possible US withdrawal of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the US and Russia, and the recent yellow-vest movement speak volumes of threats facing the Green Continent. Europe’s political, economic and military stability that has prevailed in the continent for more than half a century is in danger. This comes as the anti-immigration,...

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FIA arrests three deported from Turkey

FAISALABAD:  The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested three accused Pakistanis, deported from Turkey, upon their arrival at Faisalabad International Airport on Monday. FIA sources said that said the accused identified as Asif Hussain, Waqas and Ghulam Dastagir belonged to Chiniot and Sialkotdistricts. The human traffickers and their agents had sent them Turkey through illegal means...

Murad orders construction of Malir Expressway from July

  KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Planning & Development Department to start work on Malir Expressway project from July 2019 so that it could be completed within 2 and half year. He issued these directives on Monday while presiding over a meeting to review...

Govt making sincere efforts to transform Pakistan as true welfare state: Buzdar

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that targets of 100 day plan of Prime Minister Imran Khan will be achieved adding that we have come into power to serve the masses and promises will be fulfilled by us. Punjab government is working in the right...

Long-term planning required to steer country out of mess: JI

LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that long-term planning is required to steer the country out of the present mess and the services of every talented person should be utilized for this cause. Addressing the central Planning Committee...

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NAB prosecutor gives final arguments in Al-Azizia case

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court resumed hearing into Al-Azizia Steel Mills case against former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif,on Monday. The accountability court judge Muhammad Arshad Malik chaired conduct proceedings of the case. The prosecutor of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Wasiq Malik, continued presenting final arguments in the Al-Azizia Reference for the third day. The...

Asad Umar has not stepped down, clarifies Ministry of Finance

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Finance here on Monday refuted reports regarding Finance Minister Asad Umar stepping down from his post. In a statement, the Ministry of Finance also dismissed reports of an altercation between Umar and Adviser to the PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and senior Pakistan...

FBR directed to amplify tax on imported tobacco

ISLAMABAD: A special committee of the Senate asked the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to compare tax frequency on imported and domestically produced tobacco, as there is multi-billion tax prevarication scam observed in tobacco division. The Senate Special Committee...

Testimony completes against Nawaz Shrif in Flagship reference

ISLAMABAD: The testimonies against ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Flagship reference completed on Thursday. Nawaz Sharif will record statement in his defence. On the other hand, in Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference case, NAB Prosecutor Wasiq Malik is continuing his...

Yemen talks set to start in Sweden after wounded Houthis evacuated

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ADEN/DUBAI: Yemeni Houthi officials are expected to travel to Sweden shortly for talks as early as Wednesday to end the nearly four-year-old war after the Saudi-led coalition allowed the evacuation of...

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Iran says OPEC members who increased output should take lead on cuts

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LONDON: Qatar’s decision to quit OPEC shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel, a top Iranian official said, adding that any supply cuts should come only from countries that had increased output. The comments underline tensions within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ahead of this...

UNAOC organizes gathering of 100+ Alumni in New York in preparation for its Global Forum

NEW YORK: More than 100 youth from 60 countries and between the ages of 18 to 35 gathered to prepare for the Youth Event of the 8th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). Youth at this event are alumni of...

Indian occupied forces Martyr Six More Kashmiris in Shopian

SRINAGAR: In Indian occupied Kashmir, Indian occupied forces in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred six more Kashmiris in Shopian district on Sunday. The youth were killed by Indian troops of 34-Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve...

Kartarpur: After Sushma, Amarinder Singh also turns down Pakistan’s invitation

NEW DELHI: After Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj excused herself from attending the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Border, without giving any specific reason, Indian Punjab’s Chief Minister Amarinder Singh...

Pakistan-Azerbaijan: it’s time to raise trade to a new level

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(Seymur Mammadov)  Azerbaijani-Pakistani relations are developing dynamically, expanding comprehensively, covering all new areas of cooperation. Fraternal and friendly countries today are interested in...

Pakistan and Azerbaijan relations: 26 years of friendship to strategic partnership

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Pakistan has strong historical, geographical and cultural relations with Azerbaijan and Turkey. The three countries have a common ideology, no clash of interests, shared views on significant world affairs...

Let’s pay tributes to our heroes

By Sardar Khan Niazi Every year we celebrate 6th September, Defense Day of Pakistan, with gun-salutes and prayer ceremonies across the country in memory of our brave soldiers who laid their lives defending...

Remembering National Heroes

( Lt Gen Retd Amjad Shoaib) We are celebrating defence of Pakistan day in remembering of the event of 6th September 1965, when India invaded Pakistan and their Chief of Army Staff hoped to capture Lahore...

Team Pakistan’s road to Formula Student Germany

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By Rija Zafar When we talk about a platform to strengthen and embellish technical skills, and develop innovation in young engineers, one which is bound to cross our minds is Formula Student (FS). Formula...

The magic of cleanliness | Short Story

By Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee Twenty kilometers west of the bounty road a small lane wound its way to a small castle. The castle looked like it was built for a prince and princess to stay in. The sky seemed to hug the earth there. The cheerful sun smiled and beamed on the earth and the flowers opened up...

Drug abuse in educational institutions

By Rameez Ali Mahesar The trend of drug addiction in Pakistan is briskly flourishing among people at alarming rate. The statistics have shown Pakistan on the rise in term of people fallen prey to this...

Discrimination against women

A lot of questions arise in our mind when we think of discrimination against women. Are there no issues relating to women discrimination? Do women not face any problems on the basis of their gender? Are...

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