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‘Pakistan must break alleged links with Afghan insurgents’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan must break alleged links with any Afghan insurgents if it is to adhere to Article 40 of the Constitution, said an opposition lawmaker in the Senate on Friday. 513 more words

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Boat capsizes in Indonesia; seven dead, 30 rescued

KUPANG: Police say a boat loaded with people in a Good Friday procession has capsized in eastern Indonesia, and at least seven people have died. 98 more words

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SC declares appointment of NAB chief legal

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Friday declared the appointment of Qamar Zaman Chaudhry as Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) as legal.

A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk disposed of a petition, filed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan against appointment of Chaudhry as chairman NAB. 270 more words

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Govt to hold fresh talks with TTP negotiators

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani government is planning a fresh round of talks with Taliban negotiators at the weekend, officials said Friday, despite the militants’ refusal to extend a ceasefire called to help peace efforts. 404 more words

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Govt urges S. Arabia to hike Pakistani job quota

ISLAMABAD: The government has formally requested the Saudi government to enhance the quota of Pakistani workers in the ongoing projects in the kingdom.

The request was made during the 10th session of the Pak-Saudi Joint Commission in Riyadh on Wednesday. 359 more words

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US, Pakistan see ties with India improving

WASHINGTON: The United States hopes that there will be progress in Indo-Pak trade ties after elections in India, which could quadruple to $10 billion in a few years, says Washington’s chief diplomat for South Asia. 486 more words

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Gunmen storm S.Sudan UN base, wound dozens of civilians

JUBA: Gunmen stormed a UN base in South Sudan Thursday, wounding dozens of civilians from a rival tribe in an “unprovoked “attack before peacekeepers fought them off, the UN said. 325 more words

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