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Musharraf’s legal eagles fall into downward spiral

ISLAMABAD:Led by one of the country’s most senior lawyers, Sharifuddin Pirzada, Pervez Musharraf’s legal team has so far failed to get relief during the ongoing proceedings of the high treason case. During the special court’s hearings, Musharraf’s team raised several ...

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President for enhanced Pak-Korea bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday stressed vigorous steps to take the bilateral relations of Pakistan and Korea to new heights with focus on further deepening the trade and investment cooperation in diverse fields.Expressing satisfaction on the ...

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Nawaz Sharif, Zardari launch Thar Coal power project

THAR, Jan 31 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zardari Friday jointly performed ground-breaking of the US 1.6 billion dollar Thar Coal power project to help the country meet its energy needs. The project will ...

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Chinese ambassador calls on Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Sun Weidong called on the Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday and discussed bilateral relations between the two countries. During the meeting they discussed relations ...

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Pakistan urges U.S. to tread carefully in Afghan withdrawal

(Reuters) – A senior Pakistani official urged the United States on Monday to ensure the U.S. military withdrawal fromAfghanistan does not leave a vacuum that threatens regional stability and Pakistan’s own security. “Although the war in Afghanistan may be winding ...

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22 dead, 30 injured in Mastung Bomb Attack

(Reuters) – A bomb ripped through a bus full of Shi’ite pilgrims in western Pakistan and killed at least 22 people on Tuesday, police said, extending a spate of sectarian attacks that have shaken the South Asian nation. The bomb ...

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Fatwa Issued Against Prime Minister Youth Business Loan Scheme as Haraam by Pakistani Ulema

Ulema of Jamia Binoori Town Karachi has Issued Fatwa Against Prime Minister Youth Loan Scheme as Haraam by Pakistani Ulema, as it is based upon interest (Sood or Riba), which is strictly prohibited in Islam by all means.

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