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May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Senate committee seeks ECP briefing on elections

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has summoned the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) secretary for briefing on May 21 on the holding of free, fair and transparent elections, as an air of uncertainty still continues to prevail regarding 2018 elections. The committee will hold its meeting here at the Parliament House

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM 77 out of 221 new Karnataka MLAs have criminal record

NEW DELHI: There has been a steady rise in the number of Members of Legislative Assembly with a criminal background in the Karnataka assembly. Among the 221 newly-elected MLAS, 77 (35%) have declared criminal cases against themselves, of which 54 MLAs have declared serious criminal cases, like murder and attempt to murder, reports foreign media. In 2013, the Karnataka

May 17, 2018 5:20 PM PML-N, PTI politicians switch loyalties

ISLAMABAD: Scores of PML-N politicians including sitting MNAs and MPAs have decided to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). According to sources, PML-N MPA Azam Cheela, Ghulam Ahmed Gadi, Sheikh Yaqoob, Rashida Yaqoob, Aslam Bharvana, Asif Kathia and Chaudhry Shehbaz are going to join the PTI. MNA from Jhang Ghulam Bibi Bharvana and Sahibzada Nazir Sultan 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysia´s Anwar walks free, says will not join cabinet soon

KUALA LUMPUR: Jailed Malaysian reformist Anwar Ibrahim was granted a full pardon and freed on Wednesday, capping dramatic changes in the Southeast Asian country since the government was ousted in an election upset last week. The question for Malaysia now is how Anwar will get along with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, his ally-turned-foe-turned-ally

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police enter home of ousted Malaysian PM

KUALA LUMPUR: At least a dozen police officers entered the family home of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak late on Wednesday, after he had returned home from prayers at a mosque, a Reuters witness said. State news agency Bernama said that dozens of police officers were also seen at a luxury condominium in another district of the Malaysian 2

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police enter home of Najib Razak

KUALA LUMPUR: At least a dozen police officers entered the family home of ousted Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak late on Wednesday, after he had returned home from prayers at a mosque, a Reuters witness said. State news agency Bernama said that dozens of police officers were also seen at a luxury condominium in another district of the Malaysian

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Prosecutors request jail for Romania ruling party leader

BUCHAREST: Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors have requested seven and a half years in jail for ruling party leader Liviu Dragnea in the final hearing of a trial over fake jobs, local media reported Tuesday. “The actions of the accused were likely to compromise the concept of public service,” the lead prosecutor for the DNA anti-corruption unit said. The DNA has also asked 1

May 15, 2018 12:00 AM LHC sets aside delimitation in three constituencies

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday set aside delimitation of three provincial constituencies in Gujrat and directed the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to carry out fresh delimitation. Some voters from the constituencies had filed petitions pleading that the ECP held delimitation of their constituencies including PP-32, PP-33 and PP-34. Barrister

May 13, 2018 8:20 PM Nawaz Sharif's statement grossly misinterpreted by Indian media: PML-N

ISLAMABAD: Shortly after Pakistan army suggested to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to call a meeting of National Security Committee to discuss ‘misleading” media statement of former prime minister about Mumbai attacks, PML-N said that Nawaz Sharif’s remarks were grossly misinterpreted by Indian media. “PMLN would like to set the record straight

May 13, 2018 12:00 AM Ziaullah vows to table no-trust motion against speaker

PESHAWAR: Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Ziaullah Afridi said on Saturday that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had lost majority in the provincial assembly. Talking to reporters here, he said suspension of the assembly session had proved that the government couldn’t face the opposition. He said he would table a no-confidence motion against Khyber 1