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January 15, 2019 1:43 AM US officials due today for talks on Afghan peace process

WASHINGTON: Two key US officials — special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy Assistant to the US president Lisa Curtis — are expected in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks aimed at ensuring the success of a US-backed peace initiative for Afghanistan. The US Department of State announced last week that Mr Khalilzad is visiting India, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Japan must recognise all Kurils as Russian’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday after meeting his Japanese counterpart that Tokyo must recognise Moscow’s sovereignty over all of the disputed south Kuril islands in order for peace talks to continue. The two diplomats met for the first time since leaders of Japan and Russia agreed last year to increase efforts to sign a treaty

January 14, 2019 6:52 PM Nawaz Sharif, Asif Zardari played last political innings: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said that Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), had played their last political innings in the country. Both the political leaders of PPP and PML-N, did not earn even a single rupee from any work, he stated while

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM US congresswoman Gabbard, who met Syria’s Assad, says will run for president

Damascus in 2017 during a fact-finding mission that also took her to the decimated city of Aleppo. She also met with refugees and Syrian opposition leaders. “Originally, I had no intention of meeting with Assad, but when given the opportunity, I felt it was important to take it,” Gabbard said when her trip became public. “I think we should be ready to meet with anyone

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Nawaz complains of pain in his arm

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year jail term at Kot Lakhpat Jail, Friday complained of pain in his arm, which his daughter feared is most likely to be angina. Maryam Nawaz took to Twitter on Friday evening, saying that Nawaz Sharif’s cardiologists tried to get access to him all day but permission was not granted 3

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM NA speaker becomes active for formation of NA panels

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar activated himself for finalisation of the formation of Standing Committees of the National Assembly in the upcoming NA session scheduled to begin from Monday. Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar on Thursday held a meeting with Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan while on Tuesday 2

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM ‘SMEs need governance for growth’

LAHORE: The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) need governance, where simple but effective practice over vision, strategy and human capital can provide them with greater flexibility, adaptability and resilience, as it grows. These are huge factors in the long-term sustainability of any business, while Pakistani start-ups and SMEs need to scale-up to improve 3

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Corruption case: PPP leaders Alamgir, Asma indicted

PESHAWAR: An accountability court on Thursday indicted PPP leader and former federal minister for communications Dr Arbab Alamgir and his wife Asma Alamgir, a former MNA. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had filed a reference against the couple for allegedly accumulating assets worth Rs332 million which were beyond their known sources of income 1

January 10, 2019 9:01 AM PPP leaders Arbab Alamgir, wife Asma Arbab indicted in corruption reference

PESHAWAR: An accountability court on Thursday indicted Pakistan People's Party leader Arbab Alamgir and his wife Asma Arbab in a corruption reference. According to Geo News, a corruption reference of Rs30.321 million was filed against the couple. Judge Muhammad Ishtiaq who conducted the hearing indicted the PPP leaders after completion of argument from both sides 3

January 5, 2019 3:19 PM Watch: PM Imran stands up to clap as Turkish band plays Pakistan's national song

Prime MInister Imran Khan rose to his feet to show his admiration for a Turkish band that played a national song of Pakistan during a reception hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.. A video shows Pakistani and Turkish leaders enjoying their meals as the group plays "Tera Pakistan Hai Ye Mera Pakistan Hai". Prime Minister Khan stands up and claps 2