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April 23, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese, Indian leaders to meet this week

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet in central China this week, Beijing announced on Sunday, as the Asian powers work to improve strained ties. The two leaders will hold an "informal summit" in the city of Wuhan on Friday and Saturday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after talks with his Indian counterpart

April 23, 2018 12:00 AM PML-N to split if Nawaz sticks to his narrative: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif remained stuck to his political narrative, it can split PML-N into two factions. The PTI leader, while speaking to Geo News, said that no one has pushed the ruling party or Nawaz to the sidelines. "He must pay attention to what he has said and done," said Mehmood

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine Saturday but has no plans to visit it to avoid tensions ahead of a three-way meeting with China and South Korea, officials and local media said. Abe sent a sacred “masakaki” tree bearing his name to the shrine as it started a three-day spring festival 3

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Islamabad, Kabul to set up working group

WASHINGTON: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Saturday agreed to establish working group to resolve all the outstanding issues. The decision was taken during a meeting between Adviser to Prime minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Miftah Ismail with Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi. Pakistan delegation led Dr Miftah Ismail participated in the IMF/World

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Election likely to be held on July 26, 28 or 29

ISLAMABAD: For the upcoming 2018 general elections, 26th, 28th and 29th July are the three most likely options for the polls day. Under the law, the election date will be announced by the President after consultation with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). Although the Constitution as well as the Election Act 2017 do not mention any role of the Prime

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Kulsoom’s cancer spreads, health worsens

LAHORE: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s throat cancer has begun to spread to the rest of her body and her health is worsening, medical tests have revealed. The ailing wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was admitted to a hospital in London in September 2017 after she was diagnosed with a throat cancer. She underwent a surgery wherein doctors removed the cancerous 1

April 21, 2018 4:11 PM PM Abbasi and Nawaz discuss caretaker government during London meeting

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the PML-N will not only contest the next general elections but also win them, DawnNewsTV reported on Saturday. Following a meeting in London with his predecessor Nawaz Sharif, his two sons and other PML-N leaders, PM Abbasi had a brief chat with newsmen, telling them that that everyone believes in the sanctity

April 20, 2018 3:28 PM Rabbani criticises name change of Islamabad airport, asks PM to withdraw 'inappropriate decision'

Former Senate chairman Raza Rabbani on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi asking him to reconsider renaming the Islamabad airport from Benazir Bhutto International Airport to Islamabad International Airport and "withdraw this uncalled for and inappropriate decision". Rabbani wrote that it had come to his attention that the PM's adviser 1

April 20, 2018 12:00 AM UK to ban sale of plastic straws

LONDON: Britain on Thursday announced plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England, as part of a push to tackle global marine pollution. Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will launch a consultation on banning the single-use items later this year, ahead of legislation on the issue. The move follows the 2015 introduction 4

April 19, 2018 1:36 AM Nawaz meets ailing wife, avoids talks on politics

LONDON: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif late on Wednesday arrived in London with his daughter Maryam Nawaz to visit his ailing wife Kulsoom. Soon after their arrival at Heathrow Airport, they left for hospital to inquire after Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, who has been under treatment in London as her condition is said to be serious. Nawaz spent few hours 5