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July 22, 2018 1:58 PM HRCP slams attacks on Jibran Nasir

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said it was gravely concerned at the escalating threat to independent candidate Jibran Nasir in Karachi. Nasir and his supporters – who have been canvassing on rights-based issues such as access to water, housing and education – have been targeted consistently by right-wing elements, especially over the last week. ‘No member 13

July 22, 2018 6:07 AM Three injured in blast targeting PTI candidate Ikramullah Gandapur in DI Khan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: At least three people have been injured when a bomb went off in Dera Ismail Khan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday. According to Geo News, the blast took place near the vehicle of Ikramullah Gandapur, a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate from PK-99. Ikramullah's elder brother Israrullah Gandapur had lost his life in a terror 7

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

PARIS: Fighter jets streaked over Paris on Saturday as part of a massive military parade in a "demonstration of controlled force" on France´s national day, due to be followed by a street party if "Les Bleus" win the World Cup. Thousands of people, many of them tourists, thronged the Champs Elysees avenue to watch the march past involving 4,290 soldiers 2

July 13, 2018 11:38 AM 70 dead, 120 injured in Mastung blast targeting Balochistan Awami Party corner meeting

At least 70 people, including politician Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, were killed and 120 injured in a deadly blast in Balochistan's Mastung district Friday afternoon, provincial Health Minister Faiz Kakar confirmed to DawnNewsTV. Balochistan's Civil Defence Director Aslam Tareen as well as Bungalzai both said the blast was a suicide attack. Tareen said 8 to 10 kilograms 14

July 13, 2018 11:38 AM BAP candidate Nawab Siraj Raisani, 24 others killed in Mastung blast

At least 25 people, including politician Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, were killed while over 50 were injured in a blast in Balochistan's Mastung district Friday afternoon, Home Secretary Haider Ali Shikoh said. Levies sources say the blast targeted a corner meeting for election campaign of Nawabzada Siraj, a Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate from PB-35 (Mastung) 5

July 13, 2018 11:26 AM As election violence rises, ECP seeks answers from Nacta

As terrorist incidents experience an upsurge ahead of the July 25 countrywide polls, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned officials of the National Counter Terrorism Authority (Nacta) for a briefing over the security threats faced by election candidates. The commission has directed Nacta's national coordinator to appear before it on Saturday 4

July 13, 2018 6:40 AM Blast targets convoy of JUI-F leader Akram Khan Durrani, 4 killed

At least four people were killed and 32 others were injured in a bomb blast near the convoy of former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Akram Khan Durrani in Bannu on Friday. Durrani, who was heading back from an election rally near North Waziristan, remained safe in the remote control blast, District Police Officer (DPO) Bannu Khurram Rasheed said. The injured 16

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM MMA candidate among eight injured in Bannu blast

BANNU: Eight persons, including a Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) candidate for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly constituency PK-89, were injured in a roadside blast in the Bakkakhel area on Saturday. The MMA candidate Malik Shireen, affiliated with the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), was on the way to attend a public gathering when his vehicle was targeted 1

July 7, 2018 3:25 PM 7 including MMA candidate injured in Bannu blast

At least seven people including the candidate of Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) were injured when his convoy came under bomb attack in Bannu of Saturday, DawnNewsTV reported. According to police, the MMA’s candidate from the PK-89 constituency, Sherin Malik was campaigning for elections in Takhti Kheil area of Bannu when a blast occurred targeting his convoy 4

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Militant commander killed in NW drone strike

MIRANSHAH: A US drone strike in North Waziristan Agency (NW) in the Pak-Afghan border area killed a militant commander and left his security guard injured, local sources said. The sources said Commander Abdullah and his guard were walking on foot in Tor Tangi area of Dattakhel tehsil in the North Waziristan tribal district when they were targeted by missiles 7