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January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Military courts’ extension: PM forms body for talks with opposition

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday formed a committee to hold negotiations with the opposition members pertaining to extension of military courts’ jurisdiction. The task has been handed over to Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The committee will present report to the premier after consultation 16

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM PUC stresses eradication of terrorism, extremism

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Tuesday announced that 'Islamabad Declaration' will reinforce the struggle for annihilation of terrorism, extremism and sectarian violence from the country. "4th International Message of Islam Conference" will be held on 3rd March 2019 at Convention Center, Islamabad and the conference 13

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM ‘PUC working for peace’

LAHORE: Islamabad Declaration will reinforce the struggle for annihilation of terrorism and extremism from the country, said Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman, Tuesday. Pakistan Ulema Council since its inception has been raising voice for the cause of peace, stability and religious harmony in the country. Pakistan 15

January 8, 2019 12:00 AM Six go on trial in Sweden

STOCKHOLM: Six Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals living in Sweden went on trial in Stockholm on Monday accused of financing terrorism, three of them also charged with planning a terror attack. "If the terrorist crime had been carried out, it could have seriously hurt Sweden," the prosecution said in its charge sheet. The first day of the trial focused on the prosecution’s 8

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Pak-China military exercise concludes

RAWALPINDI: The 6th Pakistan and China Joint Military Exercise Warrior VI culminated near Kharian on Saturday. Troops from Special Forces of Pakistan Army and Peoples Liberation Army participated in the exercise. The four-week-long joint exercise aimed at sharing respective experiences in the field of counter terrorism operations and learn from each other’s 9

January 4, 2019 2:05 AM Another JIT formed to probe Model Town case

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Thursday reconstituted a new five-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the 2014 Model Town incident. The team will be headed by Inspector General of National Highways & Motorways Police (NH&MP) Allah Dino Khwaja. The members of the committee included a representative of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) 15

December 29, 2018 12:00 AM SC declares PakTurk Education Foundation ‘terrorist organisation’

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday declared the PakTurk International Cag Education Foundation a "terrorist organisation" in the light of the decisions of Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) and Asian Parliamentary Assembly. A three-member bench of the apex court announced the verdict, comprising 15 pages and written by Justice Ijazul Ahsan 17

December 23, 2018 12:00 AM Canadian judge refuses to ease former Gitmo detainee’s bail

OTTAWA: A Canadian judge on Saturday denied former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr’s request to ease his bail conditions while he appeals US war crimes convictions. Justice June Ross said the current restrictions on his travel and communications with an older sister who has spoken openly in support of al-Qaeda are reasonable, according to Canadian media 13

December 21, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish defence minister holds meeting with COAS

RAWALPINDI: General (R) Hulusi Akar, Minister of National Defence of Republic of Turkey, called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff, at the GHQ Thursday. According to an ISPR press release during the meeting views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest including defence and security cooperation between both the countries and overall 11

December 19, 2018 12:00 AM Four get life imprisonment on two counts in murder case

BAHAWALPUR: Anti-Terrorism Court Special Judge Malik Shabbir Awan on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment on two counts, 53 years collective imprisonment and Rs 500,000 fine each to four accused in a dacoity-cum-murder case. during a bank dacoity at Minchinabad, Bahawalnagar, in 2014. The court also awarded Rs 500,000 each to the convicts to pay the amount 11