Politics

  Sartaj Aziz, John Kerry meet in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Brunei): Advisor to the prime minister on national security and foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz met US Secretary of State, John Kerry on the sidelines of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)Regional Forum, which commenc...

  JSQM wraps up sit-in on National Highway

HYDERABAD: The sit-in staged by the Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) against water shortage at Hyderabad bypass has finally concluded Tuesday morning, media reported. The activists of JSQM started demonstration on Monday afternoon at 2:30 pm at H...

  Mumtaz Bhutto, NA speaker meet Shahbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Former chief minister Sindh and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader on Monday met CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and discussed various issues, media reported. According to sources, both leaders exchanged their views on party ma...

  British PM returns after two-day Pakistan visit

ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister David Cameron Sunday departed from Pakistan wrapping up his two-day official visit to the country.   The British premier and his entourage was seen off at Nur Khan Airbase, Chaklala by Minister for Science and Te...

  Imran says future belongs to PTI

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan Sunday claimed that the future belongs to his party, saying the party will witness new leadership in the next elections.   “The terrorism cannot be uprooted from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa un...

  Struggling to change system: Hamza

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) leader and member of National Assembly Hamza Shahbaz Sunday said that they were struggling to bring about a change in the system, terming this task a big challenge, media reported. Hamza Shahbaz visi...

  David Cameron arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived here today (Saturday) on an official visit to hold wide-ranging talks with Pakistani leadership.   Cameron will meet Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Sunday. The meeting will fo...

  PM stresses importance of Pak-China relations

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stressed the importance of Pak-China relations while meeting with members of the Chinese press here on Saturday.   The prime minister said Pak-China relations were not against any country, adding that Pakis...

  David Cameron to meet PM Nawaz on Sunday

ISLAMABAD: British Premier David Cameron will meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on Sunday. Sources in the Prime Minister House told media that bilateral relations between both the countries and regional situation would come under discuss...

  Nawaz says will take steps to boost Pak-Indo relations

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his government followed the policy of keeping close relations with New Delhi in the past and would adopt the same in the future.   According to a spokesman for the Prime Minister House, the premier ...

  Opposition stages walkout as Sindh Assembly approves budget

KARACHI: Members of the opposition parties including Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) staged a walkout from Sindh Assembly Saturday as the assembly approved the budget for fiscal year 2013-14 Saturday, media reported.   According to details, the S...

  British premier arrives in Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD: British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive here today (Saturday) on an official visit to hold wide-ranging talks with Pakistani leadership.   According to a handout issued here by the Foreign Office of Pakistan, Cameron will mee...

  ‘Pak-Indo dialogue to resume after Nawaz govt settles down’

SIRINAGAR: India’s External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Friday that New Delhi would resume the composite dialogue with Pakistan after the new government in Islamabad settles down and pending confidence building measures are implemente...

  ECP orders removal of political flags, banners

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has taken notice of not removing the flags and banners of political parties in their constituencies during elections campaign.   ECP has directed the political parties to remove these at their own ...

  PPP did not reopen cases against Nawaz: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in the National Assembly and Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Khursheed Shah Friday said that his party would support the federal government even if probe against former president, General (retd) Pervez Musharraf st...

  ECP issues schedule for by-polls

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday issued schedule for by-polls on 42 seats that included 16 National and 26 seats of provincial assemblies.   As the ECP schedule the by-elections will be held on 22nd of August, candi...

  Qaim Ali Shah appeals Altaf Hussain to review decisions of strike

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has appealed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain to review his decisions for calling strikes, media reported.   Speaking in the provincial assembly on Friday, Qaim Ali Shah said stri...

  Brazil police, protesters clash anew during Confed Cup

FORTALEZA: Brazilian police clashed with protesters Thursday ahead of a Confederations Cup semi-final, as President Dilma Rousseff's allies backed her plans for a plebiscite on political reform aimed at defusing public anger.   A wave of nationw...

  MQM stages walkout from Sindh Assembly

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) staged a walkout from Sindh Assembly as its Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA), who had already consumed more time speaking than allowed under the rules of the house, was prevented from continuing any furth...

  Ambassadors present credentials to President

ISLAMABAD: The ambassadors of China, Lebanon, Brunei Darussalam, Uruguay, Finland, Lithuania, Albania and Kosovo presented their credential to President Asif Ali Zardari here on Thursday.   After presenting their credentials at a special ceremony...


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Feature / Analysis

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Opinion

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