Tuesday , December 18 2018

Qureshi granted bail in SSP torture, Parliament attack case

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has on Wednesday interim granted bail to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi in cases related SSP torture case and attack on parliament case. ATC Judge Shahrukh Arjumand heard the case related to SSP torture case and attack on parliament case. …

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Watford to take late call on Cleverley for Chelsea game

LONDON (Reuters) – Watford manager Javi Gracia will make a late decision on whether to include midfielder Tom Cleverley in his squad for Monday’s Premier League clash with fourth-placed Chelsea. Cleverley limped off in Wednesday’s goalless draw with Stoke City after aggravating a hamstring injury he had picked up against …

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Imran Khan summoned in SSP torture, PTV attack case on Feb 15

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on February 15 in cases related SSP torture case and PTV attack case. The ATC Judge Shahrukh Arjumand heard four cases against PTI chairman Imran Khan. During the proceedings, the court summoned Imran …

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Rouhani warns Iran must heed lessons of 1979 revolution

DUBAI (AFP) – President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran must listen to protesters behind a recent wave of unrest, hinting that it risked another revolution if their demands are ignored. In a speech marking the 39th anniversary of the uprising, Rouhani also warned foreign powers that Iran’s people would …

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Vietnam marks 50 years since launch of Tet Offensive

HANOI (AFP) – Vietnam marked 50 years since the audacious Tet Offensive on Wednesday, in a bittersweet ceremony featuring patriotic dance performances recalling the attacks that changed the course of the Vietnam War. The surprise military offensive in 1968 — launched by the communist north on the eve of the …

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NSC hopes money laundering watchdog won’t be politicised – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee (NSC) on Friday warned unnamed “few countries” against politicising the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) — the international money laundering watchdog — and simultaneously directed the government ministries to urgently undertake actions needed to fulfil national commitments. A meeting of the NSC, presided over by …

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Disqualification Limit Case: Ex-PM Nawaz’s counsel gets time

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Wednesday (today) resumed hearing of the petitions related to the determination of time-period of disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution. A five member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian …

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US general rules out military operations inside Pakistan – Pakistan

WASHINGTON: A senior US general has assured Islamabad that the United States is not planning to conduct military operations inside Pakistan. Another general said that despite differences Pakistan remains “absolutely critical” to America’s success in Afghanistan, while the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson urged Islamabad to join US efforts to defeat terrorists …

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Cop, accused killed in firing on Lahore court premises

LAHORE (92 News) – An under-trial accused and a constable were killed in firing by the accused’s opponents on the premises of the Sessions Court on Wednesday. Amjad Gujjar, a murder suspect, and Asif Iqbal, a police officer escorting him, were killed when they came under fire. All the Sessions …

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