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Musharraf will be tried for treason under Article 6: PM

ISLAMABAD (Awaaz News) – The Pakistan government on Monday decided to go ahead with the trial of former dictator Pervez Musharraf in the Supreme Court on a charge of high treason for abrogating the constitution and imposing emergency rule in November 2007. Treason case will be launched against Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the Constitution, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif …

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MQM MPA Sajid Qureshi, son killed in Karachi

KARACHI:  Unknown gunmen shot dead a Muttahida Qaumi Movement MPA Sajid Qureshi and his son in North Nazimabad area of the city, police said Friday.   According to reports, unidentified assailants opened fire on the Member of  Sindh Assembly Sajid Qureshi and his 26-year old son when they came out of a mosque after Friday prayer.   He was elected …

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Mardan blast death toll rises to 34

PESHAWAR (AFP) – A suicide bombing at a funeral in Pakistan on Tuesday killed at least 34 people including a provincial lawmaker, police said, the deadliest attack to hit the country in more than three months.   The attack in Shergarh town in Mardan district, 145 kilometres (90 miles) northwest of Islamabad, came during prayers for the owner of a …

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Change for New Pakistan- a slogan turned into reality

LAHORE:The facts were quite against and odds were more than evens in Pakistan in the recent past but she emerges surprisingly enough through all crises successfully. When the terrorists activities reduce a drone appears to trigger the temperature in Northern areas to keep Pakistan unstable. According to foreign media reports the rhetoric of unstable Pakistan has settled somewhat. Pakistan remains …

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‘Kill and dump’ incidents grip Balochistan

QUETTA:BNP-Mengal chief Sardar Akthar Mengal has said that the incidents of “kill and dump” are still on in Balochistan and mutilated dead bodies are being discovered from various parts of the province. He stated this during his meeting with central leader of JI Liaquat Baloch who called on him at his residence on Saturday. He said that the number of …

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Three policemen shotdead in Karachi

KARACHI:At least three policemen were killed in an attack on a police vehicle in the Patel Para area of Karachi on Sunday morning. The Superintendent of Police at Jamshed Town told media personnel that unknown assailants sprayed bullets on a police mobile vehicle.Moreover, he said the attack appeared to be pre-planned. Police subsequently cordoned off the area and investigations into …

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New Pakistani government to continue Iran gas project: Minister

ISLAMABAD:The new Pakistani government has reiterated its determination to continue the joint gas pipeline project with Iran saying the issue of energy is Islamabad’s top priority. “We will continue the work at the gas pipeline because such a vital project cannot be set aside in hard times like the present,” Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal said. During general …

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Politics of tradition has won: Sh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid has said that old and traditional politics have won once again and the nation has been defeated. Speaking in a talk show on a private TV channel on Saturday, he said every party – the ANP, PML-Q, PPP, JI – had complained of rigging in elections 2013. “Makhdoom Amin Fahim says agencies were …

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Germany pledges €93.5m for health, education and energy in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle on Saturday revealed that the German government had pledged €93.5m for development in education, health and energy sectors in Pakistan. Addressing a joint news briefing at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs with Adviser to Prime Minister on National Security Sartaj Aziz, Westerwelle said his government was serious in Pakistan’s economic stability and had pledged €93.5m …

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Drone attacks simply unacceptable: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday categorically said that the drone attacks must stop as they were violating the country’s sovereignty and international laws. “Drone attacks must stop. We have protested many a time. This is simply unacceptable,” he commented in a meeting with German Foreign Minister Dr Guldo Westerwelle who called on the prime minister along with …

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