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Pakistan election body seeks Imran Khan’s written reply over poll code violation during vote

The Election Commission of Pakistan has sought a written reply from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, who voted in violation of the code of conduct during the polls, a media report said on Monday. Khan’s counsel Babar Awan appeared before the ECP on Monday, after the electoral body issued a notice to Khan for violating the secrecy of ballot, Geo TV reported. Instead ...

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Saudi king begins holiday in still unbuilt $500 bn mega-city

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived for a holiday in NEOM, the $500 billion flagship business zone that his son and heir apparent has pledged to build from scratch in a remote corner of the kingdom, state media said on Monday. The royal family has traditionally spent much of the summer outside the country in places such as the French Riviera, ...

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London court extends Vijay Mallya’s bail, asks for video of Mumbai jail

Prasun Sonwalker , Hindustan Times, London A London court on Tuesday extended Vijay Mallya’s bail till September 12 and asked India to give it a video of Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail, where the fugitive businessman could be kept if he is extradited from the UK. India accepted Chief magistrate Emma Arbuthnot’s request for a video. “The courts will decide in the end,” ...

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Explosion rocks Wisconsin town in US, at least 3 hurt

Updated: Jul 11, 2018 09:25 IST Associated Press An explosion rocked the downtown area of a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, after a contractor struck a natural gas main Monday, injuring at least two firefighters and a police officer, authorities said. No deaths were immediately reported, and it wasn’t known if anyone else was hurt. Police Lt. Kevin Konopacki said that around ...

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Militants launch ongoing attack on Afghan govt building: officials

Press Trust of India Jalalabad Militants raided a government building in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said, setting off explosions in an ongoing attack.“I can confirm an armed attack on a branch of the education department in Jalalabad (city),” Nangarhar provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP.It was the second attack in the city in as many days as militants ...

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Zakir Naik meets PM Mahathir Mohamad after Malaysia refuses to deport preacher

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 8, 2018 Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is wanted by Indian probe agencies for allegedly fuelling religious hatred through his speeches, met Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday. Naik’s legal team on Sunday has released a photo of the meeting. The meeting came a day after the Malaysian PM said that Naik will ...

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Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

BANGKOK: Four boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than a fortnight were rescued on Sunday, authorities said, raising hopes elite divers would also save the others. The rescued boys emerged as night fell from the Tham Luang cave complex after navigating a treacherous escape route of more than four kilometres (2.5 miles) through ...

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Nawaz sentenced 10 Yrs Jail

Islamabad: 06 June 2018 Sentenced to 10 years in jail for corruption, former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif said this evening that he is not a thief and that he will return to Pakistan soon. “I will continue my struggle from jail. This is a part of the struggle,” Mr Sharif told reporters in London, his daughter Maryam Sharif sitting ...

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Burhan Wani’s 2nd anniversary to be observed across Kashmir and Pakistan: UJC

SRINAGAR , July 3, CNS: “The second martyrdom anniversary of famous youth resistance leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani would be observed across Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir to pay tributes to the freedom fighter, who introduced new trends to fight against Indian rule,” conglomerate of militant outfits United Jihad Council Spokesperson Syed Sadaqat Hussain said in a statement to CNS. “During ...

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Pakistan Team to attend SAARC meet in india

A business delegation from Pakistan will leave for India on June 30 to participate in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Development Fund Partnership Conclave, it was announced on Thursday. The three-day conclave will commence from July 1 and is aimed at strategic growth in the South Asia region through project collaboration and regional integration, the Associated Press ...

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