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Khyber IDPs to start returning home from 23rd

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan has said that phased return of 6,000 internally displaced families of Bar Qambar Khel area of Khyber Agency to their homes would start from…

Jirga has given a week to parties: Siraj

BAHAWALPUR: Jamaat-i-Islami Emir Sirajul Haq has said the six-member jirga has given Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PTI chief Imran Khan and PAT chief Tahirul Qadri a week’s time to respond to its…

Foreign assets: LHC seeks reply from law officers

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday sought reply from the attorney general, the advocate general Punjab and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on a petition for bringing back foreign assets of…

ECP, PCSIR trade charges over ink quality

ISLAMABAD: A controversy over the failure of a plan to obviate vote fraud through introduction of biometric system in last year’s general elections took a new twist on Friday when the Election…

Houthi rebels shell Yemen state TV, Sanaa flights halted

Armed Shiite rebels shelled Yemen’s state-run television building Friday as they advanced into the capital, sending hundreds fleeing their homes and causing an interruption in air traffic to the violence-plagued country, officials…

Iranian youths behind ‘Happy’ video sentenced

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams’ Happy and the homemade video’s director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, their lawyer said Friday.

Barzani appeals for help to protect Syrian town

Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani Friday called for international intervention to protect a Kurdish town in neighboring Syria from ISIS fighters who have forced many Syrian Kurds to flee across the border…

German Muslims unite to condemn ISIS

German Muslims condemned the actions of the Al-Qaeda breakaway group ISIS in a nationwide day of prayer Friday and vowed to stem the tide of youngsters heading to join radical militants in…