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Siraj asks Imran not to punish KP for Punjab poll rigging

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq on Wednesday said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf shouldn’t punish the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly for the election rigging in Punjab. He also opposed the attempts to oust an elected prime…

PML-N workers attack Qureshi’s home in Multan

MULTAN: Club-wielding PML-N workers led by the party’s district chief stormed the residence of PTI vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi here on Wednesday. The workers are reported to have gathered on a…

Little headway with PTI

ISLAMABAD: The first effort at negotiations between the government and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ended without any progress though with a resolve to meet again. Within twenty hours of the first message of the…

Inauspicious start with PAT

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) initiated negotiations with the government on Wednesday, but after the first round of talks they were no closer to a deal that might end the sit-in…

Under siege, PM keeps mum amid vows of support

ISLAMABAD: Inside a besieged National Assembly, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif heard on Wednesday assurances of support from both allies and some political foes but left in apparent hurry without speaking about protests…

Back-to-back meetings as tension mounts

ISLAMABAD: Tensions at the Prime Minister Office, where the mood has been grim over the past few days, came to a head on Wednesday when the marchers virtually besieged for some time…

Iran MPs vote out moderate minister

In a move led by hard-line lawmakers, Iran’s parliament dismissed the country’s science minister Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.