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  • Safeguards against military rule eroding: Rabbani

    ISLAMABAD: As the opposition and government members argued over the perceived tense civil-military relationship, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani declared on Tuesday that the constitutional safeguards against military takeovers had become redundant...

    Only the people can protect democracy provided they are given ownership of the system,” he observed at the end of a debate held in the upper house to commemorate the International Day of...

  • PAK v SL: Best chance to end nine-year drought, says Misbah

    KANDY: Sri Lanka will play a Test without batting greats Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene for the first time in 15 years when the team meets Pakistan for the series decider starting Friday...

    Sri Lanka won the second Test by seven wickets in Colombo to keep alive its chances of winning a fourth straight home Test series against Pakistan...

  • Pakistan welcomes end of Saudi-led military operation in Yemen

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed Saudi Arabia's announcement on the end of the kingdom-led military operation in Yemen...

    “This will pave the way for a political solution of the crisis in Yemen,” Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said in a statement, adding that Pakistan shared Saudi Arabia’s desire for a “peaceful settlement of the crisis”...

  • Pakistan paid millions in lawsuits during PML-N rule: Firdous

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet was informed on Tuesday that the country had paid over $100 million in international litigation during the last three years of the government led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)...

    Cabinet approves appointment of Zulfi Bukhari as tourism chief, drug prices reductionThe cabinet approved the appointment of Minister of State for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari as chairman of the...

  • ThinkFest Lahore delves into what, why and where is the 'rule of law' in Pakistan

    What remained front and centre in the discussions this year was a special focus on finding Pakistan's internal bearings in the current political climate...

    In the session Jiss ki Lathi uss ki Bhains? The Rule of Law in Pakistan, moderated by legal advisor Reema Omer and featuring lawyers Babar Sattar, Amber Darr and Salman Akram, the panel delved into the concept of 'rule of law', how it pans out in domestic politics and its crucial...

  • Russia about to end military operation in Syria, Putin tells Assad

    Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favour of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad...

    The first was in October 2015, shortly after Russia launched its military campaign in Syria to shore up Assad's forces...

  • JUI-F sit-ins end as govt agrees to send Soomro murder case to military court

    KARACHI/LARKANA: Province-wide protest demonstrations and sit-ins of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) came to an end on Saturday evening after Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah promised to send the murder case of the slain leader Khalid Mehmood Soomro to a military court for trial...

    A large number of JUI-F workers took to the streets across Sindh cities and towns demanding trial by a military court of those arrested for...

  • Military court trials of terror cases set to end on Jan 2

    ISLAMABAD: The power of military courts to try civilians is likely to end in a month as the government does not appear interested in extending the relevant amendment to the Constitution, which will lapse on Jan 2...

    On Jan 3 last year, parliament passed the 21st Constitution Amendment, bringing the civilian suspects of terrorism under the jurisdiction of the military courts which are otherwise meant to try personnel of the armed...

  • ‘Pakistan best place for investment’

    KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan today is more secure and peaceful and is the best country in the region for investment and entrepreneurs ought to take full advantage of the situation...

    Inaugurating the four-day Pakistan International Trade Fair at Karachi Expo Centre (PITF) on Thursday, Mr Mamnoon said that the participation of 20 countries in the fair is manifestation of the confidence of global community...

  • Pakistan bowling attack among world’s best, says Sarfraz

    SHARJAH: Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed on Friday said Pakistan had one of the best bowling attacks in the world and that had played a key role in his side surging to a 4-0 lead in the ODI series against Sri Lanka with just one match remaining...

    Pakistan’s seven-wicket win in Sharjah on Friday continued their run of success in ODIs that had begun with the ICC Champions Trophy which they had won handsomely...

  • Pakistan’s best chance to go for clean sweep over WI: Mohsin

    KARACHI: Former opener, chief selector and coach Mohsin Khan on Wednesday lauded Pakistan’s fine victory over the West Indies in the first Test at Kingston and said Pakistan must seize this opportunity to inflict a clean sweep against the West Indies and create history...

    “Our bowlers and batsmen both performed well to beat the West Indies and go one up in the series, but they must realise that this is the best opportunity to go for a...

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