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  • Shock UK election leaves PM May hanging by a thread as voters deny Tory majority

    Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting to hold on to her job on Friday as British voters dealt her a punishing blow, denying her the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct Brexit talks and instead weakening her party's grip on power...

    Instead, she risks an ignominious exit after just 11 months at Number 10 Downing Street, which would be the shortest tenure of any prime minister for almost a century...

  • Former Indian minister criticises BJP for declining Pakistan’s peace overtures

    ISLAMABAD: India’s former foreign minister and key Congress leader, Salman Khurshid, criticised the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for adopting a tough stand towards Pakistan and said “when congress was in power, BJP had been pressuring it to not normalise ties with Pakistan”...

    “India has not responded to Pakistan’s overtures for peace in South Asia the way it should have,” Khurshid said while speaking at the latest round of...

  • Former education officer arrested

    PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau on Friday arrested former executive district officer education, Lakki Marwat, Noor Hassan for his alleged involvement in illegal appointments of teachers and technical staff in the district education department...

    A press release issued here said Noor Hassan, during his tenure as EDO education Lakki from 2009 to 2011, made illegal appointments from BPS-1 to 14 in different cadres in the...

  • Voice of Saddam: former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies

    “Tareq Aziz died in Hussein Teaching Hospital in the city of Nasiriyah, where he was brought when his health deteriorated," said Adel Abdulhussein al-Dakhili, deputy governor of Dhi Qar province, where the former Iraqi foreign minister was jailed...

    Named foreign minister in 1983 and then deputy premier in 1991, Aziz was believed to have wielded little real power over decision making, but was one of the regime's best known figures...

  • Former PPP minister named in NAB corruption reference

    PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Monday filed a reference against 10 people, including former provincial minister Nawabzada Mehmood Zeb, accusing them of inflicting a loss of Rs355...

    The accused are former mines and mineral development minister and PPP leader Nawabzada Mehmood Zeb, former technical education and minerals secretary Shah Wali Khan, former additional secretary of the department and...

  • Former minister accused of corruption

    HYDERABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party’s former Sindh council member Ali Mohammad Sahito has demanded that the party leadership take serious notice of the alleged corruption committed by Hyderabad district PPP president and former Sindh minister for fisheries Zahid Ali Bhurgari...

    Sahito was also awarded a ticket for NA-219, but his membership of the party was suspended a year ago by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah for two years...

  • Former French minister elected Unesco chief

    PARIS: Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay was selected to head the embattled UN cultural agency Unesco after defeating her Qatari rival by only two votes in a cliff-hanger on Friday...

    Azoulay, 49, came from behind after six rounds of voting to defeat Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, also an ex-culture minister, by 30 votes to 28 after he failed to pick up support from other Gulf states that are part of a Saudi-led coalition...

  • China expels former justice minister from party for graft

    BEIJING: A former Chinese justice minister has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party following an investigation by the anti-corruption watchdog, the first time the government has announced that she was in trouble...

    Wu Aiying, 65, was justice minister from 2005 until February this year, according to her official resume, and one of only a handful of senior female officials in China...

  • Govt opposes inclusion of Shaukat Aziz, former CJ, ex-minister in treason case

    ISLAMABAD: The PML-N government opposed the inclusion of former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, former Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar and its own former minister Zahid Hamid as co-accused in high treason case against former president retired Gen Pervez Musharraf...

    On November 21, 2014 a special court seized with the high treason trial of Gen Musharraf for imposing emergency on November 3, 2007, ordered to implicate the three as...

  • Protective bail of former home minister extended till 9th

    KARACHI: Dr Zulfikar Mirza, the disgruntled leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party and former home minister, was on Wednesday given a last chance by the Sindh High Court to appear before the trial court till May 9 with regard to four criminal cases registered against him for allegedly attacking a police station and forcing shopkeepers to shutter down in the Badin district...

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