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  • 1973 Constitution uneasy marriage between Islam, socialism: govt counsel

    ISLAMABAD: A counsel defending the 18th and 21st amendments on behalf of the federal government has termed the original 1973 Constitution “infinitely inferior” to what exists now as the earlier one was an uneasy marriage between Islamic concepts and socialism...

    “The 1973 Constitution is an uneasy marriage between Islam and socialism which will never succeed,” senior advocate Khalid Anwar argued before a 17-judge bench of the Supreme...

  • Govt wants to 'abrogate' 1973 Constitution to restore 'One Unit' politics of Gen Ayub regime: Zardari

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday, accused the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government of planning to "abrogate" the 1973 Constitution "over its reservations on a few clauses of the 18th Amendment" and attempting to restore the One Unit policy of Gen Ayub Khan's regime...

    Talking to media at the residence of close aide Ghulam Qadir Mari, Zardari said that the PPP government had restored the 1973 Constitution to its original...

  • Religious identity: Gambia's president declares country Islamic republic

    DAKAR: Gambia's president has declared the tiny West African country an Islamic republic, saying he decided this because Islam is the religion of the majority of its citizens and to break from the nation's colonial past...

    Jammeh's declaration was not to ally the country with the militant organisation known as the Islamic State group...

  • Council of Islamic Ideology terms certain sections of NAB law 'un-Islamic'

    The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday termed some sections of the National Accountability Ordinance, 1999, as going against the Shariah...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, chairman of the CII, Dr Qibla Ayaz, said the council held a two-day-long meeting during which it concluded that sections 14-D, 15-A and 26 of the NAO were un-Islamic...

  • Czech Republic wants trade with Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: Lukas Musil, Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Czech Republic on Friday said that his country was keen to promote trade relations with Pakistan and would support any action initiated in this regard...

    The Czech Republic is known for its high quality engineered products in the agricultural sector, but Pakistan’s business community can also benefit from the country’s information technology, telecommunications, and...

  • Czech Republic wants trade with Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: Lukas Musil, Charge d’ Affaires at the Embassy of the Czech Republic on Friday said that his country was keen to promote trade relations with Pakistan and would support any action initiated in this regard...

    The Czech Republic is known for its high quality engineered products in the agricultural sector, but Pakistan’s business community can also benefit from the country’s information technology, telecommunications, and...

  • Butcher of the Republic

    But our topic of the day is not Weinstein but Jean Bissonnet whom the media have already started calling the ‘Butcher of the Republic’, not ironically but in a rather affectionate manner...

    Modestly accepting the medal, the 88-year-old ‘Butcher of the Republic’ said: “Thank you all for being present...

  • NON-FICTION: REPUBLIC OF RETIRED GENERALS

    In Zeinab Abul-Magd’s book Militarising the Nation: The Army, Business and Revolution in Egypt, ‘The Republic of Retired Generals’ is the fourth chapter’s apt title and prepares the reader for what is to come...

    However, along with the word ‘securitisation’, Abul-Magd believes what is going on in Egypt cannot be viewed merely as the military’s forays into the economy; instead, ‘militarisation’ is the word, because the phenomenon we...

  • Turkish Republic Day observed

    Babûr Girgin greeted guests and shoppers at the Safa Gold Mall at an event held to mark the Turkish Republic Day on Saturday...

    In his short speech, Mr Girgin said it has been 94 years since the Turkish republic was declared in 1923...

  • 350 child soldiers freed by armed groups in Central African Republic: Unicef

    BANGUI: Armed groups in strife-torn Central African Republic released 350 child soldiers on Thursday, honouring a deal signed with Unicef, the United Nations children’s agency said...

    “This was the start of a process that we hope will result in the release of thousands of children associated with armed groups in the Central African Republic,” said Fall...

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