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Sharif, Abbasi come under NAB radar in LNG terminal case

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday approved probe against Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and former prime minister Shahid Khaqqan Abbasi over awarding contract of Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in ‘non-transparent way’. As per details garnered, chairman Justice (rtd) Javed Iqbal presided ...

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ECP to decide names of caretaker Punjab, Balochistan CMs

LAHORE (Muslim Times) – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will decide on names for caretaker chief ministers of Punjab and Balochistan as provincial parliamentary committees have failed to reach consensus about it. Punjab committee comprising Rana Sanaullah, Malik Ahmed Khan, Khawaja Imran from the government side and Mahmood-ur-Rasheed, Sabtain Khan ...

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Accountability court adjourns Ishaq Dar corruption case till June 13

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – An accountability court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of Ishaq Dar corruption case till June 13. Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the case. Defense lawyer Qazi Misbah continued cross-examination of prosecution witness Muhammad Azeem. The witness submitted the record of Ishaq Dar’s 21 bank transactions in the ...

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EU wants firms exempt from US sanctions on Iran

(News Desk) – Major European powers as well as the European Union have written a letter to the United States, urging Washington not to go ahead with its planned “secondary sanctions” against European firms doing business in Iran. Foreign ministers from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the European Union’s ...

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NATO rejects Qatar membership demand

(AFP) -The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Wednesday declined an overture by Qatar to join the Western military defense alliance, saying membership was reserved to the United States and Europe. It was responding to a comment by Qatar’s defense minister on Tuesday that his country’s long-term strategic “ambition” was ...

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