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PPP adamant on Aitzaz Ahsan’s name for presidential pick

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is sticking with the name of Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan as its candidate for the slot of president. PPP leaders at a meeting of opposition parties chaired by PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday refused to consider other names for the office ...

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Haven’t decided to take bailout package from IMF: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday said Pakistan has yet not decided to take a bailout package from International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speaking in the Senate, Asad Umar said consultations on economic situation are continuing and the final decision will be taken after taking on ...

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Qureshi raises issue of sacrilegious caricatures with Dutch counterpart

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday contacted his Dutch counterpart and raised issue of sacrilegious caricatures. Shah told Dutch foreign minister sacrilegious caricatures have hurt the sentiments of Muslims across globe. Shah also warned his Dutch counterpart appalling acts will only fuel intolerance and hatred ...

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Pompeo not allowed to dictate PM Imran Khan: Raza Rabbani

ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senator Raza Rabbani on Tuesday vowed not to allow United States United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to dictate Pakistan’s premier.He made these remarks in Senate session. Rabbani added gone are the days of rehashing ‘do more’ mantra. Earlier, Pakistan’s foreign ...

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US rejects UN court jurisdiction in Iran sanctions case

THE HAGUE (AFP) – The United States told UN judges Tuesday they had no jurisdiction to rule on Tehran’s demand for them to order the suspension of debilitating nuclear-related sanctions against Iran. Washington cited security concerns in its first legal response to a suit by the Islamic Republic, which is ...

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Nomination papers for by-elections to be submitted from today

 ISLAMABAD (Muslim Times) – Nomination papers of candidates for by-elections on vacant seats of National and Provincial Assemblies will be received from today (Tuesday). According to details, initial list of the candidates will be published on August 31 after which, scrutiny of nomination papers will be conducted by fourth of ...

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