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Bahrain jails dissident for insulting Sudan’s Bashir

 (AFP) – Bahrain on Wednesday sentenced a liberal opposition figure to six months in jail for tweeting criticism of Sudan’s president, who has been facing protests against his rule, rights groups said. Ibrahim Sharif, a founding member of the National Democratic Action Society (Waed) party which was dissolved in May ...

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Senate to pass bill ending Trump’s national emergency

(Reuters) – The US Senate was poised on Thursday to pass a proposal to terminate President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the southern border, defying his threat to veto the measure and heavy lobbying of his fellow Republicans. Five Republican senators have said they back the measure passed ...

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Trump’s ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort jailed for 73 months

 Muslim Times(Web Desk) – A federal judge in the US has sentenced President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 73 months in prison for two conspiracies revealed during Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s alleged role in the 2016 US presidential election. US District Judge Amy Berman ...

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‘Shehbaz Sharif not given clean chit in laptop scheme’

LAHORE (Muslim Times) – Provincial Minister of Punjab for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfraz and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar’s Spokesman Dr Shehbaz Gul on Thursday rejected speculations on the media that a clean chit was given to Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif with regard to his ...

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JIT decides to interrogate Nawaz Sharif in Model Town carnage case

LAHORE (Muslim Times) – Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has on Thursday decided to interrogate former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif in connection with Model Town carnage. According to details, the authorities at Kot Lakhpat Jail have permitted the team to visit and meet the ex-premier.  Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader ...

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