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Ignoring Pakistan will be dangerous, says McCain

WASHINGTON: The Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, John McCain, has urged the United States, Pakistan and Afghanistan to overcome their differences and get down to the business of fighting terrorists. In an opinion piece published in The Financial Times on Tuesday, Senator McCain argued that without ...

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22 die as rain, floods batter KP, Punjab

PESHAWAR/LAHORE: At least 22 people were killed and over 60 others injured as widespread downpour and flash floods wreaked havoc in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab on Wednesday. The Pakistan Meteorolo­gical Department issued an alert for glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) in Chitral district and asked the authorities concerned ...

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Over 37,000 have fled South Sudan to Uganda: UNHCR

The United Nations says over 37,000 people fleeing the conflict in South Sudan have entered Uganda over the last three weeks. “In the past three weeks there have been more refugee arrivals in Uganda than in the entire first six months of 2016,” which was 33,838 people, said the United ...

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Waseem Akhtar remanded to prison in 10 cases

KARACHI: The administrative judge of the antiterrorism courts remanded on Tuesday Muttahida Qaumi Movement mayoral candidate for Karachi Waseem Akhtar in prison in around 10 cases. Mr Akhtar with three other politicians — Rauf Siddiqui of the MQM, Anis Kaimkhani of the Pak Sarzameen Party and Qadir Patel of the ...

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Murad Ali Shah named as next Sindh CM

KARACHI: In a widely expected move, the Pakistan Peoples Party formally nominated senior Sindh minister Syed Murad Ali Shah as chief minister after outgoing provincial chief executive Syed Qaim Ali Shah handed in his resignation on Tuesday. “Our party has nominated Syed Murad Ali Shah as the new chief minister ...

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