Topic: Leaders
ppp pml leaders urge govt register fir
August 27, 2014

PPP, PML-Q leaders urge govt to register FIR

LAHORE -  Following Lahore High Court decision upholding Session Court’s order regarding registration of FIR of the Model Town incident, the PPP and PML-Q have asked the government to implement the court verdict. Senior PPP leader Mian Manzoor Wattoo called upon the government to ...

Pak envoy defends decision to meet Kashmiri leaders

NEW DELHI  - Pakistan’s envoy to India on Wednesday defended his decision to meet Kashmiri leaders, a move that prompted an angry New Delhi to cancel high-level talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours.High Commissioner Abdul Basit said he met Kashmiri leaders as part of efforts to ...

us haqqani leaders reward
August 21, 2014, 4:56 pm

US offers $30m reward for lowdown on Haqqani leaders

WASHINGTON- The United States today offered a total $30 million in return for information on key leaders of the feared Haqqani militant network. Reward of $5 million each has been authorized for information leading to the location of Aziz Haqqani, Khalil al-Rahman Haqqani, Yahya Haqqani and Abdul ...

pti leaders leave chowk khan speech
August 20, 2014, 12:28 pm

Most of PTI leaders left D-Chowk after Khan’s speech

Islamabad- Most of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders left the activists alone at Parliament House.According to details, following the speech of Imran Khan, most of the PTI leaders left D-Chowk at Parliament House, however, Khan was present in his container.  

Bangladesh leaders seek powers to sack top judges

DHAKA  - Bangladesh’s cabinet said Monday it had voted to give parliament the power to sack Supreme Court judges, a move the opposition condemned as a prelude to one-party rule.Parliament will vote on the proposal to amend the constitution after it was approved by the cabinet headed by ...

PPP leaders, workers vow to protect democracy

KARACHI - The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders on Sunday emphasised on Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif to follow the vision of the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to contact the Muslim World and activate the Organisation of the Islamic World (OIC) for effective voice to save the innocent ...

UNSC threatens S Sudan leaders with sanctions

JUBA : UN Security Council envoys warned South Sudan's warring leaders Tuesday they would face sanctions if a civil war that has pushed the young nation to the brink of famine does not stop."The council has made it very clear: that it is prepared to impose consequences if there continue to be ...

lhc issues notices march leaders
August 12, 2014

LHC issues notices to long march leaders

Lahore - The Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench on Monday issued notices to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri, PML-Q leaders Ch Shujaat Hussain and Ch Pervez Elahi, Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed and others for Tuesday ...

khmer rouge leaders jailed life
August 08, 2014

Khmer Rouge leaders jailed for life

PHNOM PENH - Two Khmer Rouge leaders were jailed for life Thursday after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, the first sentences against top figures of a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians.Neither “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea, 88, nor former ...

hiding pti leaders
August 08, 2014

Go into hiding, PTI asks top leaders

LAHORE - The PTI high command has directed the important leaders and activists to go into hiding to avert the arrests and surface after receiving fresh instructions to lead the Azadi March caravans for August 14, The Nation has learnt. According to close aides of Imran Khan, the top party ...

us africa leaders summit
August 07, 2014

US-Africa Leaders Summit

US President Barack Obama(C) poses with African leaders at the US-Africa Leaders Summit at the US State Department in Washington

leaders mark outbreak wwi
August 05, 2014

World leaders mark outbreak of WWI

LIEGE, Belgium - World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I on Monday by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine.“Peace has to be a shared goal,” Belgium’s King Philippe told ...

pml leaders heads tackle pti
August 02, 2014, 6:36 pm

PML-N leaders join heads to tackle PTI

Murree- Senior PML-N leaders today called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Murree and discussed strategy to deal with PTI’s long march. According to sources, Federal Railway Minister Saad Rafique, Ishaq Dar and Chaudhry Nisar met Sharif brothers. The top ...

Arab leaders silence over Palestine ‘deafening’

NEW YORK - Led by Egypt, a coalition of Arab states has effectively lined up with Israel in its fight against Hamas, posing new obstacles to efforts to end the Gaza conflict, according to a leading American newspaper. The coalition comprising Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan ...

Indonesian leaders in talks on raising fuel prices before October

JAKARTA - Indonesia’s outgoing president is in talks with his successor to increase heavily subsidised fuel prices before the new leader takes power, two sources close to the matter told Reuters.Subsidies are seen by many as the most urgent issue facing Southeast Asia’s biggest economy. ...

Muslim leaders’ silence on Gaza massacre decried

LAHORE - With Israel’s continued bombing of Gaza that has left around 500 people dead and many more injured, former foreign secretary Riaz Khokhar and former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi came down hard on the role of Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) as well as Islamabad ...

a tale leaders
July 21, 2014

A tale of two leaders

It was December 12, 2000. United States Supreme Court announced contentious decision in Bush v Al Gore, ended the recounts with effectively awarding Florida's votes to Bush and declared his victory. This marked the fourth election in U.S. history in which the eventual winner failed to win a ...

european leaders chance putin
July 20, 2014, 12:56 am

European leaders give last chance to Putin

HRABOVE/DONETSK  - Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that has accelerated a showdown between the Kremlin and Western powers. As militants kept international monitors ...

Cracks in PPP becoming ever more visible

INAMULLAH KHATTAK and NOKHAIZ SAHIISLAMABAD - Power is the glue that holds politicians together but it loses its cohesiveness when they are out of power. Earlier this week, former prime ministers Yousaf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervaiz Ashraf were present at an Iftar reception at Islamabad Club but ...

chaudhrys meet ppp leaders
July 16, 2014

Chaudhrys to meet PPP leaders

LAHORE - The PML-Q top leaders have accelerated their efforts to bring major political parties at a single page for creating a larger opposition alliance and would meet Asif Ali Zardari and Imran Khan. When contacted, PML-Q central spokesman Senator Kamil Ali Agha said, “Chaudhry Shujaat ...

AMTKN leaders deliver Friday sermons

LAHORE - Leaders of the Aalmi Majlis Tahafuz Khatm-e-Nabuwat have said they would not let any conspiracy become successful regarding Khatm-e-Nabuwat.Maulana Azizur Rehman Sani, Maulana Umer Hayyat, Maulana Mehboubul Hassan Tahir, Maulana Zafarullah Sindhi and others, in their Friday sermons in ...

accused karachi gang leaders killed
July 11, 2014, 12:06 pm

Karachi: Two accused gang leaders killed

Karachi- Two accused gang leaders were killed in two separate alleged encounters with police and Rangers in Lyari. SP City Sheraz Nazir told Private News that the gang war accused was killed in Kalri and Kalakot areas. Police also recovered arms from the custody of the accused. The accused killed ...

us snooped muslim american leaders
July 10, 2014

US snooped on Muslim-American leaders

WASHINGTON - The FBI and National Security Agency monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-American activists, academics and a political candidate, according to a report co-authored by journalist Glenn Greenwald.The report, citing documents in an NSA spreadsheet leaked by former contractor Edward ...

karachi aswj leaders killed
July 06, 2014, 12:31 pm

Karachi: Two ASWJ leaders killed

Karachi- Two local leaders of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat were killed when unknown men opened fire near the old Sabzi Mandi area today. Police said that armed motorcyclists shot dead both the men in what appeared to be latest incident of target killing. The police said that the deceased were ...

PM’s MS has no business contacting political leaders

LAHORE  - The PPP has disliked the idea of contacting the political leaders by the Prime Minister through his Military Secretary to take them into confidence over military action in North Waziristan. Prime Minister has started the process of inviting the political leadership and contacted PTI ...

APC leaders doing politics on dead bodies: Pervaiz

ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said on Sunday there should be no politicking on the Model Town incident, which was actually a human tragedy.The participants of so-called all parties conference (APC) on the issue were the ...

Ukraine, EU leaders to press Putin before truce expiry

KIEV : German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will join Ukraine’s new leader on a Sunday call to Russia’s Vladimir Putin before Kiev’s shaky truce with pro-Kremlin separatists expires.The second such teleconference in four days was arranged in ...

Qadri reluctant to give anti-govt drive schedule

LAHORE - The PML-Q of Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Awami Muslim League (AML) of Sheikh Rashid on Wednesday advised Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri to announce a schedule for an anti-government drive at the earliest possible. However, Dr Qadri said the country would witness a revolution during the current year, ...

us names leaders global terrorists
June 26, 2014

US names 2 LeT leaders ‘global terrorists’

WASHINGTON - The United States on Wednesday designated the finance chief and a senior public relations official of Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba as ‘global terrorists,’ placing tight economic sanctions on the two.The US Treasury said Nazir Ahmad Chaudhry, one of the two ...

Awami Tehreek Gojra, Hafizabad leaders arrested

HAFIZABAD/TOBA TEK SINGHThe City Police have arrested Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Hafizabad Vice President Haji Mukhtar Ahmad and workers Nouman Ahmad, Muhammad Afzal, Mushtaq Ansari, Anwar-ul-Haq and Atif Sultan on the charge of allegedly pelting stone on the police, resulting in injuries to four ...