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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

Minhaj leaders facing security threats: Govt

LAHORE  - Leaders of Tehrik-e-Minhajul Quran are facing security threats, said a spokesman of Punjab Home Department here on Sunday. He said that after military operation in North Waziristan, terrorists had announced attacks on important political and religious leaders. He added that there was ...

leaders
June 19, 2014

Wanted – Leaders!

With the commencement of Operations in North Waziristan, the country is in a state of war. These are times when leadership is tested and regretfully our worthy Prime Minister has been found wanting in qualities that make a leader. For one, I am still at a loss to understand as to why the Head of ...

Turkey sentences 1980 coup leaders to life in prison

ANKARA - A Turkish court on Wednesday handed life sentences to two ageing generals behind a 1980 military takeover, the bloodiest in Turkey’s coup-ridden history. Kenan Evren, 96, and Tahsin Sahinkaya, 89, were found guilty of setting the stage for a military intervention, ousting the ...

Leaders lambast Lahore killings, MQM announces mourning day

  LAHORE- Pakistan People’s Party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Muttahida Qaumi Movement today staged a walkout from the National Assembly in protest against alleged police high handedness as a result of which five workers of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek led by Dr Tahirul Qadri were ...

Egyptian forces seize Brotherhood leaders’ assets

CAIRO - Egyptian security forces have seized supermarket chains owned by two leading figures of the Muslim Brotherhood as part of the government’s crackdown against the banned organisation, judicial and security sources told Reuters on Sunday.On the orders of a committee charged with ...

Political leaders condemn Handery Masieh’s assassination

  Islamabad- Political leaders including Altaf Hussain, Sirajul Haq, Khursheed Shah and Shahbaz Sharif strongly condemned Balochistan’s Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Handery Masieh’s assassination by own security guard. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has earlier strongly condemned ...

Geelani demands release of Hurriyet leaders

ISLAMABAD : Veteran Hurriyet leader Syed Ali Geelani has demanded immediate release of all illegally detained Hurriyet leaders and activists. According to KMS, Geelani said the detainees including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Mushtaqul Islam, Amir Hamza, Muhammad Altaf Khan and Nasir Abdullah were all ...

Bahraini leaders ‘back’ Kashmiris’ struggle

MIRPUR (AJK)A group of top Bahraini politicians called on the Kashmir delegation at the United Nations in Geneva and pledged to raise the issue of Kashmir in the parliament of the Kingdom of Bahrain, says a message reaching here on Wednesday.Abdulla bin Ali, a member of Council of Representatives, ...

PTI doing to PML N, what PML N did to PPP Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf PTI leaders holding a protest camp against power outages.

PTI doing to PML N, what PML N did to PPPPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf PTI leaders holding a protest camp against power outages.

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June 11, 2014

Hillary airs insider’s take on world leaders

Michael MathesRussia’s Vladimir Putin remains ‘fixated’ on reviving the Soviet empire, China’s Hu Jintao was ‘aloof’ and Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a ‘bellicose peacock,’ Hillary Clinton dishes about key world leaders in her new book.The former ...

World leaders face pressure at UK summit

LONDON - The kidnapping of 200 Nigerian girls and several recent horrific murders of women is expected to raise pressure on the world community to take concrete action to punish those responsible for sexual violence at a global summit in London this week.Invited by Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie ...

ppp leaders caught masters
June 09, 2014

PPP leaders caught between two masters

ISLAMABAD - Senior Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) leaders are in a quandary whether to obey their party's chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari or co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on national issues and on many occasions they have to serve the two masters at the same time.Seasoned PPP leaders are of the view ...

political leaders condemn karachi airport attack
June 09, 2014, 5:20 pm

Karachi airport cleared of attackers

  KARACHI- Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport, which was attacked by terrorists on Sunday night, has been cleared of attackers. According to airport sources, a precautionary search was carried out at the premises of the airport after dawn to ensure all the attackers have been taken ...

political leaders condemn karachi airport attack
June 09, 2014, 6:25 pm

Political leaders condemn Karachi airport attack

  KARACHI-  Political leaders while unanimously condemning the outrageous attack on Karachi airport last night; have urged the government to take tough decisions to counter the menace of terrorism. Some leaders have squarely put the blame on PML (N) government for its failure to preempt ...

leaders mark day
June 07, 2014

World leaders mark D-Day

CAEN, France - World leaders gathered Friday to mark 70 years since the historic D-Day invasion of France that hastened the end of World War II and this year is taking place against the backdrop of the Ukraine crisis.At ceremonies on the beaches of northern France, where the biggest amphibious ...

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