Trump warns; threatens to shoot migrants who attempt to pelt stones at the deployed US military

Trump warns; threatens to shoot migrants who attempt to pelt stones at the deployed US military

President Donald Trump on Thursday warned that soldiers deployed to the Mexican border could shoot Central American migrants who pelt stones at them while attempting to cross illegally. Trump told journalists at the White House that a group of several thousand migrants walking through Mexico towards the US border had...

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IGP Jan Muhammad: “I cannot work given the present circumstances and request the court to grant permission on my transfer”

IGP Jan Muhammad: “I cannot work given the present circumstances and request the court to grant permission on my transfer”

ISLAMABAD: Jan Muhammad on Friday excused himself from performing duties as Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP). A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case regarding the Islamabad IGP’s transfer. IGP Muhammad was transferred on October 27 after he allegedly...

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Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi affirms that the government is in consultation with the opposition in order to restore peace

Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi affirms that the government is in consultation with the opposition in order to restore peace

KARACHI: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi Thursday said that the government is in consultation with the opposition for bringing countrywide protests over Asia Bibi’s acquittal to an end. The protests began Wednesday shortly after the Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who had been sentenced...

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Aasia Bibi’s acquittal: Review petition filed in Supreme Court over court’s verdict, Aasia put on ECL until then

Aasia Bibi’s acquittal: Review petition filed in Supreme Court over court’s verdict, Aasia put on ECL until then

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court calling for a review of the court’s verdict acquitting Asia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row since she was convicted on blasphemy charges in 2010. Protesters have taken to the streets and blocked roads in major cities of Pakistan...

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Educational institutions remain closed today as protest against Aasia’s acquittal enters third day

Educational institutions remain closed today as protest against Aasia’s acquittal enters third day

KARACHI: Majority of educational institutions across the country have been closed today (Friday) as religious parties continue to protest and block roads for a third day, amid efforts by the government to defuse the situation. Private and public educational institutions are closed across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh’s Karachi....

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PM Imran Khan reaches China on his first 4-day official visit

PM Imran Khan reaches China on his first 4-day official visit

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday night reached China on his first official visit after assuming Pakistan’s top office, with Chinese Transport Minister and Ambassador to Pakistan, Li Xiaopeng and Yao Jing, respectively, welcoming him at the Beijing Capital International Airport. Masood Khalid, the Pakistani Ambassador to China, was also part...

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Cellular services to remain suspended in 4 major cities of Pakistan today

Cellular services to remain suspended in 4 major cities of Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone services have been suspended in the federal capital and three other cities in Punjab today, as protests by religious parties continues for a third day against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy allegations. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry tweeted earlier that...

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Aasia’s acquittal: Roads blocked as protests in major cities continue to hit the third day

Aasia’s acquittal: Roads blocked as protests in major cities continue to hit the third day

KARACHI: Roads have been blocked in major cities across the country on Friday as religious parties continue to protest for a third day and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TLP) has called for a shutter-down strike, amid efforts by the government to defuse the situation. The protests began Wednesday shortly after a Supreme...

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