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Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

PM Nawaz, Saudi King discuss situation in Palestine, Syria -

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Police arrest two target killers during raid in Quaidabad area of Karachi -

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Iraq jihadists blow up Hazrat Yunus (AS) shrine -

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thousands protest at West Bank against Israeli brutality, three Palestinians killed, more than 100 injured in clash with police -

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Gaza death toll crosses 800 as Israeli continues targeting innocent civilians -

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July 30, 2014

  • China shares up in morning trade

      The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 0.87 percent, or 18.51 points, to 2,145.12. SHANGHAI (AFP) – Chinese stocks were higher in morning trade Monday on buying of heavyweight bank shares, driven by hopes for more reforms in the sector, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 0.87 percent, or 18.51 points, to 2,145.12. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China s second exchange, rose 0.63 percent, or 6.95 points, to 1,118.47. China s banking regulator last week approved the setting up of three private banks in a long-awaited development.

  • Tennis: Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls out of ATP Washington Open with flu

      Dimitrov pulled out of ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed flu and a sinus infection. WASHINGTON (AFP) – Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week s ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him Sunday with the flu and a sinus infection. Dimitrov, a former boyfriend of Maria Sharapova, had been seeded third in the $1.9 million ATP and WTA hardcourt event behind world number five Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and sixth-ranked Canadian Milos Raonic. “We will miss having Grigor as a part of this year s tournament, but his health is priority…

  • Halle Berry lends star power to fight hunger in Nicaragua

      Berry has appeared in a raft of Hollywood films including a starring turn movie “Catwoman”. MANAGUA (AFP) – Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry lent her star power to combat rural hunger during a trip to Nicaragua for the UN World Food Program, officials here said Friday. Government authorities said the Hollywood starlet visited two rural schools in the town of El Cua, some 250 kilometers (150 miles) north of the capital city Managua. The project aimed to encourage students to stay in school and realize their full academic and career potential. Berry, 47, has appeared in a raft of Hollywood…

  • Timargarah: Attack on security forces kills one woman, curfew imposed

      Firing on security forces leaves three injured and one dead. DIR  Curfew was imposed in Timargarah after an attack on the security forces during a search operation on Monday, Dunya News reported. At least three were injured and a woman killed in the firing. The residents of the nearby area faced severe difficulties in their preparations for Eid. Fire was opened at the security forces during a search operation from a house near-at-hand in the Lower Dir’s district headquarter Timargarah. Three security officials were severely injured in the firing. Present in the home, at the scene of firing, a…

  • Imran Khan’s politics based on dishonesty, hatred: Rasheed

      Information Minister confirmed that the PML-N has contacted Imran Khan over PTI’s long march. ISLAMABAD – Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has said that the government was ready to hold serious talks over the demands of PTI. The Information Minister said a session would be held to discuss all key issues after PM returns to country. Referring to the long march of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Rasheed said PML-N wants to sit together with Imran Khan to address all issues. However, the minister also said that Imran Khan’s politics was based on lies and hatred. Rasheed said the Article 245 has nothing to…

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Timargarah: Attack on security forces kills one woman, curfew imposed

Jul 28, 2014

  Firing on security forces leaves three injured and one dead. DIR  Curfew was imposed in Timargarah after an attack on the security forces during a search operation on Monday, Dunya News reported. At least three were injured and a woman killed in the firing. The residents of the nearby area faced severe difficulties in their preparations for Eid. Fire was opened at the security forces during a search operation from a house near-at-hand in the Lower Dir’s district headquarter Timargarah. Three security officials were severely injured in the firing. Present in the home, at the scene of firing, a…

Imran Khan’s politics based on dishonesty, hatred: Rasheed

Jul 28, 2014

  Information Minister confirmed that the PML-N has contacted Imran Khan over PTI’s long march. ISLAMABAD – Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has said that the government was ready to hold serious talks over the demands of PTI. The Information Minister said a session would be held to discuss all key issues after PM returns to country. Referring to the long march of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Rasheed said PML-N wants to sit together with Imran Khan to address all issues. However, the minister also said that Imran Khan’s politics was based on lies and hatred. Rasheed said the Article 245 has nothing to…

Imposition of Article 245 challenged in IHC

Jul 28, 2014

  The petition against the imposition of Article 245 was heard by IHC Chief Justice. ISLAMABAD  The imposition of Article 245 in the federal capital has been challenged in Islamabad High Court. The court served notices to Defense Ministry, Law Ministry and Cabinet secretaries and sought explanation before August 6. The petition was filed against the decision of the government to invoke Article 245 of the constitution in Islamabad. The petitioner stated that army wasn’t given powers under Article 245 in conflict areas, adding that the imposition in federal capital will weaken the writ of the government. He said such…

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China shares up in morning trade

  The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 0.87 percent, or 18.51 points, to 2,145.12. SHANGHAI (AFP) – Chinese stocks were higher in morning trade Monday on buying of heavyweight bank shares, driven by hopes for more reforms in the sector, dealers said. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index jumped 0.87 percent, or 18.51 points, to 2,145.12. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China s second exchange, rose 0.63 percent, or 6.95 points, to 1,118.47. China s banking regulator last week approved the setting up of three private banks in a long-awaited development.

Tennis: Wimbledon semi-finalist Dimitrov pulls out of ATP Washington Open with flu

  Dimitrov pulled out of ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed flu and a sinus infection. WASHINGTON (AFP) – Ninth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov, coming off a Wimbledon semi-final run, pulled out of next week s ATP Washington Open after doctors diagnosed him Sunday with the flu and a sinus infection. Dimitrov, a former boyfriend of Maria Sharapova, had been seeded third in the $1.9 million ATP and WTA hardcourt event behind world number five Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic and sixth-ranked Canadian Milos Raonic. “We will miss having Grigor as a part of this year s tournament, but his health is priority…

Halle Berry lends star power to fight hunger in Nicaragua

  Berry has appeared in a raft of Hollywood films including a starring turn movie “Catwoman”. MANAGUA (AFP) – Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry lent her star power to combat rural hunger during a trip to Nicaragua for the UN World Food Program, officials here said Friday. Government authorities said the Hollywood starlet visited two rural schools in the town of El Cua, some 250 kilometers (150 miles) north of the capital city Managua. The project aimed to encourage students to stay in school and realize their full academic and career potential. Berry, 47, has appeared in a raft of Hollywood…

Timargarah: Attack on security forces kills one woman, curfew imposed

  Firing on security forces leaves three injured and one dead. DIR  Curfew was imposed in Timargarah after an attack on the security forces during a search operation on Monday, Dunya News reported. At least three were injured and a woman killed in the firing. The residents of the nearby area faced severe difficulties in their preparations for Eid. Fire was opened at the security forces during a search operation from a house near-at-hand in the Lower Dir’s district headquarter Timargarah. Three security officials were severely injured in the firing. Present in the home, at the scene of firing, a…