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Analysis: Paris attacks: attackers might have come thru Syria by Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

ISLAMABAD: The deadly Paris attacks that claimed over 160 lives have sent shock waves throughout the world. The whole world has extended support to France at this critical time.  This is not for the first time that that France has been hit hard by terrorists, even in January this year some miscreants attacked office of French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which had published blasphemous materials. 11 people were killed in that January 7 attack. This time tally is huge and perhaps unprecedented in the recent French history.


Dar claims he didn’t accept IMF demand for 18pc GST

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minis­ter Ishaq Dar said in the Senate on Friday that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) wanted Pakistan to increase general sales tax (GST) to 18 per cent but he did not let it happen.“We have been fighting with the IMF. They have not come from the heaven. (Woh Asmaan Se Nahin Utre) I know how competent they are,” he said. The minister was responding to remarks made by senators during the debate on an adjournment motion about debt accumulation to a level where Pakistan would need $6.7 billion thisRead More


Over 160 people killed in Paris attacks: attackers reportedly came with Syria refugees

PARIS: In the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II, a wave of coordinated attacks left more than 160 dead in scenes of carnage in Paris Friday.The assailants struck at least six very different venues, ranging from the national sports stadium to a pizzeria.At least 120 people were killed and 200 were left injured at multiple locations in the French capitalAttackers targeted Bataclan concert hall, a sports stadium and restaurants Gunmen used AK-47s; one of the three explosions outside the stadium was caused by a suicide bomber AtRead More