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Sunday, May 7th, 2017


France chooses Macron as new President


PARIS, MAY 07, (DNA) – Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has decisively won the French presidential election, projected results say. Mr Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65% to 35% to become, at 39, the country’s youngest president, the results show. If confirmed, he will also become the first president from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic’s foundation in 1958. A bitterly fought election concluded on Sunday amid massive security. Mr Macron’s supporters have gathered to celebrate in central Paris. His campaign pledges included aRead More

Renowned French chefs visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, MAY 07 (DNA) -Sylvestre and Jonathan Wahid, two famous names of French high gastronomy, visited Pakistan on the invitation of Serena Hotels, with the support of the Embassy of France in Pakistan. Addressing a press conference on Sunday at the French residence both the chefs termed their homecoming a unique experience. They praised French Ambassador Martine Dorance for inviting them to Pakistan and providing them with a chance to meet with Pakistani people. Both brothers were born in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, in the 1970’s. This is the first timeRead More

Dawn Leaks notification to be reissued in two days: minister


KARACHI, MAY 07, (DNA) – Minister of State for Broadcasting and Information, Marriyum Aurangzeb has asserted on Sunday that a detailed revised notification over Dawn Leaks probe report would be issued either tomorrow or day after tomorrow. While talking to the media in Karachi, the minister said that the Ministry of the Interior would issue the revised notification within two days. She said that Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for the Interior called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today as well in Islamabad. She said that the federal government hasRead More

Pakistan to raise Chaman firing issue with Afghan delegation: Ayaz Sadiq


LAHORE, MAY 07, (DNA) – Speaker National Assembly (NA) Ayaz Sadiq has on Sunday said that Pakistan will raise the Chaman firing issue with Afghan delegation when it visits Pakistan. According to details, the speaker expressed his views in a media talk in Lahore, and said Afghanistan did not give a positive reply on the matter of border security. He made it clear to continue dialogues with Afghanistan on border security issue. Ayaz Sadiq also showed his concerns regarding the current tension between both countries, and said the peace inRead More

Chaman border will remain close till change in Afghanistan’s attitude: Lt Gen Aamir Riaz


CHAMAN, MAY 07, (DNA) – Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Aamir Riaz visited Chaman on Sunday to review the post attack situation in the area. Talking to media, he said Afghan forces committed a shameful act by targeting innocent civilians through mortar shells attack. Lieutenant General Aamir said that such attacks would not benefit Afghanistan in any way and the Afghan government should be ashamed of such type of imprudent acts. He added that Pakistani artillery also retaliated to the Afghan forces’ attack with full might and they resorted toRead More

Jean Francois Cautain: EU more determined, united after Brexit

Ambassador of European Union talks to Centreline & DNA Ansar Mahmood Bhatti The Ambassador of the European Union Jean Francois Cautain talked exclusively to Centreline and Diplomatic News Agency (DNA) on a variety of issues ranging from bilateral to multi-lateral relations. The ambassador also talked about various European as well as regional issues such as Turkish membership to EU, war on terror, women empowerment and trade and educational links between Pakistan and the EU. Here is the text of the interview. 1:         Let us begin with 60th anniversary of TreatyRead More