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Pakistani president greets Azerbaijan

Ashgabat, NOV 28: President of Pakistan Arif Alvi has congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on the liberation of Azerbaijani lands and restoration of territorial integrity. I highly appreciate his contribution to this work,” said President of Pakistan Arif Alvi, speaking at the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization. He congratulated Azerbaijan on the victory in the Patriotic War.


Italian coastguard saves 240 migrants, including newborn

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 240 migrants in distress in the Mediterranean Sea, authorities said on Sunday. A patrol boat off the Calabrian coast had taken the people on board overnight. Among those saved were 40 minors and a newborn baby, according to the coastguard. The infant had been born on the fishing boat earlier in the day. A merchant ship and a vessel belonging to the EU border protection agency Frontex were also involved in the rescue. The operation, which was complicated by poor weather conditions, lastedRead More


27 Russian more diplomats due to leave U.S. in January – ambassador

MOSCOW, NOV 28: Russia‘s ambassador to the United States said that 27 more Russian diplomats and their families were expelled from the United States and would leave on Jan. 30. “Our diplomats are being expelled…A large group of my comrades, 27 people with families, will leave us on January 30… We are facing a serious staff shortage,” Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said in a video interview for the Soloviev Live Youtube channel aired late on Saturday. Russia has previously said that over 100 of its diplomats with families had been forced to leave the United States sinceRead More


ECP orders arrest of persons seen ‘buying votes’ in video footage ahead of NA-133 by-poll

ISLAMABAD, NOV 28: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered authorities to conduct forensic analyses of recently surfaced video clips and arrest the persons, who can be seen in the videos, distributing cash “for getting on-oath pledges from voters to cast votes” in their favour. The videos, which surfaced on social media days ahead of the by-election in Lahore’s NA-133 constituency scheduled for December 5, have caused an uproar on Twitter, with PML-N and PPP leaders accusing each other of trying to buy votes in the constituency. The NationalRead More


NAB has filed 1270 corruption references in Learned Accountability Courts

ISLAMABAD, NOV 28 /DNA/ – Justice Javed Iqbal Chairman NAB has said that NAB has filed 1270 corruption references in Learned Accountability Courts after obtaining concrete and solid documentary evidence besides statements of witnesses which are also attached in the references filed in different accountability courts.An organised and baseless propaganda is being launched by some elements against NAB due to its effective pleading of corruption references in the Learned Courts where in the last four years, 1194 culprits were awarded sentences by Learned Accountability Courts as per law on the basisRead More


Shaheen shines as Pakistan reduce Bangladesh to 39-4 on day 3 of first Test

DHAKA, NOV 28: Bangladesh’s Taijul Islam claimed his ninth five-wicket haul while Abid Ali hit a century for Pakistan as the first Test remained delicately poised in Chittagong on Sunday. The hosts bowled out Pakistan for 286 at the stroke of tea on the third day to take a 44-run lead into the second innings thanks to the mesmerising bowling of Taijul, who finished with 7-116. But Pakistan struck back in spectacular fashion with Shaheen Afridi dismissing Shadman Islam (one), Najmul Hossain (zero) and Saif Hasan (18) to finish theRead More