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Iran’s top general Qasem Soleimani killed to stop plot against 500 Americans: Pompeo

Iran’s former top military commander Qassem Soleimani was killed to stop a plot against 500 Americans, according to former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “General Soleimani was engaged in a plot to kill another 500 Americans. We had the opportunity to take down that plot, and we did,” Pompeo said in an interview with Al Arabiya published Friday. Asked about the circumstances behind the Soleimani’s killing despite the warnings, he said: “Much like the warnings that said if you want to withdraw from the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – Iran nuclear deal) there will be war,Read More


PM, SCP urged to take notice of sorry affairs at Alpine Club

Devcom-Pakistan’s National Mountaineering Rapid Response Brief (NMRRB) says that Alpine Club of Pakistan is at the verge of collapse due to lack of vision, nonprofessional membership, financial irregularities, and inefficiencies. The present ACP management, a couple of government officials, criminally could not do anything significant but activities with school children.   Islamabad, JUN 18 /DNA/ – The National Mountaineering Rapid Response Brief (NMRRB) launched on Saturday has urged Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Supreme Court of Pakistan and Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial to take urgent notice of the sorry affairs atRead More


Crooked rulers mortgaged country to fill coffers: Imran Khan

PTI Chairman invites nation to participate protest against inflation  ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Inviting the people to participate in countrywide anti-inflation, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan came down hard on the imported government and said that these band of crooks and looters had nothing to do with the public welfare, as they mortgaged the country to fill their coffers.   PTI Chairman urged the inflation-stricken masses to come out of their homes and participate in the anti-inflation protest today (Sunday), as they would decide the future course of action together. ImranRead More


Maryam Nawaz lashes out at PTI chairman over call for protest against inflation

LAHORE, Jun 18 (DNA): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) VicePresident Maryam Nawaz lashed out at former Prime Minister Imran Khanover PTI’s call for protest against inflation on Sunday. In a statement on the social networking site Twitter, the PML-N VicePresident blamed Imran Khan for the current economic crisis in thecountry saying that, “The mountain of problems we face today was createdby Fitna Khan.” Maryam Nawaz wrote that Imran Khan’s call for protest against inflationis actually a protest the PTI chairman is holding against himself. She further mocked the former PM addingRead More


Russia putting world in danger of famine, warns EU

Russia is putting the world at risk of famine through its blockade of Ukraine’s shipments of grains and restrictions on its own exports, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Saturday. The threat to food security and a “battle of narrative” with Russia on Western-imposed sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine will dominate European Union foreign ministers’ talks in Luxembourg on Monday. “We are ready to work with the UN and our partners to prevent any unwanted impact on global food security,” Borrell said in an article published on his official blog.Read More


Int’l Day for Countering Hate Speech

Pakistan joins the international community in commemorating the International Day for Countering Hate Speech. This day is an important occasion to renew global solidarity for combating hate speech which is the prime catalyst for hatred, inter-religious discord, discrimination, incitement to violence, and acts of violence against people and communities.  Pakistan has been advocating for an international framework against hate speech, disinformation and balanced approach between fundamental freedoms and responsibilities. The tragic hate crimes and incidents witnessed around the world are a clear verdict against those who justify hate speech, denigrationRead More