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Trump declines to answer questions in New York civil probe

New York, Aug 10: Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to answer questions under oath in New York over alleged fraud at his family business, as legal pressures pile on the former president whose house was raided by the FBI just two days ago. Trump said he had “no choice” but to invoke the fifth amendment — which allows individuals to remain silent under questioning to protect against self-incrimination — during a deposition at the New York attorney general’s office. In a statement apparently issued after the deposition began, Trump said,Read More


Want to see Pak army a strong institution: Imran

Says efforts afoot to crush PTI, to disqualify him; fears conspiracy being hatched to pit PTI against army Khayam Abbasi ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that a conspiracy was being hatched to pit the country’s largest political party against the military, which was also part of the US-backed regime change conspiracy. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he said that the regime change conspiracy has not ended and impression is being given that PTI is against the Pakistan Army, which is extremely dangerous and can damageRead More


UAE launches program to meet food, shelter needs of flood-hit Balochistan people

ISLAMABAD, Aug 10 (DNA):The United Arab Emirates has launched a relief program to provide food and shelter to the people of Balochistan hit by the flash floods consequent to torrential rains. The program has been initiated under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) who instructed for providing urgent humanitarian aid and support to the flood-affected people, according to the Emirates News Agency. The ERC began the implementation of the first phase of theRead More


Minus Imran Khan will result in minus all, warns Sheikh Rashid

RAWALPINDI – Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rashid on Wednesday while warning the incumbent government of the consequences if they try to exclude the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan from the country’s politics said that it will not be minus one but minus all. In a statement on twitter, Sheikh Rashid said that the country is rapidly moving towards political confrontation. He bashed the coalition government over the deteriorating political and economic condition of the country saying that the incumbent government lacks the political sense and also theyRead More


UK summons Chinese ambassador over Taiwan actions

LONDON – The UK on Wednesday summoned China s ambassador demanding he explain Beijing s “aggressive behaviour” and “escalation” of actions targeted at Taiwan in recent days. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, the favourite to become the UK s next prime minister, said she had called in ambassador Zheng Zeguang to explain Chinese missile launches and incursions into Taiwanese air space. The military drills followed a visit by US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island last week. “The UK and partners have condemned in the strongest terms China s escalation in theRead More


“Evolving Situation in Afghanistan: International and Regional Perspectives”

ISLAMABAD /DNA/ – The Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East and Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI) organized the launch of its second edited book, titled, “Evolving Situation in Afghanistan: International and Regional Perspectives” on August 10, 2022. Speakers on the occasion included, Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM), and Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, who was the Chief Guest at the occasion and the Keynote address was given by Ambassador Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan. Other speakers included Ms. Amina Khan,Read More