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Cairo Peace Summit ends without Gaza breakthrough

Cairo Peace Summit ends without Gaza breakthrough

CAIRO: Arab leaders at a Cairo summit on Saturday condemned Israeli bombardment of Gaza as Europeans said civilians should be shielded, but with Israel and senior US officials absent there was no agreement towards containing the violence. Egypt, which called the meeting and hosted it, said it had hoped participants would call for peace and resume efforts to resolve the decades-long Palestinian quest for statehood. But the meeting ended without leaders and foreign ministers agreeing a joint statement, two weeks into a conflict that has killed thousands and visited aRead More


Return of Nawaz Sharif, a day of hope..

Return of Nawaz Sharif, a day of hope..

By Qamar Bashir The tables turned swiftly and unexpectedly against Imran Khan and the PTI. Nawaz Sharif, who had been in self-imposed exile in London for over four years, was transformed from a declared absconder and disqualified for life from electoral contests into a free man. His arrival was marked with grand receptions by associates, loyal followers, and the public, symbolizing a night of celebration and a day of hope across the country. In a remarkable public address, he assured the establishment that he harbors no intentions of seeking politicalRead More


Proclaimed offender’s return under covert deal a murder of justice: PTI spokesperson

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Terms wastage of billions of rupees on reception of a certified thief an insult to nation Says attaching hope of economic recovery to those built palaces abroad on plundered wealth a joke ISLAMABAD, OCT 21 /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Spokesperson dubbed the homecoming of the convicted proclaimed offender under a covert and clandestine deal as a “murder of justice” and “humiliation of the nation”. PTI spokesperson said that the national criminal, who should have been in jail, got bail within few minutes by trampling the justice system. He saidRead More


Nawaz Sharif says ‘no wish to take revenge’, seeks support of all ‘constitutional institutions’

Nawaz Sharif says ‘no wish to take revenge’, seeks support of all ‘constitutional institutions’

Lahore, OCT 21: Nawaz Sharif says ‘no wish to take revenge’, seeks support of all ‘constitutional institutions’. Deposed prime minister and proclaimed offender Nawaz Sharif, who returned to Pakistan today after spending four years in self-imposed exile, is addressing a massive crowd of supporters at the Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore. The PML-N supremo began his much awaited speech with a verse. “I am meeting you today after several years, but my relationship of love with you is the same. There is no difference in this relationship,” he said. “The love IRead More


Palestinian ministry warns against undermining Palestinian cause amid Gaza destruction

Palestinian ministry warns against undermining Palestinian cause amid Gaza destruction

RAMALLAH, OCT 21: /DNA/ – The Palestinians’ Foreign Ministry and expatriates warns against any political projects to liquidate the Palestinian cause under the dust of the destruction of the Gaza Strip* The Palestine Liberation Organization, the protector of the rights of our people and its compass, is the closest road to freedom and independence The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemns in the strongest terms the crimes of genocide that the occupation warplanes continue to commit in the Gaza Strip and with internationally prohibited weapons, which lead day afterRead More


Pakistan needs to balance itself between a welfare state and a security state: experts

Pakistan needs to balance itself between a welfare state and a security state: experts

DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 21: A civil-military dialogue is the only solution to the dilemma persisting between the need for a professional army and military influence in politics. The best forum for this purpose is the National Security Committee (NSC), which needs to effectively function as a platform for regular dialogue and consultation. In addition, both military and civil stakeholders must commit to the Constitution, as well as people’s welfare beyond the power dynamics. The dilemma is that Pakistan still needs to define itself as a welfare state or security state.Read More