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Shahbaz Sharif, others indicted in Ashiyana Housing scam case

An accountability court in Lahore on Monday indicted Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif in the Ashiyana Housing reference. Judge Syed Najamul Hassan framed the charges against Shahbaz Sharif. The opposition leader rejected the charges and decided to contest the allegations in the court. The Punjab …

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UK Parliament calls for investigation into Facebook’s data abuse

Photo: AFP The UK Parliament released a report calling for an investigation into Facebook’s use of user data. It has spent months investigating online political disinformation, singling Facebook out for “disingenuous” and “bad faith” responses to democratic concerns about the misuse of people’s data. According to The Guardian, the Digital, Culture, Media and …

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Afghan Taliban postpone Pakistan visit because of travel restrictions

Representatives of the Taliban attend international talks on Afghanistan in Moscow on November 9, 2018. (AFP) A delegation of the Afghan Taliban, which was scheduled to arrive in Islamabad on February 18, has postponed its visit because of travel restrictions, Taliban spokesperson confirmed Sunday. A meeting between the Afghan Taliban …

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We cannot say no to Pakistan, says Saudi crown prince

Photo: PID Saudi Arabia cannot say no to Pakistan, said Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman while visiting the country on Sunday.  The crown prince has come for a two-day visit to Pakistan. He was received at the Noor Khan Airbase by Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army chief General …

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India ends police protection for Kashmir leaders after bombing

File photo: AFP Indian authorities withdrew police protection for five leaders in Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday amid mounting fallout from a suicide bombing that killed 41 soldiers in the disputed region. New Delhi has vowed to retaliate after a van packed with explosives ripped through a convoy transporting 2,500 soldiers …

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