Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Pakistan

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan was not responsible for Afghanistan's internal problems and was blamed and made out to be a scapegoat by Afghanistan whenever its affairs didn't appear to be moving in the right direction. In...
Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab claimed on Sunday that the federal government had a liking for Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief ministers because they "remain silent”. "They like 'mute' people like Usman Buzdar. They like KP CM because he remains...
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday expressed grave concern on the shortage of vaccines in Pakistan and called for the federal government to change its approach with regard to procuring vaccines. "Planning should be...
Pakistan reported 1,050 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, with 37 people losing their lives over the past 24 hours. The positivity ratio stands at 2.55%. Out of the 37 who died, 17 people who succumbed to the virus breathed their last...
Owing to a dearth of vaccines in the province, all immunization centers in Sindh will remain closed on Sunday (today), the Sindh Task Force on Coronavirus announced Saturday after concluding a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The...
Police have arrested former JUI leader Mufti Aziz ur Rehman and his son from Mianwali for their involvement in a sexual abuse case. A video featuring Rehman went viral on social media in which he could be seen sexually abusing...
Ebrahim Raeisi has won Iran’s 2021 presidential election by a landslide, according to preliminary results by the Interior Ministry. Iranian Deputy Interior Minister Jamal Orf said 28.6 million Iranians participated in the election, and with around 90% of the votes...
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Pakistan would not allow the United States (US) to use its bases for cross-border military actions after American forces’ withdrawal from Afghanistan. This he said in an interview with HBO Axios’ Jonathan Swan. When asked...
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Christian Turner on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. According to the military’s media wing, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member UN General Assembly. "I will give it my all to ensure the blossoming of trust between and among nations large and small, to build...

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Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab claimed on Sunday that the federal government had a liking for Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief ministers because they...

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