Day archives: November 5th, 2016

Aleppo city, a Syrian opposition monitoring group said Saturday

Aleppo city, a Syrian opposition monitoring group said Saturday. Opposition fighters launched the protracted attack on Oct. 28 on government-held Aleppo, aiming to break a months-long government-imposed siege on the eastern part of the city they control. They have since advanced on a number of neighbourhoods on the city’s western edge, capturing al-Assad district and …

Turkish police use water cannon to disperse protest over journalists’ arrests

Turkish police use water cannon to disperse protest over journalists’ arrests Staff at secularist Cumhuriyet paper accused of helping Kurdish militants and US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gülen Turkish police use water cannon to disperse protesters in Istanbul on Saturday. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA Reuters in Ankara Saturday 5 November 2016 15.21 GMT Last modified on Saturday 5 …

Planted story probe will not be against Pervaiz Rashid:

Planted story probe will not be against Pervaiz Rashid: Nisar According to a statement from the PM’s office, the premier directed Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid to step down to enable holding of an independent and detailed inquiry into the episode. “The planted story related to the NSC and NAP meeting published in Daily Dawn on …

Abidi was arrested from his residence in New Rizvia Society

KARACHI: Abidi was arrested from his residence in New Rizvia Society, within the remits of Sachchal police station. The raid was conducted late on Friday night and Abidi’s house was searched for half an hour, before he was moved to an undisclosed location for interrogation. According to police, Abidi has been arrested on charges of a …