Monthly archives: December, 2016

Ex-army chief Raheel Sharif helped me leave Pakistan

Ex-army chief Raheel Sharif helped me leave Pakistan in March, claims Parvez Musharraf Dec 20, 2016 15:55 IST By PTI Karachi: Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said ex-army chief General Raheel Sharif’s intervention helped him in exiting Pakistan, indicating the powerful influence wielded by the military in the country’s affairs.Participating in a talk …

Nawaz Sharif might like to attend US President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif might like to attend US President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration with his government voicing optimism the new administration in Washington will provide it with “a fresh opportunity to burnish its credentials” with the US, a media report said. The Pakistani government had sent a special emissary Tariq Fatemi to Washington last …

SC to ward off challenge to democracy: Justice Saqib

The Express Tribune : Pakistan SC to ward off challenge to democracy: Justice Saqib By Our Correspondent Published: December 16, 2016 ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice-designate, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, has observed that the judiciary in Pakistan was ‘truly’ independent and “they (the justices) will strive to maintain this independence”. He was addressing a full court reference …

Blood of every APS martyr is avenged.

PESHAWAR – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa has said the nation will not rest until the blood of every APS martyr is avenged. Addressing the main memorial at the Army Public School in Peshawar earlier today, organised as a tribute to the martyrs of the tragedy, General Qamar Bajwa said the martyrs of the …

The ceasefire on the LoC was violated again with Pakistani army

Poonch (J&K): After a lull of over three weeks, the ceasefire on the LoC was violated again with Pakistani army on Friday, resorting to heavy cross-border firing at Indian posts and civilians areas in Balakote sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. “Pakistani army violated ceasefire, targeting Indian positions along the Line of Control in …

Cease-Fire Underway In Aleppo

Cease-Fire Underway In Aleppo December 14, 20167:05 AM ET Syrian pro-government forces walk in the ancient Umayyad mosque in the old city of Aleppo on Tuesday, after they captured the area. After weeks of heavy fighting, regime forces were poised to take full control of Aleppo, dealing the biggest blow to Syria’s rebellion in more …

The Downside of Donald Trump’s Fight with the Intelligence Community

The Downside of Donald Trump’s Fight with the Intelligence Community Aaron P. Bernstein—2016 Getty Images President-elect Donald Trump meets with cadets from the Military and Naval academies prior to the Army Navy football game on December 10, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. Crises require credibility Donald Trump’s war against the U.S. intelligence community might look, at …

30 cops, eight others, Bomb attacks in Istanbul

 30 cops, eight others, Bomb attacks in Istanbul AFP — Published about 3 hours ago Istanbul: People carry the flag-draped coffins of police officers on Sunday.—Reuters ISTANBUL:  A defiant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to fight terror “to the end” as Turkey mourned 38 people killed in twin bombings that authorities said were likely …

City comes alive on eve of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi

City comes alive on eve of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi Mohammad Kamil | TNN | Dec 11, 2016, 11.27 PM IST Religious scholar Hafiz Mohammad Fareed said that this night belongs to Prophet Mohammad, who brought light in the dark lives of the Arab people and then that light has illuminated the entire world. “To make this night …