Nawaz Sharif makes political comeback

Nawaz Sharif makes political comeback

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan’s deposed premier Nawaz Sharif on Sunday staged a political comeback by criticising the powerful Army and said the Opposition was not against Prime Minister Imran Khan but against those who brought an “inefficient” man to power. Addressing the All-Parties Conference (APC) hosted by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) via a...

Sikh girl missing in Pakistan’s Punjab province

Monday, 21 September 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

A 22-year-old Sikh girl is missing in Pakistan’s Punjab province and police have launched a case against an “unknown abductor”, according to a media report on Sunday. The incident occurred recently in Attock district’s Hassanabdal city, which is home to the famous Gurdwara Panja Sahib — one of the most sacred...

Trump supports deal to allow TikTok to continue

Monday, 21 September 2020 | AFP | Washington/New York

US President Donald Trump said he supports a deal that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, after threatening to ban the Chinese-owned app in August. He told reporters at the White House he backs the deal with TikTok owner ByteDance, Oracle and Walmart to create a...

US sends additional military assets to Syria

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | IANS | Washington

The US military said that it has deployed additional assets, including radar systems and armoured vehicles, to northeastern Syria, weeks after a collision incident between the American and Russian army vehicles in the region. “The US has deployed Sentinel radar, increased the frequency of US fighter patrols over US forces, and...

US Top Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | AFP | Washington

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the history-making jurist, feminist icon and a champion of women’s rights and social justice, has died of cancer at the age of 87. Ginsburg became only the second woman ever to serve as a justice on the nation’s highest court. A lifelong advocate of...

George Floyd protesters ‘bunch of thugs’ who didn’t even spare Mahatma Gandhi, says Trump

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump has said that the protesters, who went violent in the aftermath of the death of African-American George Floyd, did not even spare the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC, describing the demonstrators as a “bunch of thugs”. George Floyd died in Minneapolis on May 25 after...

China slams Pompeo for ‘spreading rumours’ during S America trip

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | AFP | PARAMARIBO, Suriname/GEORGETOWN, Guyana

China’s embassies to Suriname and Guyana on Friday accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of “spreading rumors” and “smearing” Beijing, after Washington’s top diplomat criticized Chinese companies during a four-stop South America tour. In a joint appearance with newly elected Surinamese President Chan Santokhi on Thursday, Pompeo said Chinese companies...

Pak’s Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan’s deposed premier Nawaz Sharif is set to make a comeback in active politics following a year-long absence after PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari invited him to virtually attend the Opposition-led multiparty conference aimed at launching a protest movement against the Imran Khan-led government on Sunday. Sharif, 70, the Pakistan Muslim...

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