Archive for December 2017

Celebrations in parts of the world ring in new year

SYDNEY (AFP): Australia, Dubai and New Zealand among several countries around the world have rung in the new year’s celebrations on Sunday with dozens of states to follow in coming hours. World renowned landmarks including Times Square, Burj Khalifa and Red Square witnessed fireworks display to bring in the new year. Celebrations will move to…

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Leaders shouldn’t take steps fanning flames of nationalism: Chandio

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party’ senior leader Maula Bukhsh Chandio said on Sunday that the government should refrain from taking measures which could potentially fan the flames of nationalism. The PPP leader was speaking to media at Bilawal House, where he expressed his reservations over the alleged move by the federal government inhibiting flow…

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Pir Sialvi says will not be part of any protests or sit-in

F.P. Report MULTAN: Spiritual leader Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi on Sunday reaffirmed that they will not step back from their demand for the resignation of Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, but vowed to not take part in any anti-government protests or sit-in. The Sargodha-based spiritual leader while addressing media after All Pakistan Ulema Mashaikh Conference in…

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8 dead in held Kashmir clashes

SRINAGAR (AFP): Freedom fighters stormed a paramilitary camp in Indian-held Kashmir early Sunday leaving eight dead, police and security forces said. Armed fighters lobbed grenades and fired automatic rifles to enter the camp of India’s Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) outside the main city of Srinagar, triggering a fierce exchange of fire as hundreds of…

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18 dead in attack on Afghan funeral

JALALABAD (AFP): An explosion at a funeral in Afghanistan’s restive east on Sunday killed at least 18 mourners and wounded another 13, officials said, capping a deadly year for ordinary Afghans. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast which authorities initially said was caused by a suicide attacker but now believe was…

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Maryam rejects rumors of Nawaz’s exile

F.P. Report LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz, Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and daughter of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has rejected the reports of Nawaz Sharif’s self-exile. This he said while sharing her views on twitter account on Sunday. He rejected the news and added that they are not afraid of facing the court and…

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