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China expresses satisfaction on security of CPEC

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – China on Friday expressed satisfaction on the arrangements for the security of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This was formally conveyed by Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Sun Weidong at a call on with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. According

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Judge transferred days before Musharraf was to appear in Benazir murder case

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Judge, hearing former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder case was transferred on Friday after he summoned former president and army chief, Pervez Musharraf to appear before the court on January 16. Special Judge of Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Number 1, Rai Muhammad Ayub Marth had ordered General (R) Musharraf to appear for

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Imran Khan can’t win panama case on basis of allegations: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that Imran Khan can not win Panama case on the basis of allegations and politics of agitation. Talking to media persons in Islamabad on Friday, she said PTI has not even produced a single piece of paper or evidence before

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15,222 women killed for honour in Pakistan in last 12 years

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – At least 15, 222 women fell prey to menace of honour killing in last 12 years despite fact that the federal and provincial governments have increased punishments for people who commit this heinous crime. A report published by Petarian Human Rights Organization (PHRO) on Friday states that at least 4,734 cases

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Need to change prime minister, not NAB ordinance: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday demanded to change Prime Minster, not National Accountability Bureau (NAB) ordinance. Talking to media outside Supreme Court in Islamabad, Imran Khan said, “Incumbent government has no evidence to prove the allegations wrong.” He said, “PM Nawaz is hiding behind technicalities as he is

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Pakistan does not allow its territory to be used for attacks against other countries: FO

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Friday said that Pakistan does not allow its territory to be used for attacks against any other country. The statement has come in response to media queries regarding allegations of safe havens in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), the Foreign Office said. Nafees Zakaria out

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Professional excellence of PAF admired worldwide: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Friday said that PAF has a proud history of professional excellence which is looked up with awe and admiration all over the world. He was addressing the graduating officers during the 72nd Graduation Ceremony of Transport

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Sindh governor Justice (R) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui laid to rest in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Sindh governor Justice (retd) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui was laid to rest on Friday at Gizri Graveyard in Karachi. According to details, Mufti Taqi Usmani led funeral prayers of the governor at Sindh Governor House in Karachi. The prayers were attended by acting Sindh governor Agha Siraj Khan Durrani, Chief Minister Murad Ali

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Tennis: Murray, Kerber top seeds at Australian Open

Scotland’s Murray is chasing his first title at Melbourne Park after losing in the final five times. MELBOURNE (AFP) – World number ones Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber were named the top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open with organisers aligning with the current rankings. Scotland’s Murray is chasing his first title at

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Football: Barca won’t break bank to keep Messi

BARCELONA (AFP) – Barcelona won t put their financial future at risk in negotiating a new contract for Lionel Messi, the club warned on Wednesday, in comments that will encourage his many suitors across Europe. Messi and club captain Andres Iniesta are entering the final 18 months of their current deals at the Camp Nou meaning

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