politics

Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

LIMA (AFP) US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency and charisma have made Obama a rock star on the international scene, even at times when the daily

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US-Aid provides $155m to build 106 schools in sindh

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  The US-AID has provided 155 million US Dollars to build 106 schools with modern facilities in Sindh. A spokesman of Sindh government on Monday told the media that in first phase a school has been established in a state- of- the- art building in Rohri to provide free quality education. He

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Two killed in Indian firing along LoC

SIALKOT (Sarzameen News) –  Unprovoked firing by Indian Border Security Forces along the Line of Control (LoC) claimed lives of two Pakistani civilians on Monday. The BSF resorted to firing and shelling on villages near Kirala sector. Pakistan Army personnel befittingly responded to Indian firing and silenced their guns. On late Sunday Indian forces had

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Clashes as Yemen ceasefire nears end

SANAA (AFP) – Yemeni government forces and rebels were engaged in fierce fighting as a 48-hour ceasefire declared by the pro-government Arab coalition approached its end Monday, military officials said. Fifteen rebels and nine loyalist troops were killed in clashes overnight in and around the flashpoint southwestern city of Taez, military and medical sources said.

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Chehlum of Imam Hussain (RA) being observed today

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) – Processions will be taken out and majalis will be held in every nook and corner of the country to mark the 40th day to the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (RA) today (Monday). Strict security arrangements have been made throughout the country especially in the major cities like Karachi, Lahore and Quetta,

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PTI appoints Babar Awan as new lawyer in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has decided to replace Hamid Khan with senior lawyer Babar Awan to represent the party in Supreme Court regarding Panama papers case. The decision to hire Babar Awan, a former aide of Asif Ali Zardari came after PTI’s counsel Hamid Khan decided to distance himself from the case owing to

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Nawaz should reach out to President-elect Donald Trump: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Former President General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf has said that the new American President elect Donald Trump is not well-versed with political dynamics of the region and has yet to formulate a strategy Vis-à-vis South Asia.  This is a golden opportunity for Pakistan, the Prime Minister needs to step up and build an

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Bilawal soon moving to Lahore for party reorganization

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be shifting to Lahore where he will stay till the 2018 general elections. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had threatened to launch a movement against the federal government if his four demands were not met. It should be noted that the PPP

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Nawaz Sharif is an accused: Saeed Ghani

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Peoples Party’s Senator Saeed Ghani said that morally Nawaz Sharif is standing before the court as an accused in Panama Papers scandal. Senator Ghani in a statement issued by PPP media office Islamabad said that it is ironic that Sharif family was unaware of business partnership in Qatar for the last

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No country will now come to rescue corrupt rulers: Ch Parvez Elahi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that, “No country will come to rescue our corrupt rulers.” He was talking to media on Sunday along with Ali Badar and Jahanzaib Badar sons of senior Peoples Party leader late Jahangir Badar after

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