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The ECP had also dismissed the PTI request to grant a stay in the proceedings and directed it to submit details of party funds, arguing that it had jurisdiction to question the sources of party funds. He informed the bench that Islamabad High Court during the party's petition with regard to the foreign funding had ruled that ECP shall not disclose such details to any individual, including Babar.
  • Verdict expected today in the trial of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa

    Verdict expected today in the trial of Irishman Ibrahim Halawa

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    But it acquitted an Irish student, a high-profile detainee who says he was tortured in custody. He said: " Ibrahim Halawa has been acquitted of charges". He has been held in pre-trial detention since then, and has said he has been regularly tortured. "For years, these court proceedings - which were created to punish political dissent - made a mockery of justice".
  • India says Rohingya refugees threat to national security

    India says Rohingya refugees threat to national security

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    The Centre said many Rohingya have "illegally" got voter identity cards and PAN cards, and some are "using the "hawala" route to raise money for illegal activities". "The government's decision on declaration of individual as a foreigner is final according to the existing law", he said. Their petition said the Centre's plan to deport them violated worldwide conventions.
  • Trump pushes United Nations reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

    Trump pushes United Nations reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

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    In his budget proposal earlier this year, he threatened to slash roughly $US1 billion from the peacekeeping fund, which Guterres said would make the UN's work impossible. Trump's appearance at the United Nations will come amidst concerns over North Korea's missile program, continued unrest in Venezuela, increasing tensions between the USA and Russian Federation, the ongoing civil war in Syria, and a whole host of global issues.
  • Police Say Dad Scared Daughter, Results In Gunshot Fired

    Police Say Dad Scared Daughter, Results In Gunshot Fired

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    To escape her father, the 6-year-old had reportedly flagged down a strangers' auto, rode the end of the street, then bolted into an unfamiliar apartment. The report says that Barrett told officers that the girl's mother is now in jail for child endangering and that he could not discipline the girl because of past trauma.
  • Tropical Storm Maria expected to strengthen into hurricane

    Tropical Storm Maria expected to strengthen into hurricane

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    In their 11 a.m. The location of Hurricane Maria as of Monday morning. A hurricane watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds. As the storm approaches, watches and warnings continued to expand, with Guadeloupe, Dominica , St. Kitts, Nevis, and Montserrat under hurricane warnings, meaning hurricane conditions could strike in 36 hours.
  • Agra: Class 7 madrassa student foils attempt to poison 4000 children

    Agra: Class 7 madrassa student foils attempt to poison 4000 children

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    These men were seen adding some tablets in the tank by one of the boys named Afzal, from the madrassa. According to the available information, the Al Noor Charitable Society, chaired by Salma Ansari runs the madrassa in the Dodhpur area. When contacted Senior Superintendent of Police, Aligarh , Rajesh Pandey said that the water cooler has been sealed and water samples will be sent to Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) for testing.
  • Maya Kodnani: India BJP head Amit Shah testifies in Gujarat riots

    Maya Kodnani: India BJP head Amit Shah testifies in Gujarat riots

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    It has been learnt that he was appearing as Maya Kodnani's witness in the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case . It was one of the nine major cases of Gujarat riots which was probed by Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team.Earlier in an application to the lower court, the former minister, had sought that summons be issued to Mr Shah and 13 others as she wanted to prove that on February 28, 2002, the day the riots broke out in Naroda Gram and Naroda Patiya, she was present in the Gujarat ...
  • US Flies Powerful Warplanes Amid Standoff With North Korea

    US Flies Powerful Warplanes Amid Standoff With North Korea

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    The website is run by North Korean defectors who collect prices via phone calls with traders in the North. Diesel prices also surged 61.5 percent from $1.30 per kg to $2.10 per kg during the same period. "It's realistic to say that any form of contact between the United States and North Korea is hard at the moment with the North's ongoing nuclear and missile provocations and its latest experiments", said the source.
  • Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House

    Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House

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    It has also participated in military exercises with South Korea and Japan. The president must decide by mid-October whether to keep the United States in the Iran nuclear deal. "This is a time to be serious, and it's a time for us to talk out these challenges and make sure there's action that follows it". Analysts are debating whether North Korea's shot over Japan was actually meant as a message to Guam as the ICBM flew far enough to theoretically reach the American island.
  • Pakistani Taliban says behind deadly blast in tribal region

    Pakistani Taliban says behind deadly blast in tribal region

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    Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that he would ask the United States President Donald Trump administration to shun its "militaristic approach" in resolving the Afghanistan issue and that the "talks with the Taliban will bring peace to the war-torn country".