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Dr Tahir-ul-Qadir said they would not let anyone destroy national institutions. Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia to meet dignitaries there, a media report suggests. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has said the All Parties Conference in Lahore has political agenda to do politics on dead bodies of Model Town in 2018 general elections.
  • Nothing objectionable in Saad Rafique's speech decried by army, says opposition leader

    Nothing objectionable in Saad Rafique's speech decried by army, says opposition leader

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    Afghanistan and the U.S. accused Pakistan of supporting the Taliban and granting them access to safe havens on the Pakistani side of the mostly unsecured border. "As a result of the programme, over 2,000 Baloch nationalists have given up their arms", he said. DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor briefed media that concerted efforts have brought about a sharp decline in civilian casualties in 2017.
  • Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race

    Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race

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    The General Assembly is scheduled to convene January 10. A lot is at stake for Republicans. If Yancey wins, the Republicans will retain their majority by the slimmest possible margin. They believe the ballot should not be included in the final tally. Republican delegate David Yancey (left) and Democrat delegate Shelly Simonds (right).
  • Ever ransom in bitcoins secures release of kidnapped executive

    Ever ransom in bitcoins secures release of kidnapped executive

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    He is also a managing director of a major UK-based cryptocurrency exchange Exmo . The technology allows digital information to be shared without being copied. "This is the first such case in Ukraine linked to bitcoins", Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, said in a phone text message.
  • Obama most admired man among Americans: Gallup poll

    Obama most admired man among Americans: Gallup poll

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    It's the 16th consecutive year Clinton has been the most admired woman . Seventeen percent of Americans surveyed named Obama as the man they admire most, while 14 percent named Trump, the poll said. Throughout his first year in office, Donald Trump has repeatedly attempted to pit himself against Barack Obama's legacy at almost every step. In the survey, the publication, known for statistics, asked Americans who is the public figure they admire the most, and for the fifth time since ...
  • 2 in custody in connection with Troy murders

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    According to the New York Times , the manager of the property received a call from the victims' relatives asking to do a welfare check on the family. The city of Troy is located just outside of the state capital, Albany, and is about 160 miles north of New York City. "We don't know who did it".
  • Berlin New Year's Eve party sets up safe zone for women

    Berlin New Year's Eve party sets up safe zone for women

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    The "safety zone" will be, according to organisers, a space for women to go who may have been harassed or feel uncomfortable, and will be staffed by members of the Red Cross, Kronen Zeitung reports . In Berlin, strict safety precautions, including the banning of large bags, rucksacks, glass bottles and alcoholic beverages, will also be enforced.
  • Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

    Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

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    Who's responsible for the attack? Afghans have also been recruited through Iran to join the war in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State fighters. "The Philippines joins the government and the people of Afghanistan in mourning the loss of many lives in the terrorist attack in Kabul on Thursday", Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said in a statement .
  • Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church

    Gunman Kills 9 in Attack on Egypt Church

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    Badr Mohamed Badr, a fruit seller, witnessed the attack from his stall and said he saw a shooter on a motorcycle fire a gun at a police officer. Two gunmen opened fire on worshipers in a Coptic church in the Helwan City district south of Cairo on Friday.
  • IS claims responsibility for St Petersburg supermarket bombing

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    Official publication of the law came two days after a bomb attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second city, injured 14 people. The Islamic State extremist group - which Russian Federation has targeted in Syria as part of its bombing campaign backing the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since 2015 - claimed responsibility for the attack on December 29.