• Unprovoked Indian shelling kills 2 in AJK
Unprovoked Indian shelling kills 2 in AJK

The ISPR said that Pakistan army effectively responded on Indian posts firing on civilians which also damaged Indian posts and caused casualties. The martyrs have been identified as 18-year-old Asad and 19-year-old Waqar who were residents of Bhabra Village whereas 30-year-old Muhammad Shahbaz, 35-year-old Shumaila khurshid and 14-year-old Hafs...

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  • Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'
Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein called for the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate former attorney general Loretta Lynch instructing James Comey to mislead the public about the Clinton email investigation. "I would have a queasy feeling too, though, to be candid with you". She, however, believes it's the Judiciary Committee that n...

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  • Netanyahu urges United Nations to dismantle its Palestinian aid agency
Netanyahu urges United Nations to dismantle its Palestinian aid agency

Rishq said Netanyahu's call to dismantle UNRWA was "part of the Israeli plan to eliminate the Palestinian refugee problem once and for all". Established by the UN General Assembly in 1949, the agency exists expressly to provide aid to "Palestinian Refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank, and the Gaza Strip".

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  • Israel PM wants UN's Palestinian refugee agency closed
Israel PM wants UN's Palestinian refugee agency closed

The UNRWA was established by the UN General Assembly in 1949, when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were evicted from their homes during the 1948 war which followed the emergence of the state of Israel. "The construction and presence of tunnels under U.N. premises are incompatible with the respect of privileges and immunities owed to t...

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  • Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin Tehran attacks
Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin Tehran attacks

Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years. State television reported the increase Thursday, citing Ahmad Shojaei, the head of the country's forensic center. The Iranian diplomat further said he had warned in a letter to th...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

Mr Sessions had been scheduled to testify before other committees about the Justice Department's budget that day, but he will instead appear before the intelligence panel. On Sunday, Trump called Comey "very cowardly" in a Tweet and questioned the legality of his actions. The Justice Department has said that while Sessions was there, for a spee...

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  • Partial results: Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood
Partial results: Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood

Currently, Puerto Rico is a US-territory, but not officially a state. On the quaint and narrow streets of old San Juan people were divided over the three options they will face on Sunday's ballot: becoming a USA state; remaining a territory; or becoming an independent nation, with or without some continuing political association with the United S...

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  • DUP agrees to prop up May in 'you scratch my back' deal
DUP agrees to prop up May in 'you scratch my back' deal

Another poll by Survation, published in the Mail on Sunday , recorded 49 per cent of the population as saying she should quit, with 38 per cent saying she should remain in the post. 49% believe she should now stand down as opposed to 38% who believe she should stay. Ahead of the announcement, a former DUP member of the Northern Ireland Assembl...

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  • London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames
London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames

The body of 45-year-old Xavier Thomas was pulled from the Thames on Tuesday, downstream from the London Bridge, pushing the death toll from Saturday's terrorist attack to eight, authorities said. Police have named Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old Moroccan-Italian man, Pakistan-born British national Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, as the ...

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  • 'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government
'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson yesterday dismissed newspaper reports that he was preparing a bid for the Conservative leadership amid speculation that Ms May could be forced out within weeks. "I think her position is, in the long term, untenable", another Conservative lawmaker, Anna Soubry, tells Sky News . Lord Murphy told the Sunday Supplem...

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  • North Korea Says It's 'Not Far Away' From Test-Firing an ICBM
North Korea Says It's 'Not Far Away' From Test-Firing an ICBM

Recently, the USA said it tested an ICBM interceptor missile. Chung Eui-yong, head of South Korea's national security office, said four missiles were fired Thursday. The Joint Chiefs of Staff said a thorough investigation will be made of the object found south of the Demilitarized Zone that bisects the Koreas. The ministry is reportedly wor...

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  • Kuwait: Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns
Kuwait: Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns

Earlier in the day, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Bin Saud both directed that lenience should be shown for Qatari-Emirati and Qatari-Saudi families on humanitarian grounds. Qatar's port authority published video Monday showing a ship arriving at Doha's Hamad Port from Oman's port of Sohar. "S...

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  • Crisis-Hit Puerto Rico Set to Vote on Statehood
Crisis-Hit Puerto Rico Set to Vote on Statehood

The voter turnout was a fourth of what it normally averages, and The New York Times reported that many opposition parties sat out of the vote on the referendum due to the level of bias the referendum supposedly had towards becoming a state.

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  • DUP agrees deal to support Conservative government
DUP agrees deal to support Conservative government

A spokesman for Mr Johnson said: "The foreign secretary is 100 per cent supporting the PM and working with her to get the best deal for Britain". She again challenged her leader when she refused to say that Britain should pull out of the European Union single market, as May wants.

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  • Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error
Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said. "My view is we need her to stay as Prime Minister and stay as Prime Minister for the foreseeable future". The DUP may well enjoy their moment in the sun but it is hard to predic...

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  • Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal
Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , who is gay, said she had received assurances from the prime minister over gay rights should the Tories and DUP strike a deal, ITV reported . Foreign secretary Boris Johnson yesterday dismissed newspaper reports that he was preparing a bid for the Conservative leadership amid speculation that Ms Ma...

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  • India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today
India to release 11 Pakistani prisoners today

The move came after Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif convened a meeting with President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani and Secretary General of United Nations Organisation (UNO), António Guterres, and shook hands with Indian counterpart Narendra Modi under auspices of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

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  • Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders
Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

President Trump , however, refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped . He says that he felt pressured but that he did not give in to the pressure. The House Intelligence Committee asked the White House to turn over any tape recordings or memos documenting Trump's dinner conversation with Comey in February at which ...

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  • Director Of National Intelligence Jabs Washington Post Over Trump-Russia Story
Director Of National Intelligence Jabs Washington Post Over Trump-Russia Story

She said the White House had not yet received any follow-up requests regarding the testimony of Coats or Rogers. While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats, Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ...

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  • It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony
It Kind of Sounds Like Donald Trump Jr. Confirmed James Comey's Testimony

Comey, in his appearance before the Senate panel Thursday, said he chose to write memos for the Federal Bureau of Investigation after his meetings and phone calls with Trump because he didn't trust the president to tell the truth. "I take the president at his word, that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", he said, ref...

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