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Obama’s grandma arrives Saudia Arabia for Umrah


Sara Omar, grandma of US President Barack Obama, has emphasized the significance of the Prophet Muhammad exhibition in Makkah and said it reflects the moderate teachings of Islam that calls for tolerance and rejects violence. Sara has come to Makkah with her son Saeed Obama, uncle of President Obama and her grandson Mousa Obama to perform Umrah. She commended the ...

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Chinese president arrives in Islamabad

Chinese President

ISLAMABAD: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Islamabad on his maiden visit to Pakistan on Monday. The much anticipated visit is the first by a Chinese president to Pakistan after nine years. The Chinese president was received at the Noor Khan airbase by President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif, Defence Minister ...

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Saulat Mirza third time delay in Execution

Saulat Mirza

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday sent an advice to the President Mamnoon Hussain to delay the execution of Saulat Mirza who was convicted in triple murder including MD KESC for 30 days According to details, the 30-day postponement of death row convict will begin from April 1. Earlier this week, an Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi had ...

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International concern over Egypt clashes

Mideast Egypt

The US state department urged Egypt’s leaders to put a stop to the violence. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for demonstrators to be protected. The army removed Mr Morsi on Wednesday following protests by millions. Pro-Morsi protesters were gathering on Saturday in Cairo’s Nasr City area. The ousted Islamist president’s opponents have called for demonstrations against the Muslim Brotherhood, to which ...

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Death penalty back in Pakistan


Pakistan’s new government has allowed a ban on the death penalty to expire, in a move condemned as “shocking and retrograde” by London-based rights group Amnesty International. A presidential order imposing a moratorium on the implementation of the capital punishment, issued in 2008, expired on June 30. Under the previous government led by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), no one except ...

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