NAB references: My basic rights are being usurped, complains Sharif

Islamabad: Hours after deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel recused himself from corruption references being heard by the accountability court, the former PM complained on Monday that his basic human rights were being usurped by the court. “My basic human rights are being usurped. I’ve attended over 100 hearings and still

Pakistan needs IMF support, Mulk warned

ISLAMABAD .: Contradicting the PML-N’s claims of economic turnaround, the Ministry of Finance on Monday warned the caretaker prime minister that without the support of the International Monetary fund (IMF), the country’s financial survival was at stake. During a briefing on the country’s desperate economic situation, Secretary Finance Arif Ahmad Khan

Pakistan, Russia ‘keen to expand military ties’

ISLAMABAD: Russia on Tuesday said Pakistan is a ‘geo-strategically important’ country and “it is keen to expand its existing military-to-military cooperation” in a significant development at a time when Islamabad’s relationship with Washington continues to deteriorate. The Russian offer to expand defence and security ties with Pakistan came during Army Chief

Chinese engineers involved in Khanewal brawl deported

Khanewal: Five Chinese engineers who recently got into a brawl with the Khanewal policemen were deported on Tuesday, Express News reported. Following the presentation of a report by Multan Commissioner Bilal Ahmed, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal decided to have the engineers deported. They were sent to Lahore on special vehicles after