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30-day quit call to PM non-negotiable: Imran Khan

Islamabad, Aug 25: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said his call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down for a 30-day period is non-negotiable and the ball is now in the government's court, media reported Monday.

"It is an ultimate compromise...

Khan, Qadri march to Parliament inside Islamabad's 'Red Zone'

Islamabad, Aug 20: Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri tonight marched with thousands of their supporters towards the Parliament, entering the heavily fortified 'Red Zone', the capital's diplomatic and political enclave, even as minor clashes took place between anti-government protesters and security personnel....

Pak anti-government protesters threaten to invade Red Zone

Islamabad, Aug 17: Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan today warned the PML-N government that thousands of his supporters could enter the high-security Red Zone here if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif refuses to quit, as popular cleric Tahir-ul Qadri issued a 48-hour ultimatum demanding the same.

Both Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman...

Book Sharif in murder case, says Pak court

Lahore, Aug 17: A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered framing of murder charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz and 19 others over violence in June near Canada-based cleric Tahirul Qadri's headquarters here, which killed 14 of his supporters.

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4 Indian doctors want to return home from Ebola-hit Nigeria

New Delhi, Aug 13: Four Indian doctors, who claim they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will in Nigeria, want to return home and appealed to the Indian government to facilitate this.

The Abuja-based Indian private hospital Primus where they are...

UN names 3 experts to probe Gaza war crimes

Geneva, Aug 12: The UN has named three experts to an international commission of inquiry into possible human rights violations and war crimes committed by both sides during Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

William Schabas, a Canadian professor of international law, will...

US fighter jets bomb militant targets in Iraq: Pentagon

Washington, Aug 8: The United States has conducted its first airstrikes against ISIL terrorists in northern Iraq, the Pentagon has announced.

The Pentagon said two FA-18 fighter jets dropped 500-pound laser-guided bombs on the militants near the Kurdish city of Irbil on Friday.

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear...

Commuters tilt train to free man whose leg was trapped between platform and carriage

Perth /Australia, Aug 7: Dozens of Australians tilted a train on Wednesday to free a commuter whose leg was trapped between a carriage and a platform, with authorities praising their efforts as an example of "people power".

The man was boarding in the western Australia...

US monitoring 280,000 people unconnected to terror groups

Washington, Aug 6: Reports outlining the excesses of the U.S.' surveillance programmes this week noted that the country's terrorist tracking system, called the Terrorist Screening Database, was monitoring 280,000 people, nearly 40 per cent of all those included, despite them being categorised as “no recognised terrorist group affiliation.”...

China earthquake death toll crosses 400

Longtoushan/China, Aug 5: More than 400 people have died in an earthquake that devastated a Chinese village, state media said on Tuesday, as relatives faced the stark probability that rescuers would only find the remains of their loved ones.

The death toll in the...