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  • Russia claims control of Soledar, Ukraine says fighting ongoing

    Russia claims control of Soledar, Ukraine says fighting ongoing

    Russia said its forces had wrested control of the war-scarred town of Soledar in east Ukraine, its first claim of victory in months of battlefield setbacks, but Ukraine said fierce fighting was still underway. Both sides have conceded heavy losses in the battle for the salt mining outpost, with Moscow desperate to sell any win […]

  • JI, PML-N, PPP, PTI ask MQM-P to reconsider boycott decision

    JI, PML-N, PPP, PTI ask MQM-P to reconsider boycott decision

    The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) was urged by a number of political parties, including its main allies, early on Sunday to reconsider its decision to boycott the second round of the local government (LG) elections, which are set to take place today in a number of Sindh districts as well as in the Karachi and […]

  • Now it’s for Shehbaz to take trust vote: Imran Khan

    Now it’s for Shehbaz to take trust vote: Imran Khan

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Saturday said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will be “tested” through a confidence vote in a tit-for-tat move similar to the one he himself had faced as the premier in April last year. Speaking to a private news channel, Imran said that Shehbaz had tested the PTI so now […]

  • Deaths, blackouts as Russian missiles hit multiple Ukraine cities

    Deaths, blackouts as Russian missiles hit multiple Ukraine cities

    Russia has launched a new barrage of missiles at targets across Ukraine, killing at least 14 people in the eastern-central city of Dnipro and disrupting power supplies in the Kyiv and Kharkiv regions, officials said. The attacks on Saturday smashed a nine-storey apartment block in Dnipro, reducing an entire section of the building to rubble […]

  • Voting underway for much-awaited Karachi, Hyderabad LG polls sans MQM-P

    Voting underway for much-awaited Karachi, Hyderabad LG polls sans MQM-P

    The polling for much-awaited local government (LG) elections in Karachi and Hyderabad Divisions is underway. The polling began at 8am and will go on till 5pm. This is the second phase of Sindh’s LG polls which is being held in seven districts of Karachi and nine districts of the Hyderabad division, with over 3.4 million […]

  • Three police personnel martyred in late-night Peshawar terrorist attack

    Three police personnel martyred in late-night Peshawar terrorist attack

    An overnight terrorist attack left three police personnel, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), martyred in Peshawar. The assault took place in Peshawar’s suburban area where terrorists ambushed the Sarband police station in Saturday’s early hours, leaving three police personnel, including DSP Badaber Sardar Hussain, martyred. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has condemned […]

  • ECP doesn’t budge on Jan 15 date for LG polls in Karachi, Hyderabad

    ECP doesn’t budge on Jan 15 date for LG polls in Karachi, Hyderabad

    In a major decision regarding the uncertainty surrounding the local bodies elections in Karachi and Hyderabad, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) once again turned down the Sindh government’s request to defer the polling, Geo News reported Saturday, citing a spokesperson for the electoral body. Earlier today, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led Sindh government wrote a letter to […]

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