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Daily Archives: March 3, 2018

Sharif’s Party Reportedly Gains Control Of Pakistani Senate

Reports from Pakistan say the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party gained control of parliament’s upper house in a secret ballot on March 3.

Pakistan’s national and provincial parliaments were voting on March 3 in Senate elections that are seen …

Rare Triumph For Tajikistan’s IRPT, As Leader Removed From Interpol’s ‘Red Notice’

There was something of a victory for the embattled Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) on March 2 when the IRPT’s leader, Muhiddin Kabiri, announced that Interpol had taken his name off its wanted list.

It was a rare triumph …

PAKISTANI SECURITY FORCES THWART MAJOR TERROR BID IN BALOCHISTAN, 6 TERRORISTS ARRESTED

ISLAMABAD, Pakistani security forces Friday thwarted a major terrorist bid in southwestern Balochistan Province and apprehended six terrorists during multiple operations, the military said.

An army statement said that paramilitary frontier corps carried out intelligence-based operations in different parts of …

9-YEAR-OLD PAKISTANI GIRL SCALES 5,000M PEAK IN HUNZA

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A nine-year-old Pakistani girl has become the youngest to scale the 5,765-metre-high Quz Sar Peak in Pakistan’s Shimshal Valley, Hunza, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported.

Hailing from Abbottabad, Selena Khawaja in her first detailed interview told …

Attack on French embassy, army kills 8 in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou Attackers in Burkina Faso’s capital killed eight people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated assault on the army headquarters and French embassy that France’s foreign minister said was likely carried out by terrorist groups.West Africa’…

U.N points to likely war crimes in Syria’s Ghouta

Geneva Syrian government air strikes on the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta and shelling from the rebel-held zone into Damascus probably constitute war crimes and must be prosecuted, the top U.N. human rights official said on Friday.Zeid Ra’a…

Prominent Yemeni Islamic scholar shot dead while praying

Hadhramaut Unknown gunmen assassinated cleric Al Habib Aidroos Ben Abdullah bin Sumait, a prominent scholar and imam of Al-Mehdhar Mosque in his home in the city of Tarim in Hadhramaut, southern Yemen.The gunmen pretended to be joining the cleric to re…