NAB challenges Maryam Nawaz’s bail in SC

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Lahore High Court's (LHC) decision to grant bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz. In its plea, the bureau argued the LHC had not considered the case records "in the correct manner”. It added that due to the LHC’s decision, the prosecution’s...

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Indian police shoot dead suspects in rape-murder

NEW DELHI: Indian police on Friday shot dead four detained gang-rape and murder suspects as they were re-enacting their alleged crime, prompting outrage but also wild celebrations. The men, who had been in custody for a week, were shot early Friday morning as they tried to escape during the re-enactment in the southern city of Hyderabad, police said. "They were...

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Ex-Miss Pakistan World Zanib Naveed killed in car crash

Former Miss Pakistan World Zanib Naveed died over the weekend in a car accident in Maryland, US. She was 32. A graduate of Pace University, Naveed was crowned Miss Pakistan World in 2012. She was the 10th person to win the pageant’s title. She then went on to represent Pakistan in the 2012 Miss Earth pageant in the Philippines. According...

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ADB approves loans of $1.3 billion for Pakistan extending budgetary support

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved two loans totaling $1.3 billion for budgetary support and key reforms in Pakistan. The ADB approved $1 billion in immediate budgetary support to Pakistan to “shore up the country’s public finances” and help strengthen a “slowing economy”, said a statement released by the bank. The quick dispersing Special Policy-Based Loan is...

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More than 600 Pakistani girls ‘sold as brides’ to China

More than 600 poor Pakistani girls and women were sold as brides to Chinese men over a period of nearly two years, according to investigations by authorities in the South Asian nation of 200 million people. A list of 629 girls and women, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pakistani investigators determined to break up trafficking networks exploiting the country's poor and vulnerable. The...

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