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Shoes hurled at Nawaz Sharif in Lahore madrassa

 LAHORE:  In unusual occurrences, two men attempted to lob shoes at former prime minister Nawaz Sharif but one hit him while he was about to begin addressing a gathering in Lahore on Sunday.   Soon the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief reached the podium to deliver a speech at an event organised by the Jamia Naeemia, which was set up at an outer-area of the madrassa, a man hurled his shoe at Nawaz, hitting him between the neck and shoulder.   He then jumped on the stage and raised…

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Palestine state with capital Al Quds only roadmap: PM Abbasi

ISTANBUL: A sovereign homeland for the Palestinian people with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital remains the only roadmap for the Muslim Ummah and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Wednesday. Speaking at an extraordinary OIC summit called by the Turkish president to discuss the recent decision by the United States to shift its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, he termed it a blatant attempt to set in motion steps to change the historic and lawful status of the holy city. “We…

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Pakistan Politics 

SC seeks complete records of Hudabiya Paper Mills case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday took up the appeal filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the Lahore High Court’s order to quash Rs1.2 billion Hudabiya Papers Mills reference against the Sharif family. The three-judge bench, headed by Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel started the case hearing. The top court wondered why NAB did not proceed against the Sharif family in the Hudabiya Paper Mills case during former military ruler Pervez Musharraf’s regime. Justice Qazi Faez Isa observed that…

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Accountability court adjourns hearing until Dec 4 on Nawaz’s request

Former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar appeared before an accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday. The court adjourned the hearing into the corruption references against the Sharif family until December 4. Court reserves verdict on joint trial plea According to Express News, Nawaz Sharif, who had reached the accountability court amid tight security, requested the investigators to adjourn the hearing until the Islamabad High Court announces its verdict in a petition pertaining to the clubbing of references. Moreover,…

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