Supreme Court disqualifies Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Panama Papers case

In a unanimous verdict, the five member larger bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, asked the Prime Minister to step down and directed the Election Commission to de-notify Mian Nawaz Sharif as Member of the National Assembly with immediate effect. He has been disqualified for failing to mention in the nomination papers of 2013 the UAE based Capital FZE company  The court asked National Accountability Bureau to file references against the Prime Minister, his children, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Muhammad Safdar on the basis of JIT report in six weeks time. 

Pakistan to sell 10 super Mushshak aircrafts to Azerbaijan

Contract includes operational training & technical support to Azerbaijan Air Force. Pakistan will sell ten Super Mushshak aircraft to Azerbaijan. The agreement to this effect was signed in Azerbaijan. Chairman Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra, Air Marshal Arshad Malik, represented Pakistan while Azerbaijan was represented by Air Force Commander Lieutenant General Ramiz Tahirov.

Islamabad reaffirms continued support to afghan reconciliation process: there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan

Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry says it's only viable path towards obtaining lasting regional peace. Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry has said Pakistan will continue to support an inclusive political reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

APHC says India pushing IOK people to wall rejects NIA’s allegations against Hurriyat leaders

In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has said that India through a well-thought-out plan is pushing the Kashmiri people and resistance leadership to the wall.

US Senate Votes To Sanction Russia, Iran, North Korea 

The United States Senate has voted 98-2 to impose new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite objections from the white house.

UN says over 200,000 have fled Syria’s Raqqa since April Over 200,000 civilians have fled their homes in Syria around the Islamic State group’s de facto capital of Raqqa since April 1, including over 30,000 displaced just this month as US-backed Syrian fighters try to oust the extremists, a senior UN humanitarian official said Thursday.

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