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Creating companies offshore is not criminal

Nawaz & Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Remember WikiLeaks? Some of the documents were about Pakistani politicians and establishment. Nothing transpired because the hurt was not limited to politicians. The Panama Papers, on the other hand, has singled out politicians so far. This has had several effects. One, if the gates of investigations are opened wide, …

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Pak, India foreign secretaries meet in New Delhi

Pak, India foreign secretaries meet in New Delhi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry will formally meet his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar in New Delhi tomorrow (Tuesday). Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry is visiting India to attend ‘Heart of Asia’ conference. According to Indian media reports, Pakistan and Indian foreign secretaries will discuss bilateral ties besides resumption of dialogues suspended …

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Diary of Mustafa Kamal

Mustafa Kamal

This is Karachi’s one and only true mayor: the mayor eternal. I was born Karachi’s mayor and, by God, I will die Karachi’s mayor. Fate brings strange twists in our lives, even stranger than my cowlick. I was once a RAW agent, recruited by that evil man in England and …

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Obama Wipes Away Tears During Gun Violence Announcement

U.S. President Barack Obama wipes away tears when talking about Newtown and other mass killings during an event held to announce new gun control measures, at the White House in Washington January 5, 2016.  The White House unveiled gun control measures on Monday that require more gun sellers to get licenses and more gun buyers to undergo background checks, moves President Barack Obama said were well within his authority to implement without congressional approval. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Barack Obama wept openly Tuesday as he delivered a forceful defense of new executive actions on gun violence, a set of modest proposals to tighten loopholes that likely face quick legal challenges and could be vulnerable to reversal by a Republican White House. The president ran through a list …

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Facebook founder urges free Internet in India amid row


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has urged India to approve a controversial plan that would provide a free Internet service to the poor, his latest bid amid an escalating row with authorities. The head of the social network tried to drum up support for the Free Basics service that offers people …

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Modi in Lahore on surprise visit


Indian premier Narendra Modi landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport today on a surprise visit, where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were present to receive him. Television footage showed Modi exit his jet and embrace PM Nawaz, after which the two heads flew away …

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