Dawn: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejects Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's nomination papers for Senate election

In this file photo, Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announces the result of the first auction for 3G mobile phone networks during a news conference in Islamabad on Apr. 23, 2014. (REUTERS)
Updated 13 February 2018
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Dawn: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejects Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's nomination papers for Senate election

February 13: Dawn report by Malik Asad and Mansoor Malik states that the ECP on Monday rejec­ted defunct federal finance minister Ishaq Dar’s Senate election nomination papers, noting that he is a court absconder in a corruption and money-laundering reference pending against him in an accountability court.
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Militant killed in Pakistan

Updated 06 August 2018
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Militant killed in Pakistan

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Aug. 6 – The Hindu states that a militant linked to the Pakistan Taliban was killed on Monday by the security forces during a gunbattle in the country’s restive northwest region, according to security sources. Naseebur Rahman, associated with Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, was killed in Jani Khel area of Bannu district during an operation in the area. For more than a decade, the inaccessible mountainous tribal area of North Waziristan was home to a swirling array of violent jihadists.

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