Pakistan Observer: Supreme Court discards Sheikh Rasheed's plea seeking disqualification of Prime Minister

In this file photo, Pakistan's opposition leader Sheikh Rasheed arrives at Parliament House to cast his vote during the election for the interim prime minister in Islamabad on Aug. 1, 2017. (AFP)
Updated 13 February 2018
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Pakistan Observer: Supreme Court discards Sheikh Rasheed's plea seeking disqualification of Prime Minister

February 13: Pakistan Observer states that Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed’s petition seeking disqualification of Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi over alleged corruption-marred Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) agreement.
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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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