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Pak PM Sharif returning home after recuperating from open heart surgery in UK

Updated: Jul 09, 2016 11:52 IST      
Pak PM Sharif returning home after recuperating from open heart surgery in UK

Islamabad, July 9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will land today in Lahore after spending more than a month and a half recuperating from open heart surgery in Britain.

"The prime minister will Insha'Allah be arriving tomorrow [Saturday] evening. Allah has been kind. Indebted for your kind prayers and wishes," tweeted Prime Minister's daughter, Maryam Nawaz, reports the Express Tribune.

Sharif had gone to London on May 22, underwent an open heart surgery on May 31 and remained hospitalised till June 7.

Meanwhile, political parties back in the country are anticipating his arrival as they seek his clarification in the panama papers leakage. A massive leak of secret files from a Panamanian law firm revealed that Sharif's children owns offshore holdings. (ANI)

In first, two women enlist to join U.S. Navy's combat roles

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 09:48 IST     

New York [USA], July 22 (ANI): Two women have enlisted as the first female candidates seeking to join the U.S. Navy's special operations teams.

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Trump says Spicer suffered 'tremendous abuse' by 'fake media'

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 08:53 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 22 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump praising outgoing press secretary Sean Spicer lashed out against the media claiming that the latter suffered 'tremendous abuse' at the hands of the 'fake media'.

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London [UK], July 22 (ANI): A senior teaching fellow and a PhD candidate at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) represents the colonization of Pakistan for the enrichment of China.

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West Bank attack: Three Israelis stabbed to death

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 07:18 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 22 (ANI): Three Israelis have been stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank amid the violence in Jerusalem, Israeli officials have said.

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Moscow [Russia], July. 22 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has warned Iran with new and serious consequences, unless all unjustly imprisoned American citizens are released and returned.

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Gulf crisis: Qatar ready for dialogue to resolve blockade

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 05:32 IST     

Doha [Qatar], July. 22 (ANI): Asserting that differences can be resolved through dialogue and political differences should not burden civilians, Qatar's ruling emir said he is open for dialogue to solve the boycott by the four powerful Arab neighbours.

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US withholds $350 million aid to Pakistan

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 04:55 IST     

Washington D.C. [United States], July 22 (ANI): The United States has withheld the disbursement of USD 350 million aid to Pakistan after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis informed the Congress that Islamabad has not taken sufficient measures to counter the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, a top U.S. official said on Friday.

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Qatar's Gulf neighbours should lift blockade: Rex Tillerson

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 04:51 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 22 (ANI): Continuing attempts to diffuse the gulf crisis, U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, has called on Qatar's Gulf neighbours to take some positive action by lifting their economic blockade on the oil-rich state.

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U.S. to bar Americans from visiting North Korea

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 04:04 IST     

New York [U.S.], July. 22 (ANI): The United States is set to forbid American citizens from traveling to North Korea in the wake of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term detention."

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London [U.K.], July 22 (ANI): After resigning as the White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer said his six months serving in the White House was an honour and a privilege.

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Just look at his great TV ratings: Trump on Spicer quitting

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 03:28 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 22 (ANI): Hours after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced his resignation, U.S. President Donald Trump thanked him for his services.

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Three Palestinians killed in soaring Jerusalem violence

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 03:27 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 22 (ANI): Three Palestinians have been killed in Jerusalem amid the increasing protests against new Israeli security measures at a highly sensitive holy site.

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UN calls for immediate de-escalation of violence in Jerusalem

Updated: Jul 22, 2017 02:45 IST     

London [U.K.], July. 22 (ANI): With at least three killed so far and over 100 injured in the violence emanating from Jerusalem, the United Nations has called for an immediate de-escalation of tensions and asserted that all religious liberties must be respected.

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London [UK], July. 22 (ANI): Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been appointed as the new White House Press Secretary, following the sudden resignation of Sean Spicer.

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Moscow [Russia], July 21 (ANI): The 'Joint Sea 2017' drills of the Russian and Chinese naval forces have begun the first stage of major exercises, marking the first time they have taken place in Europe.will engage in exercises with the Russian Navy.

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Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 21:55 IST     

Washington [United States], July 21 (ANI): White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday morning, citing President Donald J. Trump's decision to appoint New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director as the reason for doing so.

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Britain's Supreme Court gets first woman president

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 21:33 IST     

London [Britain], July 21 (ANI): Eminent law lord Baroness Hale of Richmond has become the first woman to head the United Kingdom's Supreme Court.

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Berlin [Germany], July 21 (ANI): Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schauble has fired a salvo in the ongoing feud by drawing parallels between contemporary Turkey and government practices in former East Germany. Meanwhile,Germany's Economy Ministry said that Berlin would be reviewing all future exports of weapons to NATO member Turkey.

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Noor to announce anti Ashraf coalition in Afghanistan soon

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 19:32 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 21 (ANI): A new political coalition against President Ashraf Ghani's Government in Afghanistan may soon be announced in Kabul. Ata Mohmmad Noor, the provincial governor of the northern Balkh province has talked to various leaders of Junbish-e-Millie and Wahdat-e-Islami parties.

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Beijing [China], July 21 (ANI): State run Chinese media has alleged Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of lying in her country's parliament on the border standoff between India and China in Doklam.

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