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Judicial commission to investigate APS attack

The Supreme Court has ordered to form a judicial commission to investigate 2014 militant attack on Army Public School Peshawar, where more than 150 people were killed, Samaa reported Wednesday. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar, ordered creation of the commission while hearing at the Supreme Court’s Peshawar registry ...

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‘Young Pakistanis need jobs’ – Samaa TV

Unemployment is a perennial issue in Pakistan, especially in Sindh. Sindh is an agrarian economy where industry is mostly concentrated in Karachi. This creates a massive urban and rural divide among the youth to acquire better and equal job opportunities for stability and prosperity. The government of Sindh, USAID and ...

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People of Pakistan always wanted peace in Yemen, says ambassador

Mohammed Motahar Alashabi (left). Photo: APP The people of Pakistan have always wanted to see peace in Yemen, said the country’s ambassador to Pakistan. According to a report published by Radio Pakistan, the ambassador, Mohammed Motahar Alashabi, said Pakistan always showed good gestures towards the Middle Eastern country. Alashabi said ...

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Earthquake jolts parts of Islamabad, KP, Fata, Punjab

An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude on Richter scale hit northern parts of Pakistan including Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata and Islamabad on Wednesday morning. The temblor caused panic but there’s no immediate word about damage or casualties. The jolted areas include Peshawar, Swat, Dir, North Waziristan, Nowshera, Malakand, Mardan, Khyber Agency, Kurram ...

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Scandal, women power and bans as Cannes festival opens

US director Martin Scorsese and Australian actress and President of the Jury Cate Blanchett opened the 2018 Cannes film festival. Photo: AFP The most political Cannes film festival in years opened Tuesday with female stars vowing to protest on the red carpet against industry sexism, two top directors barred from ...

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