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Armed forces to respond in case of any surgical strikes: Asif ISLAMABAD: Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif Monday reiterated that Pakistan armed forces would respond with full force if India tries to carry out any surgical strikes inside Pakistan. Winding up debate on a motion moved by Sehar Kamran regarding situation arising out of continuing Indian violations of Line of Control (LoC) and ceasefire on Working Boundary (WB), the minister said, "If India dares to carry out surgical strike inside Pakistan; it will forget to conduct even fake and false strike". He said India had also claimed to carry out surgical strikes in recent past but this claim was baseless and false. He said Kashmir's indigenous freedom struggle, India's internal political compulsion and avoiding composite dialogue were three major reasons behind Indian unprovoked firing along LoC and WB. Khawja Asif said India was making failed attempts to link Kashmir's indigenous freedom movement with cross-border infiltration and terrorism. India's this campaign ...

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Imran wont get any thing but disappointment: Marriyum Aurangzeb ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Monday that PTI Chairman Imran Khan was contesting his case outside the court but he will get nothing except disappointment. Talking to media persons along with Talal Chaudhry, MNA here after Panama case hearing, she said as per arguments of PML-N counsel, there was no contradiction in the prime minister's speech in the Parliament and his address to the nation. The ...

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Imran has no evidence regarding Panama case: Daniyal ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Daniyal Aziz Monday said that Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan does not have any evidence to prove anything in the court on Pannama case.Talking to media persons outside Supreme Court, he said PTI does not seem to have any opportunity for winning the next general election.He said the evidence which PTI had presented in the press conferences and talk shows, could not be presented it ...

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PM Nawaz in Switzerland to participate in World Economic Forum ZURICH: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif arrived here Monday to participate in the 47th World Economic Forum's annual meeting aimed at fostering greater social inclusion and human development.Accompanied by Begum Kulsoom Nawaz and Special Assistant to Prime Minister Tariq Fatemi, the Prime Minister was received at the Zurich International by Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Mission to Geneva Tehmina Janjua and senior Swiss officials.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is here on the special invitation ...

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NATO reiterates 'absolute confidence' in Trump security commitment BRUSSELS: NATO on Monday reiterated its full confidence in the US security commitment to Europe, despite US President-elect Donald Trump sparking fresh uproar by saying the alliance was obsolete.Trump also cast doubt on the European Union's future after Britain's departure and said he was ready to ease sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, adding to concerns over his intentions just days before his inauguration.In a statement, NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said ...