Author Archives: ahsan Razzaq

Two explosions rock Afghan capital after bus blast: officials

KABUL: Two explosions went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, minutes after a bus carrying government employees was hit by a blast, killing five people, government officials said. “One explosion occurred near the bus blast site and the second hit the eastern part of the city,” said Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the… Read More »

US Judge blocks Trump’s latest sweeping asylum rule

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday banned Trump from imposing a new rule to block almost all asylum applications on the border between Mexico and the United States. Federal District Judge John Tigar in the Northern District of California has issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting this rule and requiring… Read More »

Trump was not exonerated, Mueller tells US Congress

In a high-risk testimony, wobbly Moller seemed uncertain because the Democrats and Republicans were full of questions about the investigation and repeatedly asked lawmakers to reiterate their question or reaffirm their question. The former head of the FBI, 74, and the experienced attorney general repeatedly sent legislators to the report, saying he would not go… Read More »

APNS rejects Firdous Ashiq Awan’s ‘media courts’ proposal, urges govt to rescind it

The Association of All Pakistani Newspapers (APNS) rejected the proposal to establish “media courts” announced by Dr. Firdoush Awan, Deputy Prime Minister of Media and Broadcasting, urging that “the federal government withdraw.” In a joint statement issued by APNS President Hamid Haroun and Secretary General Sarmad Ali, shortly after Dr. Awan’s announcement, APNS said that… Read More »

Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid named Britain finance minister

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed former Interior Minister Sajid Javed to take over as finance minister Philip Hammond on his first appointment to the government, the government said in a statement Wednesday. “We look forward to working with the Treasury to prepare for the exit of the European Union, the… Read More »

PM Imran congratulates Boris Johnson on becoming British PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday received Boris Johnson, the new elected leader of the Conservative Party, to take his partner’s country in the United Kingdom. “Congratulations, Deputy Boris Johnson on his election as leader of the opposition and assumption of the Prime Minister,” Imran Khan said in a message from his official Twitter… Read More »