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Saturday, October 6th, 2018

 

Afghan Taliban and ISIS Clash in Kunar Province, Several Dead

OCT 6, 2018: Afghan Taliban and the militant Islamic State (Daesh aka ISIS) clashed in Afghanistan’s Kunar province which straddles Pakistan’s western border with the war-torn country, on Friday, leaving several dead on both sides. According to a statement released by Afghan military’s 201st Silab Corps, at least four Taliban militants were killed with three others sustaining injuries. ISIS (Daesh) militants also suffered four casualties during the skirmish. In a separate incident, at least two Afghan security personnel were killed and nine people were injured in two back to backRead More


Nabbing the Opposition Leader: Shahbaz Sharif Taken Into Custody In Corruption Case

Ex-Punjab CM accused of favoritism in multi-billion rupee housing project OCT 6, 2018: The country’s premier anti-graft watchdog on Friday arrested former chief minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif who is the current National Assembly Opposition Leader, following startling revelations by his ex-secretary implementation Fawad Hassan Fawad in the Rs14 billion Ashiana Housing scam. His arrest has caused a blow to PML-N — the party he heads, ahead of by-elections on October 14 in which the party has joined hands with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) — another major opposition party –to challengeRead More