Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

AUG – 2018

CM KP Mahmud Khan takes oath

PESHAWAR, (DNA) – : The newly elected Chief Minister (CM) of Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Mahmud Khan here Friday took oath of the prestigious office during an impressive ceremony held at Governor House, Peshawar.Governor KP, Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered oath to CM Mahmud Khan.He became the 22nd Chief Minister of KP.

President of Tajikistan visits Uzbekistan

TASHKENT, (DNA) – Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has reached Uzbekistan on his official visit , on Friday.”As you know, on March 9-10 this year, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev paid a state visit to Tajikistan.Now, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon will visit our country for a return visit,” Komil Allamjonov said.

Ilhan Omar: One of the first Muslim women to be elected to US Congress

WASHINGTON, (DNA) –  In another ground-breaking political moment in US history, Somali-American state legislator Ilhan Omar emerged victorious in her primary in Minnesota, putting her on track to become one of the first female Muslim members of the US House of Representatives.

Imran set to become PM today as opposition stands divided

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – : Amid a clear divide between the main opposition parties, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan is set to be elected as the 21st Prime Minister of Pakistan by the 15th National Assembly with a comfortable win in one-on-one contest with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif during its ongoing inaugural session (Friday).

PTI finalizes initial 100 days agenda

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), in a high level meeting, has finalized its initial 100-day future plan.Sources said PTI Chairman and prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan chaired the meeting attended by Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Jahangir Tareen and other party leaders besides former chief secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arbab Shahzad as a special guest here Thursday.

Cooling of rhetoric would suit all parties affected by Turkey-US spat

The rapid depreciation of the Turkish lira kept global markets aghast over the last few days. The currency had lost more than 45 percent of its value against the US dollar since the beginning of the year. The most recent, very steep downward trajectory had partially political reasons.

Qatar defies US and sides with Turkey with $15bn investment pledge amid Lira crisis

JEDDAH, (DNA) – Qatar defied US President Donald Trump on Wednesday and promised to plough $15 billion into Turkish financial markets and banks, amid a collapse in the value of the lira and a looming trade war between Turkey and the United States.