Monday, 25 June, 2018
Sharif’s London empire is worth £32 million: UK paper
In its latest report on the properties owned by the ‘super rich’ family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, a UK paper on Sunday revealed that the assets Sharif family owned in London were estimated at at least £32 million.
Imran Khan cleared to contest Karachi's NA-243 seat

CJP orders setting up of special cell on missing persons
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday directed law enforcement agencies to set up a special cell to ascertain information about missing persons.
Pakistan to launch observatory satellite next month
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday announced the launch of Pakistan’s indigenously developed 285kg PakTES-1A observatory satellite in July.
Israeli aggression on Palestinian protest

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India is assessing whether it needs to develop AI-based weapon systems for the military, capable of identifying and attacking targets without human input. The tech can't be reasoned with and won’t feel pity, remorse or fear.
Only weeks after the former finance minister assured the country that he did not “see any need for further devaluation” of the rupee, the markets proved him wrong. The rupee slipped by 3.8 per cent in the interbank market, or Rs4.40, on Monday to settle at Rs119.8 to a dollar.
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International community’s 12 demands for US amid Pompeo’s tough-talking
US President Donald Trump earlier this month unilaterally pulled out of an international nuclear agreement that Tehran struck with major world powers led by Washington in 2015.
Iraq elections and future formation of government

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the country's key presidential vote, electoral officials have said, in a result that will allow him to keep his seat with increased powers and become Turkey's first executive president.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has held secret meetings with the leaders of the Saudi Arabian and United Arab Emirates, media reports have claimed.
Frustrated over the massive participation of people in the funeral prayers of martyred youth in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian forces have urged New Delhi to firm up a policy against handing over bodies of freedom fighters killed in encounters to their families in an effort to prevent people from attending their funerals, which often motivates many local youths in joining the armed struggle.
Indian media has started pointing towards a “global conspiracy” after the country suffered two big diplomatic setbacks last week when the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) called for an international investigation into abuses in Indian-Held Kashmir (IHK) and America's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) labelled the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal as “militant religious outfits”.
Pakistan now has 140-150 nuclear warheads as compared to 130-140 of India, with China hovering around 280, as per the latest report of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which was released on Monday.

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