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Dear Pakistanis, this is why we reject your UK visas

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Dear Pakistanis, Dawn.com : I want to apologise to all those whose family visit visas were rejected by my country. As you may have noticed, we have adopted an unofficial policy to reject as many visas as possible. A citizen in my own country also faced issues in getting visas for his parents in Pakistan, even though they are comfortably ...

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Abducted Shahbaz Taseer rescued from Balochistan after five years

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AFP | DAWN.COM | SYED ALI SHAH QUETTA: The son of slain former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, Shahbaz Taseer, was recovered by security and intelligence forces from Balochistan’s Kuchlak area on Tuesday, nearly five years after his abduction in 2011. “Intelligence agencies have recovered Shahbaz Taseer from an area near Kuchlak, Balochistan,” said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public ...

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PM Nawaz orders security assessment before Pakistan’s World T20 participation

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ISLAMABAD (Dawn.com): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday ordered Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali to ‘send a team to India’ to assess measures adopted for Pakistan cricketers’ security for the World T20. A decision on Pakistan’s participation in the World T20, being hosted by India from March 8 to April 3, hinges on a clearance report by the security team, ...

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Sahiwal man shoots two sisters dead in ‘honour killing’

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LAHORE AFP : Police in Sahiwal are tracing a man who shot dead both his sisters in an apparent “honour killing”. Mohammad Asif had previously murdered his mother four or five years ago, according to police, before being pardoned at the time by his family and set free. The latest killings occurred in the village of Noorshah in Sahiwal district, ...

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