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Pakistan declares national emergency to battle locusts destroying crops on large scale in Punjab province
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Pakistan declares national emergency to battle locusts destroying crops on large scale in Punjab province

The decision was taken at a meeting convened by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday

Greta Thunberg talks to French parliament amid calls for boycott on her appearance
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Greta Thunberg talks to French parliament amid calls for boycott on her appearance

She was invited to speak to the house by 162 MPs by a cross-party group called ‘Let’s Accelerate’.

Pakistan lawmaker submits resolution in Parliament endorsing Imran Khan for Nobel Peace Prize
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Pakistan lawmaker submits resolution in Parliament endorsing Imran Khan for Nobel Peace Prize

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday submitted the resolution to back Prime Minister Imran Khan for the Nobel Peace Prize in the secretariat of National Assembly, the lower house of the Pakistani Parliament.

Venezuela slams Donald Trump for suggesting military intervention to oust Nicolas Maduro's regime
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Venezuela slams Donald Trump for suggesting military intervention to oust Nicolas Maduro's regime

Venezuela slammed United States President Donald Trump for saying that US military intervention was under consideration to oust Nicolas Maduro

Mexico, Uruguay announce conference for countries, bodies with neutral position on Venezuela crisis on 7 February
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Mexico, Uruguay announce conference for countries, bodies with neutral position on Venezuela crisis on 7 February

Mexico, Uruguay announced they would convene an international conference for countries and bodies with a "neutral position" to the Venezuela crisis

Pakistan SC rejects petition for Imran Khan's disqualification as PM, says plea filed before election 'rendered ineffective'
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Pakistan SC rejects petition for Imran Khan's disqualification as PM, says plea filed before election 'rendered ineffective'

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Imran Khan for not being truthful and righteous as required under the Constitution.

Pakistan govt, Opposition agree to parliamentary investigation into charges of rigging during general elections
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Pakistan govt, Opposition agree to parliamentary investigation into charges of rigging during general elections

The Election Commission of Pakistan has rejected claims of rigging during general elections.

Arif Alvi, Imran Khan's close ally and PTI founding member, elected 13th President of Pakistan
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Arif Alvi, Imran Khan's close ally and PTI founding member, elected 13th President of Pakistan

Of the 430 votes cast via a secret ballot in the National Assembly and Senate, Alvi received 212 votes, Rehman bagged 131 and Ahsan garnered 81; six votes were rejected,

Imran Khan to address Pakistan today evening, newly-elected PM pledges to bring change to country
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Imran Khan to address Pakistan today evening, newly-elected PM pledges to bring change to country

Pakistan's newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation today evening. He has pledged to bring unprecedented change to the country

Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet: Shah Mahmood Qureshi gets foreign ministry, Asad Umer bags finance
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Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet: Shah Mahmood Qureshi gets foreign ministry, Asad Umer bags finance

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retired) Pervez Musharraf.

BJP hits out at Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief, demands suspension
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BJP hits out at Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief, demands suspension

BJP has hit out against Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javew Bajwa and has demanded his suspension from the party

PTI chairman Imran Khan to be sworn-in as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan today; Mamnoon Hussain to administer oath
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PTI chairman Imran Khan to be sworn-in as 22nd prime minister of Pakistan today; Mamnoon Hussain to administer oath

PTI's Imran Khan will be sworn-in as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan on 18 August

PTI chief Imran Khan likely to take oath as prime minister in Pakistan's Parliament over fellow nominee PML-N's Shahbaz Sharif
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PTI chief Imran Khan likely to take oath as prime minister in Pakistan's Parliament over fellow nominee PML-N's Shahbaz Sharif

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is poised to become the country's new prime minister as the Opposition alliance fell apart over the nomination of his challenger ahead of Friday’s election in Parliament.

Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan borrows waistcoat for official photo in Parliament
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Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan borrows waistcoat for official photo in Parliament

Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan on Monday borrowed a waistcoat from an employee of the National Assembly to pose for a photograph for his parliamentary registration card, a media report said.

Imran Khan takes oath in Pakistan's parliament as MP, local media hails 'the only option' but warns him of challenges ahead
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Imran Khan takes oath in Pakistan's parliament as MP, local media hails 'the only option' but warns him of challenges ahead

As Imran Khan and his council of ministers took oath on Monday for Pakistan's 15th Assembly, discussions on his blessings and challenges ahead began again.

Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan prime minister on 18 August, says PTI
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Imran Khan to take oath as Pakistan prime minister on 18 August, says PTI

Javed Khan, Additional Information Secretary of PTI, said the members of Imran Khan's 1992 World Cup winning team have also been invited to attend the ceremony.

Maiden session of Pakistan's 15th National Assembly to be held on Monday; members to take oath on first day
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Maiden session of Pakistan's 15th National Assembly to be held on Monday; members to take oath on first day

On the first day, the newly-elected members will take oath of their office. This will be followed by the elections of the speaker, the deputy speaker. The NA will proceed to elect the leader of the house (Prime Minister) within the next couple of days, depending on the schedule for nominations issued by the speaker.

Pakistan National Assembly session likely to be called next week, says Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar
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Pakistan National Assembly session likely to be called next week, says Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar

Law and Information Minister Ali Zafar said that Pakistan's caretaker government has submitted a report to the president for convening a session of the newly-elected National Assembly which is likely to be called next week.

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran Khan's PTI in talks with smaller parties, Independents to reach magic number
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Imran Khan's PTI in talks with smaller parties, Independents to reach magic number

Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was followed by jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) with 62 seats and former president Asif Ali Zardari's Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) by 43 seats.

'Poor first impressions of polling day': Human Rights Commission of Pakistan issues statement on the general elections
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'Poor first impressions of polling day': Human Rights Commission of Pakistan issues statement on the general elections

The following is the full text of a press release issued by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan during the counting of votes in the Pakistan general elections.