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Religion being used to further political motives: Fawad Chaudhry

LAHORE: "Few people are doing their politics under the guise of religion," claimed Information Minister during a ceremony at Lahore. Lashing out at parties who are linked with the religion based politics, Fawad Chaudhry said, "these people have impersonated under the cloak of religion and to fulfill their own objectives, they create a new issue every week." Referring to the aftermath of a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi, the Minister said, some people declared the apex court's decision wrong even without…

Foreign Office denies reports of Asia Bibi flying abraod

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Thursday denied reports that Asia Bibi had left Pakistan and clarified, "there is no truth is reports of her leaving the country — its fake news." The Foreign Office informed that the recently acquitted Christian woman was still Pakistan. The official elucidation came from the Foreign Office following the fake media reports that has been circulating from yesterday, stating that Asia Bibi has left Multan’s women jail and was being flown to an "unknown…

Asia Bibi acquittal: KP police submits report on TLP protests to Interior Ministry

PESHAWAR: The Interior Ministry on Wednesday received a report from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police detailing the vandalism, arson and harassment of citizens during Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) protests following a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi.  According to the report, the miscreants, involved in damaging property in Nowshera and Hangu, have been arrested. Moreover, 25 have been registered in cases for inciting violence out of which eight suspects have been arrested. Further, the report reads that 17…