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Maryam baffled over ‘media spin’ to her meeting with Shehbaz

KARACHI: Maryam Nawaz on Tuesday turned down the media reports that her uncle and Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif in a meeting advised her to abstain from politics of confrontation with the state institutions, ARY News reported. The former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter said she had gone for salam to her uncle's where he most lovingly treated her to a lavish afternoon tea. She expressed surprise "to see the spin given (to the casual meeting) by media." Read More: Maryam Nawaz criticises Panama verdict,…

Polish first lady snubs Trump’s handshake

WARSAW: US President Donald Trump’s handshake was “snubbed” by Polish President Andrzej Duda’s wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda in a hilarious way. The videos of the moment have taken the social media by storm when the first lady of Poland darts her hand towards US first lady Melania Trump, while inadvertently rejecting Trump’s hand extended for her. After shaking hand with Duda, Trump almost leaned towards the Polish first lady which went unnoticed. Read More: Trump calls out Russia, cites efforts to subvert Western…

Snubs, harsh words at Asia security meet as U.S. and Japan rile China

SINGAPORE: When Japan's defense minister greeted the deputy chief of staff of China's army at a regional security forum this weekend, he was undiplomatically snubbed. Lieutenant General Wang Guanzhong said he was incensed by comments from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe implicitly holding China responsible for territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas and later by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's accusations that Beijing was destabilizing the region. "When Mr Abe spoke just now, there was veiled…