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Sharifs Strike Back, Play Controversial Video; Khan Announces 10 Pct Reward For Benami Properties Whistleblowers; College Grads Selling Equity in Themselves to Wall Street; Israeli Spies Operate in Egypt’s Sinai

News and Views of Interest That You Might Have Missed: Jul 5/6, 2019.

Sharifs strike back…
Nawaz’s daughter holds presser…

Tensed trio (pic)…
Claims her father is innocent, plays video clip…
‘Controversial video’…
Claims judge was pressured to convict the ex-PM…
‘Blackmailed’…
Firdous Awan: Govt. to conduct forensic audit of the controversial video…
Bilawal wades in…
Zardari, Nawaz, Hamza in custody – – on corruption charges…
Shehbaz indicted, on bail, at the presser…


Iran cleric: UK should be ‘scared’ of response to tanker seizure, recall what happened to US drone…
Threatens British shipping in retaliation… 


Explosion at Florida shopping center leaves 20 injured; ‘Like apocalypse’…


Khan to visit Russia…
…on Putin’s invitation

In Sep, as guest of honor at Eastern Economic Forum Summit…


Russia making ‘light tank’, claims it’s better than American…


Report uncovers nexus between Sindh police, organized crime…


College grads selling equity in themselves to Wall Street – – to pay for college…
Cost: Less than a car’s monthly payment…


Benami properties informers to be rewarded 10%: Khan
‘Money generated from their sale will exceed national budget’…


More properties of banned outfits to be seized in Punjab…


STARBUCKS boots police officers because customer ‘did not feel safe’…


BIGGEST SHAKEUP IN FBR HISTORY…
TRANSFER OF 2,500 TAX OFFICIALS…
‘Nexus with businesses’…

First of its kind in history…
Tax base broadens by 5% – – after amnesty…

Gold down Rs900: Rs78,100 per tola…


1 Ton contaminated meat bound for restaurants, marriage halls seized by Punjab Food Auth…


8 of the world’s 10 most expensive cities for expats are in Asia…


Hamza sent to jail: 14-day remand…
Shehbaz, Hamza ordered to appear in court on Jul 20…
Father, son indicted in Ramzan Sugar Mills case…


Five pct of Pak population infected with Hepatitis-C…
The Hepatitis map…


Video: German Chancellor Angela Merkel seen shaking – – as she met the President…


How ‘Fake News’ Could Lead to Real War…
49 pct Pakistanis say social media increased foreign interference in politics…
The Age of Social Media in Pak…


#TrumpParadeFail trends on Twitter after history gaffes…
Trump blames teleprompter for saying Revolutionary War army “took over airports” in 1775…


Aramco’s $2tn public offering is back on…
Within two years…

Preparations restart for mega IPO…


Convicted man in Turkey asks friend to shoot him – – to avoid community service…
Dies…


China is separating Muslim children from their families in Xinjiang…
…sending parents to detention camps


US Drones Way Busier Than Thought Over Shadow Warzone…


Israeli spies are operating in Egypt’s Sinai…


Home mortgages surge in Saudi Arabia: 212 per cent…


Team USA star Ali Krieger rips Trump…
“I refuse to respect a man that warrants no respect”…


Migrants granted asylum: 19% in the EU in 2015; 5% in the US in 2018…


MAD MAGAZINE CALLS IT A DAY…


NY Times Sent Major Stories to State for ‘National Security’ Clearance…


137,000 people declared assets in amnesty…,
Rs70bn ($450mn) collected in taxes…
Assets worth Rs3,000bn ($19.5bn) declared…


IMF Releases $1 Billion to Pak…
Pak needs another $38bn…


Zardari’s EIGHT Benami (undeclared) PROPERTIES seized in Sindh…


Iranian delegation visits Islamabad, for resumption of ferry service talks…
Keen to import rice from Pak…


‘Fake text’ next global political threat?


San Francisco to paint over George Washington mural…


‘ArrestAntiPakjournalists’ tops Twitter trends…


The Charter of Economy: Conflict or Compromise?


Trump: Afghanistan ‘Harvard of Terrorists’…
Imran, Taliban meet on the cards…

Russia readying S-400 missiles for Turkey amid warnings of U.S. sanctions on NATO ally…
Will Continue To Develop Venezuelan Armed Forces…


NEW WARNING: Chance of another huge tremor in California next week…
6.4 MAG WORSENED SEISMIC STRAIN…
1,700 aftershocks and counting… 
COULD LAST YEARS…


Surge in Yellowstone geyser activity…


Melania Trump’s hometown unveils statue of first lady to mixed reviews…


Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities in the U.S…


Remittances overtake FDI as biggest source of external financing…


‘Gang rape’ video of girl student in India sparks outcry…


GALLUP: 45% percent want Trump impeached…
Anti-Trump fever spikes…
Election model that predicted 2018 blue wave has Trump losing…


BJP Used Social Media to Secure Modi’s Second Win…


Humans wearing ‘teledildonic suits’ can now have sex with each other over internet…


RAHUL GANDHI QUITS…
…WILL LEAVE FOR US WITH SONIA
END OF DYNASTIC ERA?


Some of Earth’s water could be hiding deep beneath the surface


CANADIAN ARTIST LOSES JOB AFTER VIRAL TRUMP CARTOON…


Cockroaches evolving to point where they’ll be nearly impossible to kill…


Stranded migrants on Libya endure sewage, maggots, disease…
‘Unimaginable Horrors’ in Migrant Detention Centers…


Pak opens 500-yr-old gurdwara in Sialkot for Indian Sikhs…


Man arrested after pelting girlfriend with MCDONALD’S dipping sauce…


Suicide rates at highest level since World War II…


Ancient palace emerges from drought-hit reservoir…


BOEING 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers…


California professor faces 200 years in jail – – for sending missile secrets to China…
China tells Britain to keep its ‘colonial’ hands off Hong Kong…


America’s busiest bank robber…