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Not enough evidence to disqualify Sharif, rules Pak's SC

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday said there was not enough evidence to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and ordered a fresh probe into corruption charges as revealed in the Panama Papers.

While Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Gulzar Ahmed called for Sharif's disqualification, the other three judges said there must be a new multi-agency investigation into the allegations against the Prime Minister and his family.

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Trump calls red tape impeding NAFTA renegotiation ridiculous

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the complicated legal process standing in the way of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Mexico ridiculous.

Trump again threatened to scrap the pact unless some big changes are made, Efe news agency reported.

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Topless feminists interrupt Le Pen's Paris rally

Paris: The rally of the French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, which brought together more than 5,000 people here, was interrupted twice by two topless feminists, a media report said.

On Monday, with a bouquet of flowers, the first woman jumped onto the stage where Le Pen was delivering her speech, before the security services of her party, the National Front (FN), came in, Efe news reported.

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US man broadcasts killing on Facebook Live  

Cleveland (Ohio): Police on Monday were searching for a man who allegedly killed an elderly man in the US state of Ohio and broadcast the killing live on Facebook.

The suspect, Steve Stephens, later said in a separate video post that he had killed 13 people and was looking to kill more, BBC reported.

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Pakistani exports to India grow despite border tensions

Islamabad: Despite mounting tension along the border, the trade between Pakistan and India has remained intact since the beginning of the current fiscal year, a media report said on Friday.

A report by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) revealed that Pakistan grew its exports to India during the first eight months of 2016-17 while curtailing imports by 23 per cent, Dawn online reported.

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Nepal President to visit India from April 17

Kathmandu: In her first foreign tour, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari is paying a state visit to India from April 17 to 21 at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee, it was announced on Wednesday.

This will be the first foreign visit of Nepal's President after assuming the office in October 2015, the Nepal Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday, adding she will be staying at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi as a state guest.

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