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Former Trump associate gets sentence for fraud and other stories

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Published on : 08 March 2019, 11:40 AM
Former Trump associate gets sentence for fraud and other stories

A US court has sentenced President Donald Trump`s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud. He has been accused of hiding his millions of dollars of income from political consulting in Ukraine. Besides, another case of illegal lobbying against him is going on. There are also allegations of having contracts with Russian against him.

Man exposed honor killing shot dead in Pakistan

Afzal Kohistani, who played a leading role to expose one of Pakistan`s most notorious `honor killings` cases has been shot dead by miscreants in the north-western city of Abbottabad on Wednesday night. In 2012, Afzal came to the public as one of the first Pakistanis to break the local custom of remote northern Kohistan district and spoke against honor killing.

Pakistan names two pilots who shot down two Indian warplanes

Pakistan government has released the names of two pilots for the first time who shot down two Indian warplanes last week. Country`s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi revealed the identity of Squadron Leader Hassan Siddiqui and Wing Commander Nauman Ali Khan in the parliament Wednesday. The February 27 air raid ended with two Indian Air Force fighter jets downed and a pilot captured by the Pakistani security forces.

China didn’t offer money to Rohingya refugees

A Chinese Embassy attaché in Dhaka has said that China has not offered any money to Rohingya refugees to repatriate in Myanmar. A day earlier, media reports said that China had promised refugee families up to US $6,000 each if they returned to Rakhine state.

 

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