Game of Thrones creators to make new Star Wars movies

Game of Thrones Creator

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are writing and producing a new series of Star Wars movies for Lucasfilm. The Walt Disney Studios said Tuesday the films will be separate from the Skywalker saga and the new trilogy being planned by The Last Jedidirector Rian Johnson. Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement that the command that Benioff and Weiss have of complex characters and mythology will help break new ground for Star Wars. No release dates have been set. Benioff and Weiss said in a joint statement that they are honored and…

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Bill to end US aid to Pakistan moved in House of Representatives too

US Assembly

WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives joined the Senate on Tuesday in seeking to end US economic aid to Pakistan while the Trump administration has already suspended military aid. A bill introduced in the House said that non-defence aid to Pakistan should also end and the money set aside for this purpose should be invested in infrastructure projects in the United States. The movers say they are seeking the ban because Pakistan “provides military aid and intelligence” to terrorists, a charge Islamabad strongly denies. Pakistani officials say that the US…

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Imran Khan all praise for KP police for ‘professionalism’ in Mashal, Mardan girl cases

Imran Khan

In the face of criticism from the Supreme Court and political spheres, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday commended the “professional” performance of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police referencing the headway made in the cases of Mashal Khan’s lynching and the murder of a minor girl in Mardan. Almost a week earlier, the chief justice had criticised KP police, saying: “We had heard that the KP police have become very efficient in the province, but [it seems] your incapability has made you dependent on others […] that is why so…

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Haripur ATC set to announce verdict in Mashal Khan lynching case

Mashal Khan Lynching Verdict

An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Haripur is set to announce its verdict in the Mashal Khan lynching case on Wednesday amid tight security. ATC Jugde Fazal Khan Subhan is expected to announce a short verdict in the heavily guarded Haripur jail. Extra security arrangements have been made due to the sensitivity of the case, with roads leading to jail being closed. The jail administration has also banned the entry of visitors. “It is expected that a large number of relatives, friends, family members and supporters will gather outside the Haripur…

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