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Contrary to facts that earlier placed UAE national women on top of the list for breast cancer in the country, an increasing number of young Filipinas are being discovered with the disease, C doctors said.
a malicious campaign against Pakistan which in our view is contrary to facts," Foreign Ministry spokesman Abdul Basit told a regular briefing, referring to the reports.
Abdullah Al-Rabeeah dismissed, in a statement yesterday, reports of deaths caused by dengue fever in the Makkah province as contrary to facts.
Responding to North Korea's complaints on Japan, Aso said at the ARF meeting that Japan finds North Korea's remarks unacceptable as they include details that are contrary to facts, the official said without elaborating.
Claims that Guam is unserved or under-served are overblown and contrary to facts on the ground.
ISLAMABAD -- A spokesman of the Government has taken serious exception to the misreporting of the cabinet proceedings contrary to the briefing by the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira on Wednesday (October 31) Some newspapers placed misleading, fabricated and mischievous headlines which were totally out of context and contrary to facts, the spokesman said in a statement on Thursday.
The government dispensed its duties honestly and it is not just to talk contrary to facts," he said.
Retd) Inam Ur Raheem has divulged that the Executive Committee of Ex-Servicemen Legal Forum have considered and unanimously resolved that the extension of another tenure given to General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani as Army Chief is immoral, illegal and unconstitutional and that this petition has been approved/consulted by Executive Committee of Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society which is not correct and contrary to facts.
During the session, Senator Farhatullah Babar said the statement issued by the NAB chairman was contrary to facts.
The US Investigation Report is structured around the argument of self defence and proportional use of force, an argument which is contrary to facts.
The contention is contrary to facts as PTI Chairman on record spoke against the drone strikes which he construed as violation of Pakistans sovereignty and national interests as well as the international human rights charter.
The perception that Boards instructions in this behalf relate to information of public interest/legal interpretations and statuary orders, is misplaced and contrary to facts.