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Kashmir observing Black Day on India’s Republic Day today

SRINAGAR -AP/UNS : Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the world are observing Indian Republic Day, today, as Black Day in protest against India’s continued denial of Kashmiris’ right to self-determination. Call for the observance of the Black Day has …

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Why Russia could become a mediator between India,Pakistan

It looks like Donald Trump and his team don’t understand the need and value of America’s role in South Asia. This presents a golden opportunity for Russia to move in, especially since it enjoys good relations with India and Pakistan. Last week’s hearings of Donald …

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Pakistan to return captured Indian soldier as ‘goodwill gesture’

RAWALPINDI -UNS– Indian Army soldier Chandu Babulal Chohan who was captured by Pak Army in September last year will be handed over to the Indian authorities at Wagah Border as a goodwill gesture, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported on Saturday. “Sepoy Chandu Babulal …

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India fueling instability in already tense region: PM tells UN SG

DAVOS -UNS: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Thursday assured Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif that he would play a constructive role to resolve regional issues. The Prime Minister met the Secretary General here on the sidelines of the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic …

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PM Nawaz,Swiss President discussed Kashmir issue: Indian attrocities

DAVOS -UNS– Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has convened a meeting with Swiss Confederation President Doris Leuthard on Wednesday and informed him about Pakistan’s stance over Kashmir dispute with India. The Prime Minister said that India is violating human rights in Kashmir valley for past …

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India should stop roadblocking,push forward RCEP pact for its economy

By Song India should stop acting selfishly to roadblock the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as it takes part in negotiations of the regional trade deal. The free trade agreement could not only boost India’s economic stamina but could also extend the supply chain in …

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E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

MANILA -AFP/UNS – Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environment, according to a UN study released Sunday. So-called e-waste in Asia …

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33 civilians killed by Afghan,US forces in self-defence: NATO

KABUL – AFP/UNS – NATO confirmed Thursday that US forces in Afghanistan killed 33 Afghan citizens “in self-defence” in Kunduz last year in a single incident highlighting civilian casualties, one of the most contentious issues of the 15-year campaign. The incident on November 3 saw …

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Indian soldier kills four colleagues: police

A paramilitary soldier from one of India’s elite security units shot dead four of his senior officers on Thursday in an apparent row over leave, police said. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) soldier fired indiscriminately at the officers at the barracks in Aurangabad district …

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New UN chief demands strategy changes to prevent war

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday demanded the UN and member states to make corresponding changes to their strategy and operations to prevent war and sustain peace. In his first address to the Security Council after taking office, Guterres highlighted the need to rebalance the …

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