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Indian hostile policy may destabilize regional peace: FO

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Pakistan on Saturday said India’s hostile policy towards Pakistan could lead to destabilization of the region. Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria said India’s irresponsible face has been fully exposed to the international community. Nafees Zakaria said Hindu extremist organizations like Rashtriya Swayamsevak …

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UN Chief offers his good offices to defuse India-Pakistan tensions

UNITED NATIONS -UNS : UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who assumed his functions as the world’s top diplomat this week, has offered to play a role of an honest broker between Pakistan and India amid tensions between the two South Asian neighbours stemming from some serious …

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Dossier handed over to UN on India’s interference in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan has asked the United Nations (UN) to restrain India from interfering in Pakistan and from activities aimed at destabilizing Pakistan, Foreign office said here Friday. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi, Friday delivered a dossier on India’s …

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Russia can be a welcoming presence at CPEC

By Li Xing The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as a flagship project of the One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative, has drawn a great deal of investments. Apart from the fact that Pakistan has approved a Russian request for using the Gwadar Port, located …

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Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri passes away

MUMBAI -UNS : Acclaimed Indian actor Om Puri, well-known abroad for his role in hit movie Gandhi, died aged 66 after suffering a heart attack Friday, reports said. The Press Trust of India said Puri had died of a heart attack at his residence in …

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Army Chief rejects India’s self-defeating claims of surgical strikes

RAWALPINDI-UNS: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said “Pakistan armed forces are fully geared to respond to any aggression by India.” “COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa rejects self-defeating claims by Indian Army Chief about ‘so-called surgical strikes’ and its possible recurrence,” …

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Non-Kashmiris from India settling in occupied region an international violation: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A two-day Kashmir conference was held in Islamabad commencing from Thursday. The Indian government has continued to play a negative role in the region by not allowing delegates from Kashmir to take part in the conference. The spokesperson of Foreign Office Nafees …

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US for Pakistan, India dialogue to resolve all differences

WASHINGTON -UNS – Pakistan and India should resolve any dispute over Indus Waters Treaty issue through dialogue.During a briefing the newsmen in Washington on Tuesday, State Department spokesperson John Kirby said that , Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Pakistani Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar …

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International parliamentary seminar on Kashmir on Jan.5-6

ISLAMABAD -UNS- : An unprecedented two-day International Parliamentary Seminar on Kashmir organized by Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF), National Assembly of Pakistan under the patronage of the Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, commences on Thursday, January 5, 2017. It is for the first time that the Parliament …

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ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

ISTANBUL-UNS : Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large. The militant group made the claim in a …

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