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China to supports Pakistan’s stance over Afghan peace process

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Chinese special envoy to Afghanistan called on foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua on Monday and discussed affairs concerning long lasting peace in Afghanistan and regional security as pushed for by Pakistan. During the meeting, the Chinese envoy vowed to completely support Pakistan’s efforts …

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Indian city barricaded as ´rape guru´ awaits sentencing

SIRSA: Supporters of an Indian guru ended a tense standoff with soldiers Sunday after the “godman” was convicted of rape, but authorities are bracing for more trouble on the eve of his sentencing after rioting by devotees left 36 dead. Thousands of followers of Ram …

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Trump policy on Afghanistan is poised to fail like plans of his predecessors: PM

KARACHI -UNS : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says US President Donald Trump’s strategy for America’s longest-running war in Afghanistan is poised to fail like the plans of his predecessors. In an interview with New York Bloomberg News agency, the Prime Minister stressed the need …

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US aware of Afghan Taliban’s presence in Peshawar,Quetta: Gen Nicholson

KABUL-UNS- Gen John W. Nicholson, the top United States commander in Afghanistan, claimed on Saturday that the US was aware of Afghan Taliban leadership’s presence in Peshawar and Quetta, adding that the military would continue to put pressure on Taliban sanctuaries inside and outside Afghanistan. …

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Indian city under siege after clashes over ‘rape guru’ kill 36

Hundreds of troops Saturday laid siege to the headquarters of a sect led by a controversial Indian guru whose conviction for rape triggered deadly clashes that have killed at least 36 people. Soldiers and riot police cordoned off the routes leading to the sprawling premises …

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India to face the consequences of its strategic miscalculation:Chinese media

BEIJING -Xinhua/UNS- It has now entered the third month since Indian military trespassed into Chinese territory, to which China has shown the utmost tolerance. India must take any possible consequences if it continues to miscalculate the situation. On June 18, over 270 armed Indian troops …

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FM to embark on China,Russia,Turkey tour to discuss US policy

BY BAQIR SAJJAD SAYED/UNS ISLAMABAD : Foreign Minister Khawaja Muham­mad Asif will next week embark on a three-nation regional tour for consultations on the new American policy for Afghanistan and South Asia. The dates for the trip, which would take the minister to China, Russia …

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Over 28 killed in Indian Clashes as court convicts guru of rape

PANCHKULA -UNS/AFP – At least 28 people were killed Friday when clashes broke out in northern India after a court convicted a controversial religious leader of raping two of his followers, sparking fury among tens of thousands of supporters who had gathered to await the …

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Trump’s statement painful, humiliating for all Pakistanis, Imran Khan to CNN

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan said that hundred and fifty thousand North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and American troops have failed to tackle the small number of insurgents, going into Afghanistan which Pakistan is being accused of harboring. In an interview …

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Pakistan rejects US strategy: demands to eliminate terror sanctuaries on Afghan soil

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI The National Security Committee Thursday demanded an immediate US military effort to eliminate sanctuaries harbouring terrorists and miscreants on the Afghan soil and rejected the notion that India could be the net security provider in the South Asia region. The committee while …

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