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India Searches For Missing Air Force Plane, No Wreckage Found

NEW DELHI: Indian ships and aircraft searched on Saturday for an air force plane that went missing over the Bay of Bengal with 29 people on board the previous day, with no indication what happened to the aircraft or sign of wreckage, the defence ministry …

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Turkish pilots who downed Russia jet part of coup plot: official

ISTANBUL: Two Turkish pilots who played a role in the downing of a Russian plane in November are in custody over the weekend’s failed coup in Turkey, an official said late on Monday. The shooting down of the Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border …

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Indian brutalities in IHK: Pakistan urges EU, OIC to take notice of human rights abuses

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan on Wednesday apprised the European Union and the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) to raise voice against human rights violations by security forces in India-held Kashmir. Briefing the diplomats from European Union (EU) countries about the Kashmir situation, Foreign Secretary Aizaz …

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Pakistan briefs Security Council’s permanent members over Indian brutality in Kashmir

BY MONA KHAN ISLAMABAD – Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry has briefed five permanent members of Security Council in the Foreign Office against Indian extremism and brutality in Kashmir, reported Tuesday. Chaudhry briefed ambassadors from Britain, Russia, United States, China and France. Meanwhile, it has been …

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Turkey’s reconciliation drive and its implications

By Atif Shamim Syed A spate of recent terrorist attacks in Turkey has made it clear that it has become a secondary front of the war raging in neighboring Syria. The recent attack on Ataturk Airport in Istanbul was the seventh incidence of mass terror …

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Sharapova to miss Olympics after CAS ruling pushed to September

MOSCOW (Reuters) Maria Sharapova will miss next month s Rio Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday decided to defer its decision on the Russian multiple grand slam champion s appeal against a two-year doping ban until September. Sharapova was seeking …

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Russia,Turkey FMs to meet on sidelines of BSEC meeting on July 1

ANKARA-UNS- Turkish Foreign Minister will be meeting his Russian counterpart on July 1 on the sidelines of a Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) meeting in the Russian resort of Sochi. Speaking to reporters in Ankara, Presidentail spokesman Kalın said that Turkey is ready to ‘open …

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China, Russia Ink over 30 Deals

BEIJING -UNS- Russian President Vladimir Putin has been meeting with China’s top leadership following his arrival in Beijing on Saturday. On top of signing a number of agreements, Putin is also in China to help mark a pair of strategic milestones between the two countries. …

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Reflections on Modi’s Visit to the U.S: What’s in it for Kashmir?

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai “Is it true Narendra Modi just boarded a flight to visit India?” Tweeted a critic of Indian Prime Minister’s globe-trotting jaunts. “Welcome home, Pradhan Mantriji! How long will you be staying this time?” Modi has already been to 33 countries …

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NSG terms NPT bedrock of non-proliferation regime

BY BAQIR SAJJAD SAYED ISLAMABAD: The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) on Friday emphasised that the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) would remain the bedrock of non-proliferation regime as its annual plenary meeting ended in Seoul without any agreement on admitting the countries that have not signed …

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