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‘India mother of terrorism in South Asia,’ Maleeha Lodhi tells UN

BY ANWAR IQBAL UNITED NATIONS-Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said that India is the mother of terrorism in South Asia, reported the state-run radio service on Sunday. In her response to the allegations of terrorism levelled against Pakistan by India’s External …

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Kashmiris rallied at UN; demands freedom

United Nations-UNS -undreds of Kashmiri Americans held a huge rally in front of the United Nations during the speech of the Indian Delegate to its General Assembly. Raising slogans of: “India: Honor UN Pledges” “Freedom for all, Freedom for Kashmir” Indian Forces: Out of Kashmir” …

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Pakistan ‘export factory for terror’: Indian FM

NEW YORK-AFP/UNS- India’s foreign minister took a swipe at Pakistan Saturday, telling the United Nations (UN) that its Islamabad had given the world “terrorists” while India was producing top-notch doctors and engineers. “Why is it today India is a recognised IT superpower in the world, and …

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Saudi Arabia marks national day with fireworks, concerts

RIYADH -UNS/AFP  – With iconic buildings bathed in green light and planned cultural shows, concerts and fireworks, Saudi Arabia geared up to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the kingdom on Saturday. Car stereos blared patriotic songs as citizens began racing through the streets …

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‘Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will resign in couple of days’

LONDON -UNS : The leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to remove Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the wake of inquiry into corruption allegations against him. According to our correspondent, the decision to take resignation from Ishaq Dar was taken at a high-level …

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Pakistan sucessfully test-fires air to sea missile

KARACHI-UNS- Pakistan Navy on Saturday successfully test-fired anti-ship missile from air to sea level in North Arabian sea. According to the Spokesman of Pakistan Navy, Sea King Helicopter fired the missile in open sea, which successfully hit the target. Chief of Naval Staff Mohammad Zakaullah …

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President approves extension of Police Act 1861 to FATA

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The government has decided to extend Police Act 1861 to FATA as the President Mamnoon Hussain has approved changes in the policing system in FATA. According to reports, the president house is likely to issue notification today in this regard. Quoting the sources, …

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Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

TEHRAN -UNS- Iran has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. According Irani official reports the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1,242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is unclear when …

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MQM-P,PTI forms consensus on new NA opposition leader,NAB chairman

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) agreed on Saturday that there should be a new leader of the opposition in the National Assembly. PTI Vice President Shah Mehmood Qureshi spoke with MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar on the phone …

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LHC admits PAT’s contempt of court plea for hearing

LAHORE -UNS: Lahore High Court on Saturday admitted a petition filed by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) seeking a contempt of court proceeding against the Punjab government for failing to make the Model Town’s inquiry report public. The petition comes two days after a single-judge bench …

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