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Pakistan, USA want peace in Afghanistan, region: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday said Pakistan and United States of America (USA) wanted peace in Afghanistan and entire region. Talking to a private news channel the minister said Pakistan had rendered supreme sacrifices in war against terrorism. Pakistan had been fighting …

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Was IS claim for Las Vegas attack ‘fake news’?

LAS VEGAS: Claims of responsibility for terror attacks by the Islamic State group were once seen as credible, but in the wake of the Las Vegas atrocity, experts stress that the retreating militants are increasingly spreading fake news. Via its propaganda news agency Amaq, IS …

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Over 50 killed in Las Vegas concert shooting

Over 50 people were killed and more than 200 injured in a shooting outside the Mandalay Bay Resort on the Las Vegas Strip during a music festival on Sunday night. It is the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Shots were fired from the 32nd …

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Court may issue ‘non-bailable’ arrest warrants for Sharif children tomorrow

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s children – Hussain, Hassan, and Maryam Nawaz – and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar are likely to shun the accountability court’s summons tomorrow. The accountability court may issue ‘non-bailable’ arrest warrants for Sharif children in defiance of the …

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Pak-US FMs meeting postponed: Islamabad conveys reservations regarding security policy review to US

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs once again has postponed the meeting between Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and the US Foreign Minister Rex Tillerson due to Islamabad reservations regarding security policy review to US . The meeting – which was scheduled in coming …

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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 won’t be a ‘scapegoat’ in Afghan war, PM Abbasi tells UN General Assembly

Pakistan refuses to be a “scapegoat” for Afghanistan’s bloodshed or to fight wars for others, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the United Nations on Thursday. Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abbasi did not explicitly criticise US President Donald Trump’s new strategy on Afghanistan and …

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PM Abbasi to raise Kashmir, Rohingya issues in UN General Assembly

NEW YORK -UNS– Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will raise the issues of Kashmir and Rohingya Muslims in his address to the United Nations General Assembly. Talking to Dunya News in New York, Maleeha …

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ICC congratulates Pakistan for successful staging of Independence Cup

The International Cricket Council has congratulated Pakistan for the successful staging of the Pakistan versus the World XI series for the Independence Cup at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. In their video messages, which are available here for free download and editorial use, ICC Director, …

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Senate committee approves Election Bill 2017

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Friday approved the Election Bill 2017 and sent it to the Senate for its approval. Senator Javed Abbasi chaired the meeting of the committee at Parliament House here. The committee reviewed Election Bill 2017 clause …

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