Monday, 20 November 2017

Asia

Afghanistan trying to make peace with Pakistan: Ashraf Ghani

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KABUL: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has said that his government has taken necessary steps to maintain peace with Pakistan. According to the Afghan media, speaking to local residents and elders of southern Zabul province, President Ghani said the perceptions that the government`s strategies regarding peace efforts are not clear are ...

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EU to discuss Rohingya crisis with Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

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YANGON: The EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Sunday she would discuss ways to end the Rohingya crisis with Aung San Suu Kyi when she meets the Myanmar leader in Yangon. Mogherini and foreign ministers from Asia and Europe toured refugee camps along Bangladesh’s border with Myanmar and heard ...

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United Nations passes Pakistan’s resolution on right to self-determination

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UN: The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution, reaffirming the universal realization of right of peoples to self-determination. The resolution , co-sponsored by seventy-five countries adopted in the Third Committee session says the right of self- determination to the people is a fundamental condition for effective ...

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London takes down anti-Pakistan ads from buses

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LONDON: Transport authorities in London issued instructions on Wednesday to remove “Free Balochistan” advertisements from more than 100 buses on the ground that they did not comply with guidelines. Earlier, the similar advertisements appeared on London taxis and billboards, which were later taken down by the authorities following complaints through diplomatic channels in ...

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From streets to smartphones: India grapples with online rape

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MUMBAI: On a busy afternoon in the southern Indian city of Visakhapatnam last month, a young man raped a destitute woman on a pavement. Many pedestrians walked by as he forced himself on the woman, but a few paused – to record the rape on their smartphones. The police seized ...

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OIC reiterates full support to Kashmir right of self-determination

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JEDDAH: A ceremony was held at the residence of the Consul General of Pakistan Shehryar Akbar Khan, Jeddah to mark the Kashmir Black Day; honouring the sacrifices of the people of Kashmir who have laid down their lives for their right of self-determination and to condemn the illegal occupation of ...

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Pakistan rejects NATO secretary general remarks

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday rejected NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s recent remarks that Taliban still have bases in Pakistan, which he had described as a “big challenge” to efforts aimed at bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan. Pakistan Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Muhammad Faisal dismissed the charges at his weekly briefing. ...

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Iran, Pakistan share border of peace and friendship

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TEHRAN: Pakistan and Iran agreed upon several measures to improve border control and security on Tuesday. The steps were announced after Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa met Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, on the ...

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5 killed as IS gunmen attack Kabul TV station

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KABUL: At least five people were killed and 21 others wounded in a terrorist attack against a local TV channel station in Kabul on Tuesday, authorities said. The incident occurred in the morning after two terrorists attacked Shamshad TV, a private Pashto language channel, in Chaman-e-Huzuri neighborhood, a security source ...

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