Thursday, 19 October 2017

Asia

Pakistan Navy receives seven Sea King helicopters from UK

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Navy has received seven Sea King helicopters that were purchased from the United Kingdom. The helicopters were formally handed over to Pakistan Navy, in a ceremony attended by Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK. Christopher Bob Richardson represented the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) ...

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India using chemical ammunition in Kashmir

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed grave concern over the use of ammunition containing chemical agents by Indian forces to kill Kashmiris and destroy their properties in Indian Occupied Kashmir. “If use of chemicals in the ammunition is confirmed, then it would constitute a serious violation of international norms and India’s international ...

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Pakistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan pledge to enhance ties

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DUSHANBE: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday attended the tripartite meeting with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani in Dushanbe. “During the meeting held in a sincere, cordial and friendly atmosphere, the leaders discussed the ways of further strengthening and development of trilateral and multilateral ...

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Flood death toll worsens in India’s Assam

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ASSAM: The death toll from worsening monsoon floods in India’s Assam state has hit 18 with hundreds of thousands in makeshift camps and no letup in the deluge, officials said Thursday. “Monsoons are still ongoing. There are fresh developments every hour,” Rajib Prakash Barua, a senior Assam State Disaster Management ...

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APHC welcomes Khamenei’s statement in support for Kashmir freedom

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SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Gilani the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference ( APHC), has welcomed Iranian supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei’s statement in which he uphold to the Kashmir cause on Thursday 6 July, 2017. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement termed Ayatollah Khamenei’s support to the Kashmir freedom movement as ...

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Remember 1962 defeat, withdraw troops: China warns India

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SIKKIM: China responded to Indian threats with a stern warning, Learn from 1962 defeat and stop clamouring for war. According to the spokesperson of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), Beijing has reacted sharply to Indian Army chief’s recent statement in which he said that India was ready to take on ...

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#NotInMyName: Protest against rise in mob violence in India

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NEW DELHI: Braving monsoon rains, thousands of people across India took to the streets Wednesday night to protest against what they claim is a rise in mob violence aimed at minority groups. Dubbed #NotInMyName, the coordinated demonstrations saw events held in more than 12 major Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai ...

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London Buses Adorned to Celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day

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LONDON: The Pakistan High Commission London is celebrating the 70th Independence Anniversary of Pakistan by giving the London’s emblematic red double-decker a Pakistani traditional look under the theme of “Emerging Pakistan”. Under the campaign, the buses depicting the diverse culture of the country will carry brand Pakistan on the roads ...

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Pakistan rejects India-US joint notification against Syed Salahuddin

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has rejected India-United States joint notification that designated chief of Kashmiri’ Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, Syed Salahuddin a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. Spokesperson for the Foreign Office (FO) has held the designation non-favourable for peace and stability in South Asia. The office has stated that it is unacceptable to brand Kashmiris’ ...

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World should recognise Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts: China

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BEIJING: China said Pakistan was at the forefront of counter-terrorism and had made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism. “I must say that Pakistan is at the forefront of counter-terrorism and has made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said ...

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