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India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir issue

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign minister was forced to issue a strenuous denial to an infuriated opposition in parliament on Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had invited him to mediate in the conflict with Pakistan over Kashmir. While Pakistan has often sought third-party mediation in ...

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President Trump likely to restore $1.3 billion aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump hinted at the possibility of restoring $1.3 billion aid to its strategic ally Pakistan, which was suspended last year. The US president spoke about the possibility of restoring aid during after he met with PM Pakistan Imran Khan at the White House. President Trump said that ...

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Niece of Jemima Goldsmith, dies in quad bike accident

LONDON: The niece of Jemima Goldsmith, the former wife of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, namely Iris Annabel Goldsmith, 15, died in a “quad bike accident” at their family farm in the village of North Brewham, Somerset on Monday. Meanwhile, Financier Ben Goldsmith and banking heiress Kate Rothschild are said ...

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EU, Pakistan signed new Strategic Engagement Plan

BRUSSELS – Pakistan and the European Union (EU) signed the new Strategic Engagement Plan for cooperation in areas, including trade, peace and security and anti-money laundering. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini inked the agreement at a ceremony ...

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Qatar-Pakistan signs 3 MoUs

Ministerial delegations of Qatar and Pakistan headed by Emir of Qatar and Prime Minister Imran Khan respectively, signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) over matters of mutual interest. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan at the Nur Khan air base this evening on an official two day visit along with a high-powered delegation ...

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Sarfaraz refuses to blame senior men for Pakistan’s troubles

MANCHESTER: Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed refused to put the blame for his team’s defeat to India and poor World Cup on the senior players, saying all his squad needed to step up their game. Pakistan were outclassed with India making 336 for five and apart from a 104-run second-wicket partnership ...

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Pakistan bracing for austere budget under IMF, finance chief says

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing a belt-tightening budget to tame its fiscal deficit, the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, adding that both civilian and military rulers agreed austerity measures were needed to stabilize the economy. But Hafeez Shaikh, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s top finance adviser, declined to say whether ...

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Imran Khan speaks to Modi, hopes to improve ties

Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve ...

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Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography

KARACHI: Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi batted away accusations of misogyny this week as critics lashed out at the cricket star’s admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports. The remarks were just the latest controversy stemming from Afridi’s tell-all autobiography – “Game Changer” – released in ...

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