Monday, 11 December 2017

Tag Archives: ISLAMABAD

No change in Pakistan behaviour despite Trump tough line, says US general

John Nicholson

WASHINGTON: Acknowledging that Pakistanis have “been engaged in a very tough fight against extremism inside their own country,” top US general in Afghanistan John Nicholson said he had not seen any significant changes from Islamabad. Members of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network still hide out on the Pakistan side of the ...

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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy bound to fail: Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

US President Donald Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan will meet the same fate as the plans of his predecessors, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said. In an interview to Bloomberg, Abbasi said: “From day one we have been saying very clearly that the military strategy in Afghanistan has not worked ...

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UK will remain long-standing friend of Pakistan, says Theresa May

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LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May says the United Kingdom will remain a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan. The British Prime Minister said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have deep ties with shared history and future. She pointed out that as Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary, we also celebrate ...

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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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PWE: Badshah Khan wins Royal Rumble in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD: After Karachi and Lahore, Pro Wrestling Entertainment Pakistan moved to Islamabad for its final show, and Pakistan’s Badshah Pehalwan Khan emerged victorious in the Royal Rumble match. The event was held at Liaqat Gymnasium, Pakistan Sports Complex, and Badshah Khan brushed aside all his international opponents to win the ...

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British home secretary visit to improve Pak-UK bilateral relations

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British home secretary lauds Pakistan military’s efforts ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and his British counterpart Amber Rudd held talks on Tuesday, which officials described as constructive and meaningful. Rudd said “I would like to pay tribute to the hard work of the minister as well as Pakistan’s ...

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Britain Attempts to Defuse Afghanistan’s Tensions With Pakistan

Mark Lyall Grant

FILE – Mark Lyall Grant, then-Britain’s Ambassador to the United Nations Mark Lyall Grant addresses members of the U.N. Security Council. LONDON: Britain will host top officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan to discuss Afghan and regional security and try to resolve Kabul’s current political tensions with Islamabad. British National Security ...

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Islamabad girds up for ‘tough talk’ with Kabul

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is preparing for ‘tough talk’ with Afghanistan in coming weeks when army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will travel to Kabul at the invitation of President Ashraf Ghani. Although Gen Qamar has in principle accepted Ghani’s invitation, he is waiting for the ‘appropriate time’ to visit Afghanistan in a ...

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Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob set up International Squash Championship final

ISLAMABAD: Taking quite a huge step towards regaining the lost glory in the sport, Pakistan’s Farhan Zaman and compatriot Farhan Mehboob on Sunday overcame their high-ranked opponents in their respective semi-finals of the Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship here at Mushaf Squash Complex to set up all-Pakistan final. ...

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