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Tag Archives: Kashmir

ECO sees connectivity as key to prosperity

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organisation member states agreed here on Wednesday to collectively combat terrorism and vowed to cooperate in fields like trade, energy and infrastructure development. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ECO member countries needed to work as a unit for progress and prosperity. He said ...

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Pro-Kashmir UK Pakistani MEP denied official visa to visit India

LONDON: A British Pakistani parliamentarian has been barred from official India visit over his support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir. Amjad Bashir, who is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, told this scribe on Tuesday that he has been effectively banned from a European Parliament delegation to ...

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India uses excessive repression in Kashmir: Amnesty International

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LONDON: Repression in Kashmir features prominently in the Amnesty International’s 2016-17 report, claiming that the Indian authorities are using repressive laws to curb freedom of expression and silence critical voices. The Amnesty report, which was released the other day said that the Indian forces used unnecessary or excessive force against ...

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UK, Romania Keen to join CPEC

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China’s China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project has officially become a hot topic around the world. The U.K. and Romania are reportedly ready to join the $46 billion project, which is already being called a game-changer for the region. Meanwhile, countries from all around the world view CPEC as a ...

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Signature move on Kashmir in Poland

WARSAW: Kashmir Council EU organized one-day camp on Wednesday in Warsaw, the capital of Poland in order to continue its one-million signature campaign on Kashmir. The similar camps have already been organized in different European countries in connection with the “One Million Signature Campaign” in Europe. The signature campaign was ...

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UN chief assures Pakistan of constructive role in region

DAVOS: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif said the United Nations has longstanding responsibility to play a role in the resolution of this issue. He said this during his meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum at ...

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UK promises to raise Kashmir issue on international level

LONDON: Member of British Parliament Mirza Khalid Mahmood has pledged to raise Kashmir issue on every world forum on behalf of innocent Kashmiris. He was addressing a joint press conference with former Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Barrister Sultan Mahmood. Both the leaders urged international community, the United ...

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UK calls for end to violence in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it will not become a mediator between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir issue but advocated a peaceful solution to the dispute. Visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that Britain did not want to prescribe a solution or act as a mediator ...

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PAK Air chief warns Delhi against full-scale war

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Thursday warned India against escalating the dispute over Kashmir into full-scale war, urging Delhi to exercise restraint. Sohail Aman said that if Indian forces escalate the crisis, Pakistani forces “know well how to deal with them.” Aman said ...

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Kashmir was neither, nor will be part of India: Pro India former CM

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pro-India National Conference (NC) Patron, Dr Farooq Abdullah has said that Kashmir was neither, nor it will be an integral part of India. Dr Farooq Abdullah addressing party workers, said, “Our young generations know what India did in Kashmir which is why the youth are today on roads ...

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