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Tag Archives: Kashmir

Pakistan wants peace with India: Gen Bajwa

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LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wants to resolve all outstanding issues including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir with India peacefully. He said this while addressing a UK think-tank, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, ...

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COAS UK visit ‘very important’

Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday reached London on a three-day official visit where he will be highlighting India’s intransigence in resolving bilateral disputes as well as the developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s war against terrorism. According to military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations ...

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Indian soldier arrested with hand grenades at Srinagar airport

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SRINAGAR: An Indian soldier was arrested this morning at the Srinagar airport after two grenades were found in his baggage. The soldier serves near the Line of Control in Indian Held Kashmir Kashmir, in the Uri sector. The Indian police say he was about to take a flight to Indian ...

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Former Norwegian PM urges world to highlight Kashmir issue

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Former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik has stressed the need of highlighting the Kashmir issue among international community. Talking to media, he said sufferings of the Kashmiri people should be emphasized at the international level in order to achieve a peaceful solution of the dispute. Terming the situation of ...

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Iran ready for mediation to resolve Kashmir issue: Mehdi

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TEHRAN: Iran is ready to use its special influence and relations with Pakistan and India to mediate between the conflicting parties on Kashmir issue and help bring sustainable peace in the region. In an interview, the Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost said, “Iranian government has announced its readiness ...

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Indian govt unlikely to allow Indo-Pak cricket series

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NEW DELHI: The Indian government is unlikely to grant permission to the Indian cricket team to play against Pakistan in Dubai due to the prevailing situation in Indian held Kashmir. “The Indian home minister and the home ministry will take call on this but I don’t think the atmosphere is ...

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EU parliamentarian condemns Indian atrocities in Kashmir

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Member of European Parliament (MEP) and other delegates from the United Kingdom and Canada have unanimously supported the right of self-determination of Kashmiris, saying that the world should come forward to stop the sufferings of the Kashmiris in Indian Kashmir (IoK). MEP Julie Ward, said that the excesses against people ...

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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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