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Tag Archives: Kashmir

Khamenei describes Kashmiris as oppressed

Sayyid Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN:  Iran has included the Kashmiris in the list of nations of the world who are oppressed. Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei speaking on the occasion of Eid, urged the ‘World of Islam’ to express disdain against oppressors of Yemen, Bahrain, and Kashmir. The leader said: “The Islamic Nations ...

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Clashes mar Eid festivities in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: At least 10 people were injured in India-held Kashmir (IHK) after occupational forces used force to quell protests on Eid day, according to Indian media reports. More than 50,000 people gathered for prayers at the Hazratbal shrine and over 40,000 at the Eidgah mosque. Youths started hurling stones at ...

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UN chief urges Pakistan, India to resolve Kashmir issue

General Assembly Seventieth session Informal Dialogues with Candidates for the Position of Secretary-General: Mr. Antonio Guterres

Panel L to R:
Mr. Antonio Guterres, former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, President of the seventieth session of the General Assembly.
Ms. Catherine Pollard, Under Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management

UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has suggested meetings with Indian and Pakistani leaders in order to assist dialogue between the two opponents over the Kashmir dispute. At his first press conference of this kind at the UN headquarters on Tuesday he was asked: “Are you involved in ...

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Pak win against India was celebrated in Kashmir like never before

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SRINAGAR: Two days after Pakistan lifted its maiden Champions Trophy, the excitement and the jubilation in  Kashmir is yet to end. Soon after the Indian wickets started falling like nine pins following a terrific spell by the pacer Mohammad Amir, the streets of Kashmir erupted in a cathartic joy. The ...

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CT 2017 win: Mirwaiz, Erdogan congratulate Pakistan

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18:  Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates with Shadab Khan after catching out Kedar Jadhav of India during the ICC Champions Trophy Final between India and Pakistan at The Kia Oval on June 18, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

ANKARA/SRINAGAR: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have congratulated the nation after Pakistan’s maiden Champions Trophy win in 2017 on Sunday. Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team #Pakistan — Mirwaiz Umar ...

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Pakistan, India become full SCO members

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ASTANA: Asian rivals Pakistan and India formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russia, despite bilateral tensions bubbling over Kashmir. Leaders of the largely symbolic body – including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping – formally signed off on the sub-continent duo’s accession ...

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Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU on how to pretend neighbourhood isn’t hostile

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DOHA/ISLAMABAD: After Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and even the Maldives severed their ties with Qatar today, Doha and Islamabad have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on how to pretend the neighbourhood isn’t hostile. With Qatar’s neighbouring countries accusing it of harbouring terrorism, the ...

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Kashmir can’t be taken to ICJ: India

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NEW DELHI: India says that Kashmir issue can be resolved only bilaterally and Pakistan can’t legally take it to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “The Kashmir issue can never be taken to ICJ because both the countries are bound by the Shimla Agreement and Lahore Declaration to solve it ...

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The city in Pakistan that loves a British hairstyle

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LONDON: When British correspondent Secunder Kermani visited Pakistan and wanted to get a haircut, he headed to Mirpur in Azad Kashmir. Originally from Pakistan but born in London, Kermani’s haircut stood out in Islamabad. A security guard outside his hotel in the capital, asked him if he was from Mirpur. ...

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Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pakistan

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LAHORE: Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”, Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board. Saeed appeared before the board yesterday and told it that he had been detained by the Pakistani government+ in ...

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