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At UN, Pakistani leader calls India a sponsor of hate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday assailed India’s Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir, calling India a state sponsor of hatred and prejudice against Islam. Khan said at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders that Islamophobia rules India and threatens the ...

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Pakistan govt passes all FATF-linked bills via joint session

ISLAMABAD: After a series of defeats in Senate, Pakistan government pushed all pending legislations on terror financing linked to FATF compliance through a joint session of parliament amid loud protests and a walkout by Opposition members. The Imran Khan government’s desperate move is part of efforts to get Pakistan out ...

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Pakistani women raped, robbed of valuables on motorway

LAHORE: A mother of two children was looted and raped at gunpoint on motorway near Gujjar Pura area of the Pakistani Punjab metropolis. The woman was reportedly travelling in a car along with her two children when it developed some fault near Gujjar Pura. Some unknown accused overpowered her when ...

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Pakistan unveils new map, claims all of Kashmir

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: The government of Pakistan has exercised its executive authority by formally laying claim to the disputed Himalayan territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a new political map, experts said on Wednesday, adding that the move was in line with the country’s decades-old position on Kashmir since it had ...

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England beat West Indies in final Test

MANCHESTER: England had the West Indies reeling at 10 for two wickets after setting them an imposing target of 399 runs to win the third and final test at Old Trafford with Stuart Broad again dominating as he moved one away from 500 test wickets. Broad, who had taken four wickets ...

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 12.8 million

In United States, cases have reached over 3.3 million cases and more than one hundred thirty seven thousand deaths occured from the virus. The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of Covid-19 rose to 44,798, up 148 on the previous day, the government said on Saturday. In Brazil, over ...

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India and Pakistan scale down diplomatic ties

NEW DELHI / LAHORE: In a major move to scale down bilateral diplomatic contacts, India today announced its decision to reduce by half the staff strength in the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and reciprocally cut by the same quantity the Indian presence in Islamabad. This decision, which is ...

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Italy’s Eni mulls exiting Pakistan after 20 years

MELAN: After about 20 years of operations in Pakistan, Italy’s Eni SpA is mulling to sell its energy exploration and production assets in the country. Eni is working with a financial adviser to gauge interest in the portfolio, said people who asked not to be identified as the information isn’t ...

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