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Pakistan and US clash at UN over Afghanistan

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Pakistan has demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan United States urged Pakistan not to give sanctuary to terrorist organizations, Pakistan demanded that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan and its income from the narcotics trade. This happened at Security Council meeting on Friday over the issue of Afghanistan’s relations with its Central Asia neighbours ... Read More »

Terror sanctuaries in Afghanistan pose danger for Pakistan: Russian FM

Terror sanctuaries in Afghanistan pose danger for Pakistan: Russian FM

Lavrov acknowledged Islamabad’s efforts in the war on terror Russian Foreign Minister has acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in eradicating terrorism saying militants spread inside Afghanistan along the area bordering Pakistan pose a grave threat. Mr Lavrov revealed the statement in his annual press conference and he acknowledged Islamabad’s efforts in the war on terror, observing that militants in Afghanistan along the ... Read More »

Iran urges cooperation with Pakistan to counter US

Iran urges cooperation with Pakistan to counter US

Iran and Pakistan, to expand cooperation against the U.S. while being vigilant and taking deterrent measures Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said that Islamic countries, especially Iran and Pakistan, should expand cooperation against the U.S. policies. The decision surfaced in a meeting between Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council ... Read More »

US suspends at least $900 million in security aid to Pakistan

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US will also continue to suspend $255 million in foreign military financing The United States suspended at least $900 million in security assistance to Pakistan until it takes action against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network militant groups. The U.S. State Department announced the decision, saying it reflected the Trump administration’s frustration that Pakistan has not done more against ... Read More »

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump’s ‘lies and deceit’ tweet

Pakistan summons US ambassador in protest after Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador David Hale in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump angry tweet on Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies” about militancy. Ambassador David Hale was asked to go to the foreign office in the Pakistani capital on Monday night after Islamabad ... Read More »

128 countries reject US Jerusalem move, Pakistan welcomes UNGA resolution

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World’s big nations conveyed a strong message by principally stand with Palestine, says Maleeha Lodhi The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly rejected the Trump administration’s decision to recognize the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by a 128-9 vote. The diplomats gathered in New York City ignored United States objections and approved a nonbinding resolution calling on countries ... Read More »

Indian police arrests French journalist after filming in Kashmir

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Edward holds an Indian business visa valid until next December Indian police arrested a freelance French journalist in Kashmir for violating visa regulations, the city police chief said, after he was found filming for a documentary without permission. Comiti Paul Edward was arrested late Sunday in the Kothibagh area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Kashmir, Senior Superintendent of Police ... Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan reaches Pakistan on 3-day official visit

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Sadiq Khan is the first London’s mayor to visit both India and Pakistan The London Mayor and Pakistani-origin-Britisher Sadiq Khan reached Pakistan on his goodwill visit to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan came to Lahore through Pak-India Wagah Border where Mayor of Lahore Colonel (retd) Mubashir welcomed him. It’s the first visit by a British politician ... Read More »

Pakistani crafts showcased by Pakistan embassy in Brussels

Pakistani crafts showcased by Pakistan embassy in Brussels

Pakistani foods including seekh kababs, chicken karahi, chana curry, palak paneer, parathas, jalebi and Gulab jamman were arranged Pakistan’s Ambassador to Brussels Naghmana Hashmi arranged a lunch gala and crafts bazaar in connection with 70th years of Pakistan’s independence. The delighted event was organized at Naghmana Hashmi’s residence in order promote the diverse culture Pakistani society in Belgium. The event was joined by many notable ... Read More »

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