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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

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

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

Sadiq khan in Pakistan

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 »

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb Freed After $1 Billion Settlement

Prabb bin Abdullah was been arrested three weeks ago on corruption charges Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, who was a leading contender to the throne, was freed after an agreement of “acceptable settlement” with authorities paying more than $1 billion. According to Saudi official said Prince Miteb bin Abdullah was freed after reaching an acceptable settlement agreement with authorities paying more ... Read More »

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar for difficult visit amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis lands in Myanmar for difficult visit amid Rohingya crisis

Pope Francis already used the word Rohingya in two appeals from the Vatican this year Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar where tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees have faced brutal military crackdown in the past three months. It’s Pope Francis first trip to the Southeast Asian nation, Myanmar who hold month-long country widely crackdown on ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. After touching ... Read More »

President Trump slaps new sanctions on North Korea and Chinese trading firms

These fresh sanctioned are barred from holding U.S. assets or doing business with Americans The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korean and Chinese trading companies to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 vessels as part of ... Read More »

Indonesia marks 72nd Independence Day in Islamabad

Indonesia celebrates 72nd Independence Day in Islamabad

A colourful and exotic reception was held in Islamabad to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia. The ceremony was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and hosted by the Indonesian Ambassador Iwan Suyudhie Amri and Madame Rita Berlinia Amri to celebrate the country’s 72nd Independence Day. Indonesian artifacts, signature umbrellas, ... Read More »

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