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In India, second journalist killed, burned in two weeks

NEW YORK — The burned body of a journalist was found in the Indian state of Maharashtra on Saturday, the day after he had been kidnapped, according to news reports. The murder of Sandeep Kothari is the second such one of a journalist in India in less than two weeks. “The horrific murder of another journalist in less than two ... Read More »

Pres. Erdogan slams ‘crime against humanity’ in scant refugee response

MARDIN, Turkey – – World countries not responding to a global refugee crisis is a “crime against humanity”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. “No country can attain the welfare and peace they desire by closing themselves to the outer world,” Erdogan said on June 20, at an iftar (breaking of fast) program in Turkey’s southeastern Mardin province. He stated that ... Read More »

CELAC-EU Summit rejects blockade of Cuba 

BRUSSELS — The Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union (EU), which concluded recently in Brussels has rejected the U.S. blockade against Cuba and its extraterritorial impact. The 2nd CELAC-EU Summit was held last week in the Justus Lipsius building, headquarters of the European Council, and witnessed the participation of more than ... Read More »

Americans and Britons least concerned about climate change

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The United States and Britain are the main barriers when it comes to tackling climate change, according to a new survey. The survey by YouGov, spanning four continents and 15 countries, found that both the US and British public trail other countries in terms of general climate change concerns as well as formulating strategies to curb emissions. Countries from across ... Read More »

Ambassador Sohail Mahmood visits Urdu Department at Ankara University

ANKARA, 22 May 2015:  The Ambassador of Pakistan, Mr. Sohail Mahmood, visited the Urdu Department of Ankara University. He had a detailed meeting with Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Gurer, Dean, Faculty of the Languages, History and Geography and exchanged views on matters related to further promoting educational links between Ankara University and Pakistani Universities. Vice Dean Prof. Dr. Gülsün Leylâ Uzun ... Read More »

Saudi Arabian Ambassador to US appointed as Kingdom’s new foreign minister

Adel A. Al-Jubeir becomes new foreign minister of Saudi Arabia

Adel al-Jubeir becomes new foreign minister, succeeding veteran Prince Saud al-Faisal, who served for four decades RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, replaced veteran Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal with Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. Adel al-Jubeir, as part of a dramatic reshuffling of his top officials. The changes were announced in a statement from the royal ... Read More »

Shahbaz in Saudi Arabia to assure Pakistan’s support on Yemen crisis

JEDDAH: A high-level delegation led by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif reached Jeddah on April 15, 2015 to meet Saudi leadership and give assurance that Pakistan will stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia in the ongoing Yemen crisis. Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry are also part ... Read More »

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