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After Imran Khan’s letter to PM Modi, MEA says India-Pakistan foreign ministers to meet in New York

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 September 2018, 06:34 PM External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi will meet in New York later this month, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirmed on Thursday. “I can confirm that on the request of the Pakistani side, a meeting between EAM […]

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Pakistan denies opening Afghan trade route for India

Islamabad: Pakistan has refuted media reports that it has expressed readiness to talk on the restoration of the India-Afghanistan trade route using its land. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi rejected the reports after US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass was quoted as saying by an Indian newspaper that Pakistan had approached Afghanistan earlier this year […]

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Turkey pledges support to Pakistan on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday said that Turkey wants Kashmir issue to be resolved and it will stand with Pakistan on the issue. “The group that has been formed over Kashmir in the UN, we will stand with Pakistan and try to make [its efforts] successful,” the Turkish FM announced during a […]

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Thousands turn up for Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral

LAHORE: Thousands of people were present for the funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday. The body was transferred to the venue for the prayers via an ambulance and Maulana Tariq Jameel led Begum Kulsoom’s funeral prayers. Representatives for Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Awami National Party (ANP) […]

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Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away after prolonged illness

Islamabad: Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, died of cancer in London on Tuesday as her husband remains locked up in jail in his home country following his fall from power. Nawaz, 68, who was first lady of Pakistan three times, was diagnosed with lymphoma in August last year and […]

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At UN, Pakistan calls for resolving Kashmir & Palestine disputes for world peace

UNITED NATIONS – On the eve of the 73nd session of United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan has called for strengthening the world body’s role in conflict resolution, while spotlighting Kashmiri people’s decades-long struggle for their right to self-determination in Indian occupied Kashmir. “We must summon the collective will to address protracted and complex disputes and […]

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Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue at every forum: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD  – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Tuesday said Pakistan would continue to raise the issue of “gross and systematic human rights violations” by the occupational forces in the Indian Occupied Jammu Kashmir (IoK) at all international fora. The foreign minister discussed the latest situation in the IoK with Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar […]

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Arif Alvi elected Pakistan’s 13th President

ISLAMABAD :Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s Dr Arif Alvi has been elected the 13th President of Pakistan, according to provisional results, Dawn reported. The counting of the votes is under way, and while the Election Commission of Pakistan is scheduled to announce official results tomorrow, provisional results have started pouring in. Alvi, according to unofficial results, has edged out […]

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Founder of militant Afghan Haqqani network dies: Taliban

KABUL:,Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of the militant Haqqani network, one of the most powerful and feared groups in the Afghan insurgency, has died after a long illness, the Taliban announced on Tuesday. Haqqani, who founded the network in the 1970s, relinquished operational leadership of the group some years ago to his son Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is […]

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3 children killed as landslide buries house in Nepal

Kathmandu: Three minor siblings were killed when a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall buried a house in western Nepal, police said. The incident occurred on Sunday when the children were playing outside their house at Baphukhola locality in Bagchaur area of Salyan district, they said. The deceased have been identified as eight-year-old Lalita Dangi and […]

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