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China again vetoes sanctions on JeM chief

Agencies United Nations:  Defying global opposition, China has vetoed sanctions against Masood Azhar, the chief of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), extending cover to him and Pakistan that protects him. On Wednesday, China was the only Security Council member to oppose the proposal spearheaded with renewed vigour by France with British and US backing at the al-Qaeda sanctions […]

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China hints at blocking move to list Azhar as global terrorist in UNSC

Beijing: Hours before the UN Security Council is to take up a resolution on listing Jaish-e-Muhammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, China on Wednesday hinted that it may once again block the move, saying only “the solution that is acceptable to all sides” is conducive to resolve the issue. The fate of the […]

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Pakistan made OIC body’s deputy chairman

(Agencies) Pakistan has been made the deputy chairman of the general body of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States (PUIC), media reports said on Tuesday. According to an official announcement, Pakistan has been elected deputy chairman of the PUIC’s general body on the first day on Monday of its four-day conference being held […]

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Pakistan PM’s income drops by Rs 3 crore in 3 years

(Agencies) Islamabad :   Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s net income has dropped sharply by Rs 3.09 crores in the last three years even as the income of some Opposition leaders continued to rise, according to a media report on Monday. The cricketer-turned politician’s net income in the year 2015 was 3.56 crore Pakistani rupees, it dropped sharply to Rs1.29 crore […]

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Poverty reduced in India but divisive policies undermining growth: UN human rights chief

(Agencies) United Nations :  While admitting that poverty has fallen in India, UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michele Bachelet cautioned that divisive policies will undermine the country’s economic growth. Addressing the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday, she said that there had been “significant poverty reduction in overall terms”, but added that “inequality […]

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Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India

(Agencies) Islamabad :  Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday said Pakistan is sending its envoy back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions which are “de-escalating” due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China and Russia. Qureshi said it is time to end all our conflicts and move towards peace. He said that Pakistan wanted to sort out all issues with India which are […]

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US calls Kashmir longstanding battle, says trying to find common ground between India and Pakistan

Washington: The United States is trying to find a common ground between India and Pakistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said, describing Kashmir as a long-standing battle between the two south Asian neighbours. Pompeo cited the India-Pak dispute and the Israeli conflict as recent examples of America’s negotiating diplomatic skills, about which he […]

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Person who solves Kashmir issue will be worthy of Nobel Peace Prize: Imran Khan

(Agencies) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said the person who solves the Kashmir issue will be worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize, days after a resolution was submitted in Parliament endorsing him for the prestigious award, citing his “efforts to de-escalate” tensions with India. “I am not worthy of the Nobel Peace prize. […]

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Resolution submitted in Pak parliament to endorse Imran Khan for Nobel Peace Prize

Islamabad : A resolution was submitted in Pakistan Parliament on Saturday to endorse Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize due to his efforts to de-escalate resent tension with India. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry Saturday submitted the resolution in the secretariat of National Assembly, the lower house. The resolution stated that Khan’s decision of releasing Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan has de-escalated the hostility between Pakistan and India. According to […]

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India, Pak tensions: All of this is because of Kashmir, says Imran Khan

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that an idea cannot be jailed and that the recent escalations along LoC were only because of Kahsmir issue. “All of this issue is because of Kashmir,” PM Khan said while addressing a joint session of parliament. “I want to ask the Indian public about all that […]

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