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Istanbul explosions

Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack in the Besiktas district of Istanbul in which 38 people were killed and 166 wounded. Pakistan expressed complete solidarity with Turkey in its fight against terrorism and reaffirmed the belief that those seeking to disturb Turkey’s peace, stability and internal harmony would never succeed. …

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Human Rights Day and Kashmir

International Human Rights Day was observed around the globe on Saturday with call on everyone to stand up for someone’s rights. The day is observed to commemorate the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to …

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Human Rights Day and Kashmir

International Human Rights Day was observed around the globe on Saturday with call on everyone to stand up for someone’s rights. The day is observed to commemorate the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to …

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Panama Leaks Case

The top court’s bench hearing petitions on Panama leaks was dissolved as Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali would lay down his robes on December 15 and would officially retire on the 31st. It will be reconstituted when Justice Saqib Nisar takes oath of next chief justice of Pakistan on January …

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Deadliest plane crash

  Pakistan mourned the 48 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, among them a famed-rockstar-turned-Muslim evangelist, two infants and three foreigners, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster. Engine trouble was initially believed responsible, but many questions remain, stirring new worries about the safety …

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Efforts for NSG membership

Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that Pakistan is a responsible nuclear state and its nuclear assets are safe and it qualifies for NSG membership. He added that people of Pakistan were the owners of Pakistan`s nuclear programme which was meant only for its defence as a sovereign nation.”Pakistan …

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Heart of Asia 2016

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi has said that Pakistan attended the Heart of Asia (HoA) conference in India for lasting peace in the region.Tariq Fatemi said Pakistan attended the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar, India despite the fact that India constantly …

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Russian plan on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a massive attack against opposition–held areas of Syria’s second-largest city of Aleppo. During a presidential transition, Putin calculates, the outgoing lame-duck president would not risk taking big decisions on issues of national importance and the incoming President-elect is not yet legally empowered to do so. …

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Pak-India dialogue

Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, in an interview with Indian TV channel has said that Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar next week. Urging for resumption of dialogue process between the two neighbouring countries, Basit said, “We …

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Appointment of new COAS

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif picked up General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the 16th Chief of Army Staff (COAS), putting an end to weeks of intense speculation pertaining to appointment on the powerful post. General Bajwa will take command of the Pakistan Army from incumbent Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on …

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