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KVI pays eulogizing tributes to Maqbool Bhat

London: While paying glowing tributes to Shaheed Mohammad Maqbool Bhat the Kashmir Voice International (KVI) has said that Bhat had sacrificed his today for tomorrow of coming generations. In a meeting held today (Monday) in London the KVI said, “Bhat stood with conviction and determination against the occupation of our …

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India asked to return mortal remains of Shaheed Maqbool Butt & Guru

Brussels: Speakers at a gathering in Brussels have asked the Indian government to hand over mortal remains of Kashmiri martyrs Maqbool Butt and Afzal Guru to their families for a proper burial in Kashmir. The event was arranged by Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) at the EU headquarters in connections with …

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US envoy Khalilzad heads 6-nation tour for ‘intra-Afghan’ talks

Washington: A senior US diplomat is set to lead a large delegation on a six-nation tour, including Afghanistan, to boost that country´s peace process and bring “all Afghan parties together in an intra-Afghan dialogue,” the State Department said The statement said Zalmay Khalilzad, a former ambassador to Afghanistan who has …

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US shutdown talks stall ahead of deadline

Washington: Talks between congressional Republicans and Democrats aimed at averting another US government shutdown have broken down without agreement. The negotiators were hoping for a deal by Monday to give Congress time to pass legislation by Friday, when last month’s federal funding deal runs out. The disagreement centres on President …

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ICSID suspends its decision against Pakistan in Karkey company damage claim case

WASHINGTON: International Tribunal has suspended its decision against Pakistan for paying damage claim to the tune of 860 million dollars to Turkish Electricity Company Karkey According to media reports International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ( ICSID) of World Bank has suspended its own decision against Pakistan on payment …

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New pressure over Khashoggi death, Trump ignores deadline

Washington: President Donald Trump appeared prepared Friday to ignore the US Congress’s deadline to determine who ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi amid new revelations that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince spoke of going after the journalist “with a bullet.” With pressure mounting in Washington and Riyadh, the US president theoretically …

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North Korea nuclear talks: US envoy Biegun prepares for Trump-Kim summit

Pyongyang: The US envoy for North Korea has returned from Pyongyang, where he held talks to prepare for a second US-North Korean leadership summit. Stephen Biegun spent three days in discussions, and US officials said he would meet his counterpart again. US President Donald Trump confirmed he would meet North …

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Shifting process of Roohi Bano body to Pakistan can take 2 to 4 months: Pakistani embassy at Ankara

Islamabad: Pakistani ambassador to Turkey has sought 2 to 4 months to transfer body of well-known late actress Roohi Bano to Pakistan. Spokesperson Pakistan embassy to Turkey said that Pakistani embassy at Ankara is in contact with family members of late Roohi Bano. According to medical specialists of turkey, 2 …

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Mullah Abdul Ghani baradar was released by Pakistan on US request: Zalme Khalilzad

WASHINGTON: US Special representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalme Khalilzad said Pakistan had released Afghan leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar on US request to help accelerate pace of Afghan peace talks. It is pertinent to mention here that earlier US State department had said release of Mullah Abdul Ghani baradar who …

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Kashmir Solidarity Day observed in the U.S.

Washington: To express solidarity and unity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir, a seminar to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day was organized at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC. The event began with screening of a special video message by His Excellency Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir …

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