Islamabad, Aug 9 : Pakistani flags will fly half-mast in residential areas and government buildings across the nation on August 15, the Independence Day of India, which Islamabad has decided to observe as ‘black day’ in protest against its Kashmir moves. August 14, the day Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day, will be observed in solidarity […]

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Islamabad, Aug 9 : Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his India counterpart Narendra Modi had the mindset of Adolf Hitler, the late German dictator and leader of the Nazi Party. Addressing a gathering of international journalists in Islamabad, Imran Khan said: “The BJP is now deploying the same mechanisms used by the […]

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Hong Kong, Aug 9 : Hundreds of demonstrators on Friday joined a three-day mass sit-in at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) on Friday in a fresh round of anti-government protests with an aim to secure international backing for the movement. Activists gathered at the arrival hall of the airport, holding signs including one which […]

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Kathmandu, Aug 9 : A bus carrying three dozen people heading for Nepali capital Kathmandu skidded off a highway and plunged into a river on Friday, killing at least five people, authorities said. The bus was travelling from Malangwa, the headquarters of Sarlahi district. It skidded off the Prithvi Highway that connects Kathmandu with the […]

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Kabul, Aug 9 : The Taliban has hit out at Pakistan for linking the situation in Afghanistan with Kashmir issue, saying that Kabul should “not be turned into the theatre of competition” between New Delhi and Islamabad. “Linking the issue of Kashmir with that of Afghanistan by some parties will not aid in improving the […]

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Islamabad, Aug 8 : China’s Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Wednesday said that Jammu and Kashmir was an “internationally recognized disputed territory”, and criticised the Indian government for unilaterally revoking its special status. Yao, speaking to journalists, also stressed on the need for compliance with international laws and hoped that both Pakistan and India […]

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Kabul, Aug 7 : At least 18 people were killed and over 100 others wounded, including women and children, in a deadly car bombing outside a police station in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for what it said was a “suicide attack”. The bombing occurred at 9 a.m. […]

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New York, Aug 7 : UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has hailed India’s former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as “an extraordinary woman and leader.” “Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader who devoted her life to public service,” Espinosa, who is on a visit to […]

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Islamabad, Aug 5 : Pakistan on Monday summoned Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria and conveyed a strong demarche on India scrapping the special status for Jammu and Kashmir, and its “unequivocal rejection of these illegal actions”. Pakistan Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood summoned the Indian High Commissioner to the Foreign Office and conveyed a strong demarche […]

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