Asif claims Pakistan cannot take responsibility for Afghanistan’s peace and security


ISLAMABAD: The foreign minister of Pakistan Khwajah Asif has claimed that Pakistan cannot take responsibility for the peace and security of Afghanistan as he levied new accusations against Afghanistan and India for supporting terrorism. Asif made the remarks during a seminar in New York and also slammed the United States for the military approach to end the Afghan war, saying Washington ...

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Terror safe havens in Pakistan unacceptable: US

General Joseph Dunford

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s new Afghan policy is based on the assumption that Pakistan cannot be a terrorist safe haven for and as such it is important for the plan to succeed, a top American general said on Tuesday. “There’s a key assumption in our — in the president’s South Asia strategy, that Pakistan cannot continue to be a sanctuary for Haqqanis, Taliban and ...

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Insecurity in Afghanistan has internal roots, claims Pakistan’s UN envoy

NEW YORK: August 30 - Pakistan’s Ambassador, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi speaking at the debate on UN Peacekeeping Operations. APP

UNGA: The ambassador of Pakistan to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has claimed that the ongoing instability in Afghanistan has internal links, a claim which comes in contrast to the US and Afghan officials statement regarding the sanctuaries being used by the terrorist groups to stage attacks in Afghanistan. Speaking to a UN Security Council Debate, Lodhi claimed that the ...

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India to expose Pakistan in UN in response Maleeha Lodhi’s wrong claims

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NEW YORK: The Indian mission in the United Nations is expected to respond to the remarks and claims by Pakistan’s ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi. According to the local media reports, the first secretary of India to the United Nations Eenam Gambhir is expected to exercise the ‘Right of Reply’ of India in UN later tonight in India Standard Time. ...

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Pak Ambassador in UN accuses India of atrocities with Palestinian girl’s photo


NEW YORK: The Ambassador of Pakistan to the United Nations is under fire for showing a wrong picture while accusing India of committing atrocities in Kashmir. Maleeha Ludin showed a picture of Palestinian girl who was injured in an airstrike in Gaza in 2014 as she claimed that the girl was shot with pallets by the Indian forces. However, the ...

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India calls Pakistan ‘Terroristan’ in response to PM Abbasi’s allegations

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbas

NEW YORK: The Indian Mission in the United Nations strongly reacted to the allegations of the Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khan Abbasi during the UN General Assembly in New York city. “It is extraordinary that the state which protected Osama Bin Laden and sheltered Mullah Omar should have the gumption to play the victim,” India’s permanent representative to UN Syed ...

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Pak-US relations not defined by Afghan conflict only: Pakistani PM

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbas

The Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said the relations between Islamabad and Washington are not defined by conflict in Afghanistan only as he is optimistic to restore the relations which have been strained due to the presence of the terrorist groups and their sanctuaries in the country. Speaking at Washington’s Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) on Wednesday, Abbasi ...

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Pakistan share concerns on new US strategy, greater Indian role in Afghanistan

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The Pakistani officials are saying that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has shared Islamabad’s concerns regarding the new US strategy and greater Indian role in Afghanistan during his meeting with the US Vice President. Pakistan’s foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua has told local media reporters that Abbasi during the meeting expressed concern over the greater role the new policy advocated for ...

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NADRA thinks Pashto literature not real degree


PESHAWAR: It seems that the premier identification regulatory does not think that a degree in Pashto is a real thing and refuses to acknowledge those who have studied the language. The online registration forms of the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) recognise masters degree or doctorate in English, Urdu, Persian along with those in social sciences. But the form does not ...

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Extremist outfits asked to shun violence to participate in polls


PESHAWAR: Awami National Party president Asfandyar Wali Khan on Tuesday urged jehadi and extremist organisations to abandon violence before participating in electoral politics. “Entry of these groups in mainstream political process is a positive step. But they should publicly disassociate themselves from their past activities and apologise for it,” replied Asfandyar Wali when asked about the participation of the Milli ...

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