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India, Pakistan clash in UN over support for terrorists

open view web desk UNITED NATIONS — India’s foreign minister accused neighboring Pakistan of harboring terrorists in an angry speech Saturday before the U.N. General Assembly and rejected the notion that India is sabotaging peace talks with Pakistan, calling it “a complete lie.” Hours later, Pakistan shot back […]

Imran Khan writes to Modi; seeks to re-start bilateral talks

er open view web desk Islamabad, Sep 20: Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the Foreign Office said here Thursday, seeking to re-start the bilateral talks on key issues “challenging the relationship” including on terrorism and Kashmir. In the […]

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister

open view web desk Islamabad, Aug 17 : Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan’s new prime minister today after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided election in the National Assembly. The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples […]

Imran Khan’s party begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests

open view web desk Imran Khan’s party said it has begun talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government after a resounding triumph in Pakistan’s general election, as rival parties planned protests over alleged vote rigging. Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) won 116 seats in […]

Thrifty at 50: Pakistan keeps ageing Mirages flying

open view web desk The sprawling complex at Kamra, west of Islamabad, reverbates at the thundering take-off of a Mirage Rose-1, the latest ageing fighter jet to have been gutted and reassembled by the Pakistani Air Force. Fifty years after Pakistan bought its first Mirages, many planes in […]

Pakistanis welcome Malala home, but visit shrouded in security

open view web desk Malala Yousafzai’s whereabouts in Pakistan were being kept a tightly-guarded secret Friday, one day after her emotional return more than five years after being shot by Taliban gunmen. The Nobel laureate, whose arrival in the country dominated headlines and social media, broke down in […]

Pak PM frisked as he was on private visit: US Embassy

open view web desk New Delhi [India], Mar 29: Deputy Spokesperson of the United States Embassy in India, Alexander McLaren on Thursday said Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was frisked at the US airport as he was on private visit. Speaking to ANI, McLaren said that if an individual is on a private visit, irrespective of whether […]

Five Indians killed in cross-border shelling by Pakistani troops

  open view web desk SRINAGAR/MUZZAFARABAD – Five members of an Indian family were killed and two injured by shelling from Pakistani troops on Sunday along the Line of Control, the de facto border between India and Pakistan, according to army and police officials. Both sides were engaging […]

Pak court rejects Sharif’s objections to supplementary case in Panama Papers scandal

open view web desk Islamabad, Jan 30: An accountability court in Pakistan today rejected ousted premier Nawaz Sharif’s objections to the supplementary case filed against him and his family by the country’s anti-graft body over properties in London. The court holding trial in graft cases against Sharif and his […]

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