Pakistan

Indian troops martyr two Kashmiri youth in Pulwama

ISLAMABAD, Jan 21 (APP): Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two Kashmir youth in Pulwama district, today, in Indian occupied Kashmir.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth were killed during a cordon and search operation led by Indian central Reserve police Force, Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of Indian army in Awanitpora area of the district. With the latest killing, the number of martyred youth during the past 48 eight hours has risen to 5. The troops killed three youth in Shopian district, yesterday.

Minister Railway urges world to break silence on longstanding Kashmir Issue

ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (APP): Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed Monday expressed serious concern over the silence of international community on Indian brutalities in Kashmir valley says the Indian government was committing unprecedented brutalities in Kashmir but sadly the international community remains a silent spectator.

Talking to private news channel, he called for resolving the Kashmir dispute in lines with the UN Security Council’s resolutions, and aspirations of the people of Kashmir.

Imran Khan: War in the Middle East will be ‘disastrous’ for Pakistan

18 Jan 2019; MEMO: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned that the Middle East cannot afford a direct military conflict – specifically between Saudi Arabia and Iran – and that such a situation “would be disastrous for Pakistan.”

In an interview with the German newspaper Deutsche Welle yesterday, Khan stressed the neutrality of Pakistan between the two regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia, both of which Pakistan has historically had friendly diplomatic, military, and economic relations with.

Pakistan: Musharraf approaches SC to suspend death sentence ruling

Islamabad, Jan 16 (PTI) Pakistan's self-exiled former dictator Pervez Musharraf on Thursday approached the Supreme Court to challenge the ruling of a special court that had handed him death sentence on charges of high treason.

The special court in Islamabad on December 17 last handed down the death penalty to the 74-year-old retired general, now based in Dubai, after six years of hearing the high-profile treason case against him.

FM, Senator Graham agree for sustained Pak-US engagement in mutual advantage

ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (APP): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham in a meeting held in Washington D.C, agreed upon the fact that sustained and high-level engagement between Pakistan and the United States was in mutual advantage of the two countries.

61 Killed, Scores Trapped As Avalanches Hit Pakistan-Controlled Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (NNN-APP) – At least 61 people were killed and scores of others trapped, in separate incidents of avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir on Tuesday.

The Neelum Valley area was the worst hit, where 57 people were killed, while four others were killed in Rawalakot and Kotli areas, Ahmed Raza Qadri, a disaster management official of the Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, said.

Pakistan: JuD chief Hafiz Saeed pleads not guilty in terror financing cases: court official

Lahore, Jan 14 (PTI) Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed on Tuesday pleaded "not guilty" in two terror financing cases against him as the Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief recorded his statement in a Pakistani anti-terrorism court here, amidst mounting international pressure on Islamabad to rein in militant groups.

The Counter Terrorism Department had registered 23 FIRs against Saeed and his accomplices on the charges of terror financing in different cities of Punjab province and arrested him on July 17. He is held at the Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore.

Pakistan a peaceful country with nuclear capability for deterrence: President

ISLAMABAD, Jan 14 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday said Pakistan was a peaceful country with an advanced nuclear capability meant for deterrence against any hegemonic designs in the region.

Addressing at the inaugural session of 17th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology held here at the Quaid-i-Azam University, the President said the country’s defence was strong owing to immense achievements in the field of strategic and technological knowledge.

Qureshi’s visit to Iran, Saudi Arab to help strengthen peace in ME: Dr Firdous

ISLAMABAD, Jan 12 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan Sunday said Minister for Foreign Affairs Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s visit to Iran and Saudi Arabia was a clear evidence of Pakistan’s sincere efforts to de-escalate the current prevailing tensions in the Middle East (ME) and Gulf region.

In a tweet, she said the visit would help strengthen peace and stability in the Middle East and Gulf region.

Iran envoy calls for continuation of consultations between Tehran, Islamabad

Islamabad, Jan 11, IRNA -- Iran's newly appointed Ambassador to Pakistan Mohammad Ali Hosseini emphasizing on constructive approach of the Islamic Republic for de-escalation in the region said on Saturday that consultations between Tehran and Islamabad must be enhanced further keeping in view the regional situation.

Mohammad Ali Hosseini in his first ever interview to IRNA on Saturday after assuming charge of ambassador touched upon Iran-Pakistan ties, cooperation of the two countries on regional situation and US aggressive moves in the region.

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