Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Pakistan, French FMs discuss lifting US anti-Iranian sanctions over phone

MNA – Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian held a phone conversation on Tue. with regards to the challenges facing Iranian people in the fight against coronavirus and the need for lifting US economic sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic of Iran. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood […]

Pakistan’s Position on the US-Afghanistan Settlement: Impact on China’s Belt and Road

Zhao Lijian, the spokesman of the ministry of foreign affairs in China quite knowledgeably alleged that the US was behind the spread of Corona virus through its military personnel in Wuhan during Wuhan military games late last autumn, 2019. If that be true, then China has just begun the war of challenging the false US […]

Even ‘small-scale’ nuclear war between India & Pakistan would DEVASTATE global food supply – study

Estimated to hold about 150 warheads each, India and Pakistan’s combined arsenals make up only a fraction of the worldwide stockpile – about 14,000-strong at present – but even a “limited” nuclear war between the regional rivals could have grave consequences for the rest of the planet, a study published on Monday in the Proceedings […]

After 14 days, Pakistan opens Taftan border with Iran for trade

The News International – Pakistan opened its Taftan border gate with Iran on Saturday for trade after two weeks of closure following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that killed more than 100 in the neighbouring country. A day after the first coronavirus patient recovered completely, Pakistan opened its Taftan border for trade with Iran […]

10 drown as flash flood washes away 4 buses in Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan

   At least ten people were drowned as four passenger buses swept away by flooding in Dear Ghazi Khan on Wednesday. According to rescue sources, the incident took place in the Sakhi Sarwar area of Dera Ghazi Khan where heavy rains caused severe flooding. Sources further added that the floodwater from the hill suddenly struck […]

11 killed, many injured as torrential rains lash Pakistan

   As the torrential rains coupled with wind storms and light floods continued lashing various cities of the country, at least 11 persons including children and women were killed in roof collapse and electrocution incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other areas of the country during the last 48 hours. Eight houses were damaged in different […]

Pakistan PM Khan calls on world to stop ‘Nazi-inspired ideology’ in India amid Kashmir & Citizenship Act unrest

The Pakistani prime minister made the comments while tweeting about ongoing violence in Delhi between supporters and opponents of India’s new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The unrest has caused the deaths of at least 20 people as of Wednesday. “Today in India we are seeing the Nazi-inspired RSS ideology take over a nuclear-armed state of […]

Six-year-old killed by stray dog in Pakistan

   A six-year-old boy was killed in Multan’s Shershah after a stray dog attacked him. The boy, Sujawal, had gone into the fields to play when the dog attacked him, his family said. Residents want the culling campaign to be restarted in the area. But the District Health Authority Chief Executive Officer Dr Munawar Abbas […]

India blames Pakistan for ceasefire violation and death of civilian in Kashmir

On Friday, the Indian Army accused Pakistan of violating a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border between parts of disputed Kashmir. They said shells landed in Shahpur and Kerni sectors in the Poonch district, killing one civilian and injuring two others. A day earlier, Indian security forces reported raiding a […]

Breakthrough or whitewash? Long-overdue punishment for a terror monster as Pakistan sentences Hafiz Saeed for 2008 Mumbai attack

I feel a sense of lightness at the sentencing of a monster terrorist who masterminded the 26/11 attack in Mumbai in 2008, in which 166 innocent people were gunned down, including a very dear fellow journalist with whom I shared the newsroom at the English daily Times of India in the 1990s. Though the sentence […]

Pakistan’s Big Victory Against Terrorism

February 11, 2020 Source by Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan for The Saker Blog The term “terroriste” in French, meaning “terrorist”, is first used in 1794 by the French philosopher François-Noël Babeuf, who denounces Maximilien Robespierre’s Jacobin regime as a dictatorship. Terrorism has many definitions but the well-recognized by the UN is “intended to cause […]

Mumbai raid suspect that left 150+ people killed sentenced to 5 years in Pakistan for financing terrorism

The anti-terrorism court in Lahore on Wednesday slapped Saeed with two prison sentences of five years and six months, which he will be allowed to serve concurrently. He was also ordered to pay small fines in each case. The guilty verdict in both cases was received last Thursday, the newspaper Dawn reported. Also on […]

Child Rapists to Be Publicly Hanged in Pakistan Under New Rules

Convicted child rapists will now be publicly hanged in Pakistan following new rules passed by the Parliament of Pakistan The non-binding resolution follows a series of high-profile child sex-abuse cases that have provoked mass outrage and riots across Pakistan in the last few years. The resolution was presented in the lower house by Ali Muhammad […]

‘Pakistan has far better minds than India’: Pak government minister’s peculiar pitch to Netflix unleashes slew of criticism

In a tweet congratulating a Pakistani TV channel for airing a drama he enjoyed, Fawad Chaudhry called on the streaming giants to invest in the Islamic republic. “I yet again ask @amazon and @Netflix invest in Pak drama n film #Pakistan has far better minds than India our music is far superior, you guys wont […]

India is not a ‘theocratic’ state like Pakistan & America, defense minister claims

Speaking in Delhi on Wednesday, Singh argued that India could not be described as theocratic because it has never had an official religion. He accused neighboring Pakistan of being a “theocracy” because it “declared that their state has a religion,” noting that India has always remained secular. Even America is a theocratic country. India is […]

Pakistan’s ex-president Musharraf appeals to Supreme Court over special tribunal’s guilty verdict in treason case

In his legal filing to the Supreme Court, Musharraf argued that his absence from the special tribunal was due to health reasons and that he had been granted permission to travel abroad to receive medical assistance. He is currently undergoing treatment in Dubai. He also denied running from the law and insisted that the prosecution […]

Pakistan soil will not be used for war says foreign minister Qureshi during Iran visit

Sputnik – Following a spike in tensions between Iran and the United States after the killing of Tehran’s top military commander Qasem Soleimani in a Baghdad drone strike and retaliation by Iran, targeting a US base in Iraq, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is meeting Iranian and Saudi leaders on a peace initiative. Pakistan’s […]

Thick red line: India and Pakistan may have no peace in 2020, just the seeds of hope

India, shaking off its ‘soft state’ image, sent war planes inside Pakistan to bomb what it alleged were jihadi training camps from which the Pulwama terror attack on February 14, 2019 – which killed 44 Indian soldiers – had been launched. Delhi followed this up by removing Kashmir’s special status and integrating the state fully […]

Two pilots killed as air force trainer jet crashes in Pakistan (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The FT-7 aircraft, a trainer variant of the Chinese-built Chengdu J-7 fighter jet, went down on Tuesday after taking off from the M.M. Alam airbase in Punjab province, local media reported citing a Pakistan Air Force spokesperson. Think your friends would be interested? Share this story! Both pilots, squadron leader Haris bin Khalid and flying […]

Not his ‘vision’ for Pakistan: Imran Khan condemns violence at Sikh shrine

Writing on Twitter, Khan said the incident outside the Gurdwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib was “condemnable” and “goes against [his] vision”. He said Islamabad had “zero tolerance” for such actions, and that perpetrators of religion-fueled violence would not receive sympathy from the police or judiciary. In contrast, Modi’s RSS vision supports minorities oppression & […]

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