Posts Tagged ‘Pakistan’

Pakistan opens its doors for Sikh pilgrims as fears grow in India that intentions behind it are not so blessed

The two prime ministers, Narendra Modi and Imran Khan, stood at two sides of the border to facilitate the first batch of 500 Sikh pilgrims make a 4-km trek to the holiest of their shrines, Gurudwara Darbar Sahib, on Saturday. Also on Modi compares Kartarpur corridor opening & ruling on Ayodhya dispute to fall […]

Pakistan army supports PM Khan after massive protest

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Iran sympathizes with Pakistan over fatal train fire

Tasnim – Iran’s Foreign Ministry extended condolences to Pakistan over a fire at a passenger train that killed at least 65 people in the province of Punjab. In a statement on Thursday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi offered his condolences to the government and people of the brotherly neighbor, Pakistan, over the deadly train fire. […]

India complains to world aviation body after Pakistan’s rebuff to Modi

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‘I always do what I promise’: Modi warns Pakistan he’s serious about using 100% of Indian river waters

“Once I decide to do something, I always accomplish that,” the PM told an election rally on Friday, slamming the opposition party for allowing a portion of India’s river water to leave the country. The water over which Haryana’s farmers have the right will not flow to Pakistan now. Also on ‘This water belongs […]

Imran Khan says Pakistan will push for Iran-Saudi mediation

Stating that Pakistan would like to avoid conflict in the region, Khan announced at a joint press conference with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran that he “would be happy to facilitate talks” with Riyadh. “The main reason I came here with my delegation is that we don’t want conflict in the region. Pakistan suffered […]

Pakistan says Khan could visit Saudi, Iran, after US mediation request

Reuters – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Saudi Arabia and Iran, the foreign office in Islamabad said on Thursday, weeks after Islamabad said Washington had asked it to mediate with Tehran. “The possibility of a visit of the prime minister to Saudi Arabia and Iran is on the cards and I […]

India accuses Pakistan of ‘weaponizing’ women’s rights for political gain

The conflict between India and Pakistan received an unexpected platform at the meeting on the Advancement of Women at the United Nations, becoming a subject of verbal sparring between female representatives of the two countries. READ MORE: Pakistani PM faces backlash online after predicting ‘bloodbath’ in Kashmir & threatening India with nukes at UNGA When […]

Taliban, US negotiators in Pakistan to try and resume talks

In a move to get the long-running tough talks going, the co-founder of the Taliban militant group and Washington’s special envoy for Afghanistan have traveled to Pakistan. Mullah Baradar, at the head of the Taliban delegation, and Zalmay Khalilzad with his team arrived in Islamabad early Wednesday. Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban spokesman, said the […]

Annexation of Kashmir: Pakistan Just Warned the World About the 21st Century’s Munich Moment

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s (PMIK) speech at the UN General Assembly last week was one for the history books and heralded the country’s rapid ascent as a globally significant actor. The South Asian leader touched upon the four main topics of climate change, anti-corruption, Islamophobia, and the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Indian-Occupied Kashmir (IOK), […]

Iran, Pakistan continue consultations in New York

IRNA — Foreign Minister of Pakistan Shah Mehmood Qureshi once again met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif at United Nations headquarters in New York on Saturday. According to a statement issued by Pakistan’s foreign ministry, both sides during the meeting discussed regional developments in line with both sides interests. Both Foreign Ministers decided […]

Brother who murdered ‘Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian’ receives life sentence for ‘honor killing’ that shook the country

Mohammad Waseem Baloch was found guilty of drugging and strangling his sister in July 2016. Six other defendants, including religious scholar Mufti Abdul Qavi and Qandeel’s other two brothers, Aslam Shaheen and Arif, were acquitted in the case. Wassem had initially confessed to killing his sister, arguing that she had brought shame to his family […]

Pakistan Threatened India With Nuclear War and No One Noticed

(TMU Op-Ed) — In a recent interview with Al-Jazeera, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan made some controversial statements regarding the use of nuclear weapons against India. First, Khan started off by saying he was anti-war—a “pacifist.” He then developed his stance, stating that “when two nuclear-armed countries fight, if they fight […]

5.8-magnitude quake kills 19, injures hundreds in Pakistan

An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 has shaken northern Pakistan, killing 19 people and injuring 300, government and police officials said. Media photos and video showed a collapsed building and cracks in roads large enough to swallow cars in Mirpur, a town on Pakistan’s side of the disputed territory of Kashmir near India. “At least […]

Pakistan ‘reactivated’ Balakot terrorist camp destroyed in February airstrikes – Indian Army

“Balakot has been reactivated by Pakistan very recently,” Army Chief of Staff General Bipin Rawat told reporters on Monday. The general said the camp in northeastern Pakistan was destroyed by Indian jets in February, but “now they have got the people back there.” These numbers keep fluctuating but I would say, yes – there are […]

Indian Chief Minister says Pakistan ‘should be ready to lose occupied Kashmir’

   Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday warned Pakistan to stop supporting terrorism and added that it should be ready to lose Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (PoK). “Article 370 has been revoked. Now, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) too is ours. Pakistan should be ready to lose PoK. For fulfilling the dream of united India, we are ready to […]

India will eventually take control of Pakistan Kashmir, Indian FM predicts

The region of Kashmir currently administered by Pakistan “is part of India and we expect one day that we will have physical jurisdiction over it,” Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told a news conference on Tuesday. He added that India faces a “unique challenge” from Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of “openly” using terrorism as part of its […]

‘Putin is a big voice in the world’: Khan hopes Russia will get closer to Pakistan

Khan told RT’s Paula Slier that although Moscow and Islamabad were on opposite sides of the barricade during the Cold War, it is time to put the past behind and start anew. “The world has changed. We should develop a new relationship – and I hope we do,” he stressed. I hope now Russia would […]

Pakistan denies Indian president permission to enter airspace

Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the move in light of India’s treatment of people in occupied Kashmir, Qureshi told Pakistani media, adding that the state’s concerns about Kashmir would be raised with the UN’s Human Rights Council. India’s President Ram Nath Kovind is due to travel to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia next week as part […]

India’s move in Kashmir sowing seeds of war: Pakistan army

Pakistan says India’s behavior regarding Kashmir is a bad omen for the region that jeopardizes security. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stripped the disputed region of a status that granted it autonomy in August. Pakistan called the move “illegal.” The spokesman for Pakistan’s armed forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor, said in a televised news conference […]

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