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China Company To Build Afghan Embassy In Pakistan
A leading Chinese company will build the Afghan embassy complex in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad at a cost of nearly $17 million, media reports said. Afghanistan's Deputy Foreign Minister Nasir Ahmad Andisha joined the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong and Afghan ambassador in..
What Does This Story Say About The 70th Anniversary?
This is a true story. I am revisiting it with a purpose: So that it collides head on with the nation's 70th-anniversary celebrations. Absolute, undiluted joy on this occasion would require total amnesia of that which accompanied independence: Partition. With some of us, these celebrations will alway..
Malala Yousafzai Gets Into Oxford University
Pakistani Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will be studying in Oxford University. "So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students --- the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!" Malala tweeted on Thursday, along with a screen shot of her acceptance into the prestigious unive..
Pakistan’s Anti-Graft Body Summons Sharif, Sons
Pakistan's anti-corruption body has issued summons to disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons to appear before it on Friday in money laundering and graft cases. A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) official told the Dawn newspaper that Sharif and his sons -- Hussain and Hass..
China Hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan Uphold Peace
A day after Afghanistan said China wanted to broker peace between Kabul and Islamabad, Beijing hoped both countries would strengthen cooperation and uphold peace and stability in the region. "Through the honest support the Afghan peaceful process, we hope the relevant countries can strengthen coo..
Pakistan Urged To Quit Saudi-Led Alliance
A leading Pakistani newspaper on Tuesday urged the government to immediately end its involvement in the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance (IMA). "There may be many strands to the latest crisis engulfing the Middle East, but there is only one conclusion for Pakistan: this country cannot afford t..
Nawaz Sharif Leaves For Saudi Amid Qatar Crisis
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is headed for Saudi Arabia on Monday on a day-long visit in the backdrop of a deepening diplomatic rift in the Middle East, the media reported. Sharif is expected to hold talks with Saudi leadership centered on deteriorating relations between Gulf nations afte..
Humanitarian Gesture : Sushma Swaraj Offered A Medical Visa To The Pakistani Infant Who Has A Hole In His Heart
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come to support a four-month-old Pakistani child, Rohaan, who needs urgent medical attention. Rohaan’s father, Kanwal Saadik who is from Lahore has appealed Sushma Swaraj for help on Twitter, informing her about the child’s critical condition that r..
Pakistan Army Resorts To Heavy Shelling On LoC
Jammu: Pakistan Army resorted to heavy shelling and firing at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, defence officials said on Sunday. The Pakistani troopers initiated the ceasefire violation at 8.20 p.m., on Saturday at three places in the Krishna G..
No Cricket To Be Played With Pakistan Until It Stop Promoting Terror: Vijay Goel
India cannot have a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan as it has crossed the "Lakshmana Rekha" by sponsoring terrorism in the country, Sports Minister Vijay Goel said today. "For everything there is a Lakshmana Rekha," Goel, who is leading a 200-member Indian youth delegation to China, told t..