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OIC chief quits after mocking Egypt president

OIC chief quits after mocking Egypt president

2nd November 2016 at 1:13 am Comments are Disabled

Srinagar  : The world’s largest pan-Islamic body, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said its Saudi chief resigned Monday, days after infuriating Egypt over a remark that mocked President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. OIC Secretary-General Iyad Madani “has resigned for health reasons” the Jeddah-based organisation said in a statement, two days afterRead More

Donald Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Hillary Clinton

1st November 2016 at 1:05 pm Comments are Disabled

AP/PTI Donald Trump has plunged into his final-week sprint to Election Day decidedly on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan, a state that hasn’t favored a Republican for president in nearly three decades. His message was welcomed by supporters, but his location frustratedRead More

John McCain telephones Zardari, discusses Kashmir issue

John McCain telephones Zardari, discusses Kashmir issue

24th September 2016 at 9:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Pakistan: U.S. Senator John McCain telephoned former President Asif Ali Zardari Friday evening and discussed bilateral and international issues. Issues relating to the current situation as a result of war of words and hype in Indian propaganda against Pakistan were also discussed. The former President said that the hype inRead More

Photographs of Kashmir victims saddened Ban Ki-Moon: Nawaz Sharif

Photographs of Kashmir victims saddened Ban Ki-Moon: Nawaz Sharif

23rd September 2016 at 9:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Srinagar: United Nations’ Secretary General Ban Ki Moon was “saddened and moved” when the dossier, which included photographs of Kashmir victims, was shared with him. This was stated by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while talking to Pakistani newsmen in New York yesterday. “When he (Nawaz) shared the dossier onRead More

Nawaz Sharif hands over UN chief dossier on ‘human rights violations’ in Kashmir

Nawaz Sharif hands over UN chief dossier on ‘human rights violations’ in Kashmir

22nd September 2016 at 11:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Dawn News: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on has handed over a dossier containing details of alleged Indian atrocities against civilians in Kashmir to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and briefed him on “gross human rights violations being committed in the region by Indian forces,” a media report said today.Read More

US, India sign agreement to share military assets, bases

US, India sign agreement to share military assets, bases

30th August 2016 at 10:46 pm Comments are Disabled

USA: The United States and India signed an agreement on Monday governing the use of each other’s land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply, a step toward building defense ties as they seek to counter the growing maritime assertiveness of China. The agreement, a relatively mundane one concerningRead More

Philippines stops issuing haj passports to Muslim pilgrims

Philippines stops issuing haj passports to Muslim pilgrims

30th August 2016 at 10:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Manila: Because of this, the secretary said the government is considering to suspend issuing these kind of documents for good.The Philippines has stopped issuing haj passports for Muslim pilgrims after detention of over 170 Indonesians with fake documents using Manila as a transit to Saudi Arabia.Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay on TuesdayRead More

Thailand Blasts (AFP)

Thailand Hit With String Of Blasts – 4 Dead

12th August 2016 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

BANGKOK, THAILAND: A string of bomb attacks targeting Thailand’s crucial tourism industry have killed four people, officials said Friday, sending authorities scrambling to identify a motive and find the perpetrators. Twin bombs exploded in the upscale resort of Hua Hin late Thursday, killing one woman and wounding more than 20Read More

Future Of Kashmir To Be Decided Only By Its People – Sartaj Aziz

Future Of Kashmir To Be Decided Only By Its People – Sartaj Aziz

25th July 2016 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

Srinagar: According to Radio Pakistan, Aziz said this in a statement, and added that the United Nations Security Council has promised this right to the people of Kashmir as well. “India should allow the people of Jammu and Kashmir to exercise this right through a free, fair and UN supervised plebisciteRead More

Turkey Foils Bloody Coup Attempt

Turkey Foils Bloody Coup Attempt

16th July 2016 at 10:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Istanbul: Turkey’s government defeated a coup attempt by a renegade faction of the military that pummeled government and security institutions overnight with fighter jets, reasserting control Saturday after hours of chaos and clashes that killed at least 265 people and plunged the already troubled country into further uncertainty. More than 100Read More