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India - the only external threatPak military

India – the only external threat: Pak military

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan military has told a parliamentary committee that India is the only external threat to the country and the situation with regard to ties was volatile in the wake… Read more »

Members of the United Nations Security Council address a resolution to investigate the use of chemical weapons in Syria during a meeting at the U.N. headquarters in New York August 7, 2015. The U.N. Security Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution asking U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon and the head of the global anti-chemical weapons watchdog to prepare a plan to set up an inquiry to identify those behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria's civil war. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson - RTX1NHP8

Pakistan contacts UN over cancellation of NSA-level talks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has informed the UN about the last-minute cancellation of the NSA-level talks with India to take the international community into confidence over the Kashmir issue and the situation… Read more »

BSF, Pak Rangers officials may meet next month in New Delhi

BSF, Pak Rangers officials may meet next month in New Delhi

ISLAMABAD: Border security officials of India and Pakistan are expected to meet in New Delhi next month for their bi-annual meeting, the first high-level interaction between the two sides after… Read more »

US to move pro-Sri Lanka resolution at UNHRC

US to move pro-Sri Lanka resolution at UNHRC

COLOMBO: In a U-turn, the US today said it will move a pro-Sri Lanka resolution at the UNHRC ahead of a crucial report on alleged war crimes during the country’s… Read more »

Pak SC asks KP govt to hire architect to rebuild Hindu temple

Pak SC asks KP govt to hire architect to rebuild Hindu temple

ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over the restoration work of a Hindu temple in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ordered the provincial government to hire a renowned architect for rebuilding the shrine… Read more »

Chinese hackers targeting Sino-India border dispute

Chinese hackers targeting Sino-India border dispute

BEIJING: Chinese hackers are believed to be snooping on information related to the Sino-India border dispute and Tibetan exile groups in India since 2012, a US-based cyber-security firm has claimed…. Read more »

Lanka prez Sirisena opts for national unity govt

Lanka prez Sirisena opts for national unity govt

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s party today said it will join a national unity government with the UNP after his rival and predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa failed in his bid… Read more »

Sartaj Aziz to visit India for first-ever NSA-level talks

Sartaj Aziz to visit India for first-ever NSA-level talks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will visit India on August 23 for first-ever NSA-level talks between the two countries, it was announced… Read more »

Pak says terrorist not its national, asks India to give proof

Pak says terrorist not its national, asks India to give proof

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today rejected India’s assertion that a LeT terrorist captured alive after a terror attack in Udhampur yesterday was of Pakistani-origin and asked India to refrain from making “accusations”…. Read more »

Taliban chief Mullah Omar dead

Taliban chief Mullah Omar dead

ISLAMABAD: Elusive one-eyed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Omar, who ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001 with an iron fist before US-led forces overthrew his government, has died, according to a… Read more »

Pak to buy eight 8 submarines from China

Pak to buy eight 8 submarines from China

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will buy eight submarines from China in a multi-billion dollar deal that will boost Pakistani navy’s maritime capabilities, media reported today. An agreement was reached here during a… Read more »

Obama invites Sharif to visit US123

Obama invites Sharif to visit US

ISLAMABAD: US President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for an official visit, a move seen here as mark of support for his policies, particularly efforts to… Read more »

IS trying to gain foothold in PoKArmy

IS trying to gain foothold in PoK: Army

JHANGAR, Noushera: Terror outfit Islamic State (IS) is trying to gain a foothold in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, a senior Army official said today. “Whatever inputs we have, IS has not… Read more »

Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart, raises Lakhvi issue

Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart, raises Lakhvi issue

KATHMANDU: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today raised with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi China’s blocking of India’s move in the UN for action against Pakistan over 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman… Read more »

Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir are part of PakistanPak minister

Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir are part of Pakistan: Pak minister

ISLAMABAD: Amid India’s objections to the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project passing through PoK, Pakistan has claimed that Gilgit- Baltistan and Kashmir were its part and not disputed… Read more »

Pak Senate passes resolution, condemns Indian leaders' remarks

Pak Senate condemns Indian leaders’ remarks

ISLAMABAD: Escalating the attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Dhaka and that of other leaders, Pakistan’s Senate today unanimously passed a resolution, condemning the “provocative and hostile” statements… Read more »

'Modi's remarks in B'desh aimed at fanning hatred against Pak'

‘Modi’s remarks in B’desh aimed at fanning hatred against Pak’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Bangladesh were aimed at fanning hatred against it and called on the UN to take notice of India’s “open admission” of… Read more »

Kashmir is unfinished agenda of partition Gen Raheel

Kashmir unfinished agenda of partition: Gen Raheel

ISLAMABAD: In one his strongest remarks on Kashmir, army chief General Raheel Sharif today said it is an “unfinished agenda” of the partition in 1947 and Pakistan and Kashmir are… Read more »

Pakistan rejects India''s remarks on Gilgit-Baltistan polls

Pakistan rejects India’s remarks on Gilgit-Baltistan polls

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today rejected India’s stand on upcoming elections in Gilgit and Baltistan, describing it”interference” in the country’s internal affairs. Reacting strongly to the upcoming elections in Gilgit and Baltistan… Read more »

India to share Gujarat reconstruction experience with Nepal

India to share Gujarat reconstruction experience with Nepal

KATHMANDU: India today pledged full support to the post-quake restoration and reconstruction works in Nepal and said it wants to share its experience gained from the 2001 Gujarat earthquake with… Read more »