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Ali Hussain

Pakistan

New faces to be inducted into Cabinet soon

Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to reshuffle the current 48-member cabinet by inducting some new faces-a much awaited decision postponed due to one political compulsion or another, informed sources revealed. Sources privy to the development told
Published 17 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pakistan

No deal will be made on Kulbhushan: FO

Foreign Office on Thursday categorically stated that no deal will be made on convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and all actions will be taken in line with the country's laws while implementing the July 17, 2019 verdict of International Court of Justic
Published 15 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Pakistan expresses 'deep concern' over judgement

Pakistan expressed deep concern over the Indian Supreme Court's judgment in the historic Babri Masjid case, declaring that the decision shredded the veneer of so-called secularism of India by making clear that minorities in India are no longer safe and th
Published 10 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pakistan

No headway made in govt-opposition talks

The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman's key demand - either resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan or fresh elections within two to three months - has caught up the negotiation process, creating a serious deadlock in moving a
Published 09 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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PM to inaugurate landmark Kartarpur Corridor today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the landmark Kartarpur Corridor today (Saturday) to facilitate the Sikh pilgrims from India into Gurdwara Dera Sahib at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan.
Published 09 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Kartarpur Corridor': 'India is creating confusion to confuse': FO

The Foreign Office on Thursday rejected the Indian Punjab chief minister's statement spreading negativity about Pakistan's Kartarpur Corridor initiative and categorically stated that "there is not even a modicum of any negative element in our policy."
Published 08 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pakistan

Government seems 'non-serious' in resolving deadlock: Fazl

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Emir Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday stated in categorical terms that 'either resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan or fresh elections within two to three months without any role of the army could be agreed upon as t
Published 08 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Government-opposition deadlock persists

The deadlock between the government and the opposition continues to persist on Wednesday despite hectic efforts by the Chaudhry brothers, as JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman sticks to his stance on resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan and fresh elect
Published 07 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Government side struggles to discover 'middle ground'

The government negotiating team on Tuesday discussed a proposal of midterm elections after electoral reforms with Rahbar Committee of the opposition political parties, as the two sides agreed to continue talks till the current political standoff arose out
Published 06 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pakistan

US State department's report on terrorism termed disappointing

Pakistan expressed its disappointment over the assertions made in the US State Department's report on terrorism, asserting that the report completely overlooks the factual situation on the ground and the country's tremendous contribution over the last two
Published 06 Nov, 2019 12:00am
Pakistan

Opposition parties fail to evolve consensus

An all-party conference (APC) of the opposition political parties, which deliberated on various options as part of the anti-government movement, failed to evolve a consensus over whether opposition legislators resign en masse from the Parliament or move f
Published 05 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Giving 'NRO' equivalent to treason: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday ruled out possibility of giving any relief to the opposition leadership in the ongoing accountability and insisted that giving an "NRO" to them will 'amount to treachery with the country'.
Published 04 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Pakistan rejects political map of India

Pakistan rejected the political maps of India, seeking to depict parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir within the territorial jurisdiction of India in complete violation of the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions.
Published 04 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Pakistan rejects bifurcation

Pakistan on Thursday rejected the bifurcation of Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories and described it in complete violation of the UN Security Council resolutions and bilateral agreements between the two countries, especially the
Published 01 Nov, 2019 12:00am
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Khalilzad concludes visit

The United States Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad concluded his two-day visit to Pakistan focused on reducing violence in Afghanistan as a pre-condition for revival of the stalled peace process which would culminate
Published 31 Oct, 2019 12:00am
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'International security environment is in a state of flux'

Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood has emphasized the need for an evenhanded approach for the credibility of any non-proliferation regime, saying that discrimination and deviation from established non-proliferation standards should come to an end.
Published 31 Oct, 2019 12:00am