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    02 International Calls To Pakistan

  • Panama leaks: Obama calls for international tax reforms

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for international tax reforms to prevent tax evasion like those reported in the Panama Papers...

    ’On April 3, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists leaked more-than 11 million documents, dating back to four decades...

  • Putin calls for broad international anti-terror front

    “We must leave all arguments and disagreements behind and make one powerful fist, a single anti-terror front, which would work on the basis of international law under the aegis of the United Nations,” he said, addressing lawmakers and top officials who had gathered in an ornate Kremlin hall...

  • Libya calls for international air strikes against IS

    PARIS: Libya’s foreign minister on Tuesday renewed a call for the lifting of an arms embargo and for international air strikes to help tackle the self-styled Islamic State which threatens to create a “rear base” in the country...

    Libyans don’t understand why the international community doesn’t wake up to these dangers”...

  • Amnesty International calls for removal of communications blackout in occupied Kashmir

    Human rights group Amnesty International has launched a petition on its website, urging people to raise their voice against the government-imposed communications blackout in India-occupied Kashmir, that has been in place for over a month...

    The statement released by Amnesty International pointed out that there had been multiple reports of raids, arrests, clashes and detentions in occupied Kashmir, and said that the “world can only...

  • Alvi calls on international community to play role in resolving Kashmir issue

    BAGH: President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday said that Pakistan was committed to provide moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir and called upon the international community and international organisations to play their role in resolving the lingering dispute as per the UN Security Council resolutions as well as the aspirations of the Kashmiris...

    “Pakistan has a commitment to itself that Kashmir...

  • Pakistan enjoy satisfying day in international badminton event

    ISLAMABAD: Home players Anjum Bashir, Shoaib Riaz, Awais Zahid, Murad Ali, Amir Saeed were among early winners in the On the opening day of Pakistan International Series Badminton Tournament that stared at the Pakistan Sports Board’s Liaquat Gymnasium here on Thursday ...

    Speaking briefing on the occasion, Pirzada welcomed the overseas players to Pakistan, while saying: “The participation of foreign badminton here proves again that...

  • Pakistan to host 2 international squash events as PSA lifts ban

    The Professional Squash Association (PSA) on Thursday lifted a ban imposed on Pakistan from hosting international events, confirming that two PSA World Tours would be played in the country in December...

    "The decision to impose the ban on Pakistan was made after extensive consultation with sports risk [management departments] in relation to security concerns but [the] PSA is now satisfied that there are no immediate security concerns...

  • Pakistan welcomes end of isolation from international cricket

    LAHORE: Even Pakistan’s prime minister did not believe it could happen but when Sri Lanka visit the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday for a T20 match, the hosts will celebrate the end of eight years of isolation from international cricket...

    Less than a year ago, none of this appeared possible for a nation that had largely been shunned by international teams since 2009 due to security risks...

  • Italy beat Pakistan in first ever rugby league international fixture

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hosted its first ever international rugby league match here on Saturday when the national rugby league teams of Italy and Pakistan met here at the Jinnah Stadium Sports Complex...

    A portion of the stadium’s brightly coloured seating was already filling up by 12:30pm with schoolchildren who chanted Pakistan Zindabad while the teams went through drills before the game...

  • Reasons why Pakistan loses international arbitration

    PAKISTAN lost two international arbitration cases in quick succession over the last two months, involving more than $900 million compensation payable to local and international business firms...

    In the first case, the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) awarded around $800m compensation to Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim of Turkey in a rental power case and held that Pakistan “expropriated”...

  • World XI tour first step for return of international cricket in Pakistan: ICC

    LAHORE: The Inter­national Cricket Council (ICC) has welcomed the visit of the World XI to Pakistan to play three T20 matches against Pakistan in September which is big step towards resumption of international cricket in Pakistan...

    Since the ghastly terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore back in 2009, the ICC has never made serious efforts for the resumption of international cricket in Pakistan despite forming a Task...

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