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  • Dubai consulate seeks action against companies allegedly involved in human trafficking

    ISLAMABAD: The Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai has written to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment seeking action against nine companies allegedly involved in trafficking people from Pakistan to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

    The letter was written in response to complaints by Pakistani citizens living and working in Dubai...

  • Pakistan closes consulate in Jalalabad due to security concerns

    The Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul has reportedly closed its consulate in Jalalabad citing security concerns and “undue intervention by Governor Hayatullah Hayat in the functioning of the Consulate General”, read a statement issued by the embassy on Friday...

    According to the press statement issued by the embassy, it has requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan “to kindly refrain from interfering in the functioning of...

  • Canada to deport Pakistani accused of plotting to bomb US consulate

    OTTAWA: Canadian immigration authorities on Friday ordered the deportation of a Pakistani man accused of plotting to bomb the US consulate and financial buildings in Toronto...

    Read: Pakistani accused in US consulate plot held in CanadaAccording to the immigration board's written decision, Malik “planned to conduct a violent attack against a United States government building and other targets in the financial district of Toronto,...

  • 26 protesters held outside Indian consulate in Hambantota

    COLOMBO: Twenty-six people were arrested after around 2,000 supporters of the opposition Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) attempted to storm the Indian consul general’s office in Hambantota on Friday demanding that they did not want an ‘Indian colony’ in the island nation...

    Although there were also slogans against China’s take over of the harbour, the wrath of the masses was mainly directed against India, with the crowd protesting...
  • US orders closure of Russia’s San Francisco consulate in retaliation

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco as well as two annexes in Washington and New York in two days, in a tit-for-tat response to Moscow’s drastic reduction of US diplomatic staff in their country...

    Along with the San Francisco consulate, the installations ordered closed were a chancery annex in Washington, where Moscow has a giant embassy complex, and a consular annex in New...

  • Pakistani consulate staffer shot dead in Afghanistan

    A member of Pakistan's diplomat corps serving at the consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city was shot dead on Monday evening, DawnNews reported...

    Two assailants riding a motorbike opened fire on Nayyar Iqbal as he bought goods from a shop, Pakistan's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Zahid Nasrullah Khan, said...

  • Afghanistan condoles death of Pakistani consulate staffer

    Afghan National Security Adviser (NSA) Hanif Atmar on Tuesday telephoned his Pakistan counterpart, Nasser Janjua, to condole the death of Nayyar Iqbal, a staffer of the Pakistani consulate in Afghanistan who was killed a day earlier...

    During his telephone call with Janjua, Atmar said that Afghan security officials will undertake a thorough investigation into the Iqbal's murder; adding that once complete, the investigation's findings...

  • S African cricketer Imran Tahir allegedly humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

    South African cricketer and World XI squad member Imran Tahir ? who is due to play the Independence Cup series in Lahore this month ? accused the Pakistani consulate in Birmingham of "humiliating" him and his family when they attempted to apply for a visa to travel here...

    "Me and my family were humiliated and expelled from the Pak High Commission earlier today when I went to get a visa to play the World XI in Pakistan," he tweeted on...

  • Lahore US consulate guard dies after self-inflicted gunshot

    LAHORE: A guard stationed at the United States consulate on Empress Road died in hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Tuesday...

    Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations Dr Haider Ashraf told Dawn that the guard identified as Anjum Shah of Khushab was on duty in a cabin outside the consulate when he accidentally shot himself and died on the way to Ganga Ram Hospital...

  • Honorary consulate of Somalia ransacked in Karachi

    The Honorary Consulate of Somalia, which is situated in the offices of a private pharmaceutical firm in Karachi's Clifton area, was robbed late Friday night, police said...

    Senior Superintendent of Police (District South) Saqib Ismail Memon told Dawn that six or seven armed men entered the premises of the consulate late night...

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