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  • Murder accused produced in UK court after extradition from Pakistan

    LONDON: A man charged with a double murder in the northern English city of Bradford has been extradited to the UK despite the lack of a formal extradition treaty between London and Islamabad...

    “This is the first instance in more than 10 years that anyone has been extradited from Pakistan to the UK,” said Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson of the West Yorkshire Police...

  • Nuclear ban treaty: Pakistan advised caution

    ISLAMABAD: The start of negotiations to ban nuclear weapons at the United Nations could have unseen implications for Pakistan particularly with regard to its position on Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty (FMCT)...

    The UN is negotiating the nuclear ban treaty...

  • India ready to resolve differences over Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan bilaterally

    In its detailed response to the World Bank’s announcement pausing two separate processes to resolve the dispute between India and Pakistan over Kishenganga and Ratle projects, New Delhi today expressed its readiness to bilaterally resolve its differences with Islamabad over the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty...

    ‘’India has always believed that the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty, which includes the redressal of...

  • Pakistan not doing its homework on Indus Waters Treaty, says former commissioner

    The 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) is once again in the news, especially the role being played by the designated mediator, the World Bank...

    As a Bank representative starts to shuttle between New Delhi and Islamabad in an effort to resolve the disputes over Kishanganga and Ratle hydroelectric projects, Pakistan’s former Indus Water Commissioner Jamait Ali Shah speaks to thethirdpole...

  • Pakistan not to accept alteration in Indus Waters Treaty

    WASHINGTON: Fearing that India is buying time to complete its two disputed water projects, Pakistan made it clear that it would not accept any modifications or changes to the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) after New Delhi said on Friday it was ready to bilaterally resolve its differences with Islamabad over the implementation of the treaty...

    The treaty, signed in 1960, gives India control over the three eastern rivers of the Indus basin —...

  • Pakistan not to accept external pressure on Indus Waters Treaty: Asif

    Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Tuesday said Pakistan would not accept any external pressure on the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) reached with India in 1960 for distribution of water between the two countries...

    The seminar titled “Hydro Politics around Pakistan: Reassessing the Efficacy of IWT”, was organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA) in Islamabad at the National Defence...

  • US urges amicable solution of Indus Waters Treaty dispute between India, Pakistan

    US Secretary of State John Kerry made a telephone call to the Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday night in which he said United States was aware of Pakistan’s complaint against India's alleged violation of Indus Waters Treaty, said a statement issued by the government on Friday...

    The finance minister mentioned it to John Kerry that Indus Waters Treaty is an international commitment and it is the responsibility of the World...

  • Historical follies – Where Pakistan went wrong in negotiating the Indus Waters Treaty

    5 MAF hits the plains of Indian Punjab at Rupnagar finally entering into Pakistan north of Kasur...

    4 MAF rise in Himalayan ranges of Indian administered Kashmir and Hamachal Pradesh flowing through deep gorges, bound by steep cliffs enter Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after very short runsThe friction between India and Pakistan over sharing of started on April 1,1948, when India stopped flows from Ferozepur Headworks in eastern Punjab to...

  • India, Pakistan need to respect Indus Waters Treaty, urges Khawaja Asif

    Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif urged India and Pakistan to respect the Indus Waters Treaty, saying it is in the interest of both countries...

    The minister held a press conference on Monday as talks commenced in Islamabad with an Indian delegation regarding the designs, disputed by Pakistan, of the three controversial water projects being built on River Chenab...

  • International arbitration treaty may be a trap for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan may be at the risk of new investment arbitration lawsuits if it formally signs an international Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) under which powerful investors have already sued other states for $35 billion at various global tribunals...

    The warning has come from two leading European non-profit research and advocacy groups – Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and the Transnational Institute (TNI) – in their first...

  • Pakistan alarmed at Indian attitude over water treaty

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing “deep concern” over Indian attitude towards implementation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty, Pakistan on Monday said it would exercise all options to protect its rights given in the treaty...

    Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda pointed out in a statement that India was obligated under the treaty to provide information about extraordinary flood to Pakistan but had been failing to deliver on the treaty...

  • ‘US for extradition of ex-S. America football chief’

    ASUNCION: The United States has sent Paraguay an extradition request for Nicols Leoz, the former president of South America’s football confederation, who was arrested on suspicion of racketeering in a corruption probe, Paraguay’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday...

    More than 100 countries, including Paraguay, Argentina and Trinidad, which all have nationals caught up in the probe, have extradition treaties with the US...

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