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  • Mexico to reopen its embassy in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Mexico is reopening its embassy in Islamabad after a break of about six years as the Latin American country seeks to reinvigorate its ties with Pakistan...

    Mexico’s Ambassador to Iran Ulesis Canchola, who is also accredited to Pakistan, in a meeting with Chairman of National Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee Awais Leghari said: “Mexico was in middle of the process to reopen its embassy in Islamabad which closed in 2009...

  • Islamabad deplores attack on Saudi embassy in Tehran

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan disapproved on Monday a mob attack on Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran, which sparked a diplomatic crisis between Iran and Arab countries...

    “The attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, which is against international norms, is most unfortunate and deeply regrettable,” the Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • German embassy hosts first Oktoberfest in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The German embassy hosted the first Oktoberfest in Islamabad, which was organised along the lines of the Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, complete with traditional live music, food and games that created a very festive atmosphere...

    The embassy arranged for checked shirts for men and dresses with a bodice, full skirt and an apron for women to be available for sale so that people could wear the appropriate Bavarian...

  • US embassy official arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The chief security officer (CSO) of the US embassy was arrested for alleged abetment in a crime and assaulting and harassing the police...

    The Kohsar police arrested the suspect from the parking area of the district and sessions court Islamabad, an official told Dawn...

  • India says diplomats, embassy guests 'harassed' by Pakistani security in Islamabad

    India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of "widespread harassment" outside an event hosted by the Indian embassy in Islamabad a day earlier, saying that "hundreds" of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"...

    According to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistani security agencies "even used a forklift truck to remove the cars of some attendees" of the Saturday event...

  • UN restores Islamabad’s status as family station for its international staff

    The International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) of the United Nations on Thursday announced that it will be restoring Islamabad’s status as a family station, effectively allowing UN personnel to travel with their families to Pakistan...

    A letter from the office of the ICSC chairperson, Larbi Djacta, notifying the development, states: "I, under the delegated authority of the Commission, discontinued the non-family status of the duty...

  • SHC orders status quo in case of land row between Military Estate Office and villagers

    HYDERABAD: A division bench of the Sindh High Court (SHC), Hyderabad circuit, comprising Justice Sadiq Hussain Bhatti and Justice Salahuddin Panhwar on Thursday directed the military estate officer (MEO) and Hyderabad cantonment executive officer (CEO) as well as the petitioner seeking contempt notice against them to maintain status quo in the status of the Arab Panhwar village land till August 11...

    In its order, the bench said the...

  • Replies sought in Edwardes College status case

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court has directed the provincial government and Peshawar Diocese’s bishop to respond to a petition of several teachers of the Edwardes College requesting to declare their historical educational institution autonomous run by the board of governors notified in 1974...

    A bench consisting of Justice Qaiser Rasheed and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim also directed the college’s principal not to take any adverse action...
  • Case filed against 3 Islamabad police officers after alleged inaction in Farishta case

    A case was registered against Station House Officer (SHO) Shahzad Town Sub Inspector Muhammad Abbas Rana and other police officials in Islamabad on Wednesday in connection with the abduction, murder and alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl, Farishta, in the capital...

    The family registered a missing persons report on May 16, and an FIR was registered four days later on May 19 after the intervention of an MNA, who took up the case with...

  • Hundreds protest outside Saudi embassy in Tehran

    TEHRAN: Hundreds of people demonstrated on Saturday outside the Saudi embassy in Tehran to protest against alleged sexual harassment against Iranian youths by Saudi police...

    Official IRNA news agency said about 500 people gathered outside the embassy in northeastern Tehran in a protest that had not been authorised by the authorities...

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