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  • Israel declassifies 1967 Six-Day War archives

    Made public by the Israel State Archives ahead of the 50th anniversary of the June 5-10 conflict, the 150,000 pages contain minutes of the wartime security cabinet and transcripts of other ministerial meetings, a government statement said...

  • Japan hits out as Unesco archives Nanjing massacre documents

    TOKYO: Japan on Saturday lashed out at Unesco’s decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as “extremely regrettable” and calling for the process to be reformed...

    On Friday the UN cultural and scientific body agreed to 47 new inscriptions, including a request by Beijing to mark documents recording the mass murder and rape committed by Japanese troops after the fall...
  • From the archives: 'Sadequain passes away at 57'

    Sadequain was also acclaimed for his huge murals which he had erected at a number of places, including the Aligarh Muslim University, Mazar of Tipu Sultan at Seringapatam (Mysore), the venue of the recent Quran conference held in Delhi, the United Nations, Mangla Dam, Abu Dhabi Power House, State Bank of Pakistan building, the National Museum at Lahore, etc...

  • From the archives: An interview with Faiz Ahmed Faiz in 1982

    These are political statements: Urdu should not be the national language of Pakistan, a state should have no ideology, there is no room in Pakistan for art for art’s sake and religious politics should be banned...

    Q: Then why are you living in Beirut and not in Pakistan?Faiz: Yes, hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis are living outside the country...

  • 'Business as usual with Pakistan now over,' warns US National Security Council spokesman

    With a tougher regional policy announced by the United States (US) on Tuesday, National Security Council (NSC) Spokesperson Michael Anton warned Pakistan that it is "on notice from this president, from this administration", Politico reported...

    Anton, speaking to reporters on a conference call, was quoted by Politico as saying that "business as usual [with Pakistan] as it has been up to now is over", and that the US could impose...

  • Pakistan Ulema council asks govt to implement National Action Plan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) has asked the government to implement the National Action Plan in letter and spirit to root out sectarianism from the country...

    The joint declaration of the conference supported the Operation Raddul Fasad, condemned the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and decided to establish ‘national reconciliatory council’ committees all over the country...

  • Pakistan National Shipping Corporation inducts two tankers

    KARACHI: Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) is inducting two Aframax-category tankers and will soon be commencing a coastal ferry service between Karachi and Port Qasim, and Karachi and Gwadar...

    They met in the wake of the signing ceremony held for the renewal of the evergreen memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the DGDP and Pakistan National Shipping Corporation...

  • Pakistan will not allow NGOs working against national interest: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that no Non-Government Organisation (NGO) working against the country's national interest will be allowed to continue its work in Pakistan...

    "Read: 'Save the Children' ordered to leave Pakistan: officialsThe statement comes a day after authorities ordered the international aid group Save the Children to leave Pakistan saying the charity was “working against...

  • Indian national Uzma returns home from Pakistan following court orders

    Uzma, an Indian national who claimed she had been forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint in Buner earlier in May, returned to her home country via the Wagah border on Thursday, a day after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) gave her permission to do so...

    The two contracted a court marriage on May 3 in Buner, two days after Uzma arrived in Pakistan via the Wagah border on a visa sponsored by Ali’s father...

  • Getting involved in others' wars not in Pakistan's national interest: PTI

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Wednesday submitted a resolution in the National Assembly urging the government to 'immediately' call a joint session of the parliament to discuss the issue of Pakistan's agreement to join a Saudi-led military alliance of 41 nations...

    It has been learned from the country's past, the resolution says, that it is not in Pakistan's national interest to get involved in foreign wars as the people of...

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