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  • Foreign affairs committee expresses concern over execution of Pakistanis abroad

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly on Monday expressed serious reservations over the increasing number of executions of Pakistanis in foreign countries...

    During a meeting at the Parliament House, the committee recommended the Foreign Office (FO) to ensure the right to fair trial for all Pakistani citizens facing legal proceedings in overseas courts of law...

  • EU foreign affairs chief in Saudi Arabia for talks on Iran N-agreement

    RIYADH: EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini held talks in Saudi Arabia on Monday to explain the agreement she helped broker on Iran’s nuclear programme, and to push for an end to Yemen’s war...

    Mogherini met Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in the latest visit by a top Western official aimed at easing Saudi concerns over the deal with its regional rival...

  • Afghan delegation meets foreign affairs adviser, NSA

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Committee on Thursday met with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Adviser (NSA) retired Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua, and both sides agreed to begin action on lists of wanted terrorists that were to be exchanged this month...

    According to an official statement, Mr Aziz said during the meeting that he was convinced that peace in Afghanistan was critical to peace...

  • India should refrain from interfering in Pakistan's internal affairs: FO

    ISLAMABAD: Former Foreign Office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam on Thursday introduced her successor Qazi Khalilullah at a media briefing in Islamabad, where he said that Pakistan has always asked India to refrain from interfering in Pakistan's internal matters, and maintained that in the future they would continue to remind India to do so...

    Radio Pakistan reported the FO spokesperson as saying that the government has provided proof of...

  • Kashmir unrest: India asks Pakistan to stop interfering in 'internal affairs'

    NEW DELHI: Terming it as an interference in India's internal affairs, India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday said Pakistan should refrain from issuing statements on the recent unrest in India-held Kashmir"We have seen statements from Pakistan on the situation in Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir...

    They reflect Pakistan's continued attachment to terrorism & its usage as an instrument of state policy," reads the statement...

  • Comment: A dispassionate look at Pakistan cricket affairs

    THE Pakistan Cricket Board mostly remains under a plethora of criticism on various counts, mostly owing to the performance of national team(s)...

    A dispassionate look at the cricketing affairs however makes it abundantly clear that an organisation that has coped with so much adversity with such aplomb cannot be that poorly run...

  • Modi interfering in Pakistan’s internal affairs, say officials

    WASHINGTON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent statement violates all United Nations and international charters against non-interference in internal affairs of other countries, Fore­ign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said in an interview with Dawn on Saturday...

    And Jalil Abbas Jilani, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Washington, believes that Mr Modi’s statement shows India’s nervousness with the situation in held Kashmir...

  • Pakistan still awaiting decision by Saudi govt on exemption of Umrah tax: Religious affairs ministry

    The Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday issued a statement of clarification regarding an exemption from additional tax for Pakistanis performing more than one Umrah within two years, saying that a reply from the Saudi government in this regard was still awaited...

    The spokesperson said that the Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri had also raised the issue before the Saudi information minister and Saudi ambassador to...

  • Pakistan’s external affairs to have serious implications: report

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s external environment will remain challenging throughout 2020 which will have serious implications for its economy, security and internal stability, says a report published by a local think tank...

    The think tank, Islamabad Policy Institute, believes that tense relations with India would continue to consume much of Pakistan’s strategic and diplomatic bandwidth...

  • India tells Turkey not to 'interfere in internal affairs' after Erdogan visit to Pakistan

    India on Saturday took exception to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's unequivocal support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) and told Turkey to "not interfere in India's internal affairs...

    "According to ANI news agency, Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar responded to President Erdogan's statement by saying: “India rejects all references to Jammu and Kashmir, which is an integral and...

  • Pakistan were mentally stronger in Dubai Test: Sallu

    KARACHI: Former Test cricketer and chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed Sallu on Monday hailed Pakistan’s fighting victory over England in Dubai to go one-up in the three match series...

    “While nothing can be taken away from England for the manner in which they took the fight to Pakistan, especially their lower order players...

  • Pakistan fightback sets up intriguing finish to Dubai Test

    DUBAI: Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed hit fighting half-centuries on Monday to thwart Sri Lanka and set up an enthralling finish to the second and final day-night Test in Dubai...

    Asad scored an unbeaten 86 while skipper Sarfraz was 57 not out as they lifted Pakistan from a perilous position at 52-5 to 198-5 at close after being set a daunting target of 317...

  • 146 APS students fly to Dubai for Pakistan Super League

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Zalmi Foundation on Thursday flew out 146 students of the Army Public School to the United Arab Emirates for the Pakistan Super League opening ceremony...

    The students boarded a special chartered plane of a private airline from the Bacha Khan International Airport as services of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) stand suspended due to a protest by employees against the institution's privatisation...

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