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  • No visa issued without consulting embassy’s security wings: ex-envoy

    WASHINGTON: Former ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani said on Friday that he had consulted both the civil and military security wings in the embassy before issuing visas to US officials...

    Mr Haqqani did not say if he had issued visas without informing the government but did state that he had consulted security personnel at the embassy before approving the applications...

  • Visa service at Netherlands embassy resumes

    ISLAMABAD: The Netherlands resu­med visa and passport services in Pakistan on Monday following a brief suspension, denying that its embassy had closed over security concerns after the country gave shelter to the lawyer of a Christian woman involved in a blasphemy case...

    Religious parties spearheaded by the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan blocked streets and hurled threats at judges after the Supreme Court on Oct 31 overturned the...

  • Ukrainians attack Russian embassy, demand pilot’s release

    KIEV: Angry protestors threw stones and eggs at the Russian embassy in Kiev on Sunday, breaking several of its windows after smashing cars and burning a Russian flag, as Ukrainians’ anger boiled over at Moscow’s refusal to free a hunger-striking pilot...

    Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside Moscow’s diplomatic mission to demand the release of Nadiya Savchenko, a 34-year-old pilot who is on trial in Russia for the killing of two...

  • Rockets strike Russian embassy compound in Damascus

    DAMASCUS: Two rockets struck the Russian embassy compound in Damascus on Tuesday, sparking panic as several hundred people gathered to express their support for Moscow’s air war in Syria, witnesses said...

    Some 300 people had begun to gather for a demonstration backing Russia’s recent intervention in Syria when the rockets crashed into the embassy compound in the Mazraa neighbourhood of the capital, journalists at the scene said... ...

  • Celebrating Denmark, Pakistan aid cooperation

    Ole Thonke, ambassador of Denmark, welcomed a large number of guests from its partners in cultural and development aid at a seminar cum luncheon in Marriott Hotel in Islamabad a few days ago...

    Chief guest was the Minister of Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, along with Maryam Auragzeb, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting...

  • Fakhre Alam detained at Russian airport for arriving with an expired visa

    Singer and television anchor Fakhre Alam was detained at the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport in Russia after he landed in the country with an expired visa, it emerged on Monday...

    Alam, who earlier this month embarked on a journey to fly around the world in 28 days, told actor Faysal Quraishi that he arrived in Russia two hours after the expiration of his visa, following which he was taken into custody by local authorities...

  • Fakhre Alam continues his Mission Parwaaz with renewed Russian visa

    Singer and television host Fakhre Alam — who had been detained at the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport a day earlier for landing with an expired visa — has been cleared to travel ahead after the Russian authorities renewed his visa, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted on Tuesday...

    "Pleased to confirm that visa granted to Fakhar-e-Alam by authorities of Russian Federation today in the morning," Dr Faisal said in his...

  • Sublime Eriksen propels Denmark to World Cup

    DUBLIN: Christian Eriksen scored a magnificent hat-trick as Denmark secured the final European berth at next year’s World Cup with an emphatic 5-1 victory thrashing of a disjointed Ireland in their playoff second leg on Tuesday...

    Following Saturday’s stalemate in Copenhagen, Ireland got their home leg off to the perfect start when Shane Duffy headed them into the lead after only six minutes, but Denmark struck twice before the break...

  • Randolph frustrates Denmark as Ireland grab goalless draw

    COPENHAGEN: Goalkeeper Darren Randolph pulled off a string of fine first-half saves as Ireland held Denmark to a scoreless draw in the first leg of their World Cup playoff on Saturday, with the two sides due to meet again in Dublin on Tuesday...

    Martin O’Neill’s Irish now know victory on Tuesday would secure a first World Cup appearance since 2002, but an away goal for the Danes could prove decisive after this clean sheet...

  • Denmark keen to invest in Balochistan: envoy

    QUETTA: Denmark’s ambassador to Pakistan Jesper Moller Sorenson has said that the Danish investors are interested in different sectors, including fisheries, dates-processing and packaging and dairy products in Balochistan...

    During the meeting, Dr Malik Baloch said that the province has suitable environment for foreign investment...

  • Denmark charges imam for comparing gays to paedophiles

    Danish prosecutors have charged a 49-year-old imam for making public remarks against homosexuals, whom he compared to paedophiles...

    Prosecutor Jan Reckendorff says the unidentified imam violated Denmark's penal code in interviews in June 2016 following the attack at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub, where 49 people were shot dead...

  • Kimmich helps Germany draw against Denmark

    BRNDBY: Bayern Munich right-back Joshua Kimmich earned Germany a 1-1 draw against Denmark on Tuesday with an acrobatic bicycle kick in a warm-up for a World Cup qualifier and Confederations Cup campaign...

    And a lacklustre Germany were trailing for much of the game after Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen put the hosts’ into a 19th minute lead...

  • Textile delegation leaves for Denmark

    ISLAMABAD: A seven-member Pakistani textile delegation left for Denmark on Tuesday to explore business opportunities and seek partnership with entrepreneurs...

    The visit has been arranged by the Trade Council of the Embassy of Denmark in Pakistan in collaboration with the Danish Fashion and Textile Association...

  • Denmark topple Indonesia to seal landmark Thomas Cup title

    KUNSHAN: Denmark became the first European country to lift the Thomas Cup on Sunday, winning the final 3-2 against Indonesia, the most successful nation in the history of the biennial men’s badminton team championship...

    The Danes, eight-time runners-up, had lost four previous finals to Indonesia, who were trying for a record-extending 14th championship...

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