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Army chief warns India over continuous ceasefire violations, war rhetoric

Army chief warns India over continuous ceasefire violations, war rhetoric

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has warned India over its continuous ceasefire violations and war rhetoric.According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Qamar visited the Line of Control (LoC).“The COAS said that lately there has been increase in Indian CFVs [ceasefire violations] and rhetoric of provocative statements by their military leadership,” the military’s media wing added. COAS […]

Bar on entry: PM shares concern over Fawad with Senate chief

Bar on entry: PM shares concern over Fawad with Senate chief

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his concern over an entry ban on Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry from Senate sessions, during a telephonic conversation with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani.According to details, PM Imran urged the Senate chairman to resolve the matter with mutual understanding. On which, Sanjrani told the premier he did not […]

PM, army chief discuss security situation

PM, army chief discuss security situation

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa  met on Wednesday to discuss the prevailing law and order situation following protests erupted in several cities of the country soon after the Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case.Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry wrote on Twitter, saying that the country’s important issues and matter of law and […]

Chief of EU’s Election Observation Mission calls on the Foreign Minister

Chief of EU’s Election Observation Mission calls on the Foreign Minister

Asghar Ali Mubarak, Islamabad, October, 26, 2018 Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi received Mr. Michael Gahler, Chief of EU’s Election Observation Mission (EOM) for general elections 2018, at the Foreign Office today. The two sides discussed successful conclusion of general elections and peaceful transfer of power to democratically elected government for a third consecutive […]

UN chief ‘deeply troubled’ by Khashoggi death

UN chief ‘deeply troubled’ by Khashoggi death

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said Friday he was “deeply troubled” by Saudi Arabia’s confirmation of the death of prominent dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul.”The Secretary-General is deeply troubled by the confirmation of the death of Jamal Khashoggi. He extends his condolences to Mr Khashoggi’s family and […]

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday has met Qatari deputy Prime Minister at GHQ in Rawalpindi. During the meeting, matters related to mutual cooperation and regional security were discussed. Army chief reiterated to continue efforts for the peace in the region.The Qatari deputy PM lauded Pakistan’s strategies regarding […]

Eradicating poverty not question of charity but of justice: UN chief

Eradicating poverty not question of charity but of justice: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the fundamental connection between eradicating poverty and upholding equal rights for all in a message commemorating the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity but a question of justice,” the UN Chief said.He said that since […]

Suu Kyi’s actions ‘regrettable’ but she will keep peace prize: Nobel chief

Suu Kyi’s actions ‘regrettable’ but she will keep peace prize: Nobel chief

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Some of the actions Aung San Suu Kyi has taken as Myanmar’s civilian leader are “regrettable” but her Nobel Peace Prize will not be withdrawn, the head of the Nobel Foundation told Reuters in an interview in Stockholm on Friday.Lars Heikensten, speaking days before the awarding of this year’s peace prize, said […]

FM Qureshi meets UN chief, urges to resolve Kashmir issue

FM Qureshi meets UN chief, urges to resolve Kashmir issue

NEW YORK (Web Desk) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at a meeting with UN Secretary General António Guterres in New York has urged him to play his role in resolving the lingering Kashmir issue according to the wishes of Kashmiris under the UN resolutions.The foreign minister expressed grave concern over the sufferings of the […]

Indian army chief says time ripe for ‘another surgical strike’

Indian army chief says time ripe for ‘another surgical strike’

Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat ‘wants another surgical strike’ on ‘terror launch pads’ across the Line of Control (LoC) as occupied Kashmir continues to fester.The Indian army chief said time was ripe for such action in an exclusive interview to Aaj Tak. “I believe there is a need for one more action (surgical strike). But I will not disclose how we […]

Rohingya crisis: UN should not ‘interfere’: Myanmar army chief

Rohingya crisis: UN should not ‘interfere’: Myanmar army chief

YANGON (AFP) – Myanmar’s powerful army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of his country, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be prosecuted for “genocide” against the Rohingya.The defiant response is the army chief’s first public reaction since a UN fact-finding […]

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