Peace

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘makes peace possible’: Netanyahu

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘makes peace possible’: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital “makes peace possible”, after widespread international criticism of the US decision to do so. US President Donald Trump’s announcement last week has been followed by days of protests and clashes in the Palestinian territories as well as demonstrations across the Islamic world. The […]

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Islamabad, 22 May 2017: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned attack on members of peace committee in Khyber Agency on Monday morning. Former President in a statement said that blood of innocent martyrs will not go in vain and defeat of the enemies of humanity […]

International Afghanistan Peace Conference starts in Moscow

International Afghanistan Peace Conference starts in Moscow

By News Desk MOSCOW:  A new round of international talks, during the International Afghanistan Peace Conference being hosted in Russia, is set to start on Friday featuring a broader scope of regional players than before. The countries including Pakistan, China, India, Iran and the Central Asian States have been invited to be a part of the conference. Additional […]

Chaudhry Nisar tells new FC recruits they have to bring peace to Balochistan

Chaudhry Nisar tells new FC recruits they have to bring peace to Balochistan

AGENCY Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan addressed a Frontier Corps (FC) passing-out parade at Loralai on Saturday, instructing the new recruits that they would be responsible for bringing peace to Balochistan. Speaking at the ceremony, the interior minister said: “You have to bring peace to Balochistan. This is your national duty and your debt […]

White House says Israeli settlement construction may not be helpful to peace

White House says Israeli settlement construction may not be helpful to peace

WASHINGTON: The White House said on Thursday Israel’s building of new settlements or expansion of existing ones in occupied territories may not be helpful to achieving peace with Palestinians. “While we don’t believe the existence of settlements is an impediment to peace, the construction of new settlements or the expansion of existing settlements beyond their […]

Nobel Peace winner Malala ‘heartbroken’ by Trump order

Nobel Peace winner Malala ‘heartbroken’ by Trump order

NEW YORK (AFP) – Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student activist and Nobel Peace laureate, said Friday she was “heartbroken” by Donald Trump s order on refugees and urged the US president not to abandon the world s “most defenseless.” “I am heartbroken that today President Trump is closing the door on children, mothers and fathers fleeing violence […]

From Nobel Peace Prize to Syria: Obama the realist

From Nobel Peace Prize to Syria: Obama the realist

Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize may have confounded critics and created enormous expectations, but ultimately it had little influence on his refusal to get drawn into the bloodshed in Syria. In accepting the prize on December 10, 2009, the young US president, elected only a year earlier, gave a steely speech about “war and peace”, […]

Operations to continue till attainment of sustainable peace: COAS

Operations to continue till attainment of sustainable peace: COAS

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters and Rangers HQ in Karachi on Wednesday where he was given a detailed briefing on operational preparedness of the formation and security situation in Sindh, particularly in Karachi.  According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) wing of the […]

China: Trump’s One China comments ‘risk Taiwan peace’

China: Trump’s One China comments ‘risk Taiwan peace’

Beijing has warned the incoming US administration that any attempt to challenge the “One China” policy could impact on peace in the Taiwan Strait. Interference may also damage developing US-China relations, a spokesman said. Under the “One China” policy, the US has formal ties with China rather than the island of Taiwan, which China sees […]

United for Peace-Three Counties United Against Extremism Service

United for Peace-Three Counties United Against Extremism Service

The Oxford Foundation in partnership with The Lord-Lieutenancies of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, Oxford Diocese, and Oxford Muslim College held a United for Peace: Three Counties United Against Extremism Service at Dorney Lake, Dorney, Windsor on 20 April 2016. United for Peace is a national initiative that draws United Kingdom’s diverse communities together to affirm […]