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Trump discussed Khashoggi response with Turkey’s Erdogan: White House official

Trump discussed Khashoggi response with Turkey’s Erdogan: White House official

PARIS: US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan discussed how to respond to the killing last month of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, a White House official said on Sunday.The conversation took place during a Saturday dinner with heads of state gathered in Paris to mark the World War One Armistice centenary.Khashoggi, a critic of […]

Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

Pakistan on Wednesday supported the United Nations’ (UN) dismissal of Indian allegations against its report on the poor human rights situation in Kashmir. The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated […]

Iranian officials split over response to US demands

Iranian officials split over response to US demands

ANKARA: For all of Iran’s fierce verbal response to fresh US threats of tougher sanctions, some senior officials in Tehran believe the door to diplomacy should stay open. On Monday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  for Iran, including abandoning nuclear enrichment, its ballistic missile programme and its role in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, or face […]

Nisar’s response to Mumbai attacks controversy ‘factually correct’: Marvi

Nisar’s response to Mumbai attacks controversy ‘factually correct’: Marvi

ISLAMABAD:Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) chairperson Marvi Memon on Monday declared response of former Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar regarding Mumbai attacks controversy as factually correct. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader took to social networking website Twitter and lauded the ex-minister for his statement. She also termed him as son of the soil.Chaudhry Nisar had stated […]

Pakistan retaliates with restrictions on US diplomats in response to US steps

Pakistan retaliates with restrictions on US diplomats in response to US steps

Foreign Office of Pakistan has slapped fresh restrictions on members of US mission in Pakistan in light of the recent  and the murder of a Pakistani citizen by a US attache.According to the directives issued by the foreign office, the US diplomats in Pakistan will 1. not be allowed to use rented vehicles 2. have to […]

Official response of Government of Pakistan on Trump’s latest tweet on Pakistan

Official response of Government of Pakistan on Trump’s latest tweet on Pakistan

The seventeenth meeting of the National Security Committee was chaired by Prime Minister Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today in Islamabad to review the emerging strategic situation in the region and beyond. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prof Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Interior, Mr. Khurram Dastgir, Minister for Defence, General Zubair Mehmood Hayat, Chairman […]

UK lawmakers criticise social media over response to ‘extremist content’

UK lawmakers criticise social media over response to ‘extremist content’

Reuters LONDON:  Social media were heavily criticised by a committee of British lawmakers on Monday for failing to do enough to remove illegal and extremist material posted on their sites, and for not preventing it appearing in the first place. Platforms such as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook has been criticised over their moderation policies after […]