Russia questions Britain’s chemical weapons investigation in Syria

April 19, 2017 9:34 am0 comments
Russia questions Britain’s chemical weapons investigation in Syria

The Russian embassy in London is calling on Britain to explain its testing of an alleged chemical weapons attack site in Syria, adding it hopes the UK’s “takeover exercise” does not destroy the possibility of an impartial investigation. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told MPs British scientists found sarin or a […]

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Kashmir on the boil as stone-pelting, poll boycott mark India’s loosening grip over state

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Srinagar: Police in action against the protesters who defied curfew and tried to march to Hazratbal Shrine at Nati Pora in Srinagar on Friday. PTI Photo by S Irfan (PTI8_5_2016_000270B)

An alarming spurt in violence in early spring has been marked by attacks on civilians by militants, the army using a civilian as a shield against stone-pelters, the lowest ever voter turn-out in a parliamentary by-election and the use of social media as a tool to stoke passions. These are […]

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CPEC Cultural Communication Center Established in Suzhou, China

April 13, 2017 6:51 pm0 comments
CPEC Cultural Communication Center Established in Suzhou, China

CPEC Cultural Communication Center Established in Suzhou, China   (Press Release)   A visiting group from Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan came to China and visited Suzhou Vocational University. Secretary Education GB, Secretary Water & Power GB, Vice President of FPCCI and President of GBCISTI attended the seminar in which they discussed […]

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Pakistan Awards Death Sentence to Indian Spy for Operating Terrorism Ring

April 11, 2017 8:27 am0 comments
Pakistan Awards Death Sentence to Indian Spy for Operating Terrorism Ring

An Indian spy agent Kulbhushan Yadav has been awarded death sentence through the Field Court Martial General (FCGM) under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) for espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan, the ISPR stated today. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentence. According to an ISPR statement, […]

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India clamps down on Kashmir transport after poll violence kills eight

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India clamps down on Kashmir transport after poll violence kills eight

By Fayaz Bukhari Indian police on Monday imposed curfew-like curbs on movement of people across several parts of disputed Kashmir, a day after clashes with protesters during a by-election killed eight people and injured more than 200. Separatist factions in Kashmir called for a two-day strike in protest. Their calls […]

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South Korea warns of ‘greater provocations’ by North Korea as tensions rise

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South Korea warns of ‘greater provocations’ by North Korea as tensions rise

South Korea’s acting president warned on Tuesday of “greater provocations” by North Korea as tension on the Korean peninsula rises over concern the North may conduct a test of its military hardware in coming days. A U.S. Navy strike group led by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is en route to […]

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U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan amid operations against Islamic State

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U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan amid operations against Islamic State

A U.S. soldier was killed while conducting operations against Islamic State in Afghanistan late on Saturday, a U.S. military spokesman said in a message posted on Twitter. “The soldier was mortally wounded late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar Province” in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. Navy Captain Bill Salvin said in […]

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Pakistan welcomes Britain’s desire to join CPEC

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Pakistan welcomes Britain’s desire to join CPEC

Pakistan has warmly welcomed Britain’s desire to become a key partner in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after the United Kingdom (UK) expressed its willingness to join the multi-billion dollar project, Radio Pakistan reported on Friday. According to the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal, several other countries in […]

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Syria war: Russian officers ‘could face sanctions’

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Syria war: Russian officers ‘could face sanctions’

G7 foreign ministers will attempt to agree a common position on the Syrian conflict, before the US secretary of state flies to Russia to try to persuade it to abandon its Syrian ally. Rex Tillerson will also meet officials from allied Middle Eastern countries before heading to Moscow. The UK […]

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Trump’s military strikes in Syria complicated by Iran’s role

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Trump’s military strikes in Syria complicated by Iran’s role

By Vivian Salama and Adam Schreck President Donald Trump’s decision to launch missiles into Syria risked raising tensions with Iran, a key backer of Syrian President Bashar Assad in a conflict with dangerously blurry battle lines. Tehran has condemned the missile attack on the Shayrat airfield, and officials have raised […]

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