Finalization of international counter-terror convention

Finalization of international counter-terror convention By: APP AMRITSAR: The Heart of Asia Conference Sunday called for concerted regional and international cooperation to ensure elimination of terrorism in its all forms and manifestations, and laid stress on early finalisation of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism with consensus. The ‘Amritsar Declaration’ issued at the conclusion of the …

Modi, Ghani lash out at Pakistan

Modi, Ghani lash out at Pakistan December 05, 2016 Heart of Asia gathering becomes moot of allegations; Afghanistan snubs $500 million aid pledge from Pakistan; Sartaj Aziz says concerted action, not blame game, will achieve peace; joint statement praises Pakistan, Iran for hosting Afghan refugees for 30 years; expresses concern over violence in Afghanistan by …

Indian shelling forces AJK people to live in concrete bunkers

Indian shelling forces AJK people to live in concrete bunkers AAFP November 30, 2016 Related Stories NEELUM VALLEY: Residents in Azad Jammu & Kashmir are racing to build underground bunkers for the first time since the 1990s, frightened by what they say is the worst cross-border violence since a ceasefire was agreed in 2003. Months …

Panamagate hearing: PTI’s Naeem Bukhari alleges Shahbaz forged signatures on documents

Panamagate hearing: PTI’s Naeem Bukhari alleges Shahbaz forged signatures on documents Naveed Siddiqui — \ Addressing a five-judge bench, Bukhari said, “I dont want to say that Shahbaz Sharif forged Tariq Shafi’s signature but there is a difference in the signatures on the affidavit and the contract.” It is unclear what documents the counsel was referring …

Youth’s role must to boost NAB’s anti-corruption drive, says chairman

Youth’s role must to boost NAB’s anti-corruption drive, says chairman November 30, 2016 ISLAMABAD: NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said organisations like NAB and other anti-corruption agencies have an equally formidable task in shape of corruption that we need to weed out.At a national seminar Tuesday on ‘role of youth in eradication of corruption’ organised …

Russia dismisses reports of joining CPEC

Russia dismisses reports of joining CPEC MOSCOW – Russia’s ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday denied the reports claiming that it is holding “secret talks” with Pakistan on the creation of China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC), or discussing the possibility of joining the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project with Pakistan. “Secret negotiations” between Russia and Pakistan …

UN chief: Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects under threat

UN chief: Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects under threat By Associated Press Published: 23:08 GMT, 29 November 2016 | Updated: 23:08 GMT, 29 November 2016  UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ban Ki-moon, whose 10-year tenure as U.N. secretary-general ends in a month, said Tuesday that the international community must make clear that it remains committed to peace negotiations …

Dutch parliament approves partial face veil ban

Dutch parliament approves partial face veil ban Law – pending senate’s approval – outlaws face veils, ski masks and helmets in some public places, but not the streets.France and Belgium have completely banned wearing face veils in public [RNPS]The Dutch parliament has overwhelmingly voted to ban face veils in some public places, a law the …

Massive rally begins honoring Fidel Castro

Massive rally begins honoring Fidel Castro By Associated Press Published: 00:07 GMT, 30 November 2016 | Updated: 00:07 GMT, 30 November 2016 HAVANA (AP) — The presidents of Mexico, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Panama, South Africa and Zimbabwe, along with leaders of a host of smaller Caribbean nations, flew in to Havana to pay tribute to …

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