monthly archives: January 2020

PM Imran discusses Pak-Singapore economic ties with PM Lee Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) which is being held in the Swiss capital. According to a PM Office statement, the two leaders discussed bilateral relations and ways to strengthen […]

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  US President Donald Trump to visit Pakistan soon, says Shah Mehmood Qureshi PM Imran with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of WEF. Photo: Twitter Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday revealed that that United States President Donald Trump had assured the PM Imran led delegation at the World Economic Forum in […]

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  UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record GENEVA: The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organization, which based its findings on analysis of leading […]

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UNSC meets today to discuss occupied Kashmir shutdown This is the second time in less than six months that UNSC will meet to discuss the situation in IoK. Photo: File The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will meet today to discuss the alarming human rights situation in occupied Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported. This is the second time […]

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Iran vs USA: Military strength comparison LAHORE: As shadows of a deadly US-Iran war loom large, following the killing of a key Iranian Gen Qasem Soleimani, a few days ago in Baghdad on direct orders from American President Donald Trump; it is time to compare the military might of both these long-estranged nations — nourishing […]

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Iran conflict: Gen Bajwa offers ‘sound counsel’ to US Defence Secretary Mark Esper Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday “offered sound counsel” to US Defence Secretary Mark Esper amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over last week’s killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Esper, in a […]

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Body of Iranian commander killed in US strike arrives for burial in southeast Iran: agency Mourners gather to pay homage to slain Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani (image on banner), Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and other victims of a US attack, in the capital Tehran on January 6, 2020. Photo: AFP DUBAI: The […]

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  Muslims should unite after Iran commander’s killing: Mahathir Mohamad KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim countries should unite to protect themselves against external threats, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday after describing the US killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani as immoral. The world’s oldest premier, who has in recent months stoked diplomatic tensions by speaking […]

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  Pak soil not to be used against anyone: DG ISPR RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday said that Pakistan will only play the role of a peacemaker and not take sides in the ongoing conflict between the United States and neighbouring Iran. The DG ISPR, in an […]

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