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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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Maleeha leaves UN to take up important role in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi will leave New York to take up an important role in Islamabad after successfully completing her term. The four years she served in one of the country’s top diplomatic posts were both eventful and significant in giving Pakistan a […]

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Grading PM Khan at the UNGA Pakistan has a lot less wiggle room than the fancies and fantasies of hyper -nationalists and hawks that seem to think that sabre-rattling is a viable option for Pakistan. But it also happens to have a lot more freedom to operate on the regional and international stage than cynics […]

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UN chief stresses dialogue between India, Pakistan on occupied Kashmir issue NEW YORK: The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has restated his earlier stance on the Indian-occupied Kashmir issue, suggesting dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the critical situation in the region coming from India’s take-over of the disputed territory. During a media briefing […]

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UN’s human rights experts urge India to end communications’ shutdown in Kashmir GENEVA: As communication blackout in Indian occupied Kashmir entered its 19th day on Thursday, the human rights experts of the United Nations called upon India to end the crackdown on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests. Special Rapporteur on freedom […]

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Turkey urges UN to play more active role on Indian-occupied Kashmir ISLAMABAD: Turkey on Sunday urged the United Nations to play a more active role in resolving lingering Indian-occupied Kashmir dispute within the framework of its resolutions. The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a statement issued in Ankara, welcomed the consultations held by the UN Security […]

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UN declares Pakistan ‘family station’ for its international staff ISLAMABAD: The United Nations has declared Pakistan ‘Family Station’ for its international staff with effect from June 14. This was informed by International Civil Service Commission of the UN in a letter to Pakistan’s Permanent Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi. According to the letter from the […]

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