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US recalls Taliban negotiator, vows to keep troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The chief Taliban negotiator has been recalled to Washington and the US is not withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, announced the Trump administration...

Lebanon’s Hezbollah says downs Israeli drone

Beirut: The Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said Monday it had downed and seized an Israeli drone as it flew across the Lebanese border, a week...

Pakistan rejects India’s efforts to portray ‘normalcy’ in occupied Kashmir

Pakistan "categorically rejected" on Sunday Indian government's attempts to "portray normalcy in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir". A press release issued by the Foreign Office today...

US and Russia trade barbs at UN over ‘new arms race’

Russia and the US traded accusations at the United Nations on Thursday of risking a new arms race as China said it would play...

UN experts urge India to end ‘collective punishment’ in Kashmir

A group of UN human rights experts on Thursday urged India to end the communications blackout imposed on Kashmir, warning it amounted to “collective...

Genocide Watch issues alerts for occupied Kashmir and India’s Assam state

Genocide Watch, a global organisation dedicated to the prevention of genocide, has issued two warning alerts for India — one for the occupied territory...

US urges India to free detainees, restore rights in occupied Kashmir

The United States called on India on Tuesday to quickly release detainees and restore basic liberties in Indian-occupied Kashmir to ease tensions in the...

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to International Court of Justice

The government announced on Tuesday it would take the Kashmir dispute with India to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked special...

‘World must seriously consider safety, security of India’s nuclear arsenal in control of fascist...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday expressed concern about the "safety and security of India's nuclear arsenal" and urged the international community to take...

UNSC set to hold Kashmir meeting after 50 years

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) holds a consultative meeting on Friday (today) to discuss the Kashmir issue as Pakistan urges the...