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Azerbaijani Foreign Minister: ECHR judgment should also guide OSCE Minsk Group  co-chairs 

On 16 June 2015, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) announced its judgment (Merits) on the case of Chiragov and others v. Armenia. At the outset, could you please provide some general background information on this case? – As you know, the case that you are referring to originated in an application against the Republic of Armenia lodged with the ECHR on 6 April 2005 by six Azerbaijani nationals, who were forcibly expelled from the occupied Lachin district of Azerbaijan during the Armenian aggression. InRead More

Forces to clear Shawal of terrorists in 2nd phase: DG ISP

briefing on operation Zerb-i-Azb

RAWALPINDI, 12 JULY (DNA) –  Military Spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa has expressed the hope that security forces would clear the rugged mountainous Shawal Valley from the terrorists in the second phase of the offensive.   “The Security forces have inflicted heavy losses on the terrorists in the preliminary operation in Shawal Valley,” the Director Genera Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) told NNI in an exclusive interview on Sunday.   To a question about the conclusion of the operation, he said he cannot give a timeframe to complete theRead More

Target killings: 2 close friends gunned down

KARACHI, 12 JULY (DNA) – It seemed as if the target killers had once again been unleashed as they had gunned down at least 4 in Karachi. In an incident of target killing that took place in Balouch Colony area of city’s West part, Orangi Town claimed lives of 2 friends, who were moving in their car. The target killers intercepted them near Balouch Colony Turn and showered volley of bullets from automatic weapon.   As a result, both the friends were seriously injured and one Dataar had expired onRead More

Mushahid lauds Qayyum’s services for Kashmir, Pakistan

Mushahid lauds Qayyum’s services for Kashmir, Pakistan   ISLAMABAD, 12 JULY (DNA) – The Chairman of the Senate Defence Committee, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, has lauded the unparalleled contribution and outstanding services of Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan for the cause of Kashmir and his consistent commitment to projecting Pakistan’s perspective on this issue at home and abroad.   Talking to the media on Sunday, Senator Mushahid Hussain, while expressing his heartfelt condolences to Sardar Atiq and other members of the grieving family, said that when he visited Sardar Qayyum inRead More

PM reachs KSA for Umrah,to  pay condolence to Royal family

JEDDAH, 12 JULY (DNA) – Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif arrived in Saudi Arabia where he will perform Umra on Sunday. According to details, the Prime Minister was received by officials of Pakistan Embassy at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He was arrived in Saudi Arabia after his official visit to Norway and Russia. Sources said that Nawaz Sharif will also meet the Saudi Royal family to pay condolence over the death of former Saudi foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.   Prince Saud al-Faisal has died just two months after heRead More

Roadside bombings in Afghanistan kill at least 12

KABUL: At least 12 Afghan civilians have been killed in two separate roadside bomb explosions in the country’s east and north, according to Afghan security officials. Gen Abdul Karim Fayeq, provincial police chief in Kapsia province, said on Sunday that 10 civilians were killed and at least seven others wounded after their van hit by a newly planted roadside bomb. The attack took place in Tagab district, where insurgents are active and regularly attack Afghan security forces, said Fayeq. In another report from northern Kunduz province, two civilians were killedRead More