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Tuesday, July 14th, 2015


Hurriyat rejects Pakistan High Commission’s invitation for Eid Milan

NEW DELHI: Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in a surprise move has decided against attending an Eid Milan which is to be hosted by the Pakistan High Commission on July 21.According to ZeeNews , Geelani rejected the invitation on the grounds that the Kashmir issue was “ignored” in the joint statement between India and Pakistan after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian premier Modi held their meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Ufa, Russia on July 10.

Ambassadors briefed about PM visit to Russia

ISLAMABAD, JUL 14 (DNA) -Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi gave a briefing on Tuesday to the Ambassadors of P-5 countries, EU, and Deans from various regions including Ambassadors of Argentina, Kazakhstan, Romania, Bangladesh, Thailand and Egypt, on the recent visit of the Prime Minister to Ufa.

French, Pakistan relationship rich, diversified, says Ambassador

ISLAMABAD, JUL 14 (DNA)-  Ambassador of France to Pakistan Martine Dorance has said French, Pakistan relationship is rich and diversified adding bilateral relations range from culture, politics, education, agriculture, development and social sectors.She said, “It is my pleasure to share a few words in “Centreline” on the occasion of the National Day of France. Bastille Day on the 14th of July embodies the spirit of the French Revolution and the universal motto that defined the French people’s values: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. Celebrating this day in Pakistan is an opportunity toRead More

LHC orders release of model Ayyan Ali on bail

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday has ordered the release of supermodel Ayyan Ali on bail, exactly four months after she was arrested on charges of currency smuggling on March 14. After the LHC and a Rawalpindi customs court rejected her previous petitions, her most recent application was successful today. Previously, the supermodel sought bail adopting the stance that she went to the airport to hand the money over to her brother who was arriving in the city that day via an Emirates flight. The LHC registrar hadRead More

Pakistan Condemns Terrorist Attack in Khost Province of Afghanistan

Pakistan condemns in the strongest terms the suicide car bombing that took place on 12 July 2015 in Khost Province of Afghanistan, in which at least 27 innocent civilians have lost their lives and many others have been injured.Our deepest sympathies and condolences go to the families of the victims. Government and people of Pakistan share the grief and sorrow of their Afghan brothers, and stand in full solidarity with them.Pakistan reiterates its condemnation of terrorism, in all its forms and manifestations. Such acts are deplorable and cannot be toleratedRead More

Iran Nuclear Deal: Tehran, World Powers Agree to Historic Pact

Iran and world powers have reached a historic deal under which Tehran will curb its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions, NBC News confirmed early Tuesday.Tehran has been negotiating with the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China for years, with diplomats extending a series of deadlines in hopes of arriving at a workable plan.