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Hurriyat leader praises Pakistan’s stance

ISLAMABAD: Lauding the principled stand taken by Pakistan on national security advisers’ talks with India, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman Syed Ali Geelani has said that a strong Pakistan is “pre-requisite” for resolution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the aspirations of Kashmiri people.In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, he said the way Pakistan had advocated the rights of the oppressed people of Kashmir had given a renewed strength to the Kashmiris’ passion and spirit of freedom.He said that the stand had resulted inRead More

At least 107 dead as crane crashes into Masjidul Haram

paki stranded in Saudi Arabia

MAKKAH: A massive construction crane crashed into Makkah’s Grand Mosque in stormy weather Friday, killing at least 107 people and injuring 238, Saudi authorities said, less than a fortnight before the Haj pilgrimage starts.According to the Saudi civil defence authority around 238 people were injured in the incident and they are currently being treated in the nearby hospitals.“All those who were wounded and the dead have been taken to hospital. There are no casualties left at the location,” he added. Strong wind and rains had uprooted trees and affected cranesRead More