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Sunday, January 24th, 2016

 

PM Nawaz for an end to cross border terrorism

LONDON, Jan 24 (DNA): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said several elements are using Afghan soil to carry out terrorist attacks inside Pakistan.“Pakistan believes in non-interference in internal affairs of other countries and wants the others to follow suit. Pakistan is also supportive of a stable Afghanistan”, he said while talking to newsmen in London on return home after attending World Economic Forum in Swiss city of Davos.


Obama praises Pakistan security forces

Obama not meeting Philippine President

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (DNA): US President Barack Obama has urged Pakistan to show it is “serious” about crushing extremist networks operating on its territory, saying the latest mass killing of students underlined the need for more decisive action.In an interview with the Press Trust of India Sunday, President Obama praised recent crackdowns by Pakistani security forces but said more should be done to eradicate violent Islamist groups.


British HC hosts reception to pay tribute to Scotland’s national poet

ISLAMABAD, JAN 24 (DNA) – British High Commissioner hosted a charity dinner to pay tribute to Scotland’s national poet and songwriter, Robert Burns. In addition to the traditional annual Burns’ Night Supper, the Scottish Ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee) rock band Bahookie, featuring Scott Arnott (drums and vocals) and Neil Thompson (vocals, piano and guitar) provided music for the evening.Bahookie – who had flown in from Scotland especially for this charity event – were joined by pipers and drummers from the band of the 8th Azad Kashmir Regiment. The Burns’ Night celebrationRead More