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A Destination From The Past

Munaza Kazmi Hey reader! Your all must have heard about the tales of Princess and Prince living in the far away magical lands in their hilltop beautiful palaces from your ever-loving grandma, and obviously you have yearned for seeing it yourself, however with the time those all felt just as fables. What if I may say those were not mere imaginations but a Reality! Come with me to live a real episodeof your childhood fairy tales. In the northern territory of Gilgit Baltistan icy peaks stretch above the Hunza River. SituatedRead More


Swiss voters say big ‘yes’ to same-sex marriage

GENEVA: Nearly two-thirds of Swiss voters backed the introduction of same-sex marriage in a referendum held Sunday, with campaigners calling it a historic moment for gay rights in Switzerland.The government’s plans to introduce “marriage for all” were challenged by opponents, who successfully triggered a referendum.But some 64.1 percent of voters in the wealthy Alpine nation supported the move, on a 52 percent turnout.“It is a historic day for Switzerland, a historic day when it comes to equality for same-sex couples, and it is also an important day for the wholeRead More


ADAM TUGIO: Indonesia, Pakistan ties poised for a quantum leap

Ambassador of Indonesia Adam Tugio says ASEAN-Pakistan collaboration has the potential to bring tremendous benefits for both sides; keen to enhance think-tank cooperation; ASEAN study centres being established in various institituions Ansar Mahmood Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam Tugio gave an exclusive interview to Daily Islamabad POST. Ambassador Tugio talked about a variety of subject relating to bilateral as well multilateral issues. He specifically talked about trade and economic cooperation between the two countries and shared his vision as to how this cooperation can further be strengthened.Read More


Merkel’s conservatives, rivals SPD neck-and-neck in vote: exit polls

Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats were running neck and neck in Sunday’s vote to decide her successor, exit polls showed, in one of the most unpredictable elections in Europe’s biggest economy in recent decades. Surveys published on public television after polling stations closed at 6pm (1600 GMT) found Merkel’s Christian Democrats and their candidate Armin Laschet with around 24-25 percent of the vote, nearly tied with the Social Democrats on 25-26 percent. Given the high proportion of voters who mailed in their ballot, the finalRead More


FM arrives in London on three-day official visit

LONDON: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in London on a three-day visit to the United Kingdom on Sunday. On arrival at Heathrow Airport, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Moazzam Ahmad Khan and Deputy High Commissioner Dr. Faisal Aziz and senior officials of the High Commission welcomed the Foreign Minister. The Foreign Minister will interact with Pakistani community representatives at “Pakistan House” this evening. He will also meet with the Chairman of the British Foreign Affairs Committee and members of British Parliament. Shah Mahmood Qureshi will have aRead More


Zabiullah appreciates Pakistan for supporting Afghanistan

Agencies ISLAMABAD, Sep 26: Acting Deputy Information Minister of Afghanistan Zabihullah Mujahid Sunday appreciated Pakistan for supporting Afghanistan before the international community. In an interview to Pakistan Television, he said Pakistan had demanded of the international community to establish better ties with Afghanistan. Pakistan was our neighbouring country and Afghanistan was thankful for Pakistan’s stance regarding Afghanistan, he said. The minister said Afghanistan wanted good relations with the international community and desired to expand trade and economic ties. “We hope that neighbouring countries will continue to extend support to Afghanistan before the international community.” He said many countries had raised voice in our favour before theRead More