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NATO making more deployments in east after Russian invasion

NATO leaders said on Friday they were deploying more troops to eastern Europe after Russia invaded Ukraine, saying that Moscow had lied about its intentions. “No one should be fooled by the Russian government’s barrage of lies,” the 30 leaders said in a joint statement after a virtual summit chaired by Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. ‘We stand in full solidarity with the democratically elected president, parliament and government of Ukraine,’ NATO countries say after extraordinary meeting. “We are now making significant additional defensive deployments of forces to the eastern part ofRead More

14th Virtual Khuli Katchery with Pakistani Community in Belgium and Luxembourg

ISLAMABAD, /DNA/ – The Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels, organized the 14th Khuli Katchery in a virtual format with the Pakistani diaspora in Belgium and Luxembourg. Ambassador of Pakistan to the European Union, Belgium, and Luxembourg, Mr. Zaheer A Janjua, briefed the participants about the continued efforts of the Mission to provide efficient and seamless services to the community.  Referring to the recent high-level engagements in Brussels, including the visit by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), the Ambassador underscored that the visit contributed to further strengthening of Pakistan’s bilateral relations withRead More

Erdoğan: NATO and Western reaction to Russian invasion of Ukraine is not decisive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday that reaction from NATO and Western countries to Russia‘s assault on Ukraine had not been decisive, adding he hoped a NATO summit on Friday would lead to a more determined approach from the alliance. “It should not turn into an ordinary flurry of condemnation. NATO should have taken a more decisive step,” Erdoğan said after Friday prayers in Istanbul. “The EU and other pro-Western (bodies) have failed to take a serious and determined stance at the moment. They are all providing Ukraine with plenty of advice,” Erdoğan underlined in his comments.

CM KP receives delegates

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR: Two separate delegations of elders from Chitral and Tehsil Khaal Dir Lower called on Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan on Friday and discussed with him public issues of their respective areas and matters related to preparations for the upcoming local bodies elections. The delegation of Dir Lower was led by member National Assembly Sahibzada Sibghatullah whereas delegation of Chitral was led by the Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Minority Affairs Wazirzada. On this occasion, independent candidate for Tehsil Chairman from Tehsil Khaal, Shah Khalid announcedRead More

Armed assailants martyr two policemen in Quetta

QUETTA, FEB 25 (DNA) — Two policemen were martyred and another wounded in an attack at Quetta’s Eastern bypass area on Friday. As per the details garnered, the incident took place at Quetta’s Eastern bypass area near Bhoosa Mandi when some unidentified armed assailants sprayed bullets on policemen, resultantly, two policemen were martyred on the spot. Soon after the incident, security forces and rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the bodies of two martyred policemen identified as ASI Rehmatullah and Constable Ali Asghar to hospital. Police sources said policemenRead More

Office bearers of JAC of Pakistan’s media meet Bilawal

KARACHI: /DNA/ – Office bearers of the Joint Action Committee of Pakistan’s media met with the Chairman PPP, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at Bilawal House Karachi to share their concerns about the draconian laws being promulgated by the PTI government to gag social, electronic and all media through the PECA and other laws that severely curb the fundamental right to freedom of expression of all citizens in the country.  The PPP Chairman assured the members that his Party will stand by its manifesto commitment to freedom of the press in allRead More