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Turkish leader declares emergency as Turkey-Syria quake death toll passes 5,200

ANTAKYA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 10 provinces devastated by two earthquakes that killed more than 5,200 people and left a trail of destruction across a wide area of southern Turkey and neighbouring Syria. A day after the quakes hit, rescuers working in harsh conditions struggled to dig people out of the rubble of collapsed buildings. As the scale of the disaster became ever more apparent, the death toll looked likely to rise considerably. One United Nations official said it was feared thousandsRead More

Who are genuine Muslim moderates? Separating the wheat from the chafe

If you think Islamic scholars discussing the religious legitimacy of the United Nations and the nation-state will put you to sleep, think again. A call by Nahdlatul Ulama or the Revival of Islamic Scholars, arguably the world’s most moderate Muslim civil society movement, to anchor the nation-state as opposed to a caliphate and the United Nations in Islamic law is at the forefront of the ideological fight against extremism and jihadism as advocated by groups such as Al Qaeda and the Islamic State. The call, launched on Tuesday at aRead More

Will raise Kashmir issue at every international forum: Sardar Saleem

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Sardar Saleem Haider said that people of Pakistan have strong historical and blood ties with people of Kashmir and no power on earth can disrupt this relationship. He said that the government will raise and fight Kashmir issue at every international forum and expose blatant violation of international laws by the Indian government and the brutality and oppression of Indian occupied forces in Kashmir. Addressing on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day at OPFRead More

Pakistan will continue to support the struggle of people of IIOJK: Mushaal

Islamabad: /DNA/ – The Pakistani nation has always and will continue to support the struggle of the people of IIOJK in all circumstances. YFK-International Kashmir Lobby Group  organized seminar regarding Kashmir Solidarity Day in collaboration with Shaheed Bhutto Foundation and JK-PSF at SZABIST, Islamabad. Chairperson PCO Mushaal Mullick, while sharing her personal experiences, argued that people in IIOJK are facing brutalities. There is no right to be buried peacefully let alone the right to live. Families are not given even access to the dead bodies of the freedom fighters. EvenRead More

PCB announces commentators and presenters for PSL 8

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Tuesday the names of the 15 commentators and two presenters for the 34-match Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eight starting February 13. According to a press release issued by the cricket board, a “strong field” of 15 commentators and two presenters has been confirmed to cover the series. The official PSL handle on Twitter, announced the panel, stating: “Our star-studded commentary panel for #HBLPSL8 is here!” The list of English commentators includes Alan Wilkins, Bazid Khan, Danny Morrison, Daren Ganga, Dominic Cork, Mark Butcher,Read More

PRCS donates US dollars 50,000 for Türkiye earthquake victims

PRCS Chairman Sardar Shahid Ahmed Laghari said that Red Crescent has stood with the people of Türkiye in this hour of grief and distress; would do all possible cooperation and support for the relief and recovery of the earthquake victims Ambassador of Turkey, Dr. Mehmet Pachachi, has said that we appreciate this initiative and salute the passion and sincerity of the leadership of Red Crescent ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Pakistan Red Crescent Society has donated a generous sum of US dollars 50,000 to the Turkish Embassy in Pakistan, for the reliefRead More