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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Religious leader arrested for threatening Malala over marriage statement

LAKKI MARWAT: A religious leader in Lakki Marwat District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was arrested for allegedly threatening and inciting violence against Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai over her recent statement regarding marriage.

Wajid Khan takes oath as
member of House of Lords

LONDON: Pakistan-born British citizen Wajid Khan on Wednesday took oath as the youngest member of the House of Lords. Born on October 15, 1979, in Burnley, Wajid Khan served as a British...

US to resume talks with
Taliban, India to watch closely

WASHINGTON: US State Department has announced the resumption of talks with Taliban as the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is set to visit Kabul, Doha and other regional capitals for...

India says position unchanged
with Pakistan on key issues

NEW DELHI: India has reiterated that its position on key issues with Pakistan remains unchanged. When asked whether DGMO talks which reinforce the 2003 ceasefire agreement will pave the way for the...

US continues to monitor India-
China disengagement process

WASHINGTON: After India and China completed their disengagement process in one part of border territory in Leh Ladakh, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said that the United States welcomes the ongoing...

J&K police, Army brief foreign
envoys on overall situation

SRINAGAR: (Jammu and Kashmir): The 24-member delegation of foreign envoys was briefed by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Srinagar about the various progammes including community engagements, counter-radicalisation being undertaken by them...

Foreign envoys briefed by
LG Sinha about political process

SRINAGAR: On the second day of their visit to the Union Territory, the group of 24 foreign envoys on Thursday met Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan in Jammu. The diplomats...

Foreign envoys of over
20 nations arrive in J&K

SRINAGAR: A group of 24 diplomats from foreign missions, including the European Union, arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday. The envoys will visit Kashmir and Jammu regions in the Union Territory.

UK envoy discusses issues
of interests with Gen Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) on Friday and discussed various issues of mutual interest.

50 jailed in BD for
attack on PM convoy

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court jailed 50 opposition activists on Thursday for up to 10 years for an attack on the current prime minister’s motorcade nearly two decades ago, a prosecutor said.Among the...