Run for Kashmir tele-marathon cellphone application, Roshan Digital Account launched in Paris
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Run for Kashmir tele-marathon cellphone application, Roshan Digital Account launched in Paris

By Rehan Khan PARIS, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (WNP/DL): An event was held here at the Embassy of Pakistan on Wednesday to launch Run for Kashmir tele-marathon cellphone application and Roshan Digital Account. Members of Pakistani and Kashmir community in Paris and officers of the embassy attended the event. Explaining the concept behind the app, […]

Israel-UAE deal could open up US weapons sales to Gulf kingdom, experts say
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Israel-UAE deal could open up US weapons sales to Gulf kingdom, experts say

JERUSALEM, Saturday, August 15, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): Normalised diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates could pave the way for more US weapons sales to the Gulf Arab country, according to experts. Israel and the UAE announced on Thursday that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship under an accord that US President […]

Pompeo hails Islamabad’s role in Afghan peace process
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Pompeo hails Islamabad’s role in Afghan peace process

WASHINGTON, Friday, August 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Friday that despite many challenges, the United States and Pakistan had made notable progress in advancing the Afghan peace process. In an Independence Day message, Secretary Pompeo also conveyed the “greetings and best wishes” of the American [people] to the people […]

Erdogan says Turkey could suspend diplomatic ties with UAE
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Erdogan says Turkey could suspend diplomatic ties with UAE

DUBAI, Friday, August 14, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): As the United Arab Emirates defended its bombshell move to establish relations with Israel, Turkey and Iran condemned the decision while Saudi Arabia conspicuously kept quiet on Friday. Turkish president said his country could suspend diplomatic ties with the UAE over the move while Iran described the decision as a “strategic stupidity”. […]

Iran, Turkey lash out at UAE over agreement with Israel
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Iran, Turkey lash out at UAE over agreement with Israel

TEHRAN-ANKARA, Friday, August 14, 2020 (AP/WNP/DL): Iran and Turkey lashed out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates on Friday over its decision to normalise diplomatic relations with Israel in a US-brokered deal, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause. Iran’s Foreign Ministry called the deal a “dagger that was unjustly struck by the UAE […]

Silence from Saudi Arabia as UAE hails Israel accord
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Silence from Saudi Arabia as UAE hails Israel accord

ABU DHABI, Friday, August 14, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL):  As media and people in the United Arab Emirates hailed the Gulf state’s deal to normalise relations with Israel as a diplomatic victory — which they say helps the Palestinians — silence reigned in Saudi Arabia, longtime figurehead of regional policy towards Israel. Analysts see the surprise UAE-Israel agreement […]

11 members of Pakistani migrant family found dead in India; reports BBC Urdu
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11 members of Pakistani migrant family found dead in India; reports BBC Urdu

JODHPUR, Sunday, August 09, 2020 (BBC Urdu/WNP/DL): The bodies of 11 people from a single family were found in a field in India’s Jodhpur district in Rajasthan state, BBC Urdu reported on Sunday. According to the report, the family had migrated to India from Pakistan and only one member of the family now remains. Police launched an […]

At least 15 dead as Indian Covid repatriation flight crashes on landing
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At least 15 dead as Indian Covid repatriation flight crashes on landing

KERALA, Friday, August 07, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured when an Air India Express passenger plane overshot the runway and broke into two after landing in the southern city of Calicut in heavy rain on Friday, officials said. The Boeing-737 flight from Dubai was flying home Indians stranded overseas […]

Lebanon mourns victims of devastating blast, searches for missing
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Lebanon mourns victims of devastating blast, searches for missing

BEIRUT, Thursday, August 06, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): Lebanon mourned on Thursday the victims of the most powerful blast to hit a country that has already been struck down by an economic crisis, as rescuers searched for those missing since the explosion flattened Beirut port and devastated the city. French President Emmanuel Macron, making the first visit by […]

Pakistan condemns construction of temple at Babri Masjid site as Modi lays foundation
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Pakistan condemns construction of temple at Babri Masjid site as Modi lays foundation

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, August 05, 2020 (AP/WNP/DL): Pakistan on Wednesday strongly condemned the construction of a temple at the site of the demolished 16th-century Babri Mosque, hours after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundations of the Hindu place of worship. In a statement, the Foreign Office (FO) said the “flawed judgment” of the Indian […]

At least 10 killed, hundreds injured as massive explosion sends shockwaves across Beirut
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At least 10 killed, hundreds injured as massive explosion sends shockwaves across Beirut

BEIRUT, Tuesday, August 04, 2020 (Reuters/WNP/DL): A huge explosion near the centre of Beirut killed at least 10 people and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital, shattering glass in people’s homes and causing apartment balconies to collapse, witnesses and security sources said. The blast occurred in the city’s port area, where there were warehouses housing […]