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Zil-Haj moon sighted, Eidul Azha to be celebrated on Aug 12 in Pakistan

The Zil-Haj moon has been sighted in Pakistan evening, announced Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman here on Friday, Dawn Newspaper reported. Eidul Azha will be celebrated in Pakistan on August 12, 2019. The chairman made the announcement in Karachi before the media after sighting the moon.

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India responds to Trump’s Kashmir offer, says discussion will only be with Pakistan

India on Friday rejected The United States President Donald Trump’s offer to act as a “mediator” between India and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue. New Delhi conveyed to Washington that any discussion on Kashmir will be held only with Pakistan. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar wrote on twitter handle, “Have conveyed to American counterpart US […]

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US President Trump reiterated offer to “mediator” on Kashmir

The United States President Donald Trump reiterated his offer to be the “mediator”, and said it was up to India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute but he was ready to assist if the two neighbours wanted him to help in resolving the issue, Hindustan Times reported. The president also seemed to be doubling […]

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Dozens dead in Afghan bus blast as US envoy signals peace progress

Herat (Afghanistan):- At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan when their bus hit a Taliban roadside bomb, officials said Wednesday, the same day a US peace envoy indicated a peace deal with the insurgents could be imminent. Even in a conflict where civilians die daily, Wednesday’s blast stood out as particularly devastating, as […]

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57 dead in Brazil prison riot, 16 decapitated: Officials

Rio De Janeiro: At least 57 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups in the Altamira prison in northern Brazil with 16 of the victims being decapitated, according to prison officials. Para state prison authorities said on Monday a fight erupted around 7 a.m. between the Rio de Janeiro-based […]

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Plays down the controversy over U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir

India on July 25 termed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s remarks that 30,000-40,000 “armed people” who fought in Afghanistan or Kashmir were still in his country as a “glaring admission” and asserted that it is time for Islamabad to take credible and irreversible action against terrorists. Mr. Khan, during his three-day U.S. visit, admitted that […]

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Female suicide bomber kills six in attack on Mogadishu mayor’s office

Thursday July 25, 2019 :A suicide bomber has seriously injured the mayor of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killing at least six other people, The female bomber blew herself up inside the office of Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman during a security meeting. Militant group al-Shabab says it carried out the attack, hoping to target the *new UN […]

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Pakistani govts lied to US; we were facing 40 militant groups: Imran Khan

Washington: Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, adding that there were 40 different militant groups operating in his country. “We were fighting the US war on terror. Pakistan has nothing to do with […]

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Kashmir a bilateral issue between India, Pakistan; US welcomes them ‘sitting down’: State Dept

“So all those issues should be resolved. So, he (Modi) has to ask me the same thing. So maybe we’ll speak to him. Or I’ll speak to him and we’ll see if we can do something” The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after the President’s remarks about mediation on Kashmir, with the […]