Despite ‘wonderful’ meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral ties, even though he described a meeting between the two leaders as “wonderful”. After the much anticipated meeting at the White House to address a crisis in relations, Trump said he was “a great fan” of the Turkish leader and that they had a “productive” encounter. But both leaders fell short of explaining in concrete terms how they would overcome the…

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PML-N rejects govt’s condition of indemnity bond for Nawaz’s travel, approaches court

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday rejected the government’s conditional decision to allow Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for medical treatment, accusing the government of playing “dirty politics” on the former prime minister’s health. Addressing a press conference alongside the PML-N’s top leadership, he announced that the party’s legal team has approached the Lahore High Court against the government decision. It emerged while Shehbaz’s press conference was underway that a two-member bench of the LHC headed by Justice Ali Baqar Najafi and including Justice Sardar Ahmad Naeem would hear the…

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Pakistani Exchange students visit Norwegian TV2 Headquarters in Oslo

Oslo (Bureau Report) Two exchange students of mass communication from Pakistan have visited Oslo’s headquarters of Norwegian TV2, the largest commercial TV channel of the country Thursday. Both students namely Haseeb Shahid and Saqib Saleem are currently studying under an exchange program at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet). Haseeb, who is basically student of bachelors in Media and Mass at Beconhouse National University in Lahore, is also a freelance journalist. Saqib Saleem, who is a Mphill student on the exchange program at OsloMe is primary an assistant professor at Forman Christian…

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Coin issued to commemorate Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday announced that the government has issued a commemorative coin to mark 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikh religion, and invited Indian cricket star and former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor project on Nov 9. Mr Sidhu accepted the invitation and assured the government that he would definitely attend the function, said spokesman of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf. “Mr Sidhu expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Imran Khan for inviting him to the…

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Death toll from Tezgam inferno jumps to 62: Rahim Yar Khan district govt

The death toll from a fire in three bogies of a Tezgam train near Liaqatpur city jumped to 62, while many remain under critical condition, Rahim Yar Khan district government said on Thursday. Women and children are also amongst the victims — none of whom have been identified yet. The dead and injured are being shifted to DHQ Hospital in Liaqatpur. Some of the injured have also been shifted to Bahawal Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur due to their critical condition. The train was bound from Karachi to Rawalpindi, Radio Pak reported. The…

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A Norwegian Pakistani Artist presents an art work showing circumstances of an expected Nuclear war

A Norwegian Pakistani Artist Anwar Kazmi presented an art work showing circumstances of an expected Nuclear war (click on below video and read its related text as under) Oslo (Exclusive Report) A Norwegian Pakistani Artist Syed Anwar Ali Kazmi created a picture showing circumstances of an expected Nuclear war (possibility between two nuclear states of South Asia – India and Pakistan). He shows in this piece of art work how the people will face a long starvation and other miseries as after effects of the War. It is important to…

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KEA expressess grave concerns over continuous lockdown in J&K

Article 370 of the Indian constitution was supposed to encapsulate the terms under which the Maharaja of Kashmir was supposed to have acceded to India. By removing this article, India has eliminated the only legal argument it had itself advanced to justify its claim to Jammu & Kashmir. By its own legal yardstick, therefore, there now is naked occupation. Sardar Pervez Mehmood president of Kashmir European Alliance said in a statement issued from Norwegian capital Oslo on the occasion of Kashmir black day being observed by the people of Kashmiri origin…

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We admire Iraq’s embassy in Norway for swift visa on Arbain, Says Dr Syed Zawar Hussain

Hujjatul Islam va Muslimeen Dr Syed Zawar H. Shah Oslo (PR) Director religious affairs of Anjuman e Hussaini Norway, the oldest Shia religious organization in the country Hujatul Islam wal Muslimeen Dr Syed Zawar Hussain Shah said, we are thankful to the honourable Ambassador of Iraq and his respectable staff that pilgrims from Norway received visa for Arbain without any difficulty. He added that such cooperation and encouraging behavior of the embassy is highly appreciable and we hope that such inspiring collaboration will continue in the future. A group of…

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A Tajik’s opposition figure deported from Poland

Warsaw (News Desk) Poland deported an opposition political worker of Tajikistan to his homeland last week. According to media reports, Mustafo Hayotov, the activist of political movement “Group-24” was deported from Poland to Tajikistan after above one year of stay in deportation center in Poland as he was in the center since June 2018. It should be noted that it is for the first time an activist of Group-24 was deported from Poland to Tajikistan. Human rights activists expressed grave concerns on this Polish decision a saying the opposition political…

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Kashmiri Voice: Sleepless nights and stressful days

Kashmiri Voice: Sleepless nights and stressful days Kashmir blackout is not something new which we saw growing. Uprising, Curfew, agitations, killings goes side by side. The times has changed but the situation remained same since 1990. Back then people were gathered outside in a ground and kept hours for investigation. Crackdown remained in mind till teenage. With time things change and tactics changed as well. AFSPA, PSA took some time to understand as these tactics were legal now what was done in the past. Destiny and virtue being a Kashmiri…

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KC-EU to organize a three-day protest against revoking of special status of Kashmir by India: Ali Raza Syed

Chairman Kashmir Council Eu Ali Raza Syed

Kashmir Council Europe (KC-EU) will organize a three-day protest from Wednesday in different places in Brussels, the capital of Belgium against Indian decision for abolition article 370 and 35A in order to revoke special status of Jammu and Kashmir. According to a statement issued by Chairman Kashmir Council EU Mr Ali Raza Syed, the protest camps will be held from 10:30 (10:30 a.m.) to 17:30 (5 p.m.) at different places in the capita city, which is also EU’s headquarters. The statement explains, camp against Indian decision at Place de L’ Albertine…

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Norwegian Pakistani Artist Anwar Kazmi returns home with dignity

Norwegian Pakistani Artist Syed Anwar Ali Kazmi who faced hardships in Pakistan last year as he was  tortured in Lahore, finally by returning home joined his family in Norway with a great dignity as the main opponent in his case Malik Riaz Mahmood and his supporters apologized on their mistakes. Earlier, the additional Session Judge of Lahore Mohammad Irfan Basra cancelled bail before arrest of Malik Riaz Mahmood and other people involved in this case as saying police should arrest them in order to complete the legal proceeding. Syed Anwar…

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3 killed, 19 wounded in blast inside Quetta mosque ahead of Friday prayers: DIG

At least three people were killed and 19 were wounded in a blast inside Rehmania mosque in Quetta’s Pashtoonabad area during Friday prayers, according to Civil Hospital medical superintendent (MS) Dr Saleem Abro. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Quetta Abdul Razzaq Cheema confirmed the casualties and said that the attack was carried out through an improvised explosive device (IED). According to Cheema, the blast occurred before Friday prayers started. There has been no claim of responsibility as yet. The DIG said that out…

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Chairman PUN Qamar Iqbal asks Chairman NADRA for resolution of issues of overseas Pakistanis

Islamabad (PR) Chairman Pakistan Union Norway (PUN) Chaudhry Qamar Iqbal has called upon Chairman NADRA Usman Yousaf Mobin to resolve the issues concerning Overseas Pakistanis. Qamar Iqbal handed over a letter addressing Chairman NADRA in a meeting with Director General (DG) Vigilance Directorate NADRA Lt-Col Retired Ch Adnan Hafeez Chohan. During the meeting, which took at  NADRA Head Quarters Islamabad, Pakistani researcher and Journalist Syed Sibtain Shah, Senior Member Pakistan Union Norway Mir Nasir and Writer and Senior Journalist of Gujrat Arshad Mahmood Raza were also present Issued related to…

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