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After deal, UAE and Israel establish phone service between them

The UAE and Israeli foreign ministers held their first publicly-acknowledged call on Sunday after the UAE Israel agreement; the Gulf state opened telephone lines...

Overseas Pakistanis voting: what are the prospects and pitfalls?

Whether it is telephonic voting or voting through polling booths, Pakistan is among the 100 countries which does not assist its expatriates to cast...

Pakistan: Afghanistan decision to release Taliban inmates is welcomed

Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed the Afghan grand assembly’s proposed release of some 400 key Taliban prisoners, a key demand from the warring group for...

Israel turns the heat on Gaza following balloon attack

Israel slapped new punitive measures on Gaza on Wednesday, slashing the permitted coastal fishing zone as airborne fire bombs continued floating into Israel, setting...

Bangalore sees communal violence over anti-Islam Facebook post

Two people died after a "derogatory" Facebook post about the Prophet Mohammed sparked riots in India's IT hub Bangalore that saw clashes between police...

Trump says COVID-19 and other issues frayed “great bond” with Xi

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has frayed in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic...

Iran: 2 spies from Israel, Germany, UK arrested

Iran said Tuesday that its courts have sentenced two men to 10 years each in jail for spying on the Islamic republic for Britain,...

COVID-19: Muslims in India face brunt of public ire

COVID-19 has wrought anguish and indescribable horrors on communities around the world. This is no less true for the Muslims of India who with...

India’s allies must compel it to restore Statehood of Occupied Kashmir: report

The International Crisis Group (ICG) in a report has urged India’s international allies to “strongly encourage it to restore Kashmiri statehood, free detained politicians,...

Indo-Pak water dispute: World Bank shuns Pakistan

The World Bank has expressed its inability to take an independent decision on appointment of a neutral expert or court of arbitration for settlement...

Japan all praise for Pakistan Army for success in fighting coronavirus

Japan Defence Minister Kono Taro in a video conversation with Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa appreciated Pakistan’s “successful fight” against Covid-19 and measures...

“Crouching Tiger” China warns India against action in Kashmir

China on Wednesday reiterated its principled stance over the Kashmir issue and stressed that any unilateral change in the status quo by India in...

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