October 29, 2020 04:30 (IST)
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US-Taiwan arms sale: China threatens retaliation

Beijing: China seems to be irked by the US move of approving the potential sale of $1.8bn worth of advanced weapons systems to Taiwan as Beijing on Thursday said Washington 'seriously interferes' in China's internal affairs.

Pakistan Interior Minister Ijaz Shah behind move to 'kidnap' Sindh IGP to register FIR against PML-N leaders

Islamabad: Pakistan Interior Minister Brig (retd) Ijaz Shah is suspected to be the person behind the recent Pakistan Rangers' move to 'kidnap' Sindh IGP and subsequent arrest of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Safdar Awan, media reports said.

European Parliament member claims Pakistan poses ‘security threats’ through EU passport, visa sales

Brussels: A noted European Parliament member has said Pakistan is a key player regarding the ‘serious security threats’ through the sale of EU passports and visas to criminals. 

Pakistan to remain on global terror-financing 'grey list' till Feb next year: FATF

New Delhi/IBNS: Pakistan will continue to remain on the "grey list" of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) till February next year, the body, which acts as a global terror financing watchdog, ruled on Friday.

Tokyo: Black Day demonstration held outside Pakistan embassy

Tokyo: Reminding the world about the atrocities carried out by Pakistan while invading Jammu and Kashmir in 1947, demonstrations were held in front of the country's embassy in Japan's capital Tokyo on Thursday, media reports said.

Twelve Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan's east - Governor's Office

Kabul/Sputnik: Twelve Taliban insurgents, including six Pakistani nationals, were killed and seven other were injured in a retaliatory airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the provincial governor's office said on Friday.

Bangladesh: Danger level of deep depression in Bay of Bengal levels to 4

Dhaka/UNI: Due to the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal, coastal districts and their outlying islands and chars are at risk of wind-swept tidal waves 3 to 4 feet higher than normal.

China expresses discontent over Tibetan leader meeting US officials

Beijing: The Chinese government has expressed discontent over Tibetian President-in-exile Lobsang Sangay meeting US special coordinator for Tibetan issues Robert Destro.

Pakistan is controlled by two parallel governments: Nawaz Sharif

London: Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has said the South Asian country is currently controlled by two parallel governments.

Afghanistan lawmaker says Pakistan will not be able to escape FATF grey list

Kabul: A member of the Afghanistan Parliament has claimed that despite high diplomacy and other steps, Pakistan will still remain in the FATF (Financial Action Task Force) grey list.

Kidnapping of IGP Sindh, arrest of Mohammad Safdar Awan might lead to Imran Khan's Watergate Scandal: Activist

Islamabad: A key social activist has claimed that the kidnapping of the Sindh police inspector general (IGP) and later the arrest of the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Mohammad Safdar Awan in Karachi might eventually lead to Pakistan PM Imran Khan being involved in a scam like the 'Watergate scandal'.

Black Day: Demonstration to be held outside Pakistani diplomatic bodies in England

Gilgit Baltistan leader and activist Sajjad Raja on Wednesday said demonstrations will be held outside the Pakistani diplomatic bodies in England on Thursday (Oct 22) to mark it as a Black Day for Kashmir when in 1947 the region was brutally invaded by Pakistan.

Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) witnesses demonstrations on Black Day

United Kashmir People's National Party and United Kashmir National Students Organisation workers demonstrated in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) on Thursday to mark Oct 22, the day of Kashmir invasion by Pakistan in 1947, as a 'Black Day'.

Pakistan indulged in ethnic cleansing of local Kashmiris in 1947: CRPF official

Suneem Khan, a senior medico serving with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Srinagar, has alleged that Islamabad was involved in ethnic cleansing in Kashmir during the Pakistani invasion of October 1947. 

Pakistan: Karachi explosion leaves five people dead 

Karachi: An explosion  triggered by a gas leak in a multi-storey residential building in Pakistan's Karachi city left at least five people dead and 28 others injured on Wednesday, media reports said.