Tag Archives: Kashmir

FO denies Shehryar Afridi failed to clear US immigration

Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmed has refuted reports that Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Afridi was stopped from entering the United States after he failed to satisfy immigration officials at New York’s JFK airport. The spokesperson in a statement issued on Sunday said Afridi arrived in …

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Indian, Pakistani veterans see slim chance of full-scale war

NEW DELHI/ KARACHI: Military veterans from India and Pakistan foresee a slim chance of a full-fledged war between the two nuclear neighbours, dubbing it an “inconceivable” idea on the 56th anniversary of the 1965 war. They also called for “political engagement” to resolve long-pending disputes, including the Kashmir issue. Lt …

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FO condemns taking Geelani’s body in custody forcibly

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office condemned on Thursday the occupation forces in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJ&K) for forcibly taking into custody the body of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani ahead of his funeral. According to Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar, a raid was carried out at the house …

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UK, EU parliamentarians pay homage to former AJK president

LONDON: British and European Union parliamentarians paid homage to former Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan on Sunday for highlighting the Kashmir cause, terming his tenure a ‘golden era’ for the occupied valley. Sardar Masood’s tenure concluded on August 24, as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry was elected …

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Pakistan condemns extra-judicial killings of Kashmiris in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday condemned the extra-judicial killings of five more Kashmiri youth in Baramulla and Srinagar districts of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) in the last three days. “The Indian Occupation Army has intensified extra-judicial killings of the Kashmiris in so-called ‘cordon-and-search’ operations. More than 100 Kashmiris …

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