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Myanmar, Bangladesh Agree To Start Talks On Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar, Bangladesh Agree To Start Talks On Rohingya Refugees

YANGON/DHAKA Myanmar has agreed to begin talks with Bangladesh over an estimated 65,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar’s northwestern Rakhine State since attacks on border posts three months ago,…

At Hindu Temple, Pakistan Prime Minister Reaches Out To Minorities

At Hindu Temple, Pakistan Prime Minister Reaches Out To Minorities

KATAS, PAKISTAN Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Jan. 11 inaugurated the restoration of an ancient Hindu temple complex in Punjab, a symbolic gesture that may appeal to the Muslim…

Stop India From Interfering In Pakistan, UN told

Stop India From Interfering In Pakistan, UN told

Islamabad, Jan 6. Pakistan on Friday asked the UN to restrain India from interfering in Pakistan’s internal affairs and from activities aimed at destabilizing the country. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to…

China Says To Hold First Military Drills With Nepal Next Year

China Says To Hold First Military Drills With Nepal Next Year

China will hold its first military drills with Nepal next year, China’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday, in a move that could unnerve neighbouring India. China is vying to increase…

Pakistan Has Successfully Defeated Terrorism: Gen. Bajwa

Pakistan Has Successfully Defeated Terrorism: Gen. Bajwa

The Pakistani Army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said on Thursday the country had successfully defeated terrorism and was now in a consolidation phase. Gen Bajwa was visiting the Bahadur…

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa Opposes Land For Chinese Investment

  — COLOMBO Sri Lanka’s former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday criticised a government plan to grant 15,000 acres for Chinese investment in his constituency, saying it will deprive people…

Pakistan Honors Nobel Winner In Physics 37 Years Late, But His Religion Still Stirs Anger

In most countries, it would hardly require an act of courage for the government to rename a university science center after a native-born Nobel Prize-winning physicist who died two decades…

Trump Offers To Help Pakistan, Calls PM Sharif A ‘Terrific Guy’

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump offered to help solve Pakistan’s problems and praised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a “terrific guy” in the first call between the two men, the Pakistani…