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Islamabad, Aug 21: In a shocking video that has been circulating on the social media, Pakistani diplomats participating in a TV discussion show were seen openly calling for support for armed resistance by the people of Kashmir in the wake of the recent scrapping of Article 370 by the Indian government. Read more>>
After developments in J&K, Gilgit Baltistan Awareness Forum to hold conference to discuss 'constitutional status' of region

Weeks after the Indian government scrapped the Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, activists from Gilgit-Baltistan, which is part of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and an integral part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir that legally acceded to India in 1947 and has remained undefined in Pakistan's Constitution, have called for a national conference to discuss for the region's national identity.

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Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence

New York, Aug 20: Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days.

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Pakistan Army chief Gen Bajwa

Islamabad, Aug 19: The Pakistan government on Monday extended the tenure of country's Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa for another three years, media reports said.

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Reckless, unwarranted, irresponsible: Afghanistan on Pak

Washington: Slamming Islamabad for trying to link the Jammu and Kashmir situation with the Afghan peace process, Afghanistan said Pakistan's statement is "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible".

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ISIS group takes responsibility for Kabul suicide attack targeting marriage hall

Kabul, Aug 18: Terror group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the suicide blast which targeted a marriage hall and left 63 people killed in Afghanistan's Kabul city on Saturday.

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If talks are held with Pakistan then it will now only be on PoK: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Kalka, Aug 18: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday sent out a strong message to Pakistan and said talks will only take place with the neighbouring nation when they stop aiding and abetting terrorism.

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