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Chinese envoy in Nepal asks people to follow and promote her on Twitter in lieu of movie tickets Beijing: In an unheard of social media diplomacy, the Chinese envoy in Nepal has offered people of the Himalayan nation to follow her on Twitter and retweet her posts in exchange for movie tickets. 29-Dec-2019
Pakistan Army is ready for India: Imran Khan Islamabad: With the India-Pakistan tension simmering since the beginning of the year over post-Pulwama Balakot strike and the post-Article 370 Kashmir reality, Imran Khan once again upped the ante on Thursday when he warned that his country's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Bajwa has assured him that the forces are ready to face India. 27-Dec-2019
Ending war only ‘real hope’ for prosperous Afghanistan: UN mission chief New York: Only by ending the war in Afghanistan can there be “real hope” for a prosperous future for the country, the top UN official there said on Thursday. 27-Dec-2019
নির্যাতিত উইঘুরদের সমর্থনে টুইটে প্রথমে প্রধানমন্ত্রীকে কিছু বলবার আহ্বান, তারপরে মুছে ফেললেন বার্তা ইসলামাবাদ:  চীনের উইঘুর সংখ্যালঘু মুসলমানদের ওপর নির্যাতনের বিরুদ্ধে বক্তব্য করবার জন্য কিছুদিন আগে পাকিস্তানের প্রধানমন্ত্রী ইমরান খানকে উদ্দেশ্য করে টুইট করেছিলেন সেই দেশের প্রাক্তন ক্রিকেট অধিনায়ক  শহীদ আফ্রিদি। 25-Dec-2019
Uighur: Top Muslim preacher urges Islamic nations to start boycotting Chinese products Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Keeping in mind the treatment given to ethnic Uighurs, an influential Muslim preacher has asked the Islamic countries to start the process of boycotting Chinese products. 25-Dec-2019
Afghanistan: Suspected Taliban members abduct 27 peace activists Kabul: Suspected members of Taliban group have kidnapped peace activists in Afghanistan, media reports said on Wednesday. 25-Dec-2019
Shahid Afridi first requests Imran Khan to speak on Uyghur issue, then deletes tweet Islamabad: Pakistan's former cricket captain Shahid Afridi recently tweeted and urged country's Prime Minister Imran Khan to “speak up” for Uyghur Muslims in China and requested the Chinese government to give “humane” and “just” treatment to Muslims. However, he surprisingly deleted the tweet later. 25-Dec-2019
Afghanistan: Suspected Taliban members abduct 27 peace activists Kabul: Suspected members of Taliban group have kidnapped peace activists in Afghanistan, media reports said on Wednesday. 25-Dec-2019
Afghanistan: Taliban claims responsibility for the killing of US soldier Kabul: The Taliban on Monday took the responsibility of killing a U.S soldier in the northern Kunduz province, media reports said. 23-Dec-2019
Afghanistan: President Ashraf Ghani tops preliminary election results Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is all set to return for a second term as the top leader of the country as he is nearing to emerge victorious in the Presidential polls. 22-Dec-2019
Nine children killed or maimed in Afghanistan every day: UN Children’s Fund New York: An average of nine children have been killed or maimed every day in Afghanistan so far this year, according to a new report from the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which describes the country as “the world’s most lethal warzone”. 18-Dec-2019
Pakistan court awards death sentence to ex-military ruler in high treason case Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Tuesday awarded death sentence to country's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case, media reports said. 17-Dec-2019
Sri Lanka aims to touch 6.5 per cent growth Colombo: The newly formed Sri Lankan government is aiming to log a 6.5 per cent or higher GDP growth and prioritise national security in the island-nation. 16-Dec-2019
Protesters force Pakistan woman officer to apologise after she calls for equal rights for minorities Islamabad: Protesters, mostly students, forced a Pakistan Administrative Service officer in Attock area of the country to apologise after she raised the issue of human rights for minorities, media reports said on Saturday. 14-Dec-2019
Lashkar chief Hafiz Saeed's son Talha escapes assassination attempt, incident brings fissures within terror outfit Islamabad: Hinting in what might be an outcome of a divide within terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba, its chief and India's 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed's son Talha Saeed recently escaped an assassination attempt in a bombing incident close to Pakistan's Lahore city. 13-Dec-2019
Afghanistan: Blast in Ghazni leaves 10 killed Kabul: A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Friday left at least 10 people killed, media reports said. 13-Dec-2019
Court grants bail to former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on medical grounds Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday granted bail to PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari on medical grounds. 11-Dec-2019
Social media giant Facebook removes Jamaat Islami Karachi's official page over Kashmir March Washington: Social network giant Facebook on Monday removed Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter’s official page from its platform, allegedly over the party’s promotion of its Kashmir March, media reports said. 10-Dec-2019
London Bridge attacker Usman Khan laid to rest in Pakistan Islamabad: The London Bridge attacker Usman Khan was buried in his ancestral village in Pakistan on Friday, media reports said on Saturday. 07-Dec-2019
Afghanistan people hold vigils for killed Japanese doctor Kabu: People in Afghanistan on Thursday held nationwide candlelight vigil prayer ceremony in remembrance of Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, the head of Japanese NGO Peace Japan Medical Services (PJMS), who was killed during an attack on him in Jalalabad city of the country recently. 06-Dec-2019
Jalalabad: Japanese national with honorary Afghanistan citizenship killed Kabul: A Japanese national with honorary Afghan citizenship died following an attack on him in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city, media reports said on Wednesday. 04-Dec-2019
Pervez Musharraf undergoing treatment in Dubai hospital Islamabad: Former Pakistan President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf is unwell and he is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dubai city, media reports said on Tuesday. 03-Dec-2019
Pakistan's PTI leader, once sacked for anti-Hindu remarks, returns as minister once again in Punjab Islamabad: Revealing the Imran Khan-led Pakistan government's double standards, Fayyaz ul Hasan Chohan of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI, who had once triggered controversy for his comments against Hindu community, has been inducted in the Punjab government's cabinet on the same portfolio of the provincial information minister. 02-Dec-2019
Pakistan: 14-yr-old Christian girl "abducted and converted" to Islam, but girl says it happened with consent Islamabad: In a repetition of what had happened to Sikh girl Jagjit Kaur, now a Pakistani Christian girl, who was identified as Huma Masih, has been allegedly abducted and then converted to Islam. However, the girl on a video message said she went with the man with her consent and converted though she being a minor the marriage is a violation of law. 01-Dec-2019
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