Islamabad, Pakistan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | The Daily Courier

    President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy led by a forceful executive, in contrast to the coalition building and international conferences which have featured strongly in past administrations. The billionaire businessman and reality television star - the first president who had never held political office or high military rank - promised to stir a "new national pride" and protect America from the "ravages" of countries he says have stolen U.S. jobs.

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  2. Abdul Basit demands repatriation of Pak prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    Speaking to TOI, Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit expressed hope that his country's "goodwill gesture" would be duly acknowledged and appreciated. Basit demanded the repatriation of 33 Pakistan nationals who have completed their sentences in India.

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  3. Here's what the new US Defense Secretary had to sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Rediff.com

    The new American Defense Secretary Gen James "Mad Dog" Mattis has vowed to strengthen the economic and military ties with allies and "gain full value from every taxpayer dollar spent on defense". "Every action we take will be designed to ensure our military is ready to fight today and in the future," Mattis said on Friday in a message to department of defense soon after he was being sworn in as head of the Pentagon by Vice President Mike Pence at the White House.

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  4. World jittery about Trump’s ‘America First’ inaugural speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WRIC-TV Richmond

    President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy led by a forceful executive, in contrast to the coalition building and international conferences which have featured strongly in past administrations. The billionaire businessman and reality television star - the first president who had never held political office or high military rank - promised to stir a "new national pride" and protect America from the "ravages" of countries he says have stolen U.S. jobs.

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  5. Pakistan frees Indian soldier, family overjoyedRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    Islamabad/Amritsar, Jan 21 - Pakistan on Saturday released Indian Army soldier Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, who had inadvertently crossed the LoC in September last year. Chavan was handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah-Attari joint check post, a Border Security Force official confirmed in Amritsar.

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  6. Pakistan hands over Indian soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, Jan 21 : Pakistan has handed over an Indian soldier, who had inadvertently crossed the Line of Control in September last year,at the Wagah Border on Saturday, officials confirmed. He has been identified as Sep Chandu Babulal Chavan.

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  7. Pakistan Says It Returned Indian Army Deserter To IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Weekday Magazine

    Pakistan said on January 21 that it has released an Indian soldier who strayed into Pakistani territory in the disputed Kashmir region. The soldier, identified as Chandu Babulal Chohan, allegedly deserted his post on India's side of the Line of Control, which divides Kashmir, and crossed into Pakistani-administered territory on September 29. India said it had carried out surgical strikes in Pakistani territory on the same day in retaliation for a militant raid on an Indian army base that killed 19 soldiers.

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  8. Inaugural speech: Pakistan jittery about Donald Trump's Islamic radicalism commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump 's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy, but offered no specifics about America's place in the world. The billionaire businessman and reality television star - the first president who had never held political office or high military rank - promised to stir a "new national pride" and protect America from the "ravages" of countries he says have stolen US jobs.

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  9. Pakistan returns captured Indian soldier Chandu Babulal on "humanitarian grounds"Read the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Lahore [Pakistan], Jan. 21 : In a goodwill gesture, Pakistan handed over Indian soldier, Chandu Babulal Chohan, to Indian authorities today through the Wagah border, saying the decision was taken on humanitarian grounds. "The decision of the government of Pakistan to return the Indian soldier is based on humanitarian grounds and the commitment to ensure peace and tranquility at the LoC and the Working Boundary," said a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan.

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  10. 20 killed as blast hits market area in NW PakistanRead the original story

    Saturday | Xinhuanet

    At least 20 people were killed and 30 others injured when a bomb went off in a vegetable and fruit market in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency on Saturday morning, officials said. Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations , the mouthpiece of Pakistani army confirmed that the blast took place by the explosion of an improvised explosive device inside the market.

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  11. Pak returned Indian soldier due to mounting pressure by Centre: Defence ExpertRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Bhopal/ Nagpur , Jan. 21 : Expressing happiness over the return of the Indian Sepoy who inadvertently crossed the Line of Control and was captured by Pakistan, Defence Expert has surmised Islamabad could have taken the step due to steady pressure from New Delhi. "There are two aspects of it.

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  12. Blast claimed by Taliban kills 21 in PakistanRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    Islamabad, Jan 21 - A blast in a busy market killed at least 21 people, including two minors, on Saturday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, in an attack jointly claimed by the Pakistani Taliban and a branch of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, officials said. The blast occurred in Parachinar area's Eidgah Market in Kurram Agency as people shopped for vegetables.

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  13. India asked to stop work on Kishanganga and Ratle projectsRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    Islamabad, Jan 21 - A rare joint sitting of two committees of the Pakistan National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution seeking immediate suspension of work on two disputed projects by India and constitution of an arbitration court to resolve the ongoing water dispute between the two countries, it was reported on Saturday. The resolution adopted by the committees on Foreign Affairs and Water and Power, on Friday called upon the World Bank to constitute a court of arbitration to adjudicate on issues raised by Pakistan against India's ongoing construction of Kishanganga and Ratle hydro projects, Dawn reported.

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  14. Disappeared: Silencing Pakistan's activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Jazeera

    On the afternoon of January 7, Ahmed Raza Naseer was sitting with his brother at their shop in a small village just outside the central Pakistani town of Nankana Sahib, when a nondescript man holding a mobile phone to his ear walked in. He spent some time looking at their wares - mobile phones, mostly - before asking the brothers their names.

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  15. German companies keen to join CPEC, says nation's envoyRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 21 : German Ambassador to Pakistan Ina Lepel has said that companies back home are interested in joining the multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor project to improve bilateral trade relations further. Ambassador Lepel made the remarks during a meeting with National Security Advisor Lt.

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  16. 13 killed, 47 injured in blast in NW PakistanRead the original story

    Friday | Xinhuanet

    At least 13 people were killed and 47 others injured in a bomb blast that hit a vegetable and fruit market in Pakistan's northwest tribal region of Kurram Agency on Saturday morning, officials said. According to the local administration of the area, the blast took place at 08:50 a.m. when dozens of people were busy with shopping in the market located in Parachinar area of Kurram Agency,Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan .

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  17. Pakistan asks India to suspend work on hydro power projects in J&KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times of India

    Pakistan's two parliamentary committees in a joint resolution asked India to immediately suspend the ongoing construction of the Kishanganga and Ratle hydro power projects in Jammu and Kashmir, Dawn reported. a Two National Assembly committees also urged World Bank to form court of arbitration to mediate the dispute over the Indus Waters Treaty between the two countries.

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  18. Authorities orders shutdown of rights groups over 'anti-state activities' in PakistanRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 21 : Authorities in the Punjab province of Pakistan have ordered several women and human rights groups to shut down, accusing them of unspecified anti-state activities. Pakistan government has toughened its stance against local and international non-governmental organisations in recent years, accusing some of using their work as a cover for espionage, reports the Daily Times.

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  19. 3.5 acres additional land approved for Christian cemetery21-Jan-1793Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The board of the Capital Development Authority has approved a summary to allocate an additional chunk of land measuring 3.5 acres for the burial of the Christian community adjacent to their already available plot for the purpose at H-9/2 in Islamabad. Earlier, the said minority community was allotted three cemetery plots measuring 8 acres of land in total for the burial of their demised members at sector H-9/2.

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  20. A nation divided, and another seeking leadership of the supranational ummahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indian Express

    One can understand the warmth between the two PMs in Bosnia last month as Nawaz Sharif visited with his wife. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's three-day visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina in December 2016 was hardly noticed internationally.

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