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UN human rights chief wants Pulwama attackers brought to justice

UN human rights chief wants Pulwama attackers brought to justice

United Nations, Feb 20:  UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michele Bachelet has called for bringing those responsible for the Pulwama terrorist attack that killed 40 CRPF troopers, to justice. Her spokesperson Rupert Colville said in Geneva on Tuesday that Bachelet “strongly condemns the suicide bomb against the Indian security forces in…

UN asks for escorts for military observers in Kashmir after Pakistan flag incident

UN asks for escorts for military observers in Kashmir after Pakistan flag incident

United Nations, Feb 20:  The UN has asked the Indian government for additional escorts for its military observers in Kashmir after one of its vehicles was stopped by a group of protesters in Jammu, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said. “The observer group reported on February 16 that a UN…

UN urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions

UN urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions

United Nations, Feb 20:  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to exercise “maximum restraint” and offered to mediate in the face of rising tensions following the attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF troopers. Guterres, through a spokesman,…

Imran seeks evidence on Kashmir attack, India dubs it ‘lame excuse’

Imran seeks evidence on Kashmir attack, India dubs it ‘lame excuse’

Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 19: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday denied his country’s involvement in the Kashmir suicide bombing and sought “actionable intelligence” but New Delhi asked Islamabad to “stop misleading the world” and take “credible action” against terrorist masterminds operating from its soil. In a nationwide broadcast, Khan refused…

China urges restraint as India-Pakistan ties worsen

China urges restraint as India-Pakistan ties worsen

Beijing, Feb 19: China on Tuesday urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and engage in dialogue as tensions mounted between the neighbours over the Kashmir suicide bombing. Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Geng Shuang made the remarks in response to a query about China’s role in easing tensions between New Delhi…

Pakistan will retaliate if India attacks, says Imran

Pakistan will retaliate if India attacks, says Imran

Islamabad, Feb 19:  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said his country will have no other option to retaliate if India wages war against it in the wake of the February 14 suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 40 CRPF troopers. “If you (Indian government) think you will…

Will act if Pakistanis involved in suicide bombing: Imran Khan

Will act if Pakistanis involved in suicide bombing: Imran Khan

Islamabad, Feb 19: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday pledged that his government will act against any Pakistani national found involved in the suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir if India provided “actionable intelligence”. In a nationwide broadcast, Khan also said that Pakistan will have no option but to retaliate…

Stop blaming China, Pakistan: Chinese media to India

Stop blaming China, Pakistan: Chinese media to India

Beijing, Feb 18:  India must self-introspect its anti-terrorism policy rather than blaming Pakistan for the Pulwama suicide bombing and China for blocking efforts to list Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a terrorist without proof, said a Chinese state-run newspaper. The Pakistan-backed JeM took responsibility for the February 14 terror strike…

Pakistan will be very important in future: Saudi Crown Prince

Pakistan will be very important in future: Saudi Crown Prince

Islamabad, Feb 18:  Visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has expressed optimism about the economic future of Pakistan, saying his country had been waiting for a leadership like that of Prime Minister Imran Khan to partner with Islamabad in various areas. Addressing a reception dinner on Sunday night at the…

India blaming us without probe: Pakistan

India blaming us without probe: Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb 17: Pakistan on Sunday told foreign envoys here that India was blaming it for a horrific suicide bombing in Jammu and Kashmir even without any investigation. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said this to diplomats from Africa and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states. The Dawn newspaper quoted Janjua as…

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