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No to foreign lawyer; alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan's fate hangs in hands of Pakistani courts

Pakistan has once again made it clear that it will not accept India's demand of having a foreign lawyer to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav in the review and reconsideration case being heard at the Islamabad High Court (IHC), leaving his fate in the hands of the Pakistani courts

Pakistani Hindus continue protest over Jodhpur killings

The Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) on Friday staged a second sit-in outside New Delhi's mission Islamabad to protest against the tragic killing of 11 Pakistani Hindus in India's Jodhpur last month

Sri Lanka tour will be called off if BCB don’t agree to protocols

SLC (Sri Lanka Cricket) CEO Ashley Silva has said that if BCB are not willing to abide by protocols set by the country's Covid task force, the tour will be called off and rescheduled

200 Bangladeshi workers repatriated from Maldives

The Maldivian government, on Thursday, repatriated an additional 200 Bangladeshi workers from the country, as part of its voluntary repatriation program in collaboration with the national airline – Maldivian

Pakistan High Commissioner meets with Sri Lanka Opposition Leader

Major General (Retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak, High Commissioner of Pakistan, held a cordial meeting with the Leader of the Opposition, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sajith Premadasa along with MPs Harsha De Silva and Eran Wickramaratne in his office today

‘Facilitate India-Bangladesh trade in local products in border areas’

People-centric cross-border trade in local products through participation and partnership is a key for India-Bangladesh border area development, said Bipul Chatterjee, executive director, CUTS International

Tory MPs relaunch campaign for self-determination in Kashmir

A group of seven ruling Tory MPs have relaunched a group named 'The Conservative Friends of Kashmir', which is aimed at campaigning for 'self-determination' in Kashmir, sparking outrage among swathes of Tory-supporting British Indians

SAARC Council of Ministers holds virtual meeting

Nepal's Minister of Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali urged member states of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation to explore all viable options to hold the 19th SAARC Summit

Pakistan FM urges regional cooperation to stop pandemic

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has stressed the need for regional countries' cooperation to stop the COVID-19 pandemic from further spreading

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister underlines need for South Asia to collaborate on mitigating COVID-19 impact

Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena led the Sri Lankan delegation to the informal meeting of the Council of Ministers of the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on 24 September 2020

Momen for strengthening SAARC cooperation tackling COVID-19 challenges

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has called upon all his counterparts of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) member states to work together in strengthening regional cooperation to fight the challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic

International community representatives visit Rohingya camps, reiterate support for Bangladesh

Representatives of the international community in Bangladesh concluded a two-day visit in Cox’s Bazar and the Rohingya camps on Thursday, during which they reiterated their support for the country on this issue

Foreign diplomats in Pakistan visit LoC, meet victims of 'Indian shelling'

Ambassadors, diplomats, defence attachés and the representatives of various countries and international organisations visited Jura Sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday, Radio Pakistan reported

PM Imran Khan lauds President Erdogan for supporting Kashmiris

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday expressed 'deep  appreciation' for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for once again speaking in support of the rights of the Kashmiri people during his address at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

Maldives president appoints to India, Pakistan, UAE

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Wednesday accredited Dr. Hussain Niyaz, Farzana Zahir and Aminath Shabeena to serve as High Commissioner to the Republic of India, High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Ambassador to United Arab Emirates respectively

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