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Un concerned over expected demolition of West Bank village

Jerusalem: The UN’s main human rights body expressed concern on Tuesday over Israel’s expected demolition of a Bedouin hamlet in the West Bank, which critics say is being carried out to make room for more Jewish settlements. The Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, outside the Kfar Adumim settlement, is set …

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Maleeha calls for reviewing root causes leading to disputes

United Nations: Pakistan permanent representative to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi, while addressing  UN General Assembly in New York has said that there is need to place focus on poverty, ethnic, religious and tribal tension and climate change. Maleeha called for reviewing the root causes leading to old outstanding disputes …

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Sushma Swaraj’s diatribe

Pakistan took serious exception to the allegations of terrorism leveled by India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in her address at the UN General Assembly session in New York, saying that India has been using terrorism as a state policy in the region. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative at UN Maleeha Lodhi …

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KASHMIR IN FOCUS

The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abassi in his maiden address to the UNGA session put across his country’s point of view regarding the most pressing issues affecting the world today. During his 20 minute speech PM Abassi spoke extensively about wide ranging issues that confront the world including, terrorism, xenophobia …

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No issue is potentially as dangerous as Kashmir: Masood Khan

New York: President Masood Khan, while talking to the media networks here, has said that though the United Nations agenda is crowded and is rightly focused on the North Korean nuclear crisis, the ethnic cleansing in Burma, and the UN reforms; Kashmir matters. “Kashmir is the elephant in the room. No …

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