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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday summoned India's deputy high commissioner and strongly condemned the alleged "unprovoked ceasefire violations and targeting of a school van", carrying children, by Indian forces. Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal, summoned Indian deputy high commissioner J P Singh and "strongly condemned the unprovoked...

17-12-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWS ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia held their first ever consultation in Islamabad on Wednesday , the ministry of foreign affairs said in a statement, adding that a wide range of regional issues and key areas of mutual interest including economic cooperation and connectivity were discussed. "The two sides exchanged views...

15-12-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWS Banglore:- At least six Pakistani sailors were reportedly killed in a Saudi air strike targeting their boat off the Yemeni coast, Press TV reported on Monday.

05-12-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD:- A fire at a four-star hotel in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi has left dozens of casualties.

05-12-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSLAHORE: A cleric was among five persons who were on Wednesday handed down death penalty by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan for burning alive a Christian couple after accusing them of committing blasphemy here in 2014.

24-11-2016 Pakistan

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pak-forms-committee-to-formulate-a-doable-and-sustainable-india-kashmir-policy

TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD:-Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz informed the Senate on Tuesday that a high-level committee consisting of senior officials from the ministries of defence, interior and information, the military operations directorate, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB), has been formed to formulate...

23-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWS ISLAMABAD:- Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said that Pakistan 'welcomed' the US president-elect Donald Trump's offer to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute, Radio Pakistan reported.

10-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD: Two more Indian high commission officials, out of the eight accused by Pakistan of being members of Indian intelligence agencies, on Thursday left for India. "Balbir Singh and Jayabalan Senthil left via Dubai-bound Emirates flight EK 615," sources said.

10-11-2016 Pakistan

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pakistan-refuses-to-attend-tobacco-conference-in-india

TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD:- Pakistan will not attend a global tobacco-control conference in India next week, a government minister said on Friday, in the latest fallout of strained diplomatic ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

04-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSKARACHI:- At least 17 people have been killed and dozens more injured after two trains carrying hundreds of passengers collided in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi early Thursday, officials said.

03-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSNEW DELHI:- As many as six officials in the Pakistani high commission reportedly returned home on Wednesday amid growing tensions between the two countries after a Pakistani staffer was caught spying, sources said.

02-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD:- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Tuesday called off Wednesday’s anti-government protest and instead announced celebrations after the Supreme Court ordered a probe against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family over the Panama Papers scandal.

01-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWS ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government is considering pulling out from India four of its officers posted in Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi, days after Indian authorities declared one official persona non grata.

01-11-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWS ISLAMABAD:- A Pakistani court today granted opposition politician Imran Khan permission to hold anti-government protests in the capital this week, but warned that demonstrations should not disrupt life for citizens, media reported.

31-10-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD: Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan called for nationwide protests Friday after dozens of activists from his party were arrested, adding to political deadlock ahead of his plans to shut down the capital next week.

28-10-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD:- Pakistan declared Indian diplomatic official Surjeet Singh persona non grata (PNG) hours after India expelled a Pakistan embassy staffer over espionage allegations.According to Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria, Surjeet Singh was asked to leave over violation of Vienna Convention and diplomatic etiquettes.

28-10-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD:- Pakistani anti-terror court directed police on Friday to arrest cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri by November 17 in connection with an attack on the Pakistan Television headquarters during a political protest in 2014.

21-10-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Prime MinisterNawaz Sharif and his family members in the ' Panama Papers' leaks case, acting on petitions seeking his disqualification over alleged corruption and illegally possessing assets abroad.

20-10-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWSISLAMABAD :-The Pakistan government on Friday lifted a travel ban imposed on journalist Cyril Almeida over a report he wrote about a rift between the civil and military leadership.The government’s decision followed a meeting between interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and information minister Pervaiz Rashid and representatives...

14-10-2016 Pakistan

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TRANS ASIA NEWS Pakistan is the fourth most dangerous country in the world, according to the Global Travel and Tourism Report by the World Economic Forum. Marginal decline in maternal, child deaths in Pakistan, says study

14-10-2016 Pakistan

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