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2016 unrest leaves 59 women injured by forces in Held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- As many as 59 women were injured in the 2016 Kashmir unrest triggered by the killing of Hizb commander, Burhan Muzzafar Wani, government has disclosed before State Human Rights Commission (SHRC). Of the 2524 people injured during the last year unrest, government has confirmed the identity of 1725 victims. The 799 pellet injured

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US, Pakistan and Afghanistan need to actively work towards peace process: Maleeha

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan and the United States are in the process of resetting their relationship against the backdrop of geopolitical shifts that have transformed the global and regional environment. Speaking at a discussion at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in New York, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said that

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Israeli PM to be questioned for 6th time over corruption

JERUSALEM (Sarzameen News)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be questioned by the police later on Sunday for the sixth time over two alleged cases of corruption, local media reported. Netanyahu is suspected in two criminal investigations dubbed by the police “case 1,000” and “case 2,000.” In one of the affairs, Netanyahu is suspected of receiving

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Afghan forces rescue over 30 people including children from Taliban prison

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- The Afghan Special Forces have rescued more than 30 people including children from a Taliban-run prison in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. According to the Afghan military officials in the South, the prisoners were rescued during an operation in the early hours of Sunday morning. A spokesman for the 215th Maiwan Corps of

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Geelani hails Pakistan for introducing resolution in UNGA

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday while hailing the endure and sincere steps taken by Pakistan establishment for introducing the resolution in UN General Assembly, said that Maleeha Lodhi has rightly placed the issue keeping in view its historical background. According to the statement, Geelani said, “We are facing extreme

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JF-17 thunder Dazzlesthe spectators at Dubai Air Show

DUBAI (Sarzameen News)- On the twilight of Dubai Air Show, a large number of spectators thronged the PAF pavilion to see the static display of JF-17 Thunder and Super Mushshak aircraft Thursday. Being an open day for general public, aviation enthusiasts turned out in thousands to see the sleek and lethal fighter aircraft, rightfully called the

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Kabul promises probe into murder of Pakistani official

KABUL (Sarzameen News)- Afghanistan strongly Tuesday condemned the killing of a diplomatic official serving at the Consulate General of Pakistan in Jalalabad City who was shot and martyred by two unknown assailants on Monday. Expressing deep sorrow over the incident, Afghanistan conveyed its condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family and the government of Pakistan assuring them of taking serious and decisive measures with respect

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Arrested Saudi political, business figures in anti-graft sweep to face trial

RIYADH (Web Desk) – Dozens of high-profile Saudi political and business figures arrested in an anti-corruption sweep will face trial, the attorney general said Monday, after a sweeping purge of the kingdom s upper ranks. Princes, ministers as well as billionaire tycoon Al-Waleed bin Talal were swept up in the crackdown at the weekend led by

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Hurriyat should appoint own interlocutor: MLA Langate

BANDIPORA (Sarzameen News)- AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er Rasheed has asked New Delhito ensure that credibility of dialogue institution is restored in Kashmir. “NC and PDP should not dilute Kashmir cause. I appeal New Delhi to ensure that credibility of dialogue institution is restored,” Rasheed said addressing party workers at Bandipora. “People should be united and leaders of various thoughts should

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Dialogue only option to resolve issue; Geelani India to show sincerity

SRINAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has said that dialogue was the only option to resolve Kashmir issue but “unfortunately India has never assigned any political importance to it. “India is not sincere in resolving the Kashmir issue. In principal we are not against dialogue process but we favour only meaningful and result oriented negotiations. We have a clear agenda

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