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WHO director for Americas says 226,000 have died of COVID-19 in region

06 June, 2020 8:28 am 8:28 am

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Nearly half of all COVID-19 cases globally can be found in the Americas and the numbers continue to climb, the World Health Organization’s regional director for the Americas, Carissa Etienne, said on Wednesday. As of June 23, there have been more than 4.5 million COVID-19 cases and 226,000 deaths reported in the … Read More

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Somali envoy hails Pakistan Navy’s role for ensuring peace in region

02 February, 2020 2:25 pm 2:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Ambassador of Somalia to Pakistan Khadija Mohamed Almakhzoumi called on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Islamabad on Monday. They discussed matters of mutual interest, including regional situation security and bilateral maritime cooperation. During the meeting, the naval chief highlighted Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maritime security, particularly elimination of pirates. … Read More

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Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

01 January, 2020 8:34 am 8:34 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Parts of Australia’s east coast were hit by severe storms dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding. Fears of smoke from the fires disrupting the Australian Open tennis receded in Melbourne, where the main tournament was due to start on … Read More

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Pakistan is only partner of peace, says FM Qureshi

01 January, 2020 8:51 am 8:51 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan is only partner of peace and will not part of anyone’s war in the region. Addressing at US Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, FM Qureshi said that Pakistan wants to de-escalate the tensions between US and Iran.  He … Read More

FM Qureshi, Iranian president discuss peace & stability in region

FM Qureshi, Iranian president discuss peace & stability in region

01 January, 2020 11:04 am 11:04 am

TEHRAN (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani and discussed peace and stability in the region. During the meeting, Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaffirmed that Pakistan will remain committed to playing an active and positive role for bringing peace in the region. He apprised the Iranian president about … Read More

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Iraqi FM hails Pakistan’s efforts to end tensions, maintain peace in regi...

01 January, 2020 5:31 pm 5:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (News) – Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Ali al-Hakim on Friday appreciated Pakistan’s efforts to end tensions and maintain peace in the region. The Iraqi FM stated during a telephonic conversation with Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi. FM Qureshi has discussed escalating Iran-US hostility with his Iraqi counterpart. He expressed concerns on increasing tensions in … Read More

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Pakistan desires peace not conflict in region: FO

01 January, 2020 6:07 pm 6:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Aisha Farooqui on Thursday has said that Pakistan does not want conflict and will continue to play its role in establishment of peace and stability in the region. In her weekly press briefing, Aisha Farooqui said that Pakistan enjoys cordial relations with all the countries including Iran … Read More

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Russia hails Pak Navy’s efforts for maritime security in region

12 December, 2019 5:59 pm 5:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Russian Navy’s Commander in Chief Admiral Nikolai Anatolyevich Yevmenov held a meeting with Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Islamabad and hailed the efforts for maritime security in region on Wednesday. They exchanged views on matters of mutual interest, including promotion of cooperation between navies of the two countries. The … Read More

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CPEC is a game changer for region, says FM Qureshi

11 November, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

MULTAN (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that CPEC is a game changer for the region and there were no restriction for any country including US to invest in Economic Zones being established under it. Talking to the journalists, FM Qureshi said that the CPEC is inevitable for the development … Read More

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Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan: NHK

10 October, 2019 8:55 am 8:55 am

TOKYO (Reuters) — The death toll from torrential rains that caused flooding and mudslides in Japan climbed to 10 on Saturday, with three others missing, public broadcaster NHK reported, just two weeks after the region was hit by a powerful typhoon. Landslides ripped through waterlogged areas in Chiba and Fukushima prefectures, in eastern and northeastern … Read More

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Geopolitical environment in region is complex due to Indian illegal acts in...

09 September, 2019 6:13 pm 6:13 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The debrief session of Pakistan Navy’s war game SHAMSHEER-E-BAHR VII and Logistic Exercise TARSEEL-E-BAHAR II was held in Karachi on Thursday. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi graced the occasion as chief guest. Upon arrival, the chief guest was received by Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), … Read More

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UN rights experts call for an immediate end to curfew in Occupied Kashmir

08 August, 2019 7:16 pm 7:16 pm

GENEVA (KMS) – UN human rights experts on Thursday called on the India government to end the crackdown on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests imposed in Indian-Occupied Kashmir this month. The experts expressed concern that the restrictions, imposed after the Indian Parliament revoked the Constitutionally-mandated status of the Occupied Jammu and … Read More

Federal cabinet discusses Kashmir issue, situation in region

08 August, 2019 5:37 pm 5:37 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet discussed in detail the Kashmir issue and the situation in the region. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi briefed the cabinet about the situation in Kashmir. According to the sources, the prime minister took the cabinet into confidence regarding his discussion with the world leaders. The cabinet decided that … Read More

Latest restrictions in IOK will exacerbate human rights situation in region...

08 August, 2019 10:35 pm 10:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The United Nations has expressed grave concern over the situation in Occupied Kashmir. In a statement on Wednesday, the United Nations spokesperson said: “We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in Kashmir will exacerbate the human rights situation in the region” "We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in … Read More

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Soldiers’ martyrdom is sacrifice Pakistan making for peace in region: DG ...

07 July, 2019 5:21 pm 5:21 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that the martyrdom of six soldiers on Pak-Afghan border and four in Balochistan is the sacrifice Pakistan making for peace in the region. In a tweet on Saturday, he said: “While security of tribal areas has been improved with efforts now focused … Read More