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Iraqi Iraqi FM Pakistan tension region Iraqi Counterpart

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

North Korea's Kim, holds, military meeting, tension, rises, looming deadline

North Korea’s Kim, holds military meeting as tension rises under loom...

12 December, 2019 1:29 pm 1:29 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a meeting of top military officials to discuss boosting the country’s military capability, state news agency reported on Sunday amid heightened concern the North may be about to return to confrontation with Washington. Kim presided over an enlarged meeting of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central … Read More

PM Imran Khan, agrees, judicial commission, probe, election, rigging

Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomes Saudi-Yemen agreement to end tension

11 November, 2019 6:30 pm 6:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed the agreement to end tension between Saudi Arabia and Yemen. In a tweet on Wednesday, he said: “Pakistan welcomes the conclusion of the landmark Riyadh agreement. As a result of the initiative taken by the Saudi leadership and support by UAE government, we believe it … Read More

PM Imran Khan, leaves, Saudi Arabia, reduce, Saudi-Iran, tension

PM Imran Khan leaves for Saudi Arabia to reduce Saudi-Iran tension

10 October, 2019 8:14 am 8:14 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After successful visit to Iran, Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday on a mission to act as a ‘facilitator’ between Tehran and Riyadh to reduce tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The prime minister will hold key meetings with Saudi leadership to find out solution to reduce … Read More

Gulf coalation tension spikes Iran's president Iranian president tension

Iran’s president to call for ‘coalition of hope’ in Gulf ...

09 September, 2019 8:20 am 8:20 am

NEW YORK  (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will give a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday that will likely determine whether Tehran will re-engage with the United States to ease the heightened tension between the longtime enemies. The confrontation between Tehran and Washington has ratcheted up since last year, when US … Read More

UN, rights, experts, restrictions, tension, region, exacerbate India, curfew, Occupied Kashmir

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

Iran, respond, US, threat, tension, spikes

Iran says it will respond firmly to any US threat as tension spikes

06 June, 2019 7:57 pm 7:57 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any US threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic. On Thursday, an Iranian missile destroyed a U.S. Global Hawk surveillance drone. … Read More

Trump, Iran, shot, down, US, drone, mistake

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalates

05 May, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again,” Trump said in a … Read More

UN, Pakistan, India, de-escalate, tension

UN chief again urges Pakistan, India to de-escalate tension

03 March, 2019 8:07 am 8:07 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has again urged Pakistan and India to de-escalate tension, said  Spokesman for the UN chief Stephane Dujarric. To a question at the regular briefing in New York, he said that they are fully aware of the situation. He said that the UN chief is in touch … Read More

FM, Shah Mahmood, Trump, statement, tension

FM Shah Mahmood welcomes Trump’s statement about reducing tension

02 February, 2019 2:22 pm 2:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has welcomed the statement of US President Donald Trump for reducing the Pak-India tension. Talking to 92 News on Thursday, he announced that Pakistan will take two steps in response to one step for peace. “We are also victims of terrorism. We sacrificed thousands of lives … Read More

Saudi crown prince, de-escalating, tension, FM Shah Mahmood

Saudi crown prince willing to play role for de-escalating tension: FM Shah ...

02 February, 2019 10:28 am 10:28 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is willing to end tension between Pakistan and India. Briefing the media after the in-camera session, he said that the Saudi foreign minister had contacted him during the briefing and conveyed him the crown prince’s message of … Read More

Govt attitude is increasing differences: Sirajul Haq

11 November, 2018 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Sirajul Haq has said that the government attitude is a source of an increase in differences. Speaking at the Khatam al-Anbiya (SAW) Conference on Sunday, he said that the change is not visible anywhere and only inflation is seen. He said that the government has completed its 100 days, … Read More

Japan’s July exports seen growing at steady pace, trade tensions key ...

08 August, 2018 9:35 am 9:35 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s exports likely grew at a solid pace in July, although worries lingered over global trade tensions, which could damage the nation’s shipments and the economy, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Exports are expected to have risen 6.3 percent in July from a year earlier, the poll of 16 economists showed, … Read More

Oil prices pull back as trade tensions weigh on market

08 August, 2018 8:32 am 8:32 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Crude futures pulled back , giving up gains from the previous session as trade concerns weighed on the market and fuelled concerns about demand. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 settled down 47 cents at $68.49 a barrel. Brent crude futures LCOc1 settled at $73.21 per barrel, down 24 … Read More

Tension between two nuclear powers can be dangerous, says Kh Asif

11 November, 2016 6:32 pm 6:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said that tension between two nuclear powers can be dangerous. In a statement on Monday, he said that the success of China Pakistan Economic Corridor is the failure of their enemy. “The enemy is also lifting bodies. Sometimes it has no chance to lift the bodies,” … Read More