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Pakistan: We Hope Afghans Would Seize the Opportunity for Peace

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KABUL – Pakistan says it has been making serious and sincere efforts for facilitating intra-Afghan peace process for an inclusive political settlement. “We hope that Afghans would seize this opportunity for achieving lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan,“ said Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) on Monday. FO spokesperson, commenting on the …

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Pakistan to Move Out of FATF Grey List: Qureshi

Pakistan to Move Out of FATF Grey List: Qureshi

MULTAN – Pakistani Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, hops Pakistan will soon be out of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gray list. “We are moving forward according to our national need and not at the behest of anyone else. The steps taken by our government against money laundering and …

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US Pledges 37 Helicopters, 2 Aircrafts for Afghanistan

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KABUL – The Afghan delegation in Washington was told that the US will provide 37 Black Hawk helicopters and two A-29 Super Tucano fixed-wing attack aircraft to Afghanistan, TOLOnews reported Monday. The US officials also assured the Afghan delegation that 200 US contractors, mostly working with the military aircraft, will …

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Millions Driven from Homes in 2020 Despite Covid-19 Crisis: UNHCR

Millions Driven from Homes in 2020 Despite Covid-19 Crisis: UNHCR

GENEVA – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that the war, violence, persecution and human rights abuses have driven nearly 3 million people to flee their homes last year, despite the Covid-19 crisis restricted movement around the world as countries closed borders and ordered closures. In its …

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Afghanistan, Pakistan Track-II Dialogue Starts in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD – Afghan political leaders, former diplomats, members of civil society, women activists and senior journalists have arrived in Pakistan for a two-day Pakistan-Afghanistan track-II dialogue, beginning on Monday amid stalemate in peace process and tension between the two countries over a series of statements by Afghan leaders. The first …

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Kazakhstan Elected to Economic and Social Council for 2022-2024

Kazakhstan elected to Economic and Social Council for 2022-2024

BAKU, Azerbaijan – At the 73rd plenary session of the UN General Assembly, Kazakhstan has been elected to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the term of 2022-2024. Kazakhstan’s membership in the Council was supported by 180 UN Member States, Trend reports citing the press service of the Foreign …

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