Afghanistan says Pakistan backing terrorists in ‘full-scale war’

By Arul Louis United Nations, Sep 21 : Afghanistan has accused Pakistan of backing terrorists waging a “full-scale war” and warned that it reserves the right to do “whatever is necessary for the defence and protection” of its people. It called on the international community to eliminate terrorism safe havens. Laying out a harsh indictment […]

Sharif rakes up Kashmir at UNGA, says Burhan Wani symbol of ‘Kashmiri intifada’

United Nations: As expected, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday majorly raised the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly, saying that Pakistan fully supports Kashmiris’ right to self-determination and demanded an “independent enquiry” into the “extrajudicial killings” in Kashmir. Sharif said that Hizbul militant Burhan Wani, whose killing on July 8 sparked off […]

Glorifying Wani shows Pakistan’s attachment to terror: India hits back

New Delhi/United Nations, Sep 22 : India on Thursday hit back at Pakistan, saying the “glorification” of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani at the UN General Assembly showed Islamabad’s “attachment to terrorism”. As Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up the Kashmir issue in a major way in his UNGA address, and called for an international […]

Run by ‘warmachine’, Pakistan glorifies self-declared terrorist: Akbar

By Arul Louis United Nations, Sep 22 : India will not hold a dialogue with a Pakistan run by a “warmachine” that holds the gun of terrorism and glorifies terrorists, M.J. Akbar, India’s Minister of State for External Affairs said on Wednesday in a strong reaction to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s attacks on New […]

Pakistan plays Kashmir card at UN, demands plebiscite

United Nations, Sep 22 : Strongly raising the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan on Wednesday accused India of being in “illegal occupation” of Jammu and Kashmir, and demanded a plebiscite and an independent inquiry into the deaths in the current unrest. Extending his support to the “struggle of Kashmiri people”, Pakistan […]

Pakistan plays Kashmir card at UN, demands plebiscite

United Nations, Sep 22 : As expected, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday raked up the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly, calling for a plebiscite and an independent inquiry into alleged human rights violations in Kashmir. Sharif also mentioned Hizbul militant Burhan Wani, whose killing on July 8 sparked off the current […]