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Doha, 28 July 2021 Mullah Baradar Akhund, Deputy-Amir for Political Affairs and Head of the Political Office of Taliban, headed a nine-member high-level delegation to the People’s Republic of China on a two days official visit. During the visit, the delegation met separately with Wang Yi, Chinese Foreign Minister and Wu jianghao, Vice Foreign Minister and  China's Special Representative for Afghanistan. Both sides exchanged their views on various  political, economic and security issues related to the two countries, the current situation in Afghanistan ... Read More
July 28, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Tokyo, 27 July 2021 Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines made history on Monday at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 30-year-old weightlifter finished in first place in the women's 55 kilogram category to win the first ever Olympic gold medal. She lifted a combined weight of 224 kilograms (493.8 pounds) and made Olympic record. The Philippines has been participating in Olympics since 1924. It has won three silver and seven bronze in it's entire participation before weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz's win first ever gold ... Read More
July 27, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 27 July 2021 (Media Reports) Shehroze Kashif, 19, from Lahore, Pakistan became the youngest Pakistani mountaineer to conquer  8,848.86 metres high Mount Everest last Tuesday. Shehroze developed his passion in trekking from his very young age encouraged by his father, Kashif Abbas. Kashif Abbas and any of his family members has no interest in mountaineering. He spent over a month in accomplishing his target. In an interview to media, he said that strongest thing in the world is the human mind, 'mountaineering ... Read More
July 27, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Fences At Pakistan-Afghanistan Border

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Islamabad, 26 July 2021 (Media Reports) Forty-six Afghan soldiers and Border Police got refuge and safe passage in Pakistan on Sunday, Pakistan Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR) statement. The statement said that a local ANA commander opposite Arundu, Chitral, had requested help for the 46 soldiers — including five officers — as "they were unable to hold their military posts along Pak-Afghan International Border due to evolving security situation in Afghanistan." The Pakistan Army contacted Afghan authorities for the relevant information and necessary formalities, ... Read More
July 26, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Islamabad, 26 July 2021 (Anadolu News) Pakistan on Monday reported more than 3,700 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day toll since May 22, as the Delta variant is spreading across the country, according to official data. In the past 24 hours, the country registered 3,752 additional infections, bringing the caseload to over 1 million, the Health Ministry count showed. On May 21, Pakistan recorded 4,007 cases that slowly declined to 663 on June 21, but has seen spikes again since July 6. The fatalities ... Read More
July 26, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Seoul, 22 July 2021 (Yonhap News) South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hit a fresh high of over 1,800 on Thursday with mass infections from a virus-hit naval unit, while authorities are increasingly inclined to extend the toughest virus restrictions in the wider Seoul area amid no signs of a letup. The country added 1,842 COVID-19 cases, including 1,533 local infections, raising the total caseload to 184,103, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). The country added three more ... Read More
July 22, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Tokyo, 22 July 2021 (Anadolu News) Turkish news agency, Anadolu Agency will broadcast the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 12 languages beginning Friday, July 23. The Turkish news agency will deliver news, photographs, and images of the 108 national teams who will compete in 18 branches, as well as world-famous athletes at the Olympics in the Japanese capital, Tokyo. Infographics will be part of the coverage and will focus on current and important developments that will be presented to sports fans on Anadolu Agency's ... Read More
July 22, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Turkish President Erdogan

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Istanbul, 21 July 2021 (Anadolu News) Ankara will continue its efforts to secure international recognition for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Turkey’s president said on Wednesday. “We will make every possible effort to ensure recognition of the Turkish Cypriot state as soon as possible,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a video address to members of the Justice and Development (AK) Party on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. He stressed that the only demand of Turkish Cypriots in international talks ... Read More
July 21, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Islamabad, 19 July 2021 (Daily Dawn) Afghanistan on Sunday called back its ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan after the brief “kidnapping” of the Afghan envoy’s daughter in Islamabad. "Following the abduction of the Afghan ambassador's daughter in Pakistan, the leadership of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan called back Afghanistan's ambassador and senior diplomats from Pakistan until all security threats are addressed including the arrest and trial of the perpetrators of abduction," the Afghan foreign ministry said in a statement. It said an ... Read More
July 20, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 18 July 2021 Two days long crucial and busy bilateral talks between high level Afghan government and Taliban delegations concluded here in Doha at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. The venue where US and Taliban signed historical peace accord in February 2020 saw another milestone step discussions between Afghan government delegation and Taliban. Afghan delegation was led by Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman, High Council For National Reconciliation and Taliban team was led by Mullah Abdul Ghani, Baradar, Deputy Chief of Taliban Political ... Read More
July 19, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui