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Washington Post, 21 June 2021 by Imran Khan (Imran Khan is the prime minister of Pakistan) Pakistan is ready to be a partner for peace in Afghanistan with the United States — but as U.S. troops withdraw, we will avoid risking further conflict. Our countries have the same interest in that long-suffering country: a political settlement, stability, economic development and the denial of any haven for terrorists. We oppose any military takeover of Afghanistan, which will lead only to decades of civil war, as ... Read More
June 22, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 21 June 2021 (AlJazeera News) Qatar’s Emir has officially opened the Qatar Economic Forum 2021, which will focus on global leadership and strategies to support post-pandemic economic growth. The three-day virtual event held in cooperation with Bloomberg under the slogan “New Horizons for Tomorrow” began on Monday and will bring together more than 100 world leaders, diplomats, academics and businessmen. Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said in his opening remarks that the inaugural event “represents a springboard for a ... Read More
June 21, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
HH Sheikh Moza bint Nasser

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Doha, 20 June 2021 (QT-QNA) Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All and UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate, participated in a joint, virtual event alongside Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, to celebrate the milestone achievement of granting 10,000 scholarships to displaced youth, through a partnership between Education Above All's Al Fakhoora programme and Dutch NGO, SPARK. During the event, which took place on the UN World Refugee Day, Sheikha Moza bint ... Read More
June 21, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Taleban Officials File Picture Anadolu News

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Sunday, 20 June 2021  Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, Deputy-Amir for Political Affairs and Head of the Political Office, Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan has said that as fundamental policy, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan does not allow anyone to use the soil of Afghanistan against security of others nor  allows others to interfere in our affairs. He said in a statement that the people of Afghanistan want to lead an honorable and peaceful life in the world in the light of their Islamic ... Read More
June 20, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
HE Oscar Gonzallez, ambassador of Republic of Cuba

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Doha, 20 June 2021 (QT) By Ashraf Siddiqui Qatar and Cuba enjoy extremely close bilateral relations based on the strong foundations laid down by HH the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and late Cuban leader Fidel Castro, Ambassador of Cuba to Qatar HE Oscar Gonzallez said, in an exclusive interview with Qatar Tribune. The envoy said the bonds between the two countries are being further strengthened under the leadership of the Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, ... Read More
June 20, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Tehran, 19 June 2021 (IRNA) Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi leading in initial votes counting in 13th presidential elections in Islamic Republic of Iran with 17.8 million votes till 1100 AM. It was announced by Iran's Deputy Interior Minister and Head of Election Office Jamal Araf announced on Saturday. He said that 28.6 million ballots have been counted until 11:00 am local time June 19. Other presidential candidates Mohsen Rezaei Mirqaed has 3.3 million votes so far and Abdolnaser Hemmati and Amir Hossein ... Read More
June 19, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Turkish President Erdogan

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Islamabad, Kabul, Delhi, 17 June 2021 (Anadolu News) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s proposal of a new trilateral mechanism involving Turkey for protecting Kabul’s airport after the US pulls out of Afghanistan has drawn mixed reactions from experts in South Asia. Speaking to reporters on Monday at the end of a series of meetings with NATO leaders on the sidelines of the alliance’s summit in Brussels, Belgium, Erdogan said Turkey was also seeking Pakistan and Hungary's involvement in the new mission in ... Read More
June 17, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Carbis Bay (UK), 13 June 2021 (France24/BBC/AlJazeera) The G7 summit in the resort of Carbis Bay in Cornwall, in the south-west of England, has seen the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and UK gather in person for the first time since the pandemic. Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but there was no immediate consensus on how forcefully to call out Beijing over ... Read More
June 14, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Sunday, 13 June 2021 Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in an epic five-set match, 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to win the men's singles title at the 2021 French Open and his 19th Grand Slam title. In a battle between the new and older generations in men's tennis, the 34-year-old Djokovic and member of the sport's 'Big Three' pushed off a real threat from the 22-year-old Tsitsipas and one of the widely touted 'Next Gen' players. Djokovic continues to cement his ... Read More
June 13, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
Migrating elephant herd heads further southwest in China Xinhua News

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A wandering herd of 15 wild Asian elephants in southwest China's Yunnan has caught global attention. The herd traveled approximately 500 km from their forest home in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture before reaching Kunming last week. Drones have captured footage of the elephant herd sleeping and a baby elephant getting stuck. Earlier, drones shot footage of adult elephants helping a baby elephant get out of water. For over a month, authorities have sent police to escort the herd, evacuated roads to facilitate their ... Read More
June 12, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui