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Water issue WB should Set-up arbitration court: Pak

Water issue WB should Set-up arbitration court: Pak

Pakistan has requested the World Bank to fulfill its obligation to establish a court of arbitration to settle its water dispute with India in the light of the Indus Waters Treaty. The request came after delegations of India and Pakistan met at the World Bank headquarters in Washington on September 14 and 15 for the

Indo-Japan ties unnerve China

Japan’s proposals to invest in infrastructure projects such as road connectivity and electricity in India’s northeast have rattled China which said on Friday that is opposed to any foreign investment in what it called a “disputed” region. China also said that it is against any third party’s involvement in resolving its border disputes with India.

Gunmen kill 4 minority Shias in Pakistan

Pakistani police say gunmen have shot and killed four Shia Muslims in an apparent sectarian attack. Police officer Mohammad Khan said on Monday that two other people were wounded in the overnight shooting near Quetta, in the southwestern Baluchistan province. Those killed were members of the Shia Hazara, a minority group in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Pakistan army chief slams US, India; says will continue to support Kashmir

Days after the BRICS declaration condemning Pakistan-based terror groups, the country’s army chief Qamar Bajwa said Pakistan would “continue to extend political, moral, and diplomatic support for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination”, reported Pakistani media. Bajwa said, on the one hand, that “Kashmir does not need interference from Pakistan”, and then on the other hand, that

China avoids Azhar ban issue

China today parried questions on any change in its stand of blocking JeM chief Masood Azhars banning by the UN, even as the declaration of the BRICS Summit for the first time named the terror outfit along with other Pakistan-based groups for spreading violence in the region. A veto-wielding permanent member of the Security Council,

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