South Asia

Moderator demands minorities election through direct vote

By Khurshid Ahmed ISLAMABAD: A Rawalpindi based Christian ‘Moderator’ of Presbyterian Church of Pakistan and human rights defender Amin Masih Khokhar has demanded the government to introduce direct voting for the members of parliament belonging to the minority communities in Pakistan. In a statement on Tuesday, he said there should …

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KIIR virtual conference demands end of violence against women in Kashmir

Islamabad: Highlighting the alarming increase in violence against women in the UN recognized disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir; the panelists at a Webinar said that the rising tide of violence against women in Kashmir merits urgent attention and action by the international community to combat this menace. The Webinar …

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‘Afghan govt confidence of paramount importance for result-oriented talks’

Rehmat Mehsud PESHAWAR: The Afghan government had expressed serious reservations following reports that Taliban peace delegation members would meet Prime Minister Imran Khan on 18th of this month but the Afghan government didn’t show any doubts when the deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar Abdul Rahman …

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