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Pakistan's stature improved globally due to mature response

LONDON: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain met Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Minister for Human Rights and United Nations Lord Tariq Ahmed Thursday and updated him on the socio-economic development agenda of the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Lord Tariq said British Prime Minister Theresa May appreciated the positive developments taking place in Pakistan. The minister discussed with him ways for collaboration on curbing hate speech on social media. He put forward the proposal to develop an international regulatory regime against inciting hatred and violence on social media.
The FCO minister welcomed the proposal and assured of full cooperation by the United Kingdom.  The minister underlined the need for close cooperation between the two countries to end money laundering.
He said establishing the rule of law was the government’s priority, adding extremism was a global problem and needed global efforts to put an end to the menace.
Taking note of the good relations between the United Kingdom and Pakistan, the two sides agreed to work together to further strengthen mutual cooperation in diverse areas.

 

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KP: ‘Honor’ killing incident condemned

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women has strongly condemned another brutal honor killing incident in Kohistan by the brother of Afzal Kohistani.

The incident was reported to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women by the Civil Society network on May 26, 2019. A month ago, Afzal Kohistani, a human right defender and a leading character in Kohistan Video Scandal was killed in Abbottabad, who stand alone against the honor killing issue in Kohistan, says a press release issued by the commission here on Monday.

An FIR was lodged against one of his brother Gul Nazar, who according to the FIR has killed one of his relative in the honor killing and accused him of having a relationship with his Bahbi Hira, wife of Afzal Kohistani.

Meanwhile, the family of the girl also moved an application in Thana Cantt Abbottabad that Hira Bibi, wife of Afzal Kohistani along with her daughter is also missing from last four (04) days. The family of the Hira Bibi has requested search and safe recovery of the missing Hira Bibi. The Commission took a serious notice of the matter as the life of Hira Bibi is in danger.

The Secretary of the Commission telephonically contacted the District Police Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Abbottabad and asked for serious actions against the culprits and safe recovery of Hira Bibi. The Commission also write letters to the authorities for immediate necessary actions in the matter and report furnish to the Commission on immediate basis. As this the case of Women Life.

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N. Waziristan: 5 bodies found from a nullah!

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N. Waziristan: Patrolling soldiers found five bullet-riddled bodies of unidentified people from a nullah in Boya area 1.5km away from the Army Check-Post in Shawal Valley here that was attacked by PTM workers yesterday.

It is pertinent to mention here that one of the five soldiers – who were critically wounded during the exchange of fire – has succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Gul Khan.

A relevant piece published earlier: 

PTM workers attack a security post in Miranshah

 

 

 

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NAB files reference against couple for blackmailing

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ISLAMABAD: NAB prosecutor has filed a reference here on Saturday (25th May 2019) against a couple for attempting to blackmail its chairman and defrauding six others.

Recently some footage surfaced showing a man in conversation with a woman. It was insinuated that voice was that of NAB chairman. But according to the Bureau, it was the blackmailers’ propaganda.

The couple (husband in jail and female out on bail), allegedly linked with blackmailing group will appear before the court on 17th of June after Eid-ul-Fitr.

It is pertinent to mention here that 36 witnesses recorded their statements with the bureau against the two suspects.

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