In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2016
Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Troops of India and Pakistan Sunday exchanged heavy fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC), dividing Kashmir, officials said. The firing happened in Nowshera sector of frontier Rajouri district, some 2...
Aug 13th, 2016
Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Afghan Taliban have released six crew members, including a Russian national, of a Pakistani helicopter which crashed in Afghanistan last week, officials said on Saturday. The helicopter, heading to Russia via Uzbekistan for repair, came down in easte...
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
Islamabad, Pakistan ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Riyadh and Tehran in a bid to mend ties between the archrivals after the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric led to mob attacks on the kingdom’s diplomatic posts in Iran. Federal Information Min...