Governance

EXCLUSIVE: Pakistan key ministers visit Kashmir border ahead of Aug. 5

August 3, 2020

Pakistan’s foreign minister, defense minister, and national security advisor on Monday visited the Line of Control (LoC), just two days ahead as Islamabad marking Aug. 5 as the Day of Exploitation in solidarity with the people of Indian-administered Kashmir.   LoC, a de facto border, divides the disputed Kashmir valley between Pakistan and India.   […]

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Many sections of Indian society disapprove Kashmir annexation move

August 2, 2020

Describing Aug. 5, when India annexed Jammu and Kashmir region, a day of “betrayal” and “blackest day”, a pro-India Kashmiri politician said people were seething with anger against the move.   A member of Indian parliament, representing Kashmiri’s oldest political party the National Conference (NC), Hassnain Masoodi said oppressive machinery has prevented people to show […]

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Bangladesh’s ‘no foe’ diplomacy grows ties with Pakistan

July 30, 2020

Recent contacts between Pakistani and Bangladeshi leaders have provided a rare glimpse of a possible, if not yet probable, detente after years of strained ties between the two countries, according to observers.   Since the independence of Bangladesh [then East Pakistan] from Pakistan in December 1971 following a nine-month bloody war, the relationship between the […]

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‘Digital security for social media should be on G20 agenda’

July 24, 2020

Turkey is urging the G20 digital economy ministers to tackle the issue of digital security for social media platforms.   The recent hacking of high-profile Twitter accounts “clearly shows that global technology giants can be an enormous problem,” Mustafa Varank, Turkey’s technology and industry minister, said in his speech at the virtual G20 Digital Economy […]

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Tensions rise along Armenian-Azerbaijani border

July 18, 2020

Tensions continue to rise at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border amid serious cease-fire violations by Armenian troops after they attacked a northwestern border area with artillery fire.   – July 12   The Armenian army attempted to attack Azerbaijani positions by firing artillery towards the Tovuz border district, but withdrew after suffering losses following retaliation from the […]

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“On July 15, we defeated with a glorious resistance the traitors seeking to trample on the national will and ruin our future”

July 15, 2020

Addressing the nation on the fourth anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt, President Erdoğan said: “On the night of July 15, they once again tried to put chains on this freedom-loving nation and, thanks be to Allah, they failed. We defeated with a glorious resistance the traitors seeking to silence our adhan, take down […]

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President Erdoğan visits July 15 Martyrs’ Monument

July 15, 2020

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited July 15 Martyrs’ Monument on the occasion of the July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day.   Accompanied by the relatives of July 15 martyrs and the ghazis, President Erdoğan laid flowers at the monument and prayed for the martyrs.     Source: Presidency of the Republic Of Turkey

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“Ours is a parliament founded not at the table but on the battlefield”

July 15, 2020

Addressing the GNAT on the July 15 Democracy and National Unity Day, President Erdoğan underlined that it is not without reason that FETO-member traitors specifically targeted the GNAT on July 15, 2016, and said: “This is a parliament founded not at the table but on the battlefield. This is a parliament that marched to victory […]

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