“We can seek guidance from this Fatwa for building a national narrative in order to curb extremism in keeping with the golden principles of Islam.”
There is no clarity yet if the Indian embassy, located in a high-security diplomatic zone, was the target of the attack.
Videos of people screaming and rushing out of the building went viral on social media.
Following a collision that took place on January 6 in the East China Sea, the oil tanker sunk after burning for more than a week.
While the rape and murder of a seven year old has brought the public to the streets, the law and order situation has been far from perfect in the past.
China’s attitude towards Myanmar reflects a bigger strategy: to bolster its presence in Asia at the expense of other powers.
The assurance was given by Maldivian foreign minister Mohamed Asim during talks with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.
Describing India as a ‘leading power’ in the Indo-Pacific region, Washington’s envoy to New Delhi Kenneth Juster reaffirmed support for India’s NSG bid.
Islamabad’s leadership has long taken a subservient position when it comes to presenting its case to Washington. The only instance where Pakistan acted in defiance of US commands was the nuclear tests of 1998.
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NGOs are central constituents of a functional democracy. They play a key role in empowering the marginalised communities who would otherwise go unaided because of their fringe status in society.
The two journalists had worked on a Reuters coverage of the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, where about 655,000 Rohingya Muslims had fled from a military crackdown on militants.
He firmly believed Pakistan does not face an offensive threat from India and has nothing to fear on its eastern front unless it keeps provoking its giant neighbour.
The exodus of some 6,50,000 Rohingya villagers to Bangladesh apart from the violence inflicted on the minority, was an offshoot of raids launched by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army on the Myanmar security forces on August 25.
The suspension of aid is reversible if Pakistan were to show real progress in hunting down terrorists and rid itself of its rinse-and-repeat cycle.
Indian officials cautiously optimistic that there is now greater willingness in Washington to follow through on their threat to cut assistance to Pakistan
This attack comes days after a suicide bomber killed at least 41 people and wounded around 80 in a Shi’ite cultural centre in Kabul.
Victims of sexual and physical violence in Rakhine State, women have been disproportionately affected by the crisis.
The move comes only a few days after the White House said Islamabad would have to do more to combat terrorism to receive US aid.
The former Pakistani prime minister also urged self-reflection to understand the country’s lack of credibility and acceptance at the international level.
As political parties refuse to come to an understanding weeks after Nepal’s historic election results were declared, there is still no trace of a new government.
Despite what international students add to the economy of host countries, immigration policies around student visas are tightening.
Kem Sokha, head of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, was arrested in September.
Within Pakistan, a quasi-democratic government structure is expected to continue, though very much under the army’s heel.
India said that the ambassador’s “association” with Hafiz Saeed was “unacceptable”.
Walid Abu Ali and Saeed both attended and spoke at a rally organised by the Difa-e-Pakistan (Defence of Pakistan council) on Friday.
Kutupalong refugee camp is one of several sprawling settlements of bamboo poles and plastic sheets in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar.
Police detained the two journalists on assignment for the TRT World television station on October 27.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj accused Pakistan of not following the spirit of understanding reached between the two nations prior to the meeting.
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Photographs sent by witnesses showed what appeared to be serious damage at the site and a number of dead and wounded on the ground.
The storm entered Vietnamese water but weakened to a tropical depression and did not cause any casualties.
The imprisoned journalists were serving a two-month prison sentence for violating an aircraft law by flying a drone.
Three men recently released have denied that they were in law enforcement custody. That’s not surprising, given the threats and intimidation involved.
The blast comes a week after the group claimed responsibility for an attack on a training facility of the same agency, the National Directorate for Security, in Kabul.
The Chinese attempt to broker talks comes in the background of Af-Pak ties being poisoned, due to Kabul accusing Islamabad of supporting Taliban insurgents fighting US-backed Kabul, to limit New Delhi’s influence in Afghanistan.
The network seeks to help journalists keep safe while working online by providing them with resources and training.
The warning comes amid President Xi Jinping’s tightening party control over all aspects of life as well as locking up dissidents and rights activists on subversion charges.
Myanmar had asked the UN to replace special rapporteur Yanghee Lee with someone who knows Myanmar well and is both fair and impartial.