Pakistan: Opposition alliance to hold countrywide protest on July 26

ISLAMABAD: Opposition alliance of Tehreek Tahafuz Aaeen-e-Pakistan (TTAP) announced on Saturday that it will hold a countrywide protest on July 26 (Friday) for the release of all political prisoners, including PTI founding chairman Imran Khan and reclaiming the “stolen mandate”. While passing a unanimous resolution seeking immediate release of political prisoners, the TTAP leadership also […]

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EU Middle East envoy vows to push for two-state solution

JERUSALEM (AFP): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stubborn opposition to a Palestinian state does not deter the European Union’s Middle East peace envoy from believing a two-state solution remains achievable. Sven Koopmans, in an interview with AFP, said with the Gaza war ongoing and Israel needing international support, Netanyahu’s government cannot indefinitely disregard European views […]

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Student protesters return to Bangladesh streets despite violent crackdown

KOLKATA, INDIA: Police and student activists in Bangladesh have been involved in pitched battles for nearly three weeks, with protesters returning daily to the streets despite an increasingly violent crackdown from authorities and a rapidly rising toll of killed and injured protesters. The Awami League government on Friday announced a nationwide curfew after police and […]

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Pakistan: Injuries, deaths ‘due to firing’ at Bannu protest for peace: KP govt spokesperson

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government’s spokesperson Barrister Mohammad Ali Saif on Friday said that a protest staged by people in Bannu escalated and turned unpleasant, resulting in gunfire which led to “some” deaths and injuries. In a video statement posted by the KP government on the X platform today, Saif said a protest rally was […]

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