Anas Mallick

WION Bureau Chief, Pakistan

Opinions/Stories

MEA summons Pakistani deputy high commissioner over missing Indian officials

Pakistan's Charge d'affaires (CDA) to India was summoned to the Ministry of External Affairs and demarche on the reported arrest of two officials of the High Commission of India in Islamabad as…

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Pakistan in dilemma over Friday prayers amid coronavirus oubtreak threat

Pakistan's religious gatherings have been a major source of local spread of the coronavirus, so much so that it has also been exported to Palestine and Malaysia from Pakistan. 

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Pakistan to join India's effort for SAARC strategy to fight COVID-19 

In a tweet, spokesperson of Pakistani Foreign Ministry Aisha Farooqui said, "The threat of #COVID-19 requires coordinated efforts at global and regional level. We have communicated that SAPM on…

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US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper likely to visit Pakistan in March: Sources

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper will likely be visiting Pakistan in the third week of March 2020, sources in the Pakistani government confirmed to WION.

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Pakistan confirms sixth coronavirus case, 823 quarantined in Sindh

The Pakistani consulate in Herat, Afghanistan announced the closure of visa services from March 8 due to the virus

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Pakistan court defers verdict against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed

Reporters were barred from attending the hearing even as Saeed was produced in the court amid heightened security. 

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Pak PM Imran Khan to give Indian airspace a miss during Malaysia visit; fly over China

Pakistan foreign office said that PM Imran is visiting Kuala Lumpur on the invitation of his Malaysia counterpart Mahathir Mohamad

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Pakistan government targets WION app

The government circular which was sent by Pakistan's Higher Education Commission said the 'application takes suspicious permissions to access camera and storage'

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Pakistan reopens Torkham border with Afghanistan after rocket attacks

The Pakistani side said that there were no casualties from the rocket fire by terrorists from the neighbouring country, however, minor damages have been reported.

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UK failed to share details of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan as Pak remained complacent

Usman Khan, 28, was shot on the London bridge on November 29 last year when he tried to stab a group of people.

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MEA rejects reports of OIC meet on Kashmir, calls it 'entirely speculative'

"The reports are entirely speculative. We are not aware of any such meetings of OIC on India related matter," said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar in his weekly briefing.

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Facebook suspends, then restores Live Stream of Radio Pakistan’s 'Kashmir Bulletin'

Previously in July and May 2019, the social media giant had warned Radio Pakistan for glorifying Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on his death anniversary.

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Lahore court defers Hafiz Saeed's indictment in terror funding case 

Saeed was produced before the Lahore anti-terrorism court in connection with an terror funding case.  

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No specific date fixed for resumption of talks with US: Taliban political office spokesperson tells WION

The US state department said that Khalilzad will be flying to Qatar to meet Taliban negotiators after visit to Kabul on Wednesday. 

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Pakistan: Supreme Court gives 6-month extension to Army Chief Qamar Bajwa

On August 19, Prime Minister Khan had approved an extension in the tenure of Gen Bajwa for another three years.

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