Anas Mallick

WION Bureau Chief, Pakistan

Opinions/Stories

WION Exclusive: Dialogue with India only way forward, says Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi 

In an exclusive interview to WION, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi discussed recent peace overtures, and appreciated that his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar didn't bring up…

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Afghanistan president thanks India for support on the peace process, connectivity at Heart of Asia conference

India-Afghanistan air corridor started in 2017 opened a huge Indian market for Afghan good. Various Air corridors now connect Afghanistan to 55 different countries making the land-locked country,…

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At Heart of Asia conference, India backs regional peace process on Afghanistan under United Nations umbrella

EAM called for a "genuine ‘double peace’" in Afghanistan which is "peace within Afghanistan and peace around Afghanistan" which "requires harmonizing the interests of all, both within and around…

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India, Pak water commissioners to meet in Delhi after more than two years

Under the Indus Water Treaty, the commissioners are required to meet annually to discuss issues. The last such meeting happened in Lahore in August 2018. 

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins confidence vote in parliament

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has won confidence vote in Pakistan parliament. He secured 178 votes.

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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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