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Iran and Pakistan To establish Border ‘Reaction Force’

Iran and Pakistan have agreed to set up a joint border “reaction force” at border. This is to combat the attacks by militant groups on both sides their frontier. Both the nations have decided to collaborate to form the joint quick reaction force by increasing cooperation between border forces and intelligence agencies. Both the countries ..

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Iran and Pakistan decide to set up a Joint Border Reaction Force (JBRF)

Iran and Pakistan have decided to set up a Joint Border Reaction Force (JBRF) following a number of deadly attacks by militant groups on their frontier. The announcement comes following tensions between the two countries who have in recent months accused each other of not doing enough to stamp out militants allegedly sheltering across the ..

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US urged China to take strict action against Terrorists

US has urged China not to shield Pakistan and rather join the international community in calling on Islamabad to take action against terrorists operating on its soil. This came aftermath to the Beijing’s decision to block a bid in the United Nations to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. US also ..

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Asif Saeed Khosa appointed as new Chief Justice of Pakistan

On 2 January 2019, President Arif Alvi appointed Justice Asif Saeed Khosa as the new Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP). Khosa will succeed Mian Saqib Nisar on 18th January and will remain at seat till December 20, 2019. The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) is the head of the court system of Pakistan (the judicature ..

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Asma Jahangir posthumously awarded 2018 UN Human Rights Prize

Asma Jahangir, Pakistan’s human rights activist and lawyer, has been posthumously awarded the 2018 UN Human Rights Prize along with three other winners. The other winners of the prize are Rebeca Gyumi of Tanzania, Brazil’s first indigenous lawyer Joenia Wapichana and Ireland’s human rights organisation Front Line Defenders. The United Nations Prize in the Field ..

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