Indian Army hits back at Pakistan, 7-8 Pak Army soldiers killed near LoC

(STL.News) Pakistan troops opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector on Friday November 13, 2020, including in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir(J&K).  Indian Army retaliated destroying Pakistan Armies bunkers along the LoC.

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Pakistan opens fire in multiple positions along LoC

(STL.News) Pakistan troops opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector on Friday, including in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir(J&K).  Indian Army retaliated destroying Pakistan Armies bunkers along the LoC.

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Pakistan opens fire in multiple positions along LoC

(STL.News) Pakistan troops opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector on Friday, including in Uri in Jammu and Kashmir(J&K).  Indian Army retaliated destroying Pakistan Armies bunkers along the LoC.

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Pakistan – presence of Lashkar terrorists who facilitated 26/11 in country

(STL.News) Pakistan’s top investigative authority, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday accepted the presence of eleven 26/11 terrorists who facilitated the 26/11 terror attack on its soil.

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US Department of State: Pakistan Independence Day

Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement:

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America and the American people, I extend greetings and best wishes to the people of Pakistan as you celebrate your Independence Day.

For more than seventy years, the United States and Pakistan have worked together on issues of critical importance.  This last year, despite many challenges, we have made notable progress in advancing the Afghan peace process, and our health and economic cooperation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is saving lives.  The United States looks forward to strengthening our bilateral partnership by expa

US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.  Secretary Pompeo and Minister Qureshi discussed a range of issues, including the importance of U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on the Afghan peace process and the importance of efforts to support regional stability.

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US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown:‎

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.  Secretary Pompeo and Minister Qureshi discussed a range of issues, including the importance of U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on the Afghan peace process and the importance of efforts to support regional stability.

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United States & Pakistan to Become Partners under the Hague Abduction Convention

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement:

The Department is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2020, the United States accepted Pakistan’s accession to the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the Convention).  The Convention will enter into force between the United States and Pakistan on October 1, 2020, and will put in place an internationally recognized legal framework to resolve cases of parental child abduction between our two countries.  As partners, we will enhance our shared commitment to protecting children and open a new chapter in the vibrant U.S.-Pakistan relationship.

Preventing and resolving cases of international parental child abduction is one of the Department’s highest priorities.  The Conve

Pakistan halts hindu temple construction in another ‘assault’ on minority rights

(STL.News) Pakistan halts hindu temple construction in another assault on minority rights.  Roadblock comes a week after founding stone was laid.

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Zalmay Khalilzad & Adam Boehler Travel to Pakistan Qatar & Uzbekistan

Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and DFC CEO Adam Boehler Travel to Pakistan, Qatar, and Uzbekistan

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement:

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad departed on June 28 for travel to Doha, Islamabad, and Tashkent.  At all three locations, Ambassador Khalilzad will urge support for all Afghans to meet their remaining commitments ahead of intra-Afghan negotiations, specifically reduced violence and timely prisoner releases.

Ambassador Khalilzad is joined by U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) CEO Adam Boehler and his team.  Afghan peace, economic growth, and regional connectivity are closely lin

Pakistani spy drone shot down by BSF at Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua

(STL.News) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday morning shot down a Pakistani spy drone carrying weapons, at the border outpost (BoP) Pansar along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.  At about 5:10 am, the Pakistan spy drone was spotted in the area of responsibility (AoR) of BoP Pansar, Hiranagar of the BSF, as per initial reports.

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Many dead in Pakistan as PIA plane plunges into Karachi houses

(STL.News) Recovery efforts have ended in Karachi, after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area on Friday.  Only two of 99 people on board survived – but there are few reports of casualties on the ground.

Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports.

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