Shah Mehmood Qureshi

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Ghus ke mara: Pakistan Minister calls Pulwama attack 'great achievement'

29 Oct 2020

Ghus ke mara: Pakistan Minister calls Pulwama attack 'great achievement'

A Minister in Pakistan's Imran Khan-led government seemingly admitted to the country's role in the 2019 Pulwama terror attack.

Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports

18 Feb 2020

Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports

Before the terror-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) could take a decision on blacklisting Pakistan, Islamabad informed that wanted terrorist Masood Azhar, who is the head of the proscribed organization Jaish-e-Mohammed, has gone missing.

China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

16 Jan 2020

China tries raising Kashmir issue at UNSC, fails again!

Pakistan's all-weather ally China attempted to turn the attention of United Nations Security Council members towards Kashmir, but to no avail, as most participants see the tension in the Valley as a bilateral issue between New Delhi and Islamabad.

Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'

22 Sep 2019

Pakistan PM reaches US in Saudi Crown Prince's 'special jet'

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the United States on Saturday on a Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's "special aircraft," according to reports.

Won't allow PM Modi to use our airspace: Pakistan

18 Sep 2019

Won't allow PM Modi to use our airspace: Pakistan

Pakistan will not allow PM Narendra Modi to use its airspace while traveling to the United States, the bordering country's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Wednesday.

On Kashmir-issue, Pakistan claims it has support of 60 countries

12 Sep 2019

On Kashmir-issue, Pakistan claims it has support of 60 countries

Pakistan is learned to have submitted a "joint statement" on the "human rights situation" in Jammu and Kashmir and claimed it has the support of as many as 60 countries.

India, Pakistan to counter each other on Kashmir-matter in Geneva

10 Sep 2019

India, Pakistan to counter each other on Kashmir-matter in Geneva

Hostile neighbors India and Pakistan are expected to square off on the issue of Jammu and Kashmir in Geneva on Tuesday, where the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is being held.

Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan

08 Sep 2019

Amid Indo-Pak tensions, China to invest $1bn in Pakistan

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, China is planning to invest $1 billion in development projects in the latter nation, the Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Yao Jing, reportedly said on Saturday.

President Ram Nath Kovind denied permission to enter Pakistan airspace

07 Sep 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind denied permission to enter Pakistan airspace

Pakistan has refused to allow President Ram Nath Kovind into its airspace for his flight to Iceland, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday.

Tough situation, tweets Trump after talking to Modi, Khan

20 Aug 2019

Tough situation, tweets Trump after talking to Modi, Khan

The situation in Kashmir is a tough one but conversations with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan were "good", tweeted US President Donald Trump on Monday.

UNSC to hold closed-door talks on Kashmir today

16 Aug 2019

UNSC to hold closed-door talks on Kashmir today

The United Nations Security Council will take up the Kashmir issue and hold closed-door talks on Friday, said reports. The meeting has been facilitated on China's request.

#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene

10 Aug 2019

#KashmirIssue: UN, US, China, Russia snub Pakistan; refuse to intervene

Pakistan suffered a huge setback on the Kashmir issue after being rebuffed in all efforts to seek international intervention against India's decision to revoke Article 370 and split Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories.

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

14 Jun 2019

#SCOSummit: Modi talks on terrorism, launches veiled attack at Pakistan

At the ongoing Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack at Pakistan, without explicitly mentioning the neighboring country.

Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser

12 Mar 2019

Pakistan insists they will deal 'firmly' with terrorists: Trump's adviser

Pakistan promises to crack down on terrorist groups attacking Indian rule over Kashmir, United States President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said yesterday.

India wants "naya" Pakistan to take "naya" action against terrorism

09 Mar 2019

India wants "naya" Pakistan to take "naya" action against terrorism

A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he wouldn't allow his country's soil to be used for terrorism abroad, New Delhi on Saturday asked him to move beyond words.

Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi

06 Mar 2019

Pakistan to send envoy Sohail Mahmood back to India: Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today said that his country is sending its envoy, Sohail Mahmood, back to India and is ready to engage with New Delhi to reduce tensions, which are "de-escalating" due to diplomatic efforts by countries like the US, China, and Russia.

Masood Azhar is alive: Pakistani media rejects death rumors

04 Mar 2019

Masood Azhar is alive: Pakistani media rejects death rumors

Rejecting widespread rumors about his death, a Pakistani news portal confirmed on Sunday that Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is alive.

OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"

03 Mar 2019

OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"

On Saturday, India rejected a resolution by Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the matter was internal.

Pakistan's foreign minister hints government is in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammed

02 Mar 2019

Pakistan's foreign minister hints government is in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammed

A day after he said Jaish-e-Mohammed's Chief Masood Azhar was in Pakistan and "unwell", Shah Mehmood Qureshi has now said the country's government was in touch with the terrorist outfit.

Countries should stop protecting terrorists: Sushma Swaraj at OIC

01 Mar 2019

Countries should stop protecting terrorists: Sushma Swaraj at OIC

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was invited to Dubai as the guest of honor at Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), on Thursday said all countries should come together to fight terrorism.

Mike Pompeo 'hopeful' India-Pakistan tension would come down

01 Mar 2019

Mike Pompeo 'hopeful' India-Pakistan tension would come down

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had "good conversations" with Indian and Pakistani leaders and was hopeful that the rising tension will come down between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.

Pakistan offers IAF pilot's return to ease tension; India refuses

28 Feb 2019

Pakistan offers IAF pilot's return to ease tension; India refuses

On Thursday, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Islamabad was willing to return captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman if it eased tensions with India.

Water flowing to Pakistan will be used for Yamuna: Gadkari

21 Feb 2019

Water flowing to Pakistan will be used for Yamuna: Gadkari

While citizens are putting pressure on Centre to act against Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Union Minister of Water Resources Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said river water flowing to Pakistan will be used to revive Yamuna.

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan

19 Feb 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India sponsored Peshawar school massacre, claims Pakistan

In the ongoing hearing of the case pertaining to release of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ), Pakistan's Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan on Tuesday claimed India sponsored the terror attack on Peshawar school.

Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

11 Nov 2018

Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.

Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks

04 Oct 2018

Pakistan Foreign Minister asks US to facilitate Indo-Pak talks

Islamabad is seeking an American role in facilitating talks between India and Pakistan because the two South Asian neighbors aren't engaging bilaterally, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said, warning that absence of such a facilitation could lead to an escalation of tension.

Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway

28 Sep 2018

Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway

In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance, says Qureshi

25 Sep 2018

Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance, says Qureshi

India's reluctance to hold talks with Pakistan doesn't mean Islamabad will close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, days after Delhi canceled the Foreign Minister-level meeting in New York.

Pakistan's opposition holds Khan-government responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India

24 Sep 2018

Pakistan's opposition holds Khan-government responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India

Pakistan's two major opposition parties have questioned the "haste" shown by PM Imran Khan in making efforts to mend ties with India and held him responsible for "diplomatic debacle", saying he should have done his "homework" before approaching for the meeting.

India calls off Sushma-Qureshi meeting over policemen's killing in J&K

21 Sep 2018

India calls off Sushma-Qureshi meeting over policemen's killing in J&K

India today called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York, citing the "brutal" killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of postal stamps glorifying Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.

India responds to Pakistan's letter, foreign ministers to meet soon

20 Sep 2018

India responds to Pakistan's letter, foreign ministers to meet soon

After newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting that bilateral talks between India and Pakistan be resumed, New Delhi has responded.

Imran Khan writes to Modi seeking resumption of bilateral talks

20 Sep 2018

Imran Khan writes to Modi seeking resumption of bilateral talks

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi seeking to restart bilateral talks on key issues "challenging the relationship" including on terrorism and Kashmir, Pakistan's Foreign Office said.

Imran Khan seeks resumption of peace in letter to Modi

20 Sep 2018

Imran Khan seeks resumption of peace in letter to Modi

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to PM Narendra Modi, seeking resumption of peaceful dialogue between the two neighboring countries.

Our money, not aid: Pakistan tells US after $300mn canceled

03 Sep 2018

Our money, not aid: Pakistan tells US after $300mn canceled

In a counter to the United States, Pakistan on Sunday said the $300 million (which was canceled) wasn't an aid but reimbursement that should be paid.

Have 'solid evidence' against Kulbhushan, hopeful to win case: Pakistan

24 Aug 2018

Have 'solid evidence' against Kulbhushan, hopeful to win case: Pakistan

Pakistan has "solid evidence" against Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav and is hopeful of winning the case against him at International Court of Justice (ICJ), the country's new Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said yesterday.