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Foreign office asserts that Asia Bibi has not left Pakistan

Foreign office asserts that Asia Bibi has not left Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 8 (UNI) The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday rejected news reports that Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, who was acquitted by the Supreme Court last week in a blasphemy case against her, has left the Pakistan.

"There is no truth in reports of her leaving the country, it is fake news," Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said.

Asia Bibi was released from Multan jail on Wednesday night, after the Supreme Court overturned her conviction and death sentence, Dawn reported.

'It has become a norm to publish fake news for sake of headlines,' #Asia Bibi case is sensitive issue, it was extremely irresponsible to publish news of her leaving the country without confirmation. I strongly urge section of media to act responsible," Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry tweeted.

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Iran unveils indigenous anti-mine armored military vehicle

20 Nov 2018 | 4:35 PM

Tehran, Nov 20 (UNI) Iran's Islamic revolutionary guard corps (IRGC) on Tuesday received anti- mine armored vehicle which is maufactured by the Defence industries organisation (DIO).

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UN middle east envoy urges Palestine factions to reconcile

UN middle east envoy urges Palestine factions to reconcile

20 Nov 2018 | 4:09 PM

United Nations, Nov 20 (UNI) The UN's envoy for Middle East peace urged Palestinian factions Monday to immediately put aside their differences and reconcile following the latest episode of violence between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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Israeli police recommend inducting interior minister for fraud

20 Nov 2018 | 3:56 PM

Jerusalem, Nov 20 (UNI) Israeli police and Israel tax authority have recommended to induct interior Minister Aryeh Deri for fraud and breach of trust, perjury, tax evasion and money laundering.

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20 Nov 2018 | 3:40 PM

'We agreed to encourage our industry to tap into the growing economic opportunities in our own countries and in the region.

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India & Vietnam have strong bilateral relationship based on mutual trust: Kovind

India & Vietnam have strong bilateral relationship based on mutual trust: Kovind

20 Nov 2018 | 3:37 PM

Hanoi/New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind said on Tuesday that as Comprehensive Strategic Partners, India and Vietnam have a strong bilateral relationship based on mutual trust, understanding, convergence of views on regional and international issues and strong cooperation in regional and multilateral fora.

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