Kidnapped son of Pakistan's ex-PM recovered in Afghanistan

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Kidnapped son of Pakistan's ex-PM recovered in Afghanistan 

ISLAMABAD, May 10 — Ali Haidar Gilani, the son of Pakistan former Prime Minister Yusuf Reza Gilani, who was kidnapped three years ago was recovered in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the Afghan ambassador in Islamabad and the Foreign Ministry said.

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Obama to visit Hiroshima: Japanese gov't

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TOKYO, May 10 — The Japanese government announced on Tuesday that U.S. President Barack Obama will make a visit to Hiroshima during his stay in Japan for the Group of Seven (G7) summit.

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Iran issues 30-day visas for tourists from 180 countries

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on Iran issues 30-day visas for tourists from 180 countries 

ISFAHAN, Feb. 14 — Iran's Foreign Ministry offices in provinces, and especially country's international airports are directed to issue 30-day visas for nationals of 180 countries, deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday.

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Japan extends visa validity for Vietnam, India nationals to 10 years

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TOKYO, Feb. 2 — The Japanese government will extend the validity of multiple-entry visas for businessmen, academics and artists from Vietnam and India to 10 years from the current five years, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday.

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China calls for calm between Saudi Arabia, Iran

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BEIJING, Jan. 11 — A Chinese envoy called for "calm and restraint" between Saudi Arabia and Iran during a visit to both countries last week, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei on Monday.

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China says report of IS killing Chinese hostage to be further verified

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BEIJING, Nov. 19 — china voiced "great shock" about a report saying a Chinese hostage held by the Islamic State (IS) had been killed, saying the report need to be further verified.

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China to seek visa-free travel with Russia

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MOSCOW, Nov. 10 — China will seek a visa-free regime with Russia in order to ensure a greater balance in tourism between the two countries, a senior Foreign Ministry official said in Beijing on Tuesday.

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Chinese gov't welcomes Merkel's China visit this year

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BEIJING, Sept. 15 — china would welcome a visit from German Chancellor Angela Merkel this year, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.

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Putin to lead Russian delegation at 70th session of UN General Assembly

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Putin to lead Russian delegation at 70th session of UN General Assembly 

MOSCOW, Aug. 28 — Russian President Vladimir Putin will lead the Russian delegation at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly that will be held in New York City in September.

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Iran denies military aid to Yemen's Shiite Houthis

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TEHRAN, March 31 — Iran's Foreign Ministry denied that the Islamic republic had helped the Yemeni Shiite militants with arms, Press TV reported on Tuesday.

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