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Masoud Barzani’s uncompromising stand on Kurdistan’s freedom is appreciable: Hyrbyair Marri

Hyrbyair Sunday, September 24th, 2017 09:37 pm GMT +1 4 Reads

LONDON: Baloch pro-freedom leader and head of The Free Balochistan Movement, Hyrbyair Marri, stated that despite the global pressure, the President of Kurdistans Regional Government, Masoud Barzani, and Kurdistan’s Parliament’s decision not to compromise on the independence referendum reflects the longest desire of Kurdish nation for freedom.

He said that like the Baloch nation, the world powers under their imperial policies also divided Kurdistan, and after World War 1 they dishonoured their promises leaving the free Kurdistan at the mercy of their enemies. Kurds are divided into five parts, they do …

Free Balochistan Movement to hold a demonstration on eve of Chinese National Day

FBM Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 04:58 pm GMT +1 10 Reads

LONDON: In a statement to media, the Free Balochistan Movement said its political activists will hold a protest demonstration in Germany’s Göttingen city on 30 September 2017 against China’s imperialistic and colonial designs in Balochistan with the collaboration of Pakistan.

The date chosen for the protest collides with the Chinese National Day on 1st October when the Baloch will be recording their protest to highlight gross human rights violations by Pakistan and China on CPEC route, Gwadar district and rest of Balochistan.

The Free Balochistan Movement (FMB) said in their statement that …

Pakistan and Iran have always cooperated against Baloch national interests: Hyrbyair Marri

hb1 Saturday, September 9th, 2017 12:21 am 6 Reads

LONDON: Baloch leader and the head of Free Balochistan Movement Hyrbyair Marri said in a statement from London that the occupying states of Iran and Pakistan have always closely cooperated against the Baloch national cause in order to counter and eliminate the Baloch freedom struggle.

He said that both states were equally involved in occupying Balochistan and committing gross human rights violations against the Baloch people, and in the past, both the states have jointly fought against the Baloch nation. However, due to the current religious, political and economic ambitions in …

Pakistan’s biggest bank kicked out of US, fined over terror financing charge

HBL Friday, September 8th, 2017 05:43 pm 7 Reads

By AFP | Sep 08, 2017, 03.24 PM IST

NEW YORK: US banking regulators ordered Pakistan’s Habib Bank to shutter its New York office after nearly 40 years, for repeatedly failing to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering, officials said Thursday.

Habib, Pakistan’s largest private bank, neglected to watch for compliance problems and red flags on transactions that potentially could have promoted terrorism, money laundering or other illicit ends, New York banking officials said.

The state’s Department of Financial Services, which regulates foreign banks, also slapped a $225 million fine …

Heads of five nations condemn Pakistan based extremist groups

BRICS Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 12:23 am 15 Reads

 

CHINA: The organization of world’s five major emerging economies – BRICS, for the first time in its declaration, mentioned the Pakistan based extremist groups Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jash-e-Mohammad and Haqqani Network.

Members nations of the BRICS include Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – which forms BRICS.

The organisation in their ninth annual high level meeting on Monday in China in their strongly worded statement said that those who are involved, administer or support terrorism must be brought to justice.

This announcement is being seen as India’s diplomatic success. The heads of five countries …

Balochistan: The biggest hindrance to China’s CPEC ambitions

CPEC Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 11:31 pm 27 Reads

ANI  |  Brussels [Belgium]

Recent kidnappings, drive-by shootings and bomb attacks in and in other parts of have led a concerned into believing that it might have to pay a high price for prioritizing the development of the Gwadar deep-sea port, located 300 miles west of Karachi, as part of its ambitious desire to gain commercial and naval influence further west.

An editorial published in the web site www.politico.eu, while acknowledging China’s strategic ambition to extend its maritime power across the Indian Ocean through its …

Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) delegation along with Khan of Kalat met with Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in London

2017-08-18-PHOTO-00000015 Friday, August 18th, 2017 06:28 pm 30 Reads

LONDON: A delegation of the Free Balochistan Movement along with the Khan of Kalat, Mir Suleman Daud, met with American Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in London on Thursday 17 August 2017 and discussed American foreign policy, Islamic terrorism and Balochistan issue including the CPEC.

The Congressman was on a visit to London met with several political figures including the founder of the Wikileaks, Julian Assange.

The FBM delegation also delivered a message of the leader of the Free Balochistan Movement, Hyrbyair Marri, to the American Congressman.

Mir Suleman Daud and FBM delegation emphasised that …

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