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Pakistan appeals to UNSC on Kashmir

Pakistan appeals to UNSC on Kashmir

Shah chairs security meet New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 4: Pakistan on Sunday upped the ante on Kashmir, with Prime Minister Imran Khan alleging use of “cluster bombs” by India on civilians along the LoC and appealing to the UN Security Council to intervene, while Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi raised the matter…

Any talk on Kashmir only with Pakistan: India tells US

Any talk on Kashmir only with Pakistan: India tells US

Bangkok, Aug 2: India has rejected the US’ offer of mediation on Kashmir, with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar conveying to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo in “clear terms” that any discussion on Kashmir, if warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally. Hours after US President Donald Trump…

Additional troops deployment in J&K worries Pakistan

Additional troops deployment in J&K worries Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 1:  The deployment of additional 10,000 troopers in Jammu and Kashmir seems to have worried Pakistan as it said it would raise the issue on the global forum. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi after briefing the parliamentary committee on Kashmir affairs here on Wednesday raised questions over…

Osama bin Laden’s son dead, say reports

Osama bin Laden’s son dead, say reports

Washington, Aug 1:  Hamza bin Laden, the son of Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden and a rising figure in his late father’s violent Islamist group, is believed to have died in an airstrike, US media outlets reported citing intelligence officials. The date, location and other circumstances surrounding the death…

20 killed in attack on election candidate in Kabul

20 killed in attack on election candidate in Kabul

Kabul, July 29: Twenty people were killed and 50 others were wounded in a suicide attack on the office of the Afghan president’s running mate in the forthcoming September elections in Kabul, Afghan authorities said Monday. The car bombing occurred on Sunday around 4.30 p.m. near the office of former…

US approves $125m support package for Pakistan’s F-16s

US approves $125m support package for Pakistan’s F-16s

Washington, July 27:  The US has approved $125 million worth of support for Pakistan’s F-16 warplanes, days after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ice-breaking visit to Washington where he met President Donald Trump. Approval to support US-built aircraft was approved by the US State Department on Friday and announced simultaneously by…

Over 100 killed in Syria air raids in past 10 days: UN

Over 100 killed in Syria air raids in past 10 days: UN

Geneva, July 26: More than 100 people, including 26 children, have died in government attacks on hospitals, schools, markets and bakeries in Syria in the last 10 days, UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Friday. She said the deaths were part of a “relentless campaign of airstrikes by…

7 killed, 21 injured as 3 blasts rock Afghanistan

7 killed, 21 injured as 3 blasts rock Afghanistan

Kabul, July 25: At least seven people were killed and 21 others injured as three back-to-back bomb blasts rocked the Afghan capital on Thursday, officials said. The first explosion took place around 8.10 a.m. when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle targeted a bus carrying employees of the Mines and…

Pakistan court extends Hafiz’s remand by 14 days

Pakistan court extends Hafiz’s remand by 14 days

Islamabad, July 24:  A court in Pakistan Punjab province’s Gujranwala city on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of Mumbai terror attack mastermind and proscribed Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed by 14 days. Special Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) judge Syed Ali Imran ordered the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) to complete its investigation…

Pak media praises Imran over Trump comment

Pak media praises Imran over Trump comment

Islamabad, July 24:  After an offer of mediation on the Kashmir issue by US President Donald Trump, the Pakistani media is showering praise on Prime Minister Imran Khan. Khan’s US visit is being dubbed as a diplomatic victory for the country. Urdu daily ‘Jang’ published an editorial on Khan’s US…

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