COAS Raheel Sharif arrives in Moscow on three-day visit

MOSCOW: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif arrived in Moscow on Monday on a three-day official visit, said an ISPR statement. DG ISPR Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa tweeted that a very...

Ban calls for immediate Ramadan truce in Yemen

GENEVA: UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for an immediate two-week humanitarian pause in Yemen to mark Ramadan as talks got underway in Geneva to try and resolve the bloody conflict. “I hope...

Kenyan police accused of abuses against Muslims after massacre: report

NAIROBI: The response by Kenyan security forces to a wave of massacres a year ago in Kenya's coastal region has been marked by beatings, arbitrary detentions and theft, human rights groups said Monday. A...

With wary eye, Turkey readies for return of coalition rule

ANKARA: Turkey is preparing for a return to coalition government after 13 years of one-party rule by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), hoping there will be none of the chaos and uncertainty that...

Pakistan displays JF-17 Thunder at Paris Air Show, secures first export deal

PARIS: Pakistan’s spectacular JF-17 Thunder showcased its cutting edge capabilities in the 51st Paris Air Show at French city Le Bourget Parc des on Monday and allowed potential customers to assess its immense potential....

Militant commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar killed in Libya airstrikes

ALGIERS: Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed terrorist reported to have been killed in a US airstrike in Libya Monday, was an Al-Qaeda veteran and the mastermind behind a devastating attack on an Algerian gas plant...

10 dead as tigers and lions roam Tbilisi after floods

TBLISI: Lions, tigers, bears and other wild animals escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi Sunday, adding to chaos caused by flooding that killed at least 10 people, officials said. Police and...

Dr Arjumand Hashmi elected Mayer of Paris, Texas

DALLAS: Pakistani American Physician Dr. Arjumand Hashmi who holds the highest civilian Award from the Pakistani government, the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, has been elected for a third term in Paris, Texas as mayor . He is...

Putin meets Erdogan for closed-door talks

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday met Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks expected to touch on energy issues and the Syria crisis, Russian news agencies reported. The two leaders met a...

21 killed as van plunges into river in India

NEW DELHI: A van packed with Hindu pilgrims early Saturday swerved off a bridge and plunged into a river in southern India, killing 21 people including six children, officials said. The accident happened when...
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