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Pakistan, Sri Lanka defence ties discussed

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COLOMBO: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Commander of the Sri Lankan Army Lieutenant General A.W.J.C De Silva met in Colombo here...

Modi in Bangladesh to sign land swap accord

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DHAKA: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a two-day visit to Bangladesh during which he and his hosts will conclude a landmark land...

Death toll in China cruise ship sinking rises to 331

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BEIJING: In China, a total of 331 people have been killed after rescuers lifted the body of a Chinese cruise ship that capsized on...

Former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies

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NASIRIYAH: Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital Friday aged 79 after many years of poor...

NSA expands online spying in search for hackers: report

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Washington: President Barack Obama has approved giving the NSA wider powers to spy on Internet traffic in search of computer hacking by foreign governments...

HRW urges UN to put Israel on child rights violators list

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UNITED NATIONS: Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to add Israel to annual “List of Shame” of children's rights...

At least 90 people killed in Ghana petrol station fire

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ACCRA: At least 90 people were killed in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, as they sought shelter from heavy...

Indian rebels kill at least 10 army soldiers in northeast

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GUAHATI: A group of rebels ambushed a military convoy in India's insurgency-wracked northeast on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12 others...

Death toll from capsized China ship rises to 65

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JIANLI: The death toll from a ship that capsized on China's Yangtze River has risen to 65, state television reported on Thursday, but more...

Pakistan deserves Nuclear Supplier Group membership: Aizaz Chaudhry

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China supports Pakistan for NSG membership WASHINGTON: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry has asserted that Pakistan deserves membership of Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG). Talking to...

Afghanistan

Parliamentary delegation’s visit to Afghanistan cancelled due to “security reasons”

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ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary delegation's visit to Afghanistan has been postponed due to security reasons, Khyber News reported on Thursday. The delegation, headed by Speaker...
Afghan Peace Talks

Moscow to host Afghan peace talks on 18th

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Russian Federation will host a conference of the representatives from Pakistan, China, Iran and the US as well as the Afghan government and the...

Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

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Three female Journalists were shot and killed in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, their TV network said, in what appeared to...
Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

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At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...