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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...

China, Pakistan pledge to strengthen military cooperation

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BEIJING: Senior military officials from China and Pakistan met on Tuesday in Beijing, pledging to strengthen practical cooperation in such areas as training, military...

Egypt postpones final ruling on Morsi death sentence

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CAIRO: An Egyptian court Tuesday postponed its final ruling on ousted president Mohamed Morsi, who was sentenced to death along with dozens more over...

Pak-US strategic dialogue begins in Washington today

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WASHINGTON: Pakistan-US strategic dialogue begins in Washington today.       Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry will lead the Pakistani delegation in the talks...