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Time running out for survivors as Indonesia death toll nears 1,400

Wani: The death toll in Indonesia’s twin quake-tsunami disaster rose to nearly 1,400 on Wednesday, with time running out to rescue survivors and the UN warning of “vast” unmet needs. Authorities set a tentative deadline of Friday to find anyone still trapped under rubble, at which point — a week after this devastating double disaster […]

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Disappointed at ‘arrogant, negative’ Indian response on dialogue resumption call: PM Imran

islamabad:-Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said he was “disappointed” at India’s decision to call off talks between the foreign ministers of the two countries, and called New Delhi’s response “arrogant and negative.” Taking to Twitter, Khan said: “Disappointed at the arrogant and negative response by India to my call for resumption of the peace […]

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UN chief  to visit India in October

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres will travel to India early next month, his first trip to the country as head of the world body that coincides with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The Secretary-General will arrive in New Delhi on October 1. His visit coincides with the […]

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11killed as gunmen attack military parade in Iran

Tehran:Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 11 members of the Revolutionary Guards, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, in one of the worst attacks on the elite force. State television said the assault, which wounded more than 30 people, targeted a stand where Iranian officials were gathered to watch an annual […]

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India calls off talks with Pakistan at UNGA

New Delhi, India on Friday called off the proposed talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan set to take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month.  (IANS)

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Iran and Israel call each other nuclear threats, ask UN to take action

LONDON/JERUSALEM: Iran asked the United Nations to condemn what it described as Israeli nuclear threats against it on Thursday, while Israel said it was stepping up security around its atomic sites as a precaution against threats from Tehran and its regional allies. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a visit to a secretive Israeli atomic […]

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Pakistan issues postage stamps ‘commemorating’ Burhan Wani as ‘freedom icon

New Delhi: Needling India on Kashmir issue again, Pakistan released 20 “commemorative” postage stamps which portray slain militant as “victims of atrocities by Indian troops in Kashmir”. According to a report by TOI, Islamabad released these stamps to highlight the plight of Kashmiris who are fighting against “the Indian oppression”. The stamps were issued on ‘Kashmir […]

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After Imran Khan’s letter to PM Modi, MEA says India-Pakistan foreign ministers to meet in New York

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 September 2018, 06:34 PM External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi will meet in New York later this month, MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirmed on Thursday. “I can confirm that on the request of the Pakistani side, a meeting between EAM […]

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Pakistan denies opening Afghan trade route for India

Islamabad: Pakistan has refuted media reports that it has expressed readiness to talk on the restoration of the India-Afghanistan trade route using its land. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi rejected the reports after US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass was quoted as saying by an Indian newspaper that Pakistan had approached Afghanistan earlier this year […]

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Turkey pledges support to Pakistan on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday said that Turkey wants Kashmir issue to be resolved and it will stand with Pakistan on the issue. “The group that has been formed over Kashmir in the UN, we will stand with Pakistan and try to make [its efforts] successful,” the Turkish FM announced during a […]

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