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Pak will not accept any talks with India that exclude Kashmir: Sartaj Aziz

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad July 4, 2017 Pakistan will not enter into any dialogue with India that excludes Kashmir, Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday, asserting that Islamabad wants to settle all contentious issues through “result-oriented” talks. “Indian belligerent posturing and their desire to conduct dialogue on their own terms ie without Kashmir, will never be acceptable,” […]

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N Korea tests ICBM, Trump urges China to ‘end this nonsense’

July 04, 2017 United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for testing the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missile and pressed Pyongyang’s closest ally China to make a ‘heavy move’ to ‘end this nonsense once and for all’. The missile test, which was conducted on the orders of the country’s […]

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18 missing in German bus crash ‘probably dead’: police

At least 18 people who are unaccounted for after a bus crash in southern Germany are believed to have died as a fire engulfed the vehicle, police said. The bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck near the Bavarian town of Stammbach on Monday. “Thirty passengers were taken to hospitals, some with serious […]

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China brands India’s action in Sikkim as ‘betrayal’ of treaty

3rd Jul 2017 (PTI) Beijing: China on Monday said the Sino-India border in the Sikkim sector is well demarcated and the Indian Army’s action there is a “betrayal” of the position taken by successive Indian governments. “Former Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru endorsed the 1890 Sino-British Treaty on Sikkim in a letter to the then Chinese counterpart Zhou Enlai […]

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Muslim women threaten to take up arms against cow vigilantes

July 01, 2017 The mob lynching of a Muslim trader in Jharkhands Ramgarh two days ago has sent ripples of anger through the local population with women of the community saying they would pick up arms against self-styled cow protectors. The women say they are disillusioned with the police and believe the government is in […]

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Pakistan hands over list of 546 Indian prisoners to high commission

The Pakistani foreign ministry on Saturday handed over a list of 546 Indian prisoners in Pakistan, to the High Commission of India in Islamabad. According to the foreign ministry statement, the list contains the names of 52 civilians and 494 fishermen, the Dawn has reported. Pakistan and India exchanged lists of prisoners in each other’s […]

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Jaitley Responds to China, Says India of 2017 Different From 1962

IANS Updated: 30 June, 2017   The India of 2017 is different from the India of 1962, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday, a day after China asked New Delhi to learn from its 1962 military debacle. “If they are trying to remind us, the situation in 1962 was different, the India of today […]

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China says it is open for talks with India

Beijing. June 30 (IANS) China on Friday indicated it was open for talks with India, saying a ‘meaningful dialogue’ over the border stand-off is the ‘pressing issue’. This is a climbdown for Beijing which earlier ruled out any talks until India withdrew its troops from ‘Chinese territory’. ‘Diplomatic channels are unimpeded between India and China […]

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UN Media Watchdog Slams Demands to Close Down Qatar-Based Al Jazeera

  BY REUTERS Dubai: A United Nations expert and a media freedom watchdog on Wednesday criticised four Arab states for seeking to close Al Jazeera television in a rift with Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have sent Doha a list of 13 demands, including closing the state-funded Al Jazeera television […]

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Mosul mosque where Isis declared caliphate ‘has been recaptured’

Iraqi forces claim to have recaptured the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul – where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed himself leader of Islamic State three years ago. The seizure marks a highly symbolic moment in the war, placing government troops in the heart of the Old City – the last redoubt of Isis in Mosul […]

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