• After India,Afghanistan,Bangladesh,Bhutan pull out of SAARC summit

    After India,three more countries pull out of SAARC summit

    Apart from India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, saying the environment is not right for the successful holding of the meet.
  • An Iraqi woman walks past a damaged building covered with death announcement banners after a massive bombing earlier that killed at least 323 people, July 31, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

    Baghdad blasts leave 19 dead, many injured

    Four explosions, two of them back-to-back, have rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing 19 people and injuring 61 others.On Tuesday, a bomber struck a crowded area in the vicinity of the al-Samarrai Mosque
  • Return of Peace to Syria impossible:Russia

    Return of Peace to Syria impossible:Russia

    Russia says the return of peace to war-torn Syria is almost “impossible,” more than a week after US warplanes carried out several airstrikes against Syrian government forces, killing dozens.
  • Israeli military indicts Palestinians for 'incitement' over social media

    Israeli military indicts Palestinians for 'incitement' over social media

    The Israeli military says it has indicted more than 145 Palestinians so far this year for incitement over social media.Sunday's announcement comes amid an Israeli campaign to stamp out the online incitement it claims has fuelled a yearlong campai
  • Top TTP commander killed in Afghanistan: sources

    Top TTP commander killed in Afghanistan: sources

    Afghan security forces have killed one of the top Pakistani Taliban commanders along with at least 10 other militants in a border area operation, sources said Sunday.
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton meet at a hotel in New York, September 25, 2016. (Photo from social media)

    Clinton meets Netanyahu,rejects UN solution for Palestine

    US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has told Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that she opposes a UN-brokered solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, pledging to fight efforts to “delegitimize” the Tel Aviv regime.
  • Obama vetoes 9/11 bill against Saudis

    Obama vetoes 9/11 bill against Saudis

    US President Barack Obama has used his veto power to block legislation that allows the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for reparations.
  • US Jews protest Netanyahu speech at UN

    US Jews protest Netanyahu speech at UN

    Hundreds of members of New York’s Orthodox Jewish community staged a demonstration in front of the United Nations on Thursday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was addressing the session of the UN General Assembly.
  • N Korea vows to ‘go nuclear’ to deter US

    N Korea vows to ‘go nuclear’ to deter US

    North Korea says the sole way to defend itself against the US is “going nuclear,” two weeks after the country conducted its fifth nuclear blast in the face of crippling sanctions.
  • UN-court to decide Marshall Islands case against Pakistan,India,Britain next month

    UN-court to decide Marshall Islands case against Pakistan,India,Britain next month

    The United Nations’ top court announced Thursday that it will render its decision early next month in the case the Marshall Islands has brought against India, Pakistan and Britain for not abandoning the nuclear arms race.
  • Abadi urges Turkish troops to leave Iraq soil

    Abadi urges Turkish troops to leave Iraq soil

    The Iraqi prime minister has renewed the call for Turkish troops deployed in the country since last year to withdraw as they complicate the battle to retake the northern Daesh stronghold of Mosul.
  • After Panama, Bahamas leaks Out

    After Panama, Bahamas leaks Out

    FIVE months after the Panama Papers, the biggest-ever leak of offshore entities registered by Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca, comes the Bahama Leaks, which reveals incorporation details of more than 175,000 companies,
  • Saudi jets bomb Yemen again,20 killed

    Saudi jets bomb Yemen again,20 killed

    Saudi-led airstrikes killed 20 civilians in the rebel-held Yemeni port city of Hodeida late Wednesday just hours after the rebels celebrated the second anniversary of their seizure of the capital, a government official said.
  • This file photo taken on January 12, 1994 shows Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar addressing a press conference at his headquarter in Chahar Saib, south of Kabul, on January 12, 1994 (AFP)

    Afghanistan set to sign peace deal with notorious warlord Hekmatyar

    Afghanistan was set on Thursday to sign a draft peace agreement with notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, paving the way for his political return despite a history of war crimes and after years in hiding.
  • Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense, Prince Mohammed bin Salman (C-L) meeting with US President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

    Obama set to veto 9/11 victims’ statutory right to sue Saudis

    US President Barack Obama is set to veto legislation which gives the families of 9/11 attack victims a civil cause of action against Saudi Arabia in American courts.