Daily Archives: April 15, 2018

MYANMAR REPATRIATES FIRST ROHINGYA REFUGEE FAMILY: GOVT.

Myanmar on Saturday (Apr 14) repatriated the first Rohingya family from nearly 700,000 refugees who have fled to Bangladesh, after months of fraught talks with Dhaka and amid the...

What if Trump dumps Iran deal?

The last big European effort to dissuade US President Donald Trump from abandoning the 2015 Iran nuclear pact ended without success Friday with the ‘working visit’ by German Chancellor...

Iran eyes CPEC with growing interest after port visit

Iran’s Minister for Roads and Urbanisation Abbas Akhoundi expressed keen interest in exploring avenues available under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is leading a high level Iranian delegation...

Parliamentary polls might be delayed: Afghanistan’s new CEC

A day after he was appointed as the new head of the Independent Election Commission, Gula Jan Abdulbadi Sayyad said there is the possibility parliamentary and district council elections...

Maldives establishes diplomatic ties with Ivory Coast

Maldives has established diplomatic relations with the African country Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Maldives reports diplomatic relations between Maldives and Ivory Coast was established this...

PML-N ‘accepts’ decision of top court to disqualify Nawaz: PM Abbasi

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday (Apr 14) that Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) has accepted the decision by the Supreme Court to disqualify former...

Myanmar military blacklisted by UN over sexual violence against Rohingya

A new UN report puts Myanmar’s armed forces on a UN blacklist of government and rebel groups “credibly suspected” of carrying out rapes and other acts of sexual violence...

US adds India to currency watch list with China

The US Treasury added India to its watch list of countries with potentially questionable foreign exchange policies, joining China and four others, according to a report issued Friday (Apr...

Guilty must be held accountable: UN chief on Kathua rape

United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has termed the gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua a "horrific" incident and asked Indian authorities to...

China air force chief visits PAF academy

Commander of People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)of China Ding Laihang has said that Pakistan and China enjoy friendly and brotherly relations and cooperated in various fields. “Pakistan and China...

Indian Navy’s Drone crashes in Gujarat

An unmanned Remotely Piloted Aircraft (Drone) of Indian Navy crashed in Gujarat on Saturday (Apr 14). The accident happened about 25 kms from Porbandar. No casualties or damage to...

Cracking the Afghan-Pak nut

It is nothing short of a challenge for Pakistan to reconcile its western neighbour, a neighbour Pakistan has almost never enjoyed cordial relations with. But the need for reconciling the...

PML-N ‘accepts’ decision of top court to disqualify Nawaz: PM Abbasi

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Saturday (Apr 14) that Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) has accepted the decision by the Supreme Court to disqualify former...