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FO CONFIRMS US STOPPED PAKISTAN MILITARY OFFICERS TRAINING

Islamabad on Thursday officially confirmed that Washington has suspended training programme for the Pakistan military as part of President Trump administration’s decision in January...

22ND PRIME MINISTER OF PAKISTAN TO BE ELECTED TODAY

With the general elections out of the way and the resultant national and provincial assemblies having taken shape, today at 3:30 pm is when...

HOUSEWIFE PICKED UP FROM DHANMONDI FOR ‘SPREADING RUMOURS’

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members have picked up a housewife from Dhaka’s Paschim (West) Dhanmondi area for allegedly trying to create unrest by spreading...

INDIA MOURNS VAJPAYEE, POET-PRIME MINISTER, STATESMAN. FUNERAL TODAY

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a towering politician mourned by millions across the nation, was taken on a last journey through the streets...

Bangladesh urged to end clampdown on protesters

Rights groups and church officials have joined growing calls to end a government crackdown on peaceful dissent and release people arrested under a repressive...

China keen to work with Imran Khan’s government, Chinese Ambassador

Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan Yao Jing Thursday said that China was ready and keen to work with the upcoming Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led government. Talking to media...

India in talks with Fiji for broader security support

The Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal today said that the Indian government is holding talks with the Fiji Navy on the possibility...

Afghan govt slammed over spike in attacks

Residents and analysts across the country have slammed government over what they say is its inability to provide security to the people of the...

Will act against ‘inimical elements’ along LoC, Pak army assures India

With the new Imran Khan-led government set to take office in Islamabad, Pakistan army on Thursday assured the Indian Army that it will take...

India, China open new meeting point for armies

This Independence Day, India and China opened a new point for officers of the armies of the two countries to meet. The move is...

ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE’S CONDITION STILL ‘CRITICAL’, VISITORS POUR IN AT AIIMS

The condition of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to be critical, and he is on life support system. “Former Prime Minister Shri Altal...

PAKISTAN ASKED TO MAKE TERROR FINANCING, MONEY LAUNDERING EXTRADITABLE OFFENCES

The Asia Pacific Group (APG) on Money Laundering on Wednesday urged Pakistan to enact appropriate laws, enabling local officials to act upon requests of...

OVER 70 SECURITY FORCE MEMBERS KILLED IN PAST 24 HOURS: SOURCES

Government sources said on Wednesday that over 70 security force members have been killed and dozens more wounded in battles on several fronts around...

WHY FACEBOOK IS LOSING THE WAR ON HATE SPEECH IN MYANMAR

Reuters found more than 1,000 examples of posts, comments and pornographic images attacking the Rohingya and other Muslims on Facebook. A secretive operation set...

INDIAN STAR CRICKETER SIDHU GRANTED VISA FOR IMRAN’S OATH-TAKING CEREMONY

Former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu was issued a 14-day Pakistani visa on Wednesday by the High Commission in New Delhi to attend the...

Bangladesh allows forex clearing account in Chinese yuan

Bangladesh Bank on Tuesday announced that it would allow banks to open foreign currency clearing account with the central bank in Chinese yuan (renminbi). To...

Imran to ditch traditional sherwani for oath-taking ceremony

As part of his austerity measures, the prime minister in waiting – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan – is likely to stick to...

Taliban forces overrun military base, key highway in endless Afghan war

Taliban forces overran an army base in the Ghormach district of the Faryab province, killing some 17 soldiers, according to a Defense Ministry spokesperson,...

Nepal calls for revitalizing SAARC to advance prosperity in South Asia

Nepali Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Wednesday stressed on the need for revitalizing the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to advance...

Suu Kyi meets Rakhine Investigation Commission to discuss work plan

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with a newly appointed commission charged with investigating alleged...

Iran to use SL rupee for fuel trade

Sri Lanka cabinet was told Tuesday that Iran had agreed to use the Sri Lankan rupee as the medium of exchange to carry out...