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Imran dials Trump, other UNSC members on Kashmir

Islamabad/New York, Aug 16 (IANS) With Pakistan being kept out of the UN Security Council deliberations on Kashmir, its Prime Minister Imran Khan on...

Merkel for resumption of Mediterranean refugee rescue ops

Berlin, Aug 16 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has favored resuming state-organized sea rescue operations for refugees in the Mediterranean. "Surely it would be good...

Pak failure: UNSC to hold only closed-door talks

BY ARUL LOUIS United Nations, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan has failed to get an open meeting of the Security Council on Kashmir with its participation,...

HK flights resume as airport restricts protesters

Hong Kong, Aug 14 (IANS) The Hong Kong International Airport resumed operations on Wednesday after a night of chaos which saw protesters clash with...

US Congressman apologizes after outcry over Kashmir letter

BY ARUL LOUIS New York, Aug 13 (IANS) A US Congressman has apologized for having written a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking...

Scotland Yard on alert ahead of anti-India protest in UK

London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Metropolitan Police is on alert ahead of a "major" anti-Indian government protest in the UK after an appeal by...

Pak minister wants PeeCee removed as UN ambassador

Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan's Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has urged Unicef to remove Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas as the UN Goodwill...

China stands by Pakistan on Kashmir

Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China has "reassured Pakistan of it's support and commitment" and announced that it supported Islamabad's decision to approach the UN...

Bhutan King lights thousand lamps in Sushma’s memory

Thimphu, Aug 10 (IANS) Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck offered special prayers and lit a thousand butter lamps at a monastery here in...

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein ‘found dead’ in jail

New York, Aug 10 (IANS) US billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was facing charges of sexually exploiting girls as young as 14, was found...