Category: Conflict Zone

Syria conflict: Russia’s Putin orders ‘main part’ of forces out

In a surprise move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to start withdrawing the “main part” of its forces in Syria from Tuesday. He...

Russian Veto and Kashmir

The principle of equality among peoples and nations, basic principle of the UN Charter, is gaining strength and there is a strong movement to reform the UN Security...

Syria peace talks set to resume amid ceasefire warnings

  GENEVA: Syria’s warring sides gathered in Geneva Sunday for UN-brokered indirect peace talks as the United States and France warned the Damascus regime...

Appeal for `real peace’ ahead of Syrian conflict anniversary

UNITED NATIONS: Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, senior United Nations humanitarian officials and their partners have made a joint appeal for a...

Call for realization of Kashmiris’ right to self-determination

GENEVA: Right to self-determination for the people of Jammu and Kashmir is the most fundamental right which flows from the universal acknowledgment that all human beings...

UN ‘concerned’ about proposed EU deal to send migrants back to Turkey

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations refugee agency has expressed a concern about any European response to the migrant crisis that involves the blanket return of all...

Two more shooting attacks in Jerusalem as Biden visits

JERUSALEM: Two Palestinians opened fire at two different locations in Jerusalem, leaving one person seriously wounded, Israeli police said. Both attackers were shot by...

Protests to highlight women’s plight in IHK

SRINAGAR: The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) held a protest in Srinagar to highlight Kashmiri women’s struggle for truth and justice....

Thousands participate in youth’s funeral in IHK

ISLAMABAD: Thousands of people defying curfew and other restrictions, on Monday participated in funeral prayer of a youth Dawood Ahmad Sheikh, who was martyred by...

Civilians bear brunt of Yemeni conflict: UN human rights office

UNITED NATIONS: The number of civilians killed in Yemen continues to rise, almost doubling between January and February, and the United Nations human rights office said....