Category: News

Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to go into full effect

he U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go...

Portugal’s Centeno elected new cheif of Eurogroup finance ministers

ortuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno has won the race to be the top official in the 19-country eurozone, a move away from the austerity mantra that has marked the...

Irish PM ‘surprised’ and ‘disappointed’ that agreed Brexit border deal could not be concluded

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was “surprised and disappointed” on Monday after Britain failed to agree to a draft deal with EU leaders on the...

Russia provides air cover to YPG in eastern Syria

The Russian military said Monday it has provided air cover to the PKK Syrian affiliate Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia...

NA legislation paves way for timely elections

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday passed the 24th Constitution Amendment Bill 2017 by a 242-1 vote, paving the way for the Election Commission of Pakistan...

Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Top Pakistani and US military commanders blamed each other on Thursday for not doing enough to stop cross-border terrorism. The two-day visit of United States...

Hariri accepts invitation to France

PARIS: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to visit France after his surprise resignation from Saudi Arabia nearly two weeks ago that rattled...

PM announces Rs20b package for Balochistan

QUETTA – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday announced a 10-year uplift package worth Rs20 billion for development of Balochistan aimed at elevating the...

Pakistan bound to rise after meeting challenges: COAS

GUJAR KHAN: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that Pakistan had come a long way in responding to its challenges and was bound to...

Accountability court likely to begin trial in Sharif family’s corruption references

Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired captain Muhammad Safdar on Wednesday have reached the Accountability Court to stand...