Category: International

22,810 women widowed, 10,176 molested since 1989 in IHK

ISLAMABAD: As the world observes the International Women’s Day, today, the miseries and victimization of Kashmiri women by Indian troops and police personnel in...

China Communist party punished nearly 300,000 for graft in 2015

BEIJING: China’s ruling Communist Party punished nearly 300,000 of its members last year for corruption, its graft watchdog said amid a wide-ranging crackdown by...

Palestine Resolution must for sustainable peace in Middle East

JAKARTA: President Mamnoon Hussain said peace in Middle East would remain elusive without the resolution of the Palestine issue and called upon the international...

Bolivia, Russia ink deal on $300 mn nuclear research lab

LA PAZ: Bolivia signed a $300 million deal with Russia on Sunday to build a world-class nuclear research lab in the South American nation, President Evo Morales...

Ghani asks Taliban to join peace process

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani renewed his dialogue offer to the Taliban on Sunday and said the “Taliban are facing a major test — to choose whether they want...

OIC summit on Palestine kicks off in Jakarta

JAKARTA: An extraordinary summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Palestine and Al-Quds Al-Sharif (Jerusalem) was opened here on Sunday, bringing together...

China to produce 10 million jobs this year

BEIJING: China aims to create at least 10 million new urban jobs and keep the registered urban unemployment rate within 4.5 percent this year, according to a government...

Philippines impounds North Korean ship under UN sanctions

MANILA: The Philippines said on Saturday it had impounded a North Korean vessel in response to tough new United Nations sanctions introduced in response to...

Trump says US troops needed in Afghanistan to protect Pak N-arms

WASHINGTON: If elected to the White House, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump would keep US troops in Afghanistan to ‘protect’ Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. “I...

BJP leader offers Rs 5 lakh prize for cutting off Kanhaiya’s tongue

SRINAGAR: A leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has offered Rs 5 Lakh prize for cutting off the tongue of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union...