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US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem move

The United States vetoed late Monday a United Nations resolution rejecting President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s...

France wants to discuss bitcoin at next G20 summit

France wants a discussion of bitcoin at the next G20 meeting with a view to regulating the cryptocurrency, a finance ministry source said Monday, saying the government...

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...