US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has warned that Pakistan's political leadership would lose control over the country if it does not begin the process of changing its relationship with the Haqqani Network and other terror groups having safe havens in Pakistan. In his remarks on 'Meeting the Foreign Policy...
A 5(point)5-magnitude earthquake today jolted northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, causing panic among the residents. The epicentre of the quake was the northwestern city of Bannu at a depth of 12 kilometres. The temblor was felt in the Swat Valley and Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan,...
The US has urged Bangladesh to ensure "fair trial" for ex-prime minister Khaleda Zia who was sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment for corruption. The 72-year-old three-time former prime minister and Bangladesh's main opposition leader was sentenced by Dhaka's Special Court in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka...
A Peruvian court ordered former President Alberto Fujimori to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers, arguing that he lacks immunity despite a recent pardon for a different crime. The National Criminal Court said the pardon granted to Fujimori in a human rights case for which he was...
President Donald Trump today announced US withdrawal from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran. After the announcement, Trump signed fresh set of sanctions against Iran and warned countries against any cooperation with Tehran on its controversial nuclear weapons programme. The historic deal was an Obama- era accord which Trump...
Foreign Ministers of the European Union have accepted the explanation concerning the recent joint US, British and French airstrikes in Syria. The ministers discussed the Syrian situation at a meeting in Luxembourg yesterday. They said they understand the joint airstrikes were conducted to prevent the Syrian government from using more...
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) decisively backed another coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, clearing the way for a new government in Europe's largest economy after months of political uncertainty. Two-thirds of the membership voted "yes" to the deal in a ballot - a wider margin than many had expected. That...
In Afghanistan, 25, IS militants, including a Chinese and three Uzbek militants have been killed in an air raid against the Islamic State group in northern Jowzjan province. The provincial police chief, Faqir Mohammad Jowzjani today said the air strikes earlier this week were part of a joint operation with...
The United States and India today affirmed their strategic partnership as Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan met Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh in Argentina.The meeting was held on the margins of the G-20 foreign ministers summit. The State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said the two leaders...
NASA is all set to send the first-ever mission dedicated to exploring the deep interior of Mars. The US space agency said today that it will launch on 5th of May, a stationary lander - InSight, which will be first NASA mission since the Apollo moon landings to place...