Monday, March 18, 2019
The Trump administration's decision to suspend over USD 1.1 billion security assistance to Pakistan has nothing to do with Islamabad not taking action against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, a US official has said. "We have certainly expressed our concern about the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks being...
Nuclear-armed North Korea on Friday accepted the South's offer of talks next week, said Seoul's Unification ministry, which oversees relations with Pyongyang. The meeting will take place in Panmunjom, the truce village in the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula. Tensions have been high after the North carried out...
The US has appeared unperturbed that its suspension of security aid to Pakistan would bring Islamabad closer to China and insisted that the two relationships are different. "I believe they (Pakistan) do want to build strong relations with both countries. But what they get from China is not necessarily going...
The US has suspended more than USD 1.15 billion security assistance to Pakistan, accusing Islamabad of harbouring terror groups like the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network within its border and showing unwillingness to take "decisive actions" against them. The freezing of all security assistance to Pakistan comes days after...
Indian Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale today held talks with Guo Yezhou, Vice Minister, International Department of the ruling Communist Party, amid efforts by the two nations to improve their ties post-Dokalam. Guo is the senior most vice minister of the international department of the CPC which plays key role...
The White House has said it would announce specific actions against Pakistan this week to force it to crack down on terrorists on its soil, reflecting president Donald Trump's tough stance against the country over the issue. The remarks by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders came after Trump accused...
Donald Trump did not want to be the president of the US and the First Lady Melania was in tears not of joy on knowing about the surprising electoral victory last year, according to a new book by an American journalist. The book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White...
The much-awaited autopsy report of Sherin Mathews is out and the attorneys for the adoptive Indian-American couple of the toddler have received it, a media report said today, nearly three months after the Indian girl went missing and was later found dead in a culvert in Dallas. Three-year-old Sherin went...
A top Israeli arms firm has confirmed that India cancelled a $500 million deal to develop Spike anti-tank guided missiles and expressed "regret" over the decision just ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first visit to the country. "Rafael has now received an official notification from India's Ministry of Defence...
Pakistan's ousted premier Nawaz Sharif today claimed he was disqualified by the Supreme Court on flimsy grounds and said there was no proof of any wrongdoing by him, after appearing in the anti-graft court trying him for alleged corruption in three cases. The cases are related to the Panama Papers...