Politics

President backs protest-hit Romanian government to stay

President backs protest-hit Romanian government to stay

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s president on Tuesday tore into the Social Democrat-led government over a corruption decree that has sparked the biggest protests since the 1989 fall of communism but backed it to stay in power, in a potential reprieve for Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu. The government on Sunday rescinded the decree, which critics said […]

Pakistan’s economy moving towards rapid growth and stability: PM

Pakistan’s economy moving towards rapid growth and stability: PM

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited global entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan and take advantage of its strategic location, rich human and material resources, political stability and attractive investment policy. He was addressing corporate and business leaders from around the world in Islamabad today (Thursday). The Prime Minister said Pakistan with […]

Trump reiterates U.S. support to Turkey in call with Erdogan: White House

Trump reiterates U.S. support to Turkey in call with Erdogan: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump reiterated “U.S. support to Turkey as a strategic partner and NATO ally” during a phone call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, the White House said. Trump also spoke about the two countries’ “shared commitment to combatting terrorism in all its forms” and welcomed Turkey’s contributions to the […]

PM on ribbon-cutting spree since start of Panama case hearing: Imran

PM on ribbon-cutting spree since start of Panama case hearing: Imran

KARACHI (Yes News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said Wednesday that Karachi belongs to PTI, we will resolve all its problems. Talking to media, Imran khan said that Qatari letter is a fraud, the real money trail is Ishaq Dar’s confessional statement.  Khan once again reminded Qatari ambassador’s statement in which he denied […]

CM Sindh approves hiring of 6,000 teachers

CM Sindh approves hiring of 6,000 teachers

KARACHI: The hiring of 6,000 teachers in the schools of Sindh was approved by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday. “The teachers will be appointed on merit,” he said while heading a meeting on education development portfolio. On the occasion, the chief minister told officials of the education department to open 2,000 schools in […]

AJK President calls on UNSC to hold urgent debate on Kashmir issue

AJK President calls on UNSC to hold urgent debate on Kashmir issue

BRUSSELS: President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan has asked United Nation Security Council (UNSC) to urgently conduct a debate on issue of Kashmir specially violation of human rights in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). He was addressing as a chief guest at a conference titled, “Kashmir Conflict and International Opinion” organized by Kashmir […]

Saleem Shahzad sent to jail on judicial remand

Saleem Shahzad sent to jail on judicial remand

KARACHI: Politician Saleem Shahzad reached the Anti-terror Court on Tuesday, where he sent to jail on judicial remand till February 18. A lawyer for Saleem Shahzad presented the court his medical reports. He maintained that the politician was seeking treatment for cancer, and he should be released. Speaking to journalists, Saleem Shehzad expressed his faith […]

Government failed to implement NAP: Chairman PPP

Government failed to implement NAP: Chairman PPP

WASHINGTON: Chairman Pakistan Peoples` Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said that the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates a project three times for photo op. Addressing a press conference along with senior PPP leader Sherry Rehman in Washington, the party chairman said that the federal and Punjab government failed to actualize concrete action against extremists […]

Trump’s travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

Trump’s travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: About 60,000 visas were revoked under U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the State Department said on Friday, in one of several government communications clarifying how the order is being rolled out. The revocation means the government voided travel visas for people trying to enter the […]

EU leaders unite over Trump concerns

EU leaders unite over Trump concerns

VALLETTA: European Union leaders voiced concerns about US President Donald Trump at a summit in Malta on Friday, saying they needed to stick together to face an increasingly uncertain global future. The 28 countries showed a flash of unity by backing a plan to curb mass migration from Libya by helping the north African state´s […]

Abdul Basit to replace Aizaz Ahmad as Foreign Secretary

Abdul Basit to replace Aizaz Ahmad as Foreign Secretary

ISLAMABAD: The government has in principle decided to appoint Abdul Basit as country’s new Foreign Secretary while Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary has been designated to become country’s envoy in the United States.  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is also retaining the portfolio of the Foreign Affairs has concluded consultations for appointing new administrative boss of the […]

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