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Turkey threatens EU on migrant deal as Erdogan blasts ‘spirit of fascism’

Turkey threatens EU on migrant deal as Erdogan blasts ‘spirit of fascism’

Turkey threatens EU on migrant deal as Erdogan blasts ‘spirit of fascism’ By: Agency Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has triggered European ire with Nazi jibes against The Netherlands and Germany. PHOTO: AFP ISTANBUL: Turkey on Wednesday threatened to scrap a critical deal on halting the flow of migrants to the EU amid a spiralling war […]

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office

One hurt in letter bomb blast at IMF Paris office By Agency Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope exploded in Paris, France, March 16, 2017. PHOTO: AFP PARIS: A letter bomb exploded at the Paris offices of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, injuring a secretary who suffered burns to her […]

India fast-tracks hydro projects in occupied Kashmir

India fast-tracks hydro projects in occupied Kashmir

India fast-tracks hydro projects in occupied Kashmir By Agency A private vehicle crosses a bridge as excavators are used at the dam site of Kishanganga power project in Gurez, 160 km (99 miles) north of Srinagar June 21, 2012. PHOTO: REUTERS NEW DELHI: India has fast-tracked hydropower projects worth $15 billion in held Kashmir in recent months, […]

Murad Saeed, Javed Latif tiff resolved by National Assembly jirga

Murad Saeed, Javed Latif tiff resolved by National Assembly jirga

Murad Saeed, Javed Latif tiff resolved by National Assembly jirga By News Desk Fellow MPs try to stop PTI’s Murad Saeed during a scuffle with PML-N’s Javed Latif. PHOTO: INP A jirga of National Assembly members was held on Thursday to sort out differences between PTI MNA Murad Saeed and PML-N MNA Javed Latif, Radio […]

At UN moot, India calls Pakistan ‘world’s terrorism factory’

At UN moot, India calls Pakistan ‘world’s terrorism factory’

 At UN moot, India calls Pakistan ‘world’s terrorism factory’ By News Desk NEW DELHI: An Indian diplomat left diplomacy at home on Wednesday as she accused Pakistan of becoming the world’s terrorism factory. Speaking at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Nabanita Chakrabarti, the Indian diplomat to the UNHRC, also accused Pakistan of supporting cross-border […]

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile By News Desk PHOTO: PAKISTAN NAVY/FILE Pakistan Navy on Thursday successfully test-fired surface-to-sea missile. The missile, equipped with avionics modern technology, accurately hit its target in the sea, a navy spokesperson said. The induction, spokesperson added, would help strengthen defence and operational capabilities of the navy. Vice Chief of Naval […]

Russia denies official involvement in ‘any’ cybercrimes

Russia denies official involvement in ‘any’ cybercrimes

Russia denies official involvement in ‘any’ cybercrimes By Agency Igor Sushchin, one of the Russian Intelligence agents accused of helping with the Yahoo hacks. PHOTO: REUTERS MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Thursday denied any official Russian involvement in cybercrimes after the US indicted two FSB intelligence agents over cyberattacks on Yahoo that compromised 500 million accounts. “As […]

Queen formally approves law giving UK PM May power to trigger EU exit talks

Queen formally approves law giving UK PM May power to trigger EU exit talks

Queen formally approves law giving UK PM May power to trigger EU exit talks By Agency Britain’s Queen Elizabeth welcomes Theresa May at the start of an audience in Buckingham Palace. PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on Thursday formally granted Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger exit talks with the European Union, approving […]

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ rising Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ rising Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir

Pakistan ‘strongly condemns’ rising Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Taking note of the killing of a Kashmiri girl by Indian security forces, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Thursday said Islamabad strongly condemned continued violence against innocent Kashmiris in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. Speaking to media representatives during a routine press briefing […]

I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump

I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump

I might not be here ‘if it wasn’t for Twitter’: Trump By Agency WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is defending his frequent – and often incendiary – use of Twitter by saying that the social media platform lets him bypass the “dishonest” press. “Maybe I would not be here if it wasn’t for Twitter,” Trump said in an […]

Emirates: US officials say passengers can board US-bound flights

Emirates: US officials say passengers can board US-bound flights

 Emirates: US officials say passengers can board US-bound flights By Agency An Emirates Airbus A380-800 takes off from San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California. PHOTO: REUTERS DUBAI: United States officials have advised the Emirates airline it can board passengers that had been banned from travelling to the United States under President Donald Trump’s latest travel […]

Blasphemers are enemies of humanity, will not be tolerated: Nisar

Blasphemers are enemies of humanity, will not be tolerated: Nisar

Blasphemers are enemies of humanity, will not be tolerated: Nisar By News Desk Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar has said that the authorities will do everything possible to take action against blasphemers. “We will take action against those involved in blasphemy and take this matter to a logical conclusion,” Nisar said on Thursday while addressing a press conference in […]