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Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Monitoring Desk MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave the Catalan government eight days to drop an independence bid, failing which he would suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy and rule the region directly. His move could deepen the confrontation between Madrid and the northeastern region but also signals a way out of […]

In Kim Jong Un’s summer retreat fun meets guns North Korea’s leader uses a prime seaside resort for military tests

In Kim Jong Un’s summer retreat fun meets guns North Korea’s leader uses a prime seaside resort for military tests

By Reuters In the seaside city of Wonsan, North Korean families cook up barbecues on the beach, go fishing, and eat royal jelly flavour ice cream in the summer breeze. For their leader Kim Jong Un, the resort is a summer retreat, a future temple to tourism, and a good place to test missiles. He is […]

JKLF leader Yasin Malik slams Indian PM Modi’s ‘terrorism or tourism’ statement

JKLF leader Yasin Malik slams Indian PM Modi’s ‘terrorism or tourism’ statement

AFP | APP Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Monday slammed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in India-held Kashmir (IHK) a day ago, in which the premier asked Kashmiri youth to choose “tourism over terrorism”. “The statement of the Indian prime minister, that Kashmiris should choose between terrorism and tourism, […]

Hong Kong election: Beijing-backed Lam first female leader

Hong Kong election: Beijing-backed Lam first female leader

Media captionHong Kong’s three candidate: the nanny, Mr Pringles or the judge? Carrie Lam has been elected as Hong Kong’s new leader – the first woman to hold the top job. Mrs Lam, 59, had the backing of the Chinese government in Beijing and was widely expected to win. Hong Kong has a degree of […]

Sufi leader killed in Bangladesh amid surge in attacks

Sufi leader killed in Bangladesh amid surge in attacks

Sufi leader killed in Bangladesh amid surge in attacks By Agency PHOTO: REUTERS DHAKA: Unknown gunmen killed a Sufi minority spiritual leader and his house help in northern Bangladesh on Monday, police said, amid a surge in attacks on liberal activists, minority sects and other religious groups in the Sunni Muslim-majority country. 26 to hang for […]

Iran leader rebuffs Trump’s warning on missiles

Iran leader rebuffs Trump’s warning on missiles

DUBAI (Reuters) – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed Donald Trump s warning to Iran to stop its missile tests, saying the new U.S. president had shown the “real face” of American corruption. In his first speech since Trump s inauguration, Iran s supreme leader called on Iranians to respond to Trump s “threats” on Feb. 10, the anniversary of Iran s […]

Trump hosts first foreign leader as May visits White House

Trump hosts first foreign leader as May visits White House

WASHINGTON (AFP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Donald Trump on Friday, the US presidents first official meeting with a foreign leader that is set to be dominated by talk of trade and security. After igniting a row this week with Mexico over his plans to build a border wall, Trump will likely […]

Senior PPP leader Jahangir Badar passes away

Senior PPP leader Jahangir Badar passes away

LAHORE: Senior PPP leader and former secretary secretary general of the party, Jahanghir Badar passed away on late Sunday night, family sources confirms to Geo News. Badar was taken to a private hospital after his condition was getting unstable. The senior leader was suffering from kidney and cardiac problems. Badar was considered one of the […]

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN ON 139th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF QUAID-E-AZAM (25TH DECEMBER 2015)

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN ON 139th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF QUAID-E-AZAM (25TH DECEMBER 2015)

I extend my heartiest felicitation to the Nation on the occasion of Quaid-e-Azam’s 139th birth anniversary which is being celebrated at the time when by the grace of Allah Almighty our country has embarked upon the path to progress as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Quaid-e-Azam’s boldness and sincerity of purpose, determination and integrity endeared […]

MQM stages sit-in at Numaish Chowrangi

MQM stages sit-in at Numaish Chowrangi

KARACHI: Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists on Tuesday staged a sit-in at Numaish Chowrangi to show solidarity with their leader Altaf Hussai who is held by police in London in alleged money laundering case. Earlier, addressing the activists at Nine Zero, MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi said that the activists would now stage sit-in at […]