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Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims not native, refugee numbers exaggerated

Myanmar army chief says Rohingya Muslims not native, refugee numbers exaggerated

Reuters YANGON: Rohingya Muslims are not native to Myanmar, the army chief told the US ambassador in a meeting in which he apparently did not address accusations of abuses by his men and said media was complicit in exaggerating the number of refugees fleeing. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing gave his most extensive account of the […]

Why Ivanka, Melania Trump covered up in Rome but not Saudi Arabia

Why Ivanka, Melania Trump covered up in Rome but not Saudi Arabia

US First Lady Melania Trump raised eyebrows as she arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday to meet Pope Francis, wearing a veil which she chose to forego during her trip to Saudi Arabia. Melania, who is accompanying Donald Trump on his first foreign tour since he became president, wore a long-sleeved Dolce & Gabbana black dress and a black veil, […]

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

DESK REPORT During National Assembly proceedings this Thursday, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah was criticised by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq when he made a sexist remark about his female peers. What wasn’t immediately obvious is that Shah had the support of several female MNAs. The issue arose when Speaker Ayaz Sadiq asked women lawmakers to […]

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Saudi-led military alliance not against any country: Tehmina Janjua

Press Conference Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua said Tuesday Pakistan remains committed to its policy of non-interference in the conflicts of Muslim countries. She gave the assurance during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs which discussed the issue of clearance given to former army chief retired Gen Raheel Sharif to lead […]

Pak-India cricket series not possible in current scenario: Indian Home Ministry

Pak-India cricket series not possible in current scenario: Indian Home Ministry

By: Web Desk NEW DELHI: The Indian Minister of State for Home, Hansraj Ahir, has responded to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) letter seeking permission for cricket series with Pakistan at a neutral venue, saying that cricket ties with the neighbouring country are not likely to resume any time soon. According to […]

Deepika’s not leaving Bollywood for Hollywood, says she’s ‘aware of her roots’

Deepika’s not leaving Bollywood for Hollywood, says she’s ‘aware of her roots’

DESK REPORT “I am very well aware of my home and my roots, so that’s never going to change,” said the actor. Deepika Padukone’s successful Hollywood debut with xXx: Return of Xander Cage was enough for speculations to arise that the Bollywood beauty might just be heading off to Hollywood, permanently. But how much truth […]

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 […]

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 […]

China does not want to see trade war with US

China does not want to see trade war with US

China does not want to see trade war with US Agency China’s Premier Li Keqiang gestures as he arrives for a news conference after the closing ceremony of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.─Reuters China’s Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to […]

Pakistan will not transfer weapons of mass destruction to state or non-state actors: Aziz

Pakistan will not transfer weapons of mass destruction to state or non-state actors: Aziz

Pakistan will not transfer weapons of mass destruction to state or non-state actors: Aziz By Agency ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to not transfer weapons of mass destruction to state or non-state actors. Addressing a two-day regional seminar in the federal capital regarding the implementation of […]

Turkey says Dutch envoy should not return ‘for some time’

Turkey says Dutch envoy should not return ‘for some time’

Turkey says Dutch envoy should not return ‘for some time’ By Reuters Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrives at the Metz-Nancy-Lorraine airport in Goin near Metz, Eastern France, March 11, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS ANKARA: The Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Saturday it does not want the Dutch ambassador to Turkey to return “for some time”, as […]

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