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‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

As dozens of world leaders arrived in Beijing to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, India refused to send an official delegation to the summit. India has maintained that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ─ is a violation […]

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 […]

Panamagate case: burden of proof lies with PM’s counsel, judges say

Panamagate case: burden of proof lies with PM’s counsel, judges say

The prime minister’s counsel, as he resumed his arguments before the Supreme Court during hearing of the Panamagate case on Thursday, was quizzed about a money trail for the London flats and asked to prove there were no inconsistencies in the PM’s speech in the National Assembly last year. The PM’s counsel Makhdoom Ali Khan […]

Indonesia police say Christmas bomb plot foiled, three killed

Indonesia police say Christmas bomb plot foiled, three killed

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have foiled plans for a Christmas suicide bombing after killing three suspected militants Wednesday and discovering a cache of bombs, authorities said. A firefight erupted at a house in South Tangerang 25 kilometres (15 miles) outside the capital Jakarta, with police saying the alleged militants had opened fire at officers. “We asked […]