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Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bollywood actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra called on the international community on Thursday to step up support for Rohingya women and children who fled to Bangladesh from a military crackdown in Myanmar. A military response to insurgent attacks on police posts and an army base in northern Rakhine state last […]

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

ISLAMABAD ;PML (N) leader Nawaz Sharif once again hit back at opponents by terming 2014 sit-in at D-Chowk ‘adventurism’ to remove him from office. He said that he received warnings cloaked under suggestions during the sit-in to either resign or flee on extended leave. “Who was the umpire who was supposed to raise his finger?” […]

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

Was asked to step down or go on leave during 2014 sit-in, reveals Nawaz

ISLAMABAD:PML (N) leader Nawaz Sharif once again hit back at opponents by terming 2014 sit-in at D-Chowk ‘adventurism’ to remove him from office. He said that he received warnings cloaked under suggestions during the sit-in to either resign or flee on extended leave. “Who was the umpire who was supposed to raise his finger?” asked […]

Saudis step up arrests of women’s rights advocates, campaigners say

Saudis step up arrests of women’s rights advocates, campaigners say

Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women’s rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before the kingdom lifts its decades-old ban on women drivers, campaigners said Tuesday. Saudi authorities on Saturday announced the arrest of seven people, mostly identified by rights groups as women who have long campaigned for the right […]

Sindh Is Being Treated As Step Mother: Murad Ali Shah

Sindh Is Being Treated As Step Mother: Murad Ali Shah

Chief Minister Sindh has said that budget for education has been increased as compared to last year, Sindh is being treated as step-mother, he added. Addressing a post budget conference, Syed Murad Ail Shah said he has been doing post budget conferences since last 8 years, present assembly’s tenure will end by May 28 Criticizing […]

Putin Shown ‘Profound Reservations’ At Trump-Iran Step

Putin Shown ‘Profound Reservations’ At Trump-Iran Step

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin responded over US president Donald Trump’s Iran nuclear deal decision. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has backed Trump’s decision on Iran, Israel’s arch-foe, said after the meeting that he shared his “views on issues that include Iran’s secret nuclear archive” and the “current tension” with the Russian leader.“I […]

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

By Reuters YANGON:  Myanmar on Tuesday launched its first bid to improve relations between Buddhists and Muslims since an eruption of deadly violence in August inflamed communal tension and triggered an exodus of some 520,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.Rohingya Muslims are still fleeing, more than six weeks after Rohingya insurgents attacked security forces in western Myanmar’s Rakhine […]