Sunday, September 24, 2017

China slashes trade ties with North Korea

China will restrict oil exports to and ban textile imports from North Korea, the commerce ministry announced on Saturday, as Beijing joined global efforts...

Bangladesh says Rohingya influx grinds to a halt

The flood of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has come to a virtual halt, Dhaka officials said Saturday, almost a month after violence erupted in...

Pak senate bill paves way for Sharif’s return as PML-N chief

The Pakistani Senate has passed a crucial election bill that would allow embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to return as PML-N chief. The Senate...

First lady Melania Trump set to embark on first solo trip outside US

Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the US delegation to an international sporting event for...

Pakistan fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea

Pakistan said it conducted a successful test of the firing of an anti-ship missile from a Sea King helicopter in the northern Arabian Sea...

Magnitude 3.4-quake hits North Korea; ’caused by suspected explosion’

A 3.4 magnitude earthquake has been detected in North Korea. China`s earthquake administration suggests that the mild quake was caused by a suspected explosion. The...

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un are like ‘children in a kindergarten’: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has likened the war of words between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to a...

Iran defies US warnings, test fires ballistic missile

Iran has "successfully" launched a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km, a state-media report said on Saturday. State-run Press TV broadcast a...

Pakistan headed towards international isolation: Ex-Pak envoy

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's speech at the UN General Assembly was directed at his own supporters back home and it had no...

China’s snub to Pakistan at UN: Won’t meddle in Kashmir, solve it with India

Reiterating that the Kashmir issue must be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan through talks, China on Friday dismissed calls by a group of...