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US, UK, Australian Officials’ Phones Hacked by Pakistan Military

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

A surveillance operation was allegedly conducted by the Pakistan military which collected data from the UK, US and Australian officials and diplomats.

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Trump Pledges to Take Down Violent Street Gang

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted a roundtable here, on immigration and the MS-13 gang, renewing his pledge to take out the violent street gang.

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US Disinvites China From its Military Exercises

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

The headquarters of the United States Department of Defense – The Pentagon on Wednesday disinvited China from participating in a major naval exercise, pointing towards the mounting anger in the country over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas of the South China Sea.

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White House Senior Adviser Questioned in Russia Probe

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators on Wednesday questioned White House senior adviser Jared Kushner about a potential collusion with Russia, his contacts with foreign nationals and potential obstruction issues, which also include the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey.

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Trump can not Block People on Twitter, Says, Judge

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

A Federal Judge on Wednesday ruled that United States President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on microblogging platform, Twitter, as doing so violates their right to free speech under the First Amendment of the US Constitution.

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Netherlands PM to Arrive in India Today

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Netherlands Mark Rutte will arrive in India on Thursday for a two-day official visit.

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Palestine Joins World’s Chemical Weapons Watchdog

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

Palestine, on May 23, submitted its instrument of accession to Chemical Weapons Convention to European Union (EU).

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North Korea Threatens to Back Away From Summit With US

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

North Korea on Thursday has reportedly threatened to back away from the upcoming summit between its supreme leader Kim Jong-un and United States President Donald Trump.

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Congress Grills Olympic Authorities on Sexual Abuse Issue

 Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  No Comments

United States Congress leaders on Wednesday questioned the leaders of USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Committee for their organisations’ role in failing to stop sexual abuse.

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North Korea Okays List of South Korean Journalists to Cover Nuclear Site Dismantlement

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

North Korea on Wednesday accepted the list of South Korean journalists chosen to cover the dismantlement of its nuclear test site.

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Netherlands PM to Visit India

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Netherlands Mark Rutte will embark on a two-day visit to India on May 24 and 25.

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Israel Shells Hamas Post in Gaza

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

The Israeli military had fired several missiles at a Hamas position in Southern Gaza strip on May 22, as per the Palestinian military.

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No Agreement Reached on Indus Water Treaty, Says World Bank

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

No agreement was reached during the meeting held between World Bank and a four-member Pakistan delegation on May 21-22 on Indus Water Treaty.

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US Figure Skater Wins Dancing With The Stars: Athletes

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

American figure skater Adam Rippon and his dance partner Jenna Johnson have won “Dancing with The Stars: Athletes”.

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Sindhi Students of Islamabad Raise Pro-freedom Slogans

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Sindhi students of Islamabad held a massive rally in support of Sindhi political activists, who became the victim of enforced disappearances.

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Manchester City Remembers Arena Bomb Victims

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

About 3,500 choir singers have come together to lead a chorus of amateur voices for a mass sing-along as Manchester marked the first anniversary of the arena bomb attack that killed 22 people.

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Zuckerberg’s European Parliament Testimony Leaves Lawmakers Frustrated

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologised on Tuesday (local time) to the lawmakers of the European Union (EU) over the social media giant’s role in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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Panama City Shooting Suspect Barricaded in Apartment

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

A suspected active shooter is reportedly barricaded in an apartment, following an earlier shooting in Panama City in the US southeastern state of Florida.

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Pentagon to Appoint new US Commander for Afghanistan

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

The Pentagon is all set to name Lieutenant General Austin “Scott” Miller as the next commander of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan.

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F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets see First Combat

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter jets have made combat debut flying in an operation for the Israeli Air Force.

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Avenatti’s old Firm Slammed With $10 Million Judgment

 Wednesday, May 23, 2018  |  No Comments

The law firm of Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti has been hit with a $10 million judgment by a U.S. bankruptcy court judge.

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Priyanka Chopra Visits Rohingya Camps in Bangladesh

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Actress Priyanka Chopra, upon her visit to the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Monday said the Rohingya children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis.

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Nepal, India Plan to run Joint Operation to Control Wildlife Poaching

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

In order to control wildlife poaching and trafficking of animal parts, Nepal and India are planning to carry out a joint operation.

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India’s Youngest Woman to Scale Mount Everest has a Message for Women

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Sixteen-year-old Shivangi Pathak, who has become the youngest Indian woman to climb Mount Everest, has a message for women.

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Pakistan Resorts to Sinister Tactics to Target Indian Troops

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan Army and Rangers are now resorting to sinister tactics to deceive the Indian surveillance measures of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Armed Forces, here.

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Iran Calls Pompeo’s Remarks Absurd, Interventionist

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has called the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s threatening remarks of crushing Iran “absurd and interventionist.”

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Pakistan Delegation in US to Discuss India’s Violation of Indus Waters Treaty

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

A four-member Pakistan delegation has arrived in Washington to raise the issue of India’s alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty with the World Bank (WB).

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5 Estranged PTI Lawmakers Send Defamation Notices to Imran Khan

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan was sent defamation notices by five estranged PTI lawmakers on Tuesday for levelling allegation that they sold their votes during the Senate elections held in March.

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US Will Crush Iran, Says Mike Pompeo

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the US will “crush” Iran with military pressure and by imposing sanctions till the time it changes its behaviour in the Middle East.

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Indian Embassy’s Temporary Office in Nepal to be Shut Down

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Indian embassy’s camp office in Nepal’s Biratnagar will soon be shut down and relocated, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.

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The Obamas ink Multi-year Deal With Netflix

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have inked a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce original TV shows and movies, the streaming service has announced.

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Abbas Suffering From Pneumonia, Condition Improving

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from pneumonia but his condition is improving, confirmed the officials who visited him in hospital.

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Gunmen Open Fire in Frances Marseilles

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

A group of masked men reportedly opened fire in one of the districts of Marseilles in the south of France, leaving one person wounded.

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Gina Haspel Sworn in as First Female Director of CIA

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018  |  No Comments

In a historical move, acting Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Gina Haspel was formally sworn in as the next director of the US’ top spy agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia on Monday.

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Massive Cache of Weapons, Explosives Recovered in Quetta

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) recovered a massive cache of weapons and explosives during a raid in Kili Barat area of Quetta.

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Wins Re-election

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Caracas: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was re-elected for a second six-year term in presidential elections on May 20. The results were announced by the National Electoral Council (CNE) president Tibisay Lucena, who also said that about 5.8 million votes went to Maduro. President Maduro, during his victory rally, addressed the localities saying, “I will respond […]

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Europe Should Take Practical Steps to Rescue JCPOA, Says Iranian Foreign Minister

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Europe’s sympathy with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal isn’t enough while directing that practical steps should be taken to guarantee Iran’s economic interests from the deal.

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Nawaz did not Appear Before National Accountability Bureau in Illegal Road-stretching Case

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif didn’t appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for being questioned on misusing official powers in the construction of a road leading to the Sharif family residence in Jati Umra, Raiwind.

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Rakhine Crisis Obstacle to Democratic Transition, Says Mark Green

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

The chief of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mark Green said that Rakhine State crisis is an obstacle to Myanmar’s democratic transition while saying that it must be resolved soon.

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India’s Field Office to be Removed in Nepal

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that the field office of the Indian Embassy in Biratnagar will soon be removed as it has outlived its purpose.

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Sabika Sheik, Muslim Exchange Student From Pakistan Among Those Shot Dead in the Texas School Shooting

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Sabika Sheik’s was the first funeral to be held after the mass shooting on May 18, 2018, Santa Fe High School, Texas, USA. Sabika, 17, was a Muslim exchange student from Karachi, Pakistan. She had come to the United States through a State Department-funded study programme. While Pakistan is widely considered to be a dangerous place for women to get an education, Sabika, who managed to earn a scholarship education in the US, became a victim of USA’s loose gun laws.

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Myanmar Urges Bangladesh to Begin Repatriation of Rohingyas

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Out of the 8000 names submitted for repatriation by Dhaka a few months ago, Myanmar has urged Bangladesh to repatriate 2223 Rohingya refugees as soon as possible.

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Mueller Plans to Wrap up Trump Obstruction Probe by September

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, has planned to wrap the probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed the Russia inquiry by September 1, the president’s lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani told Fox News.

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Pope Francis to Induct new Cardinals in June

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Pope Francis on Sunday made an announcement that he would elevate 14 churchmen to the rank of cardinals in the Catholic Church.

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Hillary Clinton to be Awarded at Harvard

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will receive Harvard’s prestigious Radcliffe Medal for her “transformative impact on society,” according to the Ivy League university.

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France’s Macron to Visit Russia on May 24

 Monday, May 21, 2018  |  No Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron is scheduled to pay a two-day visit to Russia, commencing on May 24.

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Turkish Agency Organises Iftar for Rohingya Refugees

 Sunday, May 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Owing to the holy month of Ramzan, a Turkish aid group organised Iftar for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh.

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Khawaja Asif Challenges Disqualification Verdict in SC

 Sunday, May 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan Former foreign minister Khawaja Asif argued on Saturday that there is no constitutional bar or restrictions on public office holders seeking jobs abroad as he challenged his disqualification on the basis of holding a work-visa.

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Japan Presses for Specific Denuclearisation of North Korea

 Sunday, May 20, 2018  |  No Comments

Japan on Sunday asked North Korea to take specific actions to ensure denuclearisation.

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China Encourages US to Work for North Korea’s Denuclearisation

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

China to continue encouraging the United States and North Korea to work toward latter’s denuclearisation.

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Organization of the Islamic Cooperation Leaders Hold Summit Over Gaza Killings

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Leaders of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states arrived in Istanbul on Friday for a summit, called by Turkey, over the killings of about 60 Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces along the Gaza border.

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United Nations Human Rights Council Votes to Probe Israel-Palestine Clashes

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

The United Nations Human Rights Council in a session voted to begin a probe in the recent deadly Israel-Palestine clashes in Gaza.

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Netherlands Prime Minister to Attend India-Dutch CEOs Forum

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte is scheduled to arrive in India for a two-day visit commencing from May 24 as part of India-Dutch CEOs forum to be held in New Delhi.

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Over 100 Passengers Dead in Cuban air Crash

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

More than 100 passengers onboard Boeing 737 Cubana de Aviacion are feared dead after the plane crashed on Thursday afternoon soon after it took off from Havana’s Jose Marti airport.

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Mysterious Disappearance of Christians in Youhanabad, Community Puts Forth Grievance

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

Members of Christian community based out of Karachi in Pakistan met District Inspector on Friday to inform about mysterious disappearances of Christians and “raids” conducted in Youhanabad.

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Iran Nuclear Deal Better Than None, Says Angela Merkel

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Iran Nuclear Deal 2015 is better than none.

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China Dismisses Trump’s Allegation of Influencing North Korea

 Saturday, May 19, 2018  |  No Comments

China dismissed the allegations put forward by United States President Donald Trump on Friday that President Xi Jinping might be influencing North Korean relations.

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United Nations Secretary-General Condemns Israel-Palestine Clashes

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the loss of lives in the recent Israel- Palestine clashes in Gaza.

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Prosecutors Demand Death Penalty for Pro-Islamic State Cleric

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Prosecutors have demanded death sentence for pro-Islamic State (IS) cleric Aman Abdurrahman who allegedly inspired a series of terror attacks on Indonesian soil.

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Pompeo Reinforces US’ Investment in Afghanistan

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani over a phone call. As per President’s South Asia strategy, Pompeo reinforced US’ durable investment in Afghanistan, expressing support for the Afghan military’s defense of the city of Farah.

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US Backs India on 26/11 Attack, Calls Hafiz Saeed Tremendous Concern

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The United States State Department said Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saaed and 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind is a tremendous concern to Washington.

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Trump Donates his Quarter Salary to war Veterans

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump has donated a quarter of his salary to country’s military veterans.

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Nepal Communist Party Makes CPN-UML, CPN Unification Announcement

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The formal announcement of unification between Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) to form Nepal Communist Party (NCP) was made on May 17.

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Hasina’s 38th Homecoming day Observed on May 17

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

The 38th homecoming day of Bangladesh Prime Minister and Awami League president Sheikh Hasina was observed on May 17.

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Trump Congratulates First Female CIA Director Gina Haspel

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday (local time) congratulated the newly-elected director of Central Intelligence Agency Gina Haspel who is the first woman ever to hold this post.

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North Korea Reiterates Threats to Call off US Summit

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

North Korea has again threatened to stop the military drill with Seoul or else it might cancel the upcoming summit with the United States.

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Pakistan Delays Compensation to Quetta Church Attack Victims

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan has delayed in reimbursing compensation worth Rs 7.2 million to the victims of 2017 Quetta church attack.

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Florida School Shooting Accused Threatened to Kill Family in Past

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

Florida High school shooting accused had reportedly threatened to kill his family members in the past.

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Photo Journalist From Kashmir Valley Faces Online Harassment

 Friday, May 18, 2018  |  No Comments

“While coming back, I got to know that militants were trapped in Shopian. I left for the spot from the Press Enclave, Srinagar. At the gunfight site, locals gathered around me. I was told that we go to the gunfight sites to earn money. They asked me to go home,” she said, adding that they were stuck between the army and the protestors. That was when she had started clicking pictures and a fellow photojournalist captured the moment.

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Pakistan General Elections Likely on July 27

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Pakistan is likely to hold its general elections on July 27. President Mamnoon Hussain will formally announce the date for elections next week.

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Since March 30, Over 1,000 Children Injured in Gaza

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Since March 30, more than 1,000 children have been injured by Israeli forces in the besieged Gaza Strip during demonstrations, according to UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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UN is Finished, Says Turkish President on Gaza Killings

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a strong-worded statement, criticised the United Nation on Wednesday for not taking any action against Israel, whose forces have allegedly killed over 60 Palestinian protesters at the Gaza Strip earlier this week.

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North Korea Pledges not to Create Security Concerns for India

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General V.K. Singh (retired) became the first Indian minister to visit North Korea in 20 years as the latter pledged not to ever create concerns for India’s security.

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No Group Involved in California Medical Office Explosion, Says Police

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Police in California, as of now, has ruled out the involvement of any extremist group in the explosion that had taken place in a medical office building, claiming one life and injuring three others.

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Nepal’s Tribhuwan University Felicitate Nischalananda Saraswati

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

The Sanskrit department of Nepal’s first and oldest Tribhuwan University has felicitated Swami Nischalananda Saraswati in a function on Wednesday.

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Left Alliance Unifies to Form Single Party in Nepal

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

After a long period of conflicts over the issues of unification, the Left parties in Nepal are set to merge as one on Thursday.

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Israeli Prime Minister’s son Abuses Turkey on Social Media

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son on Wednesday posted a controversial picture on his Twitter account to abuse Turkey after its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed Israel for the killings in recent Gaza protest.

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Gina Haspel Passes Crucial Vote to Become CIA Director

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Gina Haspel, current acting director of Central Intelligence Agency, on Wednesday, passed a crucial vote nominating her to be the first female director of the organisation.

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Facebook Founder Zuckerberg to Meet European Parliament Over Data Breach

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Social media networking site Facebook confirms meeting with European parliament to discuss the growing online data-privacy concerns.

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European Union Miffed With US for Leaving Iran Nuclear Deal

 Thursday, May 17, 2018  |  No Comments

Reportedly, the European Union is miffed with the United States President Donald Trump over his decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

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