Philippines: N Korea's top diplomat to join security summit

Manila, Jul 26 North Korea's top diplomat will attend an annual Asian security conference next week in Manila, where concern over the North's nuclear weapons programme is expected to be high on the...

Jul 26, 2017 4:47 PM | Newsscroll

U.S. lawmaker calls Pakistan a "backstabbing nation"

Washington D.C. [United States], July 26 : United States Congressman Ted Poe has described Pakistan as a "backstabbing nation" and hailed the decision of Defense Secretary James Mattis to...

Jul 25, 2017 1:00 PM | Newsscroll

Tillerson staying on as top US diplomat: official

Washington, Jul 26 Top US diplomat Rex Tillerson does not plan to step down, the State Department has said, quashing reports citing differences with the White House.Since taking the helm of the...

Jul 26, 2017 8:01 AM | Newsscroll

N Korea official: 'We don't care' about US travel ban

Pyongyang, Jul 25 Washington's ban on US citizens travelling to North Korea will have no effect on the country's tourism industry and Pyongyang does not care about it "at all", a senior development...

Jul 25, 2017 3:33 PM | Newsscroll

U.S. wants to scapegoat Pakistan for their failures in Afghanistan: Pak Senator

Washington D.C. [United States], July 25 : With the U.S. identifying Pakistan as one of the "terrorist safe havens", Pakistan Senator Mushahid Hussain has accused the State Department of...

Jul 24, 2017 12:31 PM | Newsscroll

Gen Nicholson, Pak Army Chief discuss regional security situation

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], July 25 : Commander of the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and the US Forces in Afghanistan, General John W. Nicholson, on Monday met Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff...

Jul 24, 2017 4:24 AM | Newsscroll

Russia is resposible for 'hot war' in Ukraine: US envoy

Kiev, Jul 23 The new US special envoy on Ukraine said today that Russia is responsible for the "hot war" in the country's east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed...

Jul 23, 2017 10:52 PM | Newsscroll

US admits inconsistency in describing JK, but no policy change

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 22 US officials have acknowledged that there have been inconsistencies in the American description of Jammu and Kashmir, but insisted there was no change in its policy...

Jul 22, 2017 12:54 PM | Newsscroll

U.S. to bar Americans from visiting North Korea

New York [U.S.], July. 22 : The United States is set to forbid American citizens from traveling to North Korea in the wake of "mounting concerns over the serious risk of arrest and long-term...

Jul 21, 2017 6:15 AM | Newsscroll

US withholds $350 million aid to Pakistan

Washington D.C. [United States], July 22 : The United States has withheld the disbursement of USD 350 million aid to Pakistan after Pentagon chief Jim Mattis informed the Congress that...

Jul 21, 2017 6:15 AM | Newsscroll