Pak FM to visit China, Russia for consultation over new US policy

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muham­mad Asif will visit China, Russia and Turkey for consultations on the United States new South Asia strategy. ...

Aug 25, 2017 4:21 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

Pakistan to United States: Stop asking to "do more'

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : Pakistan will be convening an international conference to highlight its contribution towards the war against terrorism and to adopt a new policy which will...

Aug 25, 2017 12:11 PM | Newsscroll

US urges Myanmar to avoid reprisals after attacks kills 89

Yangon, Aug 26 An attack by ethnic Rohingya militants in western Myanmar left 12 security personnel and 77 Rohingya Muslims dead in a dramatic escalation of communal violence that has plagued the...

Aug 26, 2017 9:15 AM | Newsscroll

N-Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles

Washington [USA], August 26 : North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles from its Kangwon province, which flew for about 250km (150 miles). The first and third missiles...

Aug 25, 2017 10:12 AM | Newsscroll

UN chief informs Security Council of ICJ's order on Jadhav

By Yoshita SinghUnited Nations, Aug 25 UN chief Antonio Guterres has informed through a letter to the Security Council of the order given by the International Court of Justice in the case of Indian...

Aug 25, 2017 10:46 PM | Newsscroll

UN official: Half of trapped Raqqa population are children

Damascus, Aug 25 Half of the estimated 20,000 people trapped in Syria's northern city of Raqqa are children, an official with the UN children's agency said today, describing the traumatizing...

Aug 25, 2017 10:42 PM | Newsscroll

Tanzania urges UN to repatriate over 8,000 Burundi refugees

Dar Es Salaam, Aug 25 Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations refugee agency to quickly repatriate thousands of Burundian refugees who it says want to return home.Home Affairs Minister...

Aug 25, 2017 10:39 PM | Newsscroll

Fresh violence kills 89 in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Maungdaw(Myanmar), Aug 25 At least 89 people including a dozen security forces were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar's authorities said today,...

Aug 25, 2017 8:30 PM | Newsscroll

Benazir assassination case: Court questions 'sudden disappearance' of PPP leaders from Liaquat Bagh

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 25 : The Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi has questioned the 'sudden disappearance' of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders including Rehman Malik and Babar Awan...

Aug 24, 2017 8:48 PM | Newsscroll