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16 February, 2018 11:45 AM Iran President slams U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Mr. Rouhani is to meet on Saturday the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Mr. Rouhani called for unity between the Sunni and Shia sects of Islam. He said the Shias, Sunnis and people of other ethnicities coexisted peacefully in Iraq and Syria for centuries until the West created discord there. Mr. Rouhani is to meet on Saturday with Indian 49

14 February, 2018 12:07 PM Ahead of Paris terror meet, Pakistan nods to law banning charities linked to Hafiz Saeed

NEW DELHI: Amending its anti-terror law, Pakistan has included Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed and his charities among those listed as terrorists by the UN, a media report said. The country has authorised its government to blacklist charities linked to Saeed - Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF). Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain 63

11 February, 2018 12:08 AM North Korea Says Unable To Pay UN Dues, Blames Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea is unable to pay its share of the 2018 U.N. budgets because of international sanctions on its foreign exchange bank and has asked a senior U.N. official for help, the country's U.N. mission said in a statement. North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Ja Song Nam met with U.N. management chief Jan Beagle on Friday to ask the world body to help secure 46

8 February, 2018 5:55 AM Trump blocking aid to Pakistan not stopping terrorism, US Senate told

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has failed to check terrorism despite pressure from the United States and other world organisations. The statement comes a day after the US decided to end all financial aid to Pakistan. Trump administration’s decision to block $2-billion military aid to Pakistan has so far failed to achieve its objective - “forcing Islamabad to change 55

8 February, 2018 4:22 AM US slaps sanctions against Pakistan-based terrorists

The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed sanctions against three individuals allegedly linked to Pakistan-based terror networks as it called on the Pakistani government to deny sanctuaries to “dangerous” individuals and organisations. The US Department of Treasury designated the trio as “global terrorists” for their links to terror outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba 38

3 February, 2018 1:01 AM N. Korea flouts sanctions, earning $200 mln from banned exports: UN

North Korea is flouting UN sanctions by exporting coal, iron, steel and other commodities banned under UN sanctions, earning nearly $200 million in revenue last year, a UN report said Friday. A UN panel of experts also found evidence of North Korea`s ongoing military cooperation with Syria to develop its ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs 72

22 January, 2018 12:46 PM EU confirms new sanctions on seven senior Venezuela officials

The European Union on Monday announced new sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials, saying this was an expression of the bloc's concern with the political crisis under President Nicolas Maduro. Reuters reported last week the EU would make the move, which introduces a travel ban and an asset freeze on people in charge of security forces accused 25

15 January, 2018 11:34 AM Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls on US to `recognise reality` on Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal. Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive. "We will continue 44

13 January, 2018 3:35 PM Won’t accept any change, says Tehran

Iran said on Saturday that it won’t accept any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to pull out of the accord in a few months if European allies did not fix its “terrible flaws”. In a statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency, the Foreign Ministry said Iran “will not accept any change in the deal, neither 41

6 January, 2018 12:01 PM Hafiz Saeed slaps Rs 100 million ‘defamation’ notice on Pakistan Minister

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has served a Rs 100 million legal notice to Pakistan’s Defence Minister for “defamation”, days after the government banned the Jamaat-ud- Dawah from collecting donations following U.S. President Donald Trump’s outburst against Islamabad’s sheltering of terrorists. “I call upon you [minister Khurram Dastgir] to send a written apology 47