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  • South Korean President Moon Jae-in, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sign summit agreement in Pyongyang

    19 September, 2018 7:39 AM 52

    Pyongyang: South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed an agreement at the end of their summit talks here on Wednesday. The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the North`s state guesthouse Paekhwawon and broadcast live in Seoul. Details of the agreement signed by the leaders were not immediately available, Yonhap

  • Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

    14 September, 2018 1:36 PM 363

    Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday morning (US time) with wind speeds reaching a vicious 90 miles per hour (144kmph), according to local media reports. The category 1 storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, east of Wilmington. CNN reported that extremely heavy rainfall has persisted for most parts of Thursday and Friday

  • PIA flight carrying Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom's body arrives in Lahore from London

    14 September, 2018 5:20 AM 42

    Lahore: A Pakistan International Airlines' flight carrying the body of Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, from London arrived in Lahore early Friday. The flight landed at the Allama Iqbal International Airport here around 6:45 a.M (local time). The body was later shifted to Jati Umra Lahore residence of the Sharif family for burial

  • US NSA says risk of Pak nukes in terrorist's hands reason for cut in military aid

    13 September, 2018 7:09 PM 112

    US fears that nuclear weapons in Pakistan could fall into the hands of terrorists. The United States recently cut $300 million in military aid to Pakistan and the Trump administration may have had substantial reasons to do so. According to National Security Advisor John Bolton, one of the major reasons was the risk that Pakistan's nuclear weapons could

  • Thailand is absolutely committed to BIMSTEC: Thai Ambassador to India

    13 September, 2018 8:38 AM 123

    Thai Ambassador for India Chutintorn Gongsakdi on Thursday reacted to Thailand's involvement in the BIMSTEC field training military exercise in Pune.  Thai Ambassador for India Chutintorn Gongsakdi on Thursday reacted to Thailand's involvement in the BIMSTEC field training military exercise in Pune. Gongsakdi said that Thailand is absolutely committed

  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz dead at 68

    11 September, 2018 12:11 PM 54

    Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz died at the age of 68 in London on Tuesday. She breathed her last months after being diagnosed with lymphoma (throat) cancer. She breathed her last at a Harley Street Clinic in London. The same was confirmed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif on microblogging

  • US wants Pakistan to fully cooperate in war against terrorism: NSA

    11 September, 2018 7:49 AM 107

    Washington: The US has conveyed to Pakistan that it wants Islamabad to cooperate fully in the war against terrorism as it is a matter of "extraordinary importance" to America, President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton has said. During his visit to Islamabad last week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had pressed the new Pakistani government

  • China detects new African swine fever case in Anhui province

    11 September, 2018 5:43 AM 69

    Hongkong: China on Monday reported another outbreak of the deadly African swine fever in the eastern province of Anhui as the highly contagious disease spreads further in cities that have already reported infections. China`s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement on its website that 23 hogs have died and 63 were infected in the new case in Tongling

  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un asks US President Donald Trump for another meeting in new letter

    11 September, 2018 2:34 AM 173

    White House is already looking at scheduling the meeting. WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asking for a second meeting and the White House is already looking at scheduling one, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday. The two leaders have been discussing North Korea`s nuclear programme

  • Air India flight stuck at Maldives Airport after mistakenly landing on non-operational runway: Reports

    7 September, 2018 1:10 PM 67

    An Air India flight was on Friday stuck at the Maldives airport after it mistakenly landed on a new yet non-operational runway. As per local media reports, flight AI263 was stranded at Male Velana International Airport in the Maldives. ANI later reported that Air India 320-NEO aircraft VT EXL has landed on the wrong runway, which was under construction