All options under study: Imran's advisor on India's MFN move(14:34) Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan will consider all available options to retaliate for the Indian governments decision to withdraw the Most FavoÂured Nation (MFN) status, Prime Minister Imran Khan's Advisor on Commerce Razak Dawood has said.
China closes Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists(15:20) Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) China has closed the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists who don't have climbing permits in order to deal with the mounting garbage problem at the site, officials say.
Immediately end support to terror groups, US tells Pakistan(12:54) Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) The US has called on Pakistan to "end immediately" the support and safe haven provided to all terrorist groups operating on its soil as it strongly condemned the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that left 45 CRPF troopers dead.
Shehbaz Sharif granted bail in corruption cases(17:10) Lahore, Feb 14 (IANS) The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday approved Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif's bail petitions in Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme and Ramzan Sugar Mills corruption cases and ordered his release.
Pakistan to curb 'hate speech' on social media(16:50) Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) The Pakistan government plans will crack down on "hate speech" on social media from next week and set up a new authority, which will enforce regulations for the digital, print and electronic media, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said here on Wednesday.
Ex-Maldives President Yameen charged with money laundering(16:36) Male, Feb 13 (IANS) Former President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen on Wednesday was charged with money laundering in a case related to lease of tropical islands and alleged transfer of $1 million government funds into his personal bank account.
Saudi Prince expected to seal multi-billion dollar deals in Pakistan(18:56) Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman will travel this weekend to Pakistan where he is expected to announce multi-billion dollar investments to help the Kingdom's traditional ally tide over financial crisis amid declining foreign exchange reserves.
Vietnam offers support to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh: UN(00:34) Rome, Feb 12 (IANS/AKI) United Nations World Food Programme in Bangladesh said it welcomed a new contribution of $50,000 from Vietnam to support operations in Coxs Bazar - home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar.
Myanmar Army shelling villages, blocking aid: Amnesty(12:56) Yangon, Feb 11 (IANS) The Myanmar Army has bombed villages and are blocking civilians from accessing food and humanitarian assistance amid a crackdown targeting rebels in the troubled Rakhine State, the Amnesty International said on Monday.
US captures aspiring American 'executioner' for LeT, alleged recruiter(18:12) By Arul Louis New York, Feb 10 (IANS) US authorities have captured two alleged supporters of the deadly Pakistani terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) that was behind the 26/11 Mumbai massacre, according to John Demers, the federal Assistant Attorney-General in charge of national security.
Bangladesh warns against lingering Rohingya crisis(17:28) Dhaka, Feb 10 (IANS) The Foreign Minister of Bangladesh on Sunday said prolonged Rohingya crisis would encourage formation of pockets of radicalism, which could destabilise the South Asian region.