PTI | January 20, 2018 5:05 AM
Referring to the contents of the two country-specific reports, he said global trading system is threatened by major economies who do not intend to open their markets to trade and participate fairly.
Reuters | January 20, 2018 4:54 AM
Democrats are demanding that the stopgap bill include protections for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants but Republicans have so far refused.
PTI | January 20, 2018 3:21 AM
President Trump looks forward to having a bilateral meeting with UK Prime Minister May in Davos next week to further strengthen the US–UK Special Relationship,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said.
PTI | January 20, 2018 10:34 AM
Pakistan needs to change its “mindset” of differentiating between good and bad terrorists, India has told the UN Security Council, urging it to focus on challenges posed by terrorism emanating from the safe havens from across the border.
Reuters | January 20, 2018 2:44 AM
The last shutdown, in October 2013, lasted more than two weeks and more than 800,000 federal employees were furloughed.
AFP | January 20, 2018 1:41 AM
He had theoretically been scheduled to celebrate his first anniversary in office with a Republican fundraiser at his Mar-a-Lago resort on Saturday.
Reuters | January 20, 2018 1:25 AM
Trump’s policy, announced in September, blocks entry into the United States of most people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
Reuters | January 19, 2018 11:55 PM
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured at 6.3 magnitude, after initially reporting it at 6.6. The epicenter was 48 miles (77 km) north-northeast of the town of Loreto in the state of Baja California Sur, the USGS said.
2018 shocks Pakistan! Islamabad considers Hafiz Saeed ‘saheb’ even as world leaders condemn ‘Terroristan’FE Online | January 19, 2018 7:25 PM
Since the very start of the year 2018, the global leaders have been slamming Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism. United States President Donald Trump, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai are among the ones to denounce Pakistan’s double game on terrorism.
PTI | January 19, 2018 6:36 PM
A local council in east London has voted in favour of declaring its area a “Trump-free zone” if the US President was to visit the UK.
This Indian techie in US will be given injection of poison; here is who he is and why he will be killedFE Online | January 19, 2018 6:19 PM
The date is set for the execution of Raghunandan Yandamuri, the first Indian-American to be given death row in the United States. Yandamuri will be executed on February 23rd for the twin-murders he committed.
PTI | January 19, 2018 6:15 PM
Maryam Nawaz, the media-savvy daughter of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has decided to contest in the next General Election, a prominent newspaper reported today, citing a source in the ruling party.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 5:38 PM
A massive military blitzkrieg — perhaps among the greatest by the Israeli Army — saw the rescue of 100 Jewish hostages kidnapped from an Air France flight that was forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 5:32 PM
Cape Town water crisis: Imagine living a day without water. Horrific! Isn’t it? South Africa’s City of Cape Town is facing its worst drought in 100 years.
PTI | January 19, 2018 5:22 PM
Pakistan’s Supreme Court today termed as “national shame” the fake degrees scandal involving a Pakistani company and ordered a probe by the country’s top investigating agency in the so-called “diploma mill” that sold thousands of sham qualifications to British nationals.
PTI | January 19, 2018 5:02 PM
China today refuted criticism by a top US Navy official that it has become a “disruptive transitional force” in the Indo-Pacific region and asserted that America should not “speak for other countries”.
IANS | January 19, 2018 4:56 PM
China launched two high-resolution optical remote sensing satellites into a preset orbit on Friday.
IANS | January 19, 2018 4:29 PM
Pakistan and Iran have decided to restore a fortnightly passenger train service between the two countries by September due to improvement in the security situation.
PTI | January 19, 2018 3:22 PM
China today justified its massive construction activities in the Dokalam area, describing it as “legitimate” and aimed at improving the lives of its troops and the people living on its own territory.
FE Online | January 19, 2018 3:06 PM
In an unprecedented occurance, Moscow has set a mind-numbing record – it has received just six minutes of sunshine in December, 2017.
IANS | January 19, 2018 2:25 PM
Imagine getting only 360 seconds of sunshine in a whole month — sounds pretty depressing? Moscow had its darkest December on record in 2017, getting just six minutes of sunshine, media reports said.
PTI | January 19, 2018 1:20 PM
America is coming back bigger and better and stronger than ever before, President Donald Trump has said as he highlighted the benefits of the recently passed tax reform bill to the country.
Government shutdown in the United States: What is it? Why are Donald Trump, Republican Party against this?FE Online | January 19, 2018 12:30 PM
Government shutdown in the United States: The grey clouds of a ‘shut down’ are looming large over the United States, as the Congress has been unable to reach a consensus on the tabled bills. The government will have no money to carry on with its functions if members of the Senate fails to come on the same page by midnight today.
Associated Press | January 19, 2018 11:57 AM
New Zealand’s prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June. Jacinda Ardern, 37, took office in October. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then-opposition Labour Party last year.
Reuters | January 19, 2018 11:51 AM
Legislation to stave off an imminent federal government shutdown encountered obstacles in the US Senate late on Thursday, despite the passage of a month-long funding bill by the House of Representatives hours earlier.
AFP | January 19, 2018 12:10 PM
Nine people including two firefighters were killed as violent gales battered northern Europe, snapping air and train links. Germany halted all long-distance rail traffic for at least a day, while numerous domestic flights were scrapped as hurricane-force winds lashed the country.
PTI | January 19, 2018 11:33 AM
US President Donald Trump is “frustrated” with the media coverage of an interview given by his Chief of Staff John Kelly on issues like border wall, the White House has said.
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