Indian Minister disowned UN resolutions in speech: Pakistan

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 21:26

Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria on Monday said that Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had disowned the United Nations Security Council resolution by calling Kashmir an integral part of India in her speech at the UN General Assembly.


US teen, two others arrested for triple homicide

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 20:38

California, Sep 26 (IANS) A 17-year-old girl and two men were arrested for allegedly killing a married couple and their friend in California, media reports said.


Pakistan demands international probe into Uri attack

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:40

Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday demanded an international probe to "unearth the facts" into the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri earlier this month, terming India's allegations that the militants were from Pakistan as "baseless".


Shia Houthis offer border truce with Saudi Arabia

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:54

Sanaa, Sep 26 (IANS) The Shia Houthi group and its allies, the loyalists of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have proposed a truce on the Saudi border, media reported on Monday.


Afghan troops free inmates of Taliban prisons

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:46

Kabul, Sep 26 (IANS) Afghan special forces freed 101 civilians and soldiers held by the Taliban in three prisons in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official source said on Monday.


US, South Korea conduct naval exercise amid tensions

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:34

Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) South Korea and the US on Monday conducted a joint naval exercise in the Sea of Japan amid tensions in the aftermath of North Korea carrying out its recent nuclear test and other military developments.


Some top US Presidential debates that made an impact

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:22

Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton prepare to face off for their first debate on Monday evening, these televised presidential debates are known to have a major impact on the public's perception of a candidate and even on the final results of a presidential race.


Curfew lifted in US city despite continued protests

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:00

Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) A curfew imposed in the violence-hit US city of Charlotte was lifted by authorities though protests continued for the sixth day against the fatal police shooting of an African-American man.


Yahoo hack may spark change in New Zealand privacy law

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 15:54

Wellington, Sep 26 (IANS) New Zealand authorities are monitoring the Yahoo hack that comprised up to 500 million user accounts with a view to changing the country's privacy laws, an official said on Monday.


Samjhauta Express leaves for New Delhi from Lahore

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 14:52

Lahore, Sep 26 (IANS) The Samjhauta Express train between India and Pakistan, via Attari in Punjab, left from here to New Delhi on Monday after authorities allowed its operation, the Pakistani media reported.


China defends sending warplanes near Japan's Okinawa

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 14:34

Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) China defended sending its eight military aircraft near the Japanese island of Okinawa in a manoeuvre that prompted the Japanese Air Self-Defence Forces (JASDF) to deploy its own jets in response.