Islamabad/Geneva, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan has proposed former Health Minister Sania Nishtar, known for her bold and transformational leadership in health, for the post of Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing for what may turn out to be the most important 90 minutes of American political history, set to unfold on Monday.
Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) China is capable of flying drones over the disputed South China Sea to keep a watch over the contested waters spread over 3.5 million sq km.
Lahore, Sep 24 (IANS) China has assured Pakistan in unequivocal terms of its support in case of "any foreign aggression" and also supported Islamabad's stance on the Kashmir dispute, according to a statement issued by the Punjab Chief Minister's Office.
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) One peddles bull. The other laces it with hyperbole. And both have been caught with their pants on fire!
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs called the proposed border wall that the US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims he will build if he comes to power as "absurd".
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) The G4 nations, including India, at a meeting on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, have reaffirmed "unwavering commitment" to reforms in the UN Security Council (UNSC) reflecting the realities of the 21st century.
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama offered his advice for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as she prepares to debate Republican rival Donald Trump for the first time next week.
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have cancelled a visit to the US city of Charlotte as protests against the police continued after a black man was shot dead.
Bogota, Sep 24 (IANS) The FARC rebel group announced that its fighters voted to ratify a peace pact with the Colombian government to end 52 years of civil war in the South American nation.
Washinton, Sep 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that will allow family members of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, pitting him against Congress and both presidential candidates on an emotionally charged matter.
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Ted Cruz has endorsed Republican nominee Donald Trump for the presidency in a stunning turn of events after a contentious primary filled with personal attacks and a dramatic snub at the Republican National Convention.