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Miffed with anti-Pak protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism Miffed with anti-Pak protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism

In a Bizarre Development here at the 72nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Pakistan Government has accused the Swiss Government of supporting terrorism.

World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres World afraid of nuclear war with North Korea, says UN chief Guterres

Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

Japan to deploy anti-missile system amid growing conflict with North Korea Japan to deploy anti-missile system amid growing conflict with North Korea

The Japanese government led by Prime Minister Shizo Abe has decided to install a new anti-missile system on Hokkaido island after North Korea tested two missiles that flew over its territory, a Defence Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China

Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the deteriorating situation in the Korean Peninsula.

UN investigators demand `full, unfettered` access to Myanmar UN investigators demand `full, unfettered` access to Myanmar

UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to probe a grave and ongoing crisis, urging the government to rethink its rejection of the probe.

China fails to keep promises, European Union body complains China fails to keep promises, European Union body complains

European companies suffer from "promise fatigue" over China's failure to follow through on pledges to open its market, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China said today.

'Free Balochistan' campaign in Switzerland irks Pakistan

Pakistan on Monday summoned Switzerlands envoy designate Thomas Kolly over a "free Balochistan" campaign being run in Geneva.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe says to decide timing of election on return from UN trip Japan PM Shinzo Abe says to decide timing of election on return from UN trip

Abe`s coalition would be likely to lose its two-thirds "super majority" in the lower house but keep a simple majority, political sources say.

Lawyer for detained Myanmar journalists denied access in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police said the pair were detained for engaging in journalistic work for a German magazine while on tourist visas. On Thursday, a court refused them bail.

Turkey starts military drill near Iraq ahead of Kurdish vote

The drill comes just a week before the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum on September 25, which was strongly opposed by the Turkish government.

Trump's militaristic Afghanistan policy ‘a folly', says Pakistan

The Pakistan Foreign Minister will upbraid the US for its new Afghanistan policy at the UN General Assembly next week, saying the Trump administration is following a militaristic approach that has already failed.

26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest 2018 elections in Pakistan 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest 2018 elections in Pakistan

JuD is a front for the Lashkar-e- Taiba militant group.

Pakistan violates ceasefire, 6th time in 6 days Pakistan violates ceasefire, 6th time in 6 days

The officer said the firing by Pak Rangers started at around 2100 hours yesterday and intermittent firing continued till 0530 hours today.

Nepal holds final phase of crucial local polls Nepal holds final phase of crucial local polls

The local polls are part of the final step in the peace deal that ended a 10-year civil war in 2006, and pave the way for provincial and general elections later this year.

US bombers, fighter jets in bombing drill over Korean peninsula: South Korea

The bombers flew from Guam and the fighters flew from Japan, joined by six South Korean fighter jets in the drill.

Kuwait to expel North Korean diplomats, stops issuing visas

The decision comes after Kuwait stopped issuing new visas for North Koreans citing its U.N. sanctions implementation report.

Four killed in market explosion in Afghanistan: Officials

Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, in the latest attack to hit the war-weary country.

IED blast kills 5 security personnel in Pakistan

A roadside IED blast targeting a vehicle of security officials in Pakistan's restive tribal region today left at least five persons, including four levy personnel, dead, authorities said.

Pakistanis vote in by-election seen as test of support for ousted PM Sharif

Pakistanis began casting votes on Sunday for the parliamentary seat vacated by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in a by-election seen as a test of support for the Sharif dynasty ahead of the 2018 general election.

US Air Force marks 70th anniversary US Air Force marks 70th anniversary

Formed in 1947, the US Air Force operates over 5,000 military aircraft, with over 300,000 active duty personnel as of 2017. 

Blast in Afghanistan's Khost province kills four Blast in Afghanistan's Khost province kills four

Habib Shah Ansari, the head of the health department, has said that "four people were killed in the blast and 14 others were wounded."

Sharif may extend his stay in London, summons PM, PML-N leaders after review pleas' rejected Sharif may extend his stay in London, summons PM, PML-N leaders after review pleas' rejected

The PML-N leadership is waiting to see the outcome of the NA-120 by-elections.

600,000 Rohingya children may flee to Bangladesh, aid group warns 600,000 Rohingya children may flee to Bangladesh, aid group warns

Bangladesh authorities say they are also preparing special measures to care for Rohingya orphans.

Polling underway in NA-120 by-elections amid tight security Polling underway in NA-120 by-elections amid tight security

According to the Dawn, the constituency, which is being defended by Kulsoom Nawaz, has thrice elected Nawaz Sharif as the country's prime minister since 1990.

Police arrest seven youths after deadly Malaysia school blaze Police arrest seven youths after deadly Malaysia school blaze

Two gas cylinders were brought up from the kitchen to the second floor.