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Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom suffers cardiac arrest

Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom suffers cardiac arrest

In 2017, she underwent a surgery to remove diseased lymph nodes after she was diagnosed with throat cancer.

Jun 15, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
US-backed militants planning chemical attack in Syria, claims Russia

US-backed militants planning chemical attack in Syria, claims Russia

Russia Defence Ministry has claimed that the members of the "Free Syrian Army" were planning a chemical attack in Syria with the assistance from the US.

Jun 12, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un arrive for historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un arrive for historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore

This is the first-ever meeting between the President of the United States and the authoritarian North Korean leader which is being held in Sentosa Island in Singapore.

Jun 12, 2018, 06:19 AM IST
 41 Afghan police personnel killed in Taliban ambush

41 Afghan police personnel killed in Taliban ambush

At least 41 Afghan security force personnel were killed in two separate Taliban-led attacks on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 00:06 AM IST
Kim Jong-Un 'begged' Trump to reschedule US-N Korea summit, claims ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani

Kim Jong-Un 'begged' Trump to reschedule US-N Korea summit, claims ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani

The much-awaited summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore`s southern island of Sentosa on June 12.

Jun 07, 2018, 07:23 AM IST
To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

Malaysia's PM Mahatir Mohamad has said many countries have taken China's easy loans without thinking of how they will repay them.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest general elections on Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek platform

Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest general elections on Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek platform

Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group that carried out the deadly 2008 Mumbai attack, launched its political front Milli Muslim League, but it has not been yet registered by

Jun 04, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Japan flags new suspected North Korea sanctions breach Tokyo

Japan flags new suspected North Korea sanctions breach Tokyo

said today it had reported to the UN a suspected sanctions violation by North Korea involving a ship-to-ship transfer, days after Tokyo said another suspected breach had been flagged.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
Seoul, Pyongyang agree to hold military-level talks

Seoul, Pyongyang agree to hold military-level talks

South Korea and North Korea on Friday agreed to hold military-level talks on June 14 as part of efforts to ease tensions between the two countries.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Pak's ex-chief justice Nasirul Mulk takes oath as caretaker PM

Pak's ex-chief justice Nasirul Mulk takes oath as caretaker PM

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk Friday took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker Prime minister until general elections on July 25 to oversee the second-ever democratic transition of power in the

Jun 01, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
United States concerned about lack of religious freedom in Pakistan

United States concerned about lack of religious freedom in Pakistan

The US has expressed concern over the lack of religious freedom in Pakistan.

May 29, 2018, 23:23 PM IST
Malaysia ends four-year hunt for missing MH370

Malaysia ends four-year hunt for missing MH370

Malaysia on Tuesday ended a four-year hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 

May 29, 2018, 20:31 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif ready to go to prison for principles: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Nawaz Sharif ready to go to prison for principles: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz`s (PML-N) narrative was of "giving respect to vote" and "performance", Abbasi told Geo News on Sunday.

May 28, 2018, 12:54 PM IST
30% rise in non-Muslim voters in Pakistan; Hindus top the list

30% rise in non-Muslim voters in Pakistan; Hindus top the list

In 2013 Hindus constituted half the number of non-Muslim voters in Pakistan, but it’s not the same this time.

May 28, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
Sri Lankan aircraft with 227 passengers on board hits runway light at Cochin airport

Sri Lankan aircraft with 227 passengers on board hits runway light at Cochin airport

The aircraft wheel was damaged and the flight was cancelled.

May 27, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
Political cost of prosecuting Hafiz Saeed too big: Former ISI chief Asad Durrani

Political cost of prosecuting Hafiz Saeed too big: Former ISI chief Asad Durrani

The JuD is believed to be the front organisation for the banned LeT which is responsible for carrying out the Mumbai attacks in 2008.

May 27, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Two Korean leaders meet in a surprise summit in border truce village

Two Korean leaders meet in a surprise summit in border truce village

The two Korean leaders today met in a surprise summit in the demilitarised border zone.  

May 26, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
North Korea summit could still happen on June 12: Donald Trump

North Korea summit could still happen on June 12: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump is still looking forward to a nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

May 25, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Monsoon enters parts of Bay of Bengal, South Andaman Sea; rainfall, thunderstorm likely: IMD

Monsoon enters parts of Bay of Bengal, South Andaman Sea; rainfall, thunderstorm likely: IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted the possibility of light to moderate rain and thundershower to occur over Rayalaseema, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the next three

May 25, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
  Pakistan minister says tanks, missiles alone can't save country if it's not strong economically

Pakistan minister says tanks, missiles alone can't save country if it's not strong economically

Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has described peace, stability and continuity as critical for economic progress.

May 22, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

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