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Saudi Arabia signs deals to invest $20 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan

Saudi Arabia signs deals to invest $20 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan

Seven agreements, including MoUs in power, petrochemical and mining sectors, were inked as Prince Salman launched his diplomatic trip to Asia in Islamabad.

Feb 18, 2019, 06:29 AM IST
California tells Donald Trump that lawsuit over border wall is 'imminent'

California tells Donald Trump that lawsuit over border wall is 'imminent'

Trump invoked the emergency powers on Friday under a 1976 law after Congress rebuffed his request for $5.7 billion to help build the wall.

Feb 17, 2019, 23:45 PM IST
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan amid India tensions

Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan amid India tensions

As part of a grandiose welcome for the Saudi delegation, Pakistan also sent fighter jets to guide the incoming plane of Prince Mohammed.

Feb 17, 2019, 22:39 PM IST
Pulwama attack: Slogans of 'Pakistan Murdabad', 'Pakistan terrorist' raised during protest in London

Pulwama attack: Slogans of 'Pakistan Murdabad', 'Pakistan terrorist' raised during protest in London

In a video posted by news agency ANI, people are seen walking down the street carrying Indian flags and raising placards.

Feb 17, 2019, 22:36 PM IST
UK's Theresa May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

UK's Theresa May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

In her talks with EU leaders and European Commission President Jean-Claude .Juncker she will be seeking to change the Irish backstop

Feb 17, 2019, 20:43 PM IST
US envoy on Syria tells allies troop withdrawal won't be abrupt

US envoy on Syria tells allies troop withdrawal won't be abrupt

We have respect for the territorial integrity of Syria, but the main issue is the safety and security of the Turkish border and Turkish people, Akar said.

Feb 17, 2019, 18:41 PM IST
Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions

In Islamabad, the crown prince is expected to meet Imran Khan and Pakistan`s army chief, Qamar Javed Bajwa. 

Feb 17, 2019, 17:42 PM IST
Netanyahu's main rival in Israeli election voices agreement with him on Iran

Netanyahu's main rival in Israeli election voices agreement with him on Iran

Polls predict that Netanyahu`s Likud party will win the April 9 election, taking about 30 of parliament’s 120 seats.

Feb 17, 2019, 17:35 PM IST
ICJ to hold public hearings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case from Monday

ICJ to hold public hearings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case from Monday

Jadhav, 48, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.

Feb 17, 2019, 11:56 AM IST
Pakistan claims its Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website hacked, blames it on India

Pakistan claims its Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website hacked, blames it on India

Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that while the website is functioning without any glitches in Pakistan, there were complaints that it was inaccessible by

Feb 17, 2019, 09:24 AM IST
Pulwama attack: FATF to be given dossier to blacklist Pakistan for terror links

Pulwama attack: FATF to be given dossier to blacklist Pakistan for terror links

The FATF plenary and working group meetings will be held in Paris next week.

Feb 16, 2019, 23:02 PM IST
University building partly collapses in St Petersburg: Report

University building partly collapses in St Petersburg: Report

RIA news agency said 21 people were believed trapped under the debris. Interfax news agency said several floors of the building had collapsed during renovation work.

Feb 16, 2019, 22:05 PM IST
In aftermath of Pulwama attack, WION withdraws invite to Pakistani speakers for Global Summit

In aftermath of Pulwama attack, WION withdraws invite to Pakistani speakers for Global Summit

Invites to all Pakistani speakers, including Pervez Musharraf and Fawad Chaudhary, have been withdrawn.

Feb 16, 2019, 21:07 PM IST
Pakistan faces heat from Iran in west, India in the east for supporting terrorists

Pakistan faces heat from Iran in west, India in the east for supporting terrorists

India and Iran have both accused Pakistan of shielding and supporting terrorists who have killed security forces of both countries.

Feb 16, 2019, 20:30 PM IST
Pakistani news media refers to terrorist behind Pulwama attack as 'freedom fighter'

Pakistani news media refers to terrorist behind Pulwama attack as 'freedom fighter'

Pakistan's proven track record of shielding and supporting terrorists is too blatant for even its own media agencies to disguise.

Feb 16, 2019, 15:46 PM IST
Pulwama suicide attack: Terrorist for entire world, 'freedom fighter' for Pakistani media

Pulwama suicide attack: Terrorist for entire world, 'freedom fighter' for Pakistani media

While the entire world is denouncing the terror attack in Pulwama, for the Pakistani media, the suicide bomber who carried out the ghastly killing of 40 CRPF personnel is a "freedom fighter",

Feb 16, 2019, 14:55 PM IST
Five killed as gunman opens fire at Illinois warehouse

Five killed as gunman opens fire at Illinois warehouse

Local ABC7, citing law enforcement sources, reported that Martin was fired from his job of 15 years on Friday. 

Feb 16, 2019, 10:09 AM IST
Trump declares national emergency at US-Mexico border to get money for wall

Trump declares national emergency at US-Mexico border to get money for wall

"We're going to be signing, today, and registering a national emergency and it`s a great thing to do."

Feb 15, 2019, 21:32 PM IST
US asks Pakistan to immediately end 'support' and 'safe haven' to all terrorist groups

US asks Pakistan to immediately end 'support' and 'safe haven' to all terrorist groups

Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility for the attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday that left at least 44 personnel dead and many critically wounded.

Feb 15, 2019, 09:13 AM IST
More Brexit humiliation for Theresa May as parliament defeats her again

More Brexit humiliation for Theresa May as parliament defeats her again

Lawmakers defeated the government 303-258 on the main motion asking them to reaffirm support for her plan to seek changes.

Feb 14, 2019, 23:53 PM IST