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  • Pakistan carries out successful test of Ghaznavi ballistic missile

    Islamabad: Despite UN chief Antonio Guterres' appeal to Pakistan to take steps to defuse tension with India, Islamabad late night on Wednesday carried out successful test launch of Ghaznavi surface-to-surface ballistic missile which is capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to 290...

  • UN aims to bolster well-being of refugee, migrant children in Peru

    Geneva: A new initiative under the aegis of UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has been launched over this past weekend to promote the well-being of children and youth in Lima's refugee and migrant communities...

  • Tibetans at crossroads: Should Dalai Lama give up 'freedom movement' ?

    Beijing, Tibetan culture and people are definitely part of 'bigger Chinese culture' and the 'freedom movement' must be given up, pro-Chinese two youth Tibetan leaders have said here. 'First, the Tibetan people are all part of bigger Tibetan culture,' said La Xian Jia, Deputy Director...

  • Jaishankar to meet Russian FM today

    Moscow, External affairs minister S Jaishankar will meet his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday to discuss ways of further developing bilateral cooperation ahead of the Eastern Economic Forum which will be held from September 4-6 in Russia's Vladivostok. The topics the...

  • 'Pak govt playing with lives of Nawaz, Zardari'

    Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president and leader of opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif has accused the Pakistan government of playing with lives of Nawaz Sharif and and Asif Ali Zardari by not providing adequate facilities to their leaders. Expressing concern...

  • Kashmir issue could become a 'nuclear flashpoint': Pak Min

    Islamabad, Day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan threatened nuclear war with India over India, Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Tuesday warned of a 'nuclear flashpoint' between the two South Asian neighbours. 'Kashmir issue if not resolved could become a 'nuclear flashpoint'...

  • Amazon wildfire: Brazil may turn down G7 assistance

    Brasilia, Brazil will turn down the assistance, proposed by the G7 nations, in fighting heavy wildfires that are raging in the Amazonian region, Chief of Staff of the Presidency Onyx Lorenzoni said. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron said that the G7 would urgently allocate some 20...

  • Blast outside Pakistan consulate in Afghanistan

    Kabul, At least three people were injured on Sunday night when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded just outside the Pakistan consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, however, the staff of consulate is safe, local media reported on Monday. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad...

  • 'China ready for talks with US'

    Beijing, Opposing the escalation of trade war with United States, Beijing on Monday said that it is ready to continue consultations with the Washington to overcome contradictions. 'China strongly opposes trade protectionism and blockade in the field of new technologies. China is making...

  • PM Modi meets Senegal Prez on sidelines of the G7 Summit

    Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met President Macky Sall of Senegal on the margins of the G7 Biarritz Summit. Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar in a Twitter missive said, 'PM Narendra Modi met with President Macky Sall of Senegal on margins of the G7 Biarritz...

  • Amazon fire: Brazil states ask for military help

    Six states in Brazil's Amazon region have requested military help to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of the it's central role in combating global warming. The states of Para, Rondonia, Roraima, Tocantins, Acre and Mato Grosso -...

  • Janmashtami being celebrated in Bangladesh

    Dhaka, The festival of Janmashtami, which marks the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated with religious fervour and gusto across Bangladesh on Friday. It is believed that on this day Lord Krishna was born to Devaki and Vasudeva in a prison in Mathura,UP in a king Kansa's kingdom to...

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