PM Chairs Budget Meeting Of Kashmir Council

The 53rd Budget Session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council is underway in Muzaffarabad with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair. At the outset, Fateha was offered for those martyred in...

Trump Vows Israel To Stay Strong, Ahead Of Kerry Speech

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has chided Obama Administration for its stance toward Israel, shortly before the U.S. Secretary of State was set to deliver a speech regarding international opposition to Israeli...

Palestinians Can Talk Peace If Settlements Halt: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has said he is ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stopped settlement building, reacting to a major speech by US Secretary of State John...

40 Including Children Killed In Strikes, Artillery Fire In Syria

Forty people, including several children, were killed in air strikes targeting rebel-held territory in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus. The Syrian observatory for Human Rights said at least seven children were...

Ex-Argentine President Charged In Corruption Case

Former President of Argentina Cristina Kirchner was charged by an investigating Judge in connection with corruption allegations According to a statement from the justice ministry she had a freeze of $630 million...

Japanese PM Makes Landmark Visit To Pearl Harbor

The leaders of war-time enemies America and Japan made a poignant joint pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor, issuing symbolic declarations about the power of reconciliation and warning against the drumbeat of conflict. Seventy-five...

India Train Derailment Kills At Least Two

At least two people died and 43 were injured after a train derailed in North India, close to the site of a previous rail accident that killed 146. The incident happened in...

Israeli Settlements Pose Threat To Peace

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said a two-state solution is the only way to achieve a just and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Addressing a News Conference in Washington,...

Irina Bokova condemns murder of journalist in the Philippines

Irina Bokova Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization  has said that “I condemn the murder of Larry Que. I call on the authorities to do all they can to bring...

Challenges and milestones for the international community. UN

The year 2016 was a challenging one for the international community, with the conflict in Syria worsening despite efforts to end the fighting, escalating violence and insecurity in South Sudan and...