CPJ slams Trump as threat to press freedom

NEW YORK: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a New York-based independent watchdog body,has said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a threat to press freedom. The unprecedented move came after Trump strongly...

Political will needed to counter terrorism, Top UN official

UNITED NATIONS: A top United Nations political official has told the Security Council that while the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) and its affiliates have continued to face military...

At UN, Pakistan highlights plight of Kashmiri women in Indian Occupied Kashmir

UNITED NATIONS: Reaffirming its commitment to women’s cause, Pakistan has drawn international community’s attention to the sufferings of the Kashmiri women in Indian Occupied Kashmir during a debate on women’s issues in...

US wants Pakistan, India to adopt more ‘conciliatory approach’ for sake of regional peace

WASHINGTON: The United States will like to encourage both Pakistan and India to adopt a more conciliatory approach and resolve their contentious issues in the larger interest of regional peace, a...

PM Sharif discusses bilateral issues with Aliyev

BAKU, (Azerbaijan) : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday discussed a wide range of bilateral issues with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev stressing upon building of strong economic and investment ties between the two countries. In...

News item regarding CJ’s remarks termed misleading

ISLAMABAD: Reference to a misleading and concocted news item regarding remarks attributed to Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Anwer Zaheer Jamali during the hearing of Orange Line Train Project case...

Nisar directs NADRA, police to end traffic logjams in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday directed NADRA and Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) for coming up with a comprehensive digital plan for smooth flow of traffic to minimize difficulties being...

Interior Minister orders removal of Cyril Almeida from ECL

ISLAMABAD: Reiterating unswerving commitment to freedom of press and independence of media and as a good will gesture, the Interior Minister on Friday ordered removal of the name of journalist Cyril Almeida...

PM condemns attack on FC personnel in Quetta

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned attack on FC personnel in Quetta on Friday and directed the concerned authorities to hunt down the culprits. A statement from the PM’s Media...

Indian false propaganda against Pakistan a diversion on Kashmir issue: FO

ISLAMABAD: India, by design, is making false claims against Pakistan in a desperate move to divert world’s attention from its ongoing brutalities in Jammu and Kashmir, Foreign Office said Friday. “It’s all...