- Pak delegation reaches Paris for 2-day FATF meeting(19 minutes ago)
Islamabad/Paris, Oct 14 (IANS) A Pakistani delegation, headed by Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar, has reached Paris to attend a crucial two-day session of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) set to commence on Monday.
- US will impose tough sanctions on Turkey: Trump(07:50)
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) President Donald Trump has said the US planned to impose tough sanctions on Turkey following its into Syria in the wake of the withdrawal of US troops from the area.
- Nepal, China ink 18 MoUs during Xi visit(01:08)
Kathmandu, Oct 14 (IANS) Nepal and China inked 18 MoUs and two letters of exchange on Sunday during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first such high level visit in over two decades.
- Pakistani ulemas meet Qureshi over Qadiani issue(19:22)
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Amid growing resentment, a delegation of ulemas, led by Maulana Muhammad Hanif Jalandhari, met Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, here on Saturday, and expressed concern over the United Nations Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) move to discuss the Qadiani (Ahmadi Muslims) issue.
- Syria rules out talks with Kurdish forces(18:36)
Damascus, Oct 13 (IANS) Syria has ruled out any communication with the Kurdish forces amid the ongoing Turkish assault against them in northern Syria, pro-government al-Watan newspaper reported on Sunday.
- 26 killed as typhoon Hagibis hits Japan (3rd Lead)(17:28)
Tokyo, Oct 13 (IANS) Japan has launched a huge operation to provide humanitarian assistance and assess the damage wrought by typhoon Hagibis after its hurricane-force winds and torrential rain killed at least 26 people and sparked major flooding.
- Brazil gets first female saint(15:32)
Vatican City, Oct 13 (IANS) MarÃa Rita de Souza Brito Lopes Pontes, known as "Irma Dulce" and considered to be the Brazilian equivalent to Mother Teresa on Sunday became the first woman born in the South American country to be declared a saint.
- Let's finish this off: Johnson's last-ditch plea to EU(14:06)
London, Oct 13 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will offer a last ditch plea to the European Union (EU) To help him "finish off" Brexit as a backlash from Conservative party hardliners and the Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have threatened to derail his proposed deal.
- Work on CPEC's western route to be expedited(13:48)
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Following completion of the first phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Joint Working Group of China and Pakistan on InfrÂaÂstructure DevelopÂment has decided to expedite work on the project's western route.
- Solar panels stolen from Pak school(13:14)
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Solar panels were stolen from a school located in an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, an official said, adding that it was the second theft incident within a week.
- Colombo's Lotus Tower to remain closed for public(13:06)
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) Colombo's Lotus Tower, which was inaugurated last month by President Maithripala Sirisena, would remain closed for public viewing until next year as it has not yet been fully completed, Project Director Shantha Gunananda said.