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Pakistan asks Afghanistan to handover 76 ‘most wanted’ terrorists

Pakistan asks Afghanistan to handover 76 ‘most wanted’ terrorists

world February 17, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

Islamabad: In an unusual move, Pakistan Army today handed over a list of 76 “most wanted” terrorists to Afghan embassy officials and demanded “immediate action” against them, amidst a spurt in terror attacks in the country. Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz also telephoned Afghan National SecurityRead More

100 dead in ISIS suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

100 dead in ISIS suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

world February 16, 2017 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

Karachi: Nearly 100 people were killed and dozens injured tonight when an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up inside the crowded shrine of revered Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan town, some 200 kms northeast of Karachi, in a string of deadly blasts this week in Pakistan. The bomberRead More

EU parliament OKs more anti-terror rules

EU parliament OKs more anti-terror rules

world February 16, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Strasbourg: The European Union’s legislature has approved more anti-terror rules targeting foreign fighters going to or returning from conflict zones and will make crimes of such actions as public incitement and training for terrorism. The parliament said new rules will reinforce the sanctions for traveling to or returning from conflictsRead More

US not ready ‘right now’ for military collaboration with Russia: Mattis

world February 16, 2017 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Brussels: The US military is not yet ready to cooperate with Russia, Pentagon chief James Mattis said Thursday after Moscow’s defence minister called for better ties. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level, but our political leaders will engage and try to findRead More

Terrorism, failing economy make Pakistan most dangerous nation for the word: Ex-CIA official

world February 16, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Rampant terrorism, failing economy and its growing nuclear arsenal make Pakistan the most dangerous country for the world, says an ex CIA official. Hulbert, who served as the CIA’s station chief in Islamabad, warned that if Islamabad fails to tackle these issues, Pakistan would have “adverse” implications forRead More

Vladimir Putin says Russian, United States intelligence agencies should restore ties

Vladimir Putin says Russian, United States intelligence agencies should restore ties

world February 16, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday it was in the interests of both Russia and the United States to restore communications between their respective intelligence agencies. “It’s in everyone’s interest to resume dialogue between the intelligence agencies of the United States and other members of NATO,” Putin said,Read More

Tunisia extends 2015 state of emergency

world February 16, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Tunis: Tunisia has extended for another three months a state of emergency in place since a 2015 jihadist attack, the president`s office announced Thursday. President Beji Caid Essebsi has decided “to extend the state of emergency for three months from 16 February”, his office told AFP. The state of emergencyRead More

Israel is the ‘biggest threat’ to world peace: Iran

world February 16, 2017 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

Tehran: Iran said on Thursday that Israel`s atomic arsenal is the biggest danger to world peace, a day after US President Donald Trump vowed to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon. Israel is the “biggest threat to the peace and security in the region and the world,” Foreign Ministry spokesmanRead More

Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs’ meeting

world February 16, 2017 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

Astana: Representatives from the Syrian government and rebel groups held fresh talks today with key powerbrokers Russia, Turkey and Iran aimed at shoring up a fragile ceasefire. The meeting is the second time key players Moscow, Ankara and Tehran have brought the warring sides together, and comes ahead of aRead More

Current political situation stressing Americans: Survey

world February 16, 2017 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

Washington: More than half of Americans – 57 percent – have that the current political situation is a “very” or “somewhat” significant source of stress in their lives, according to a new survey. The new survey issued by the American Psychological Association (APA) on Wednesday is part of a largerRead More