Iran’s Khamenei rules out talks with US

Iran’s Khamenei rules out talks with US

“Those who see negotiations with the US as the solution to every problem are certainly mistaken,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said during a speech to mark the anniversary, according to his official website. “Nothing will come out of talking to the US, because they certainly and definitely won’t make any concessions.”...

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Normal life remains paralyzed in IoK on 88th day

Normal life remains paralyzed in IoK on 88th day

In occupied Kashmir, normal life remains disrupted in the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of Jammu region owing to the unprecedented military clampdown and almost total communications blackout, which entered 88th straight day, today. While landline and postpaid mobile phone services have been partially restored across the territory, all...

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International aviation body dismisses Modi’s complaint against Pakistan

International aviation body dismisses Modi’s complaint against Pakistan

International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Tuesday dismissed New Delhi’s complaint against Pakistan’s refusal to grant Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the permission to travel to Saudi Arabia. The Indian publication quoted the ICAO’s spokesperson saying, “The Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago Convention), which ICAO helps governments to cooperate...

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14 killed, 865 wounded in Karbala firing by security forces: sources

14 killed, 865 wounded in Karbala firing by security forces: sources

At least 14 people were killed and 865 wounded overnight after Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters in the holy city of Karbala, medical and security sources told Reuters on Tuesday. Three protesters died in the southern city of Nassiriya from wounds sustained in earlier protests, medical sources said....

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Pakistan denies Indian PM’s request to use airspace

Pakistan denies Indian PM’s request to use airspace

The government has announced its decision not to grant India’s request for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to use Pakistani airspace for his overflight. In a statement, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the decision has been made “in context of today’s Black Day and in view of the continued...

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39 dead bodies recovered from truck container in east London

39 dead bodies recovered from truck container in east London

LONDON: At least 39 dead bodies were found in the container of a truck by British police who are thought to have come from Bulgaria, foreign media reported on Wednesday. British police said 39 dead bodies were found Wednesday in the container of a truck thought to have come from...

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Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win Canada vote

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win Canada vote

Justin Trudeau’s golden-boy image was blotted by ethics lapses and scandals going into Monday’s Canadian elections, but he managed to secure a second term to build on his past achievements — albeit with a weakened minority government. The first-born son of late prime minister Pierre Trudeau had swept to power...

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Turkish President Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan postponed

Turkish President Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan postponed

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan has been postponed owing to Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria. Tayyip Erdogan was scheduled to visit Pakistan on October 23 and 24. The foreign ministry has been informed about the postponement of the visit. Furthermore, the tour of the...

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Saudi Arabia agrees to take forward PM Imran’s peace initiative

Saudi Arabia agrees to take forward PM Imran’s peace initiative

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to remain engaged and consult closely to take forward Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative to ensure peace and security in the region. The agreement came during the Prime Minister’s separate meetings with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Riyadh,...

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Prince William, Kate Middleton to arrive in Pakistan tonight

Prince William, Kate Middleton to arrive in Pakistan tonight

ISLAMABAD: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, and Kate Middleton, will arrive in Pakistan on Monday night on a four-day royal tour from Oct 14 to 18 as they are “looking forward to building a lasting friendship with the people of Pakistan.” Further details about The Duke and Duchess...

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