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North Korea developing new missiles: WP

  • WASHINGTON: US intelligence agencies have found that North Korea is building new missiles, based on satellite photographs taken in recent weeks and other new evidence, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Just weeks after a high-stakes summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang appears to be developing at least […]

  • Envoy Ali Siddiqui meets US Defence Secy James Mattis in Washington

    Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States (US) Ali Jahangir Siddiqui called on US Secretary of Defence James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington on Tuesday, Radio Pakistan reported. According to Radio Pakistan, the officials noted that both countries have been working towards the restoration of their bilateral ties. Issues of regional security also came under […]

  • US warns IMF against bailout for Pakistan

    United States’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that the US would closely be watching whether the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bails out Pakistan — a key player in China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, and right now in need of a bailout. “Make no mistake, we will be watching what the IMF […]

  • 8 killed, 40 wounded as Afghan passenger bus hit by roadside bomb: officials

    A roadside bomb hit a Kabul-bound passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding around 40, mostly women and children, officials said. “It was a bomb planted by the Taliban to hit security forces but unfortunately it got a passenger bus,” Farah provincial police spokesman Muhibullah Muhib claimed. There […]

  • US looks forward to working with Imran-led govt

    WASHINGTON: As Pakistan forms a new government, the United States looks for opportunities to work with it to advance the goals of security and stability in South Asia, the State Department said on Thursday. In a statement on Wednesday’s election that gave Imran Khan and his party a clear edge over others, a spokesman for […]

  • PSH marked 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela

    ISLAMABAD, July 18 (APP):Nelson Mandela International Day celebrations was held here at Pakistan Sweet Home (PSH) on Wednesday aiming to promote Nelson Mandela’s values and dedication to the service of humanity in the areas of human rights, reconciliation, gender equality, the rights of children and other vulnerable groups. High Commissioner of Republic of South Africa […]