Friday, April 20, 2018
Ivanka Trump’s going to visit South Korea later this week could include far more than attending the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics. Ivanka is also set to meet with South Korean officials in Seoul, with efforts to arrange talks between the U.S. and North Korea ahead of any denuclearization (remove nuclear...
New Delhi: India and Iran today signed a lease for the Shahid Beheshti Port at Chabahar between Iran's Port and Maritime Organisation and India Ports Global Limited. Chabahar Port lies just 90 km from the China-sponsored Gwadar Port in Pakistan. The Chabahar project in south-eastern Iran is significant as...
Washington: Pakistan is developing new types of nuclear weapons, including short-range tactical ones, that bring more risks to the region, America's intelligence chief warned today.Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats' remarks came days after a group of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists struck the Sunjuwan Military Camp in Jammu on Saturday, killing...
Washington:The official portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery Monday, break with tradition just as the Obama presidency did. The artists, both in their 40s, are the first African Americans to paint official portraits for the museum and both have...
Kabul:Afghan local officials have confirmed an attack over the weekend in southern Helmand province, saying the Taliban there killed 16 pro-government militiamen. Two officials in Helmand say the attack took place on Saturday night. They say the attackers targeted a checkpoint belonging to the pro-government militiamen in Gareshk district.The two...
Dubai:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the project for the first Hindu temple to be built in UAE capital Abu Dhabi. While launching the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Temple project via video conference, Modi said, “I believe this temple will not be only unique in...
Gohar ABBAS - “Taliban - what’s that?” asks Sultan Begium shyly from her freezing home in Afghanistan’s mountainous Wakhan Corridor, a region so remote that its residents are untouched by the decades of conflict that have devastated their country. The frail-looking grandmother whose harsh life has etched deep lines in...
Riyadh: veiled Saudi woman and an unrelated man jig and twirl on a busy street, stirring a furious debate about the waning influence of the once-feared religious police, notorious for enforcing sex segregation. For decades the "mutawa", as they are known, wielded unbridled powers as arbiters of morality, patrolling streets...
Singapore has the continent’s best university for the third year in a row but China’s stars are in the ascendant, says Ellie Bothwell The National University of Singapore is Asia’s top university for the third year in a row, according to Times Higher Education’s annual rankings of the region. Singapore’s flagship...
New Delhi: Israeli troops on Tuesday arrested 30 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.The arrest campaign came after a night of intensive attacks carried out by Israeli extremist settlers against Palestinian citizens, especially in the southern part of Nablus city.The Palestinian Prisoners' Society said...