Monday, September 27, 2021
With the FATF set to discuss a report on the progress made by Pakistan on the implementation of a 27-point action plan this week, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has alleged that previous governments did not take steps to curb money laundering and terrorist financing in the country. “When PTI...
Iran's president-elect says he's not willing to meet President Joe Biden. Ebrahim Raisi, when asked about possibly meeting Biden, simply said: “No.” Raisi's moderate competitor in the recent election, Abdolnasser Hemmati, said he'd be willing to potentially meet Biden. Meanwhile, Raisi called himself “a defender of human rights” after being...
US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have concluded their Geneva summit, bringing to an end the first meeting between the pair since Biden took office in January.The talks on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland, lasted about four hours, according to the White House. Addressing reporters following the...
Yair Lapid will take over premiership in September 2023 under a power-sharing deal with Israel’s current Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, serving for two years till the end of the term. Israel’s new government will work to “advance strategic relations” with India, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said...
The Organisation of Islamic Co-operation has hailed the signing of the Declaration of Peace in Afghanistan by Afghan and Pakistani scholars at a meeting hosted by Saudi Arabia in Makkah.The conference, organised by the Muslim World League, brought together senior scholars from both countries for the first time with...
Naypyitaw (Myanmar): Myanmar's military junta will begin presenting its case against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in court next Monday, her lawyers said.The military arrested Suu Kyi in February when it overthrew her elected government. Public resistance to the coup remains strong and in recent months has taken...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's rivals on Monday sought to finalise a unity coalition that would unseat the veteran Israeli leader, but political commentators saw a bitter fight ahead. The deal, in which Bennett would serve first as prime minister under a rotation with Lapid, must be finalised by a deadline...
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday that Israel’s deadly strikes on Gaza may constitute war crimes, and that the Hamas Islamist group had also violated international humanitarian law by firing rockets into Israel. The remarks by Michelle Bachelet came as the UN’s top human rights...
Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in person at a court hearing on Monday, for the first time since she was detained nearly four months ago in Naypyitaw, local media reported. Suu Kyi looked in good health and held a face-to-face meeting with her legal team for about...
Palestinians fired uninterrupted barrages of rockets into Israel, as its military pounded Gaza with air strikes through the early hours of Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of clashes in Jerusalem. https://youtu.be/V5OCfRHXBHI https://youtu.be/lP4iixizI0Q https://twitter.com/_MHR313/status/1391942350486736898?s=20 Explosions shook buildings throughout Gaza and rocket sirens sent Israelis in many southern towns scurrying for shelter overnight. Two Palestinians...