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Draught adding misery to the war torn Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct. 17 -- A deadly drought in Afghanistan is causing a humanitarian crisis and has displaced more people this year than the war between the government and Taliban. It is estimated that around ... Read More


UN High commissioner urges transparent probe in Khashoggi's disappearance

Geneva, Oct. 17 -- In view of the seriousness of the situation Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for diplomatic immunity to be "waived immediately" to all... Read More


UN High commissioner urges transparent probe in Khashoggi's disappearance

Geneva, Oct. 17 -- In view of the seriousness of the situation Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for diplomatic immunity to be "waived immediately" to all... Read More


US must stay in Afghanistan until peace is achieved: army

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor Tuesday said Pakistan wants US forces to stay in Afghanistan until complete peace is achieved in... Read More


Zia submits evidence in Flagship reference against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 17 -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) key witness Wajid Zia Tuesday submitted documents gathered by the Panamagate joint investigation team (JIT) as evidence in the Flagship Inves... Read More


Pak dealings with Yemen and Syrian crises

Pakistan, Oct. 17 -- There has been a sharp criticism of the US policy on Syria and Yemen largely described as "a policy of inaction and disengagement". In the Middle East context, the Syrian crisis, ... Read More


US reaffirms support for Iraqi persecuted minorities

Washington D.C., Oct. 17 -- United States Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met Iraqi religious leaders to reaffirm the US' commitment to assisting religious minorities, including Yazidis and... Read More


Khashoggi disappearance: UN High Commissioner asks Saudi Arabia to reveal details

Geneva, Oct. 17 -- United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday urged the governments of Saudi Arabia and Turkey to reveal the details of the disappearance and possib... Read More


Govt urged to initiate drought resistant plantation in Thar

KARACHI, Oct. 17 -- 'Consecutive droughts, climate change, shortage of water, mismanagement of local natural resources, population growth, dependence on rain-fed agriculture, less importance given to ... Read More


Sasitharan to form new political party

Sri Lanka, Oct. 17 -- She participated in the UN Human Rights Council session and levelled allegations against the Sri Lankan government for commiting war crimes during the final stages of the war. Th... Read More