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Two dead, including young girl, in shelling in Indian-occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: India and Pakistan exchanged fire on Monday across the border in Indian-occupied Kashmir, officials said, killing a young girl and a soldier in just the latest bloodshed in the restive mountainous region. A five-year-old girl died after a mortar bomb landed near her home in Poonch, a district on …

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China to continue assisting in economic, social development of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: China on Thursday said that it will “continue to provide assistance for economic and social development in Pakistan through trade, investment, and all-around practical cooperation,” Radio Pakistan reported. While addressing a weekly briefing, Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Lu Kang said, “China and Pakistan are all-weather friends and strategic cooperative …

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Trump Wants To Meet New Leadership In Pakistan

Islamabad: US President Donald Trump has expressed his wish to meet the new leadership in Pakistan. The US president, while addressing a cabinet meeting, said, “I look forward to meeting with the folks from — and the new leadership in Pakistan, we’ll be doing that in the not-too-distant future.” Trump’s …

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Sudanese opposition calls for international condemnation of violence at protests

KHARTOUM: The opposition alliance, Sudan Call, has urged the international community to stand in solidarity with the Sudanese people in their pursuit for democracy and condemn the violent repression of peaceful protests. The government acknowledged the death of 19 people during the nationwide peaceful protests s while Amnesty International reported …

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Lecture on trade between Mauritius and Pakistan

Islamabad : Preston University (PU) and the Society of Global Civilisations (SGC) jointly organised a talk on ‘Trade and Tourism between Mauritius and Pakistan’. The referenced event was held at Preston University, says a press release. The High Commissioner of Mauritius to Pakistan, Rashidally Soobadar was the chief guest and …

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Malaysian PM Mahatir Mohammad to arrive in Pakistan with good news on economic front

ISLAMABAD: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad will arrive on a state visit to Pakistan on March 23, it has been revealed. As per the media report, Malaysian PM has confirmed his visit to Pakistan. According to a statement issued from the government has said that Mahathir Mohammad will leave for …

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Indonesian tsunami volcano lost two-thirds of its height

JAKARTA: The Indonesian volcano which caused a tsunami that killed more than 400 people last week lost more than two-thirds of its height following the eruption which triggered the killer waves. A section of Anak Krakatoa’s crater collapsed after an eruption and slid into the ocean, generating the tsunami last …

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Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of vote

DHAKA (AFP): Bangladesh toughened security Saturday for an election expected to see Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina win a record fourth term but dominated by opposition claims that they have been shackled by a government clampdown. Authorities have deployed around 600,000 police, army and other security forces ahead of Sunday’s vote, …

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