Sunday , 24 March 2019

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Russia reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal

MOSCOW: Moscow is determined to take all necessary measures to preserve and implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday. Please like & share: Read More »

Imran Khan elected as Pak’s new PM

ISLAMABAD: Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan was elected as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister on Friday after he defeated veteran politician Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided election in the National Assembly. Please like & share: Read More »

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning today over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, media reports said. Please like & share: Read More »

Turkey says will respond if US imposes more sanctions

ISTANBUL: Turkey Friday threatened to respond if Washington levied further sanctions over the detention of an American pastor which has sparked a diplomatic standoff and battered the Turkish currency. Please like & share: Read More »

US military parade ordered by Trump postponed to 2019

Washington: A multimillion-dollar military parade planned by US President Donald Trump through the streets of Washington DC in November has been postponed until 2019, the Department of Defense has announced. Please like & share: Read More »

Nepal Govt under fire for curbing press freedom

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Communist government Friday introduced a new criminal code that makes publishing confidential information, recording audio or taking pictures without permission a jailable offence, triggering concerns among activists and journalists that it could curb press freedom. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump’s war on media draws editorials in nearly 350 US outlets

Washington: In an unprecedented move, nearly 350 media outlets Thursday launched a coordinated campaign decrying US President Donald Trump’s frequent attacks on journalists and his attempt to portray some news organisations as enemies of the American people.  Please like & share: Read More »

Enact appropriate laws to curb terror financing: Asia Pacific Group

Islamabad: An international group monitoring Pakistan’s commitments to the global financial watchdog FATF has highlighted deficiencies in the country’s legal framework and asked Islamabad to make terror financing and money laundering extraditable offences, a media report said Thursday. Please like & share: Read More »