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Putin gives World Cup fans visa-free Russia entry all year

MOSCOW -UNS : President Vladimir Putin has said that foreign visitors holding “fan ID” cards for the World Cup could have visa-free entry to Russia for the rest of 2018, news agencies reported. “Foreign supporters who currently have fan IDs will be able to benefit …

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Burhan Wani’s martyrdom anniversary today: Kashmir under siege

SRINAGAR -UNS: In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown, marked by curfew and other restrictions, is being observed across the territory to commemorate the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, today (Sunday), reported Kashmir Media Service. Call for the today’s strike and a …

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Kashmir – A smoldering paradise

By Mushtaq Ahmed Khan UN role  is very important to resolve the long standing issue of  in Kashmir. The Kashmir issue has four main actors at present, Pakistan, India, China and United Nations Organization (UNO). Pakistan’s stand on Kashmir is based on many principals. . …

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No military solution to decades’ long Afghan conflict: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Foreign Office spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal said on Thursday that Pakistan is committed to peace and security in Afghanistan and fully supports Afghan President’s peace initiatives. Speaking at a weekly briefing in Islamabad, he asserted that there is no military solution to …

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Corruption charges: Ex-Prime Minister Najib arrested by anti-corruption officials

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has been arrested by anti-corruption authorities and is due to be charged on Wednesday. Mr Najib, who has long been plagued by allegations of corruption, has been accused of pocketing $700m (£517m) from state development fund 1MDB. Billions of …

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Over 19 killed including Sikhs, Hindus community people

Grief mixed with anger among Afghanistan’s minority Sikh and Hindu community on Monday as they prepared for funerals of loved ones, including an election candidate, killed in a suicide attack. At least 19 people were killed and 21 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan reach ‘unique deal’ on peace :Ghani

President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani has said an agreement has been made with Pakistan, in writing, to combat terrorism, reported Tolo News. Addressing an event in Kabul, the president announced that achievements had been made with Pakistan on finding a solution to the Taliban problem …

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Rape of seven-year-old girl sparks angry protests in India

MUMBAI: Thousands of people took to the streets in central India this week demanding the death penalty for assailants who raped a seven-year-old girl lured away from school as she waited to be picked up by her parents. Two men have been arrested for the …

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Russia,US agree to Putin-Trump summit

MOSCOW -AFP/UNS – Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to hold a summit with Donald Trump in a third country at talks on Wednesday with the US leader s hawkish national security advisor, voicing hope for an easing of tensions between the two nations. Adviser John …

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UN Report on Kashmir: Reassuring Development

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (UNHCHR) has issued its “Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir.” The report contains graphic documentation of human rights violations being committed by the Indian military and paramilitary forces in Indian …

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