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US quits Paris climate pact

WASHINGTON -UNS/BBC – President Donald Trump has announced that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. He said moves to negotiate a new “fair” deal that would not disadvantage US businesses and workers would begin. Mr Trump said during last year’s presidential …

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Germany,China agree to speed up talks on China-EU investment agreement

BERLIN -Xinhua/UNS- China and Germany have agreed to speed up negotiations on a China-EU investment agreement so as to further enrich the two countries’ cooperation. Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel, made the announcement on Thursday during a joint press …

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Energy projects under CPEC will be completed by 2019:China

BEIJING: China has said that most of the early harvest energy projects being built under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in Pakistan will be completed before 2019. Addressing a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua Chunying said that eleven out …

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Chinese PM arrives in Germany to upgrade bilateral cooperation

BERLIN -UNS/Xinhua- Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrived here Wednesday for an official visit to Germany. Li will join German chancellor Angela Merkel for an annual meeting between the two heads of government, a mechanism that has been in place since 2004. Upon arrival, Li …

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Over 90 killed,400 injured in massive Kabul truck bombing

KABUL (AFP) – Over 90 people were killed and 400 hundreds wounded Wednesday when a massive truck bomb ripped through Kabul’s diplomatic quarter, bringing carnage to the streets of the Afghan capital and shattering windows hundreds of metres away. Bodies littered the scene and a …

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Putin,Saudi Crown Prince discusses cooperation on oil,Syrian conflict

MOSCOW -UNS: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday discussed cooperation on oil and the conflict in Syria with powerful Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a meeting in the Kremlin. Oil producers within and outside the OPEC cartel last week agreed to extend …

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Deepened China-Europe relations benefit the world

BEIJING-Xinhua/UNS Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s upcoming visit to Germany and Belgium will enhance diplomatic relations with the two countries, and further benefit Europe and the world. Li’s visit is among the increased high-level exchanges between China and Europe in recent years as the two sides …

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Pakistan condemns Indian army chief’s statement over Kashmiri ‘human-shield’

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria has strongly condemned Indian army chief’s statement over ‘human-shields’ in Occupied Kashmir. In a statement given by Zakaria, he observed that human rights watch has branded Indian army chief’s statement a cruel act. He said that a …

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Three BJP leaders charged for criminal conspiracy in Babri mosque demolition case

An Indian court on Tuesday charged a minister and two senior leaders from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party with criminal conspiracy over the destruction of a mosque in 1992 that triggered deadly religious riots. The trio were accused of inciting a Hindu mob to destroy …

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Pakistan calls for steps for better protection of civilians in armed conflict

UNITED NATIONS- UNS : Pakistan has voiced concern that non-combatants continue to be treated as “fair game” by warring parties in conflict zones around the world, and called for firm measures to end attacks on medical facilities and staff engaged in saving lives. “Any attack …

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