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Abbas warns US against Jerusalem recognition

The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas warned that American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would jeopardise the White House’s nascent West Asia peace efforts. President Mahmoud Abbas’ comments came amid a diplomatic push by him to rally international support against the possible American move later …

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Rahul files nomination for Congress president

DELHI -UNS- Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday filed his nomination for the party president’s post. A host of senior members of the organisation , including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, were present at the event at the party headquarters …

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China will not close door to global internet:Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to global internet, but cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development. Xi’s comments were read by Huang Kunming, head of the Chinese Communist Party’s publicity department at the …

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China to get extreme toilet makeover to boost tourism

BEIJING-UNS: Thinking about visiting China but worried about how bad the toilets are? You may be relieved, in more than one way, to hear that the country’s leader is on your side, reported CNN. President Xi Jinping, now a bathroom aficionado after frequent visits to …

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Trump hits out at FBI over Russia inquiry

Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI on Sunday, issuing a fresh denial that he asked former director James Comey to drop an investigation into the conduct of one of his top aides, Michael Flynn. In a Twitter tirade, Mr Trump said the FBI’s reputation …

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16th CHG meeting:PM to represents Pakistan in meeting of SCO heads of governments in Sochi

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will participate in the 16th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of Government (CHG) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at Sochi, Russia, from 30 November – 01 December, 2017, on the invitation of Prime Minister …

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Chinese PM leaves for Hungary visit, SCO meeting in Russia

BEIJING – Xinhua — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Sunday morning for an official visit to Hungary and the sixth meeting of heads of government of China-Central and Eastern European Countries in Budapest. Li will also attend the 16th meeting of the Council …

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Narco-trade and terrorism: Pakistan urges Afghanistan to take adequate measures to end poppy culivation

ISLAMABAD :The Afghanistan Government needs to take urgent steps for eradication of poppy cultivation, law enforcement, provision of alternative livelihoods, and public information campaigns to end the production of opium in line with International Drug Conventions. Spokesperson of Foreign Office Muhammad Faisal responding to a …

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New US sanctions on North Korea ships, Chinese traders

WASHINGTON -UNS: The United States on Tuesday unveiled new sanctions targeting North Korean shipping and Chinese traders doing business with Pyongyang, again raising the pressure on the pariah state to abandon its nuclear program. The measures came a day after President Donald Trump declared North …

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Chinese AFM lauds Pak Army’s contributions for peace,stability in region

Chinese assistant Foreign Minister calls on Army Chief RAWALPINDI -UNS: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met with China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou on Tuesday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Matters of mutual interest were …

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