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Terrorist attacks in Pakistan continue to decline: report

LONDON -UNS  : The number of people killed in extremist attacks declined for the second successive year in 2016 but more countries were affected, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released Wednesday. Its report, produced by Australia´s Institute for Economics & Peace, found there …

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German economy expands faster in third quarter

BERLIN: The German economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the third quarter, official data showed Thursday, as robust foreign demand kept Europe’s top economy humming. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 0.8 percent between July and September compared with the previous quarter, …

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Corruption,money laundering charges: Nawaz, Maryam,Safdar appear in accountability court

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar appeared in accountability court in National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) references today (Wednesday) in Corruption,money laundering charges . During the hearing headed by Justice Mohammad Bashir, NAB witness Sidra …

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It was already decided to punish me at any cost: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD-UNS – Disqualified Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday has said that it was already decided to punish him at any cost as he appeared in accountability court hearing National Accountability Bureau (NAB) references against him. Talking to media at Judicial Complex, Nawaz Sharif …

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Saad Hariri’s return to Lebanon: A moment of truth

By James M. Dorsey The proof will be in the pudding when Prime Minister Saad Hariri returns home in the coming days to a country in which friend and foe have rallied around him and he clarifies whether he intends to follow through on his …

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NA summoned to meet on Nov.16 at 4pm

ISLAMABAD -UNS: The President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has been pleased to summon the Session of the National Assembly on Thursday, 16th November, 2017 at 4: p.m. in the Parliament House, Islamabad. The President has summoned the National Assembly Session in exercise of …

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UNHCR hails Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees

KABUL-UNS: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Pakistan is hosting the largest number of refugees and 1.45 million of them hail from Afghanistan. A UNHCR report said that Pakistan unconditionally hosted millions of refugees and provided best possible facilities to them. The report said …

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Four chidren killed in California school shooting

LOS ANGELES-UNS : At least four people were killed and nearly a dozen people were wounded, including three young children, when a shooting broke out Tuesday at a school in rural northern California. Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told the KCRA news network that the assailant …

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US Senate committee questions Trump nuclear authority

For the first time in over 40 years, Congress is examining a US president’s authority to launch a nuclear attack. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing is titled Authority to Order the Use of Nuclear Weapons. The panel’s Republican chairman accused President Trump last month …

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No power can undo Pakistan: COAS

MANGLA -UNS: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa remarked that Pakistan has come a long way in responding to challenges and the country is bound to rise while interacting with Mangla Corps troops on Tuesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar …

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