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Trump tried to sink: World scrambles to save Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump faced diplomatic isolation on Wednesday as world powers scrambled to save a landmark deal curbing Iran s nuclear program that he has rejected. Trump s decision to withdraw from the accord and reimpose sanctions on the Islamic republic …

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NK frees 3 US detainees ahead of Trump summit

(AFP) – North Korea has freed three American detainees, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, hailing a diplomatic victory ahead of a planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Pyongyang granted the three men “amnesty,” a US official said, and they are now on their way back …

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Dual face : US thwarts Pakistan’s endeavor to slap sanctions on outlawed JuA chief

NEW YORK-UNS – The dual face of U.S. in War on Terror (WoT) was exposed yet again as Trump-administration had thwarted Pakistan’s endeavour aimed at slapping sanctions on notorious terrorist and chief of banned Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) Omar Khalid Khorosani, a terrorist outfit involved in myriad …

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More SPPF’s leaders join PTI: Will boosts PTI in south Punjab

ISLAMABAD-UNS – In a major boost to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) election campaign, all members of Southern Punjab Province Front (SPPF) have decided to join ranks of Imran Khan. Speaking here in Islamabad today, Khusro Bakhtiar stated that they had no other option apart from joining …

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KSA welcomes US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

JEDDAH -UNS : Saudi Arabia welcomed the announcement on Tuesday by President Donald Trump that the United States is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. The government said it also supports the reinstatement of economic sanctions on the Iranian regime, which were suspended under the …

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Trump does not have ‘mental capacity’ to deal with issues: Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump is not fit for his job, the speaker of Iran’s parliament said on Wednesday, in Tehran’s most personal criticism since Trump’s decision to withdraw from a 2015 nuclear pact between Tehran and six world powers. Trump pulled the United States out …

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Corruption in CPEC projects: Cost of coal power projects per MW 40pc higher

BY KHALID MUSTAFA ISLAMABAD: The lowest ever price for one megawatt in the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) for Jamshoro coal power project of 1320MW headed by ADB has exposed the bitter fact how costly Port Qasim and Sahiwal coal power projects under CPEC are, reveals …

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European powers try to save Iran nuclear deal after US exit

European powers say they are committed to the Iran nuclear deal, after President Donald Trump announced the US was withdrawing from the agreement. The UK, France and Germany urged the US not to obstruct its implementation. They said they would work with the other signatories …

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Trump withdraws from Iran’s nuclear deal, defying allies

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a landmark deal curbing Iran’s nuclear program and reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday, defying European pleas and prompting international outcry. Trump poured scorn on the “disastrous” 2015 accord, describing it as an “embarrassment” …

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CJ says will conduct forensic audit of petroleum prices

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A three-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo motunotice case against the undue taxes on petroleum products. “25 percent tax is imposed on the petroleum products. Whenever the prices fell down in international market …

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