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US will not pay Pakistan military reimbursements this year:Pentagon

The Pentagon will not make the remaining military reimbursements to Pakistan for fiscal year 2016 after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congress Islamabad had not taken sufficient action against the Haqqani network, a U.S. official said on Friday. “The funds could not be released …

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SC opens volume 10 of Panama JIT report

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Supreme Court (SC) has opened volume 10 of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report during the hearing of Panamagate implementation case today (Friday). A three-member SC bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan resumed the hearing of …

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Trump,Putin had another, undisclosed conversation

WASHINGTON -UNS – US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had another, previously undisclosed conversation at this month’s G20, the White House has confirmed. They spoke towards the end of a formal dinner but the White House has not revealed what was discussed. …

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Trump Jr meeting: Russia lobbyist confirms attendance

A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting last year with senior aides to President Donald Trump and his son, it has emerged. Rinat Akhmetshin, now a lobbyist, told AP news agency he was present at the encounter in Trump Tower. Donald Trump Jr was …

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PM Nawaz daughter’s, heir apparent in corruption probe crosshairs

ISLAMABAD –UNS –  A damning judicial report into the family wealth of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif threatens not just his premiership, but has also imperiled the political career of his daughter and heir apparent. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, 43, has in recent years gained greater …

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Trump Jr emails show Russia communication

US President Donald Trump’s son has released an email chain showing he was offered “sensitive” information on Hillary Clinton by a Russian national. Publicist Rob Goldstone tells Donald Trump Jr that there is information that is “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr …

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Govt decides to challenge JIT’s report in SC

ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday rejected the joint investigation team’s (JIT) report in the Panama Papers case and vowed to contest it before the Supreme Court to fulfill the requirements of justice, and expose its contradictions and biased findings. “We reject the JIT report. It …

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‘Thanks Pakistan’, tweets Ronaldinho

KARACHI -UNS : Renowned Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho has thanked football fans in Pakistan for their love and support. He posted a minute long video on his Twitter profile with caption reading “Thanks Karachi! Thanks Pakistan! #RonaldinhoAndFriends In the video we see the Brazilian footballing legend …

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G20 leaders fail to bridge Trump climate chasm

HAMBURG -UNS – Leaders of 19 nations at the G20 summit in Germany have renewed their pledge to implement the Paris deal on climate change, despite the US pulling out. Deadlock over the issue had held up the last day of talks in Hamburg but …

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Trump, risking isolation over climate, arrives for G20

HAMBURG -UNS : US President Donald Trump arrived for a G20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday risking isolation on climate policy and the wrath of anti-capitalist protesters threatening to disrupt the meeting of the world’s leading economic powers. Trump, who paused to wave as he …

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