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US urges Pakistan to ‘take action’ against Kabul attackers

NEW YORK-UNS- In the wake of last week’s attack on a landmark hotel in Kabul carried out by the Taliban, the White House on Monday called on Islamabad to take action against the militant group’s leaders. At least 30 people were killed when Taliban militants …

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Sialvi warns to shut Punjab if Sharia not imposed in seven days

LAHORE  – Cleric Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi has warned Government of Punjab on Saturday to impose sharia law within a period of seven days lest the religious groups would shut down the entire province. Sialvi, who is leading a sit-in protest of thousands of people outside …

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Trump,Xi discuss trade, Korean Peninsula

BEIJING -Xinhua- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, on Tuesday discussed bilateral trade and the situation on the Korean Peninsula by phone. The phone call came amid strengthening of efforts to keep China-U.S. trade relations right on track and at a …

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White House denies Trump N. Korea quote

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The White House on Saturday denied and corrected a quote attributed to President Donald Trump that suggested he had good contacts with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. “I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-Un,” Trump was quoted as telling …

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US cannot afford to walk away from Pakistan: NYT

NEW YORK -UNS: With the US latest move to suspend roughly $2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan until it acts against the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network, a leading American newspaper warned that US President Donald Trump cannot afford to walk away from Pakistan. …

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Niagara Falls: Here’s how the site looks like when frozen

NEW YORK -UNS: When even the heartiest souls in Western New York hear a weather forecast for unseasonably cold, arctic air, they head straight indoors and sit by a fire. When I see the near-record low temperatures on New Year’s Day hovering around -13°C, however, …

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US considers withholding $255m aid to Pakistan: report

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The United States (US) is considering to withhold the aid worth USD 225 million to Pakistan over not giving access to the arrested abductors in the rescue operation of Canadian-American family, New York Times report claimed on Friday. The Pakistan Army had …

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Missile test : UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

NEW YORK: The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad. The U.N. resolution seeks to …

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U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea over missile test

NEW YORK: The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile test, seeking to limit its access to refined petroleum products and crude oil and its earnings from workers abroad. The U.N. resolution seeks to …

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US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem decision

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel s capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure. The veto cast by US Ambassador Nikki Haley …

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