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Putin insulted by US election meddling claim: Trump

President Vladimir Putin feels insulted by allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election, Donald Trump has said after meeting him briefly at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam. “He said he absolutely did not meddle in our election,” the US leader said. Mr Trump, …

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Delimitation issue to discuss in Parliamentary leaders meeting today

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Parliamentary leaders in the National Assembly will meet again today in an effort to arrive at consensus on the issue of delimitation of constituencies. Earlier, they held a consultative meeting in Islamabad under the chairmanship of Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq …

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US calls for UN action against Iran over Yemen missiles

UNITED NATIONS: The United States accused Iran on Tuesday of supplying Yemen’s Houthi rebels with a missile that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July and called for the United Nations to hold Tehran accountable for violating two UN Security Council resolutions. US Ambassador to …

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Over 26 killed in shooting at US church

A black-clad gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a small-town Texas church during Sunday morning services, killing over 26 people and wounding 20 in the latest mass shooting to shock the United States. Authorities did not identify the gunman, saying only that …

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US soldier killed in Afghanistan lifts death toll to 12 this year

KABUL: A US soldier has died in Afghanistan, foreign forces said, taking the number of American fighters killed in action in the country this year to 12. The unidentified soldier “died as a result of wounds sustained during operations” on Saturday afternoon in Logar province, …

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Panama Papers-style leak coming soon: ICIJ

ISLAMABAD -UNS: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is bracing itself for what may be another Panama Papers-style leak. The disclosures involving corruption and tax evasion scandals are likely. “Are you ready for our next project? Make sure you’ve signed up to get our news …

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China disputes Trump claim it produces most US-bound fentanyl

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese authorities on Friday disputed US President Donald Trump s claim that most of the drug fentanyl, which is blamed for thousands of American deaths, was made in China, reports said days before his visit. Last week, Trump declared the US opioid …

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Trump to get ‘State visit-plus’ experience in China

BEIJING: The “State visit-plus” experience for US President Donald Trump’s first State visit to China next month shows China’s sincerity in laying down a long-term development plan for Sino-US ties through more effective and flexible diplomacy, observers said. Influential Global Times, in its analysis Tuesday …

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Eight killed in New York truck attack

NEW YORK: A pickup driver killed eight people in New York on Tuesday, mowing down cyclists and pedestrians before striking a school bus, in the city’s first deadly attack blamed on terror since September 11, 2001. Eleven others were seriously hurt when the truck driver …

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US recognises Taliban as political force not ready to engage Haqqani network: Asif

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that US recognized Afghan taliban as political force but want to action against Haqqni Network. He  assured the Upper House that Pakistan would never compromise on national sovereignty and dignity and future …

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