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Longest lunar eclipse of the century will occur this week

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Sky gazers should now gear up for the moment that might take a long to occur next –yes, the longest lunar eclipse of the century is about to happen later this week. The eclipse will occur on the night of July 27 into …

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Putin gives World Cup fans visa-free Russia entry all year

MOSCOW -UNS : President Vladimir Putin has said that foreign visitors holding “fan ID” cards for the World Cup could have visa-free entry to Russia for the rest of 2018, news agencies reported. “Foreign supporters who currently have fan IDs will be able to benefit …

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Over 9 pro-regime fighters killed by Israel strike in Syria

BEIRUT (AFP) – At least nine pro-regime fighters died in a suspected Israeli missile strike overnight in northern Syria, a monitor said Monday. Syrian state media had accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province late Sunday, in what would be a rare …

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Over 10 killed in suicide attack on Afghan security forces: officials

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AFP) – A suicide attacker blew himself up near an Afghan security forces vehicle on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, mostly civilians, officials said, in the latest deadly violence to rock the country. The explosion in the eastern city of Jalalabad also …

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Burhan Wani’s martyrdom anniversary today: Kashmir under siege

SRINAGAR -UNS: In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown, marked by curfew and other restrictions, is being observed across the territory to commemorate the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, today (Sunday), reported Kashmir Media Service. Call for the today’s strike and a …

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Curfew, arrests ahead of Burhan Wani’s second martyrdom anniversary

SRINAGAR -UNS – Indian authorities have imposed curfew in Tral town of Pulwama district on Saturday on the eve of the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, to prevent a march towards his native town, tomorrow. Burhan Wani was killed along …

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Ex-navy diver dies on oxygen supply mission in Thailand cave rescue

A former Thai navy diver has died while taking part in efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Petty Officer Saman Gunan lost consciousness on his way out of the Tham Luang cave complex, where he …

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No military solution to decades’ long Afghan conflict: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Foreign Office spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal said on Thursday that Pakistan is committed to peace and security in Afghanistan and fully supports Afghan President’s peace initiatives. Speaking at a weekly briefing in Islamabad, he asserted that there is no military solution to …

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Islamic State says leader’s son died in Syria

BEIRUT (AFP) – Hudhayfah al-Badri, son of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was killed during an attack by the jihadists in the central Syrian province of Homs, the IS propaganda agency Amaq announced Tuesday. Al-Badri was killed in an “operation against the Nussayriyyah …

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Iran president in Europe to rally support for nuclear deal

GENEVA (AFP) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Switzerland on Monday at the start of European trip billed as of “prime importance” after the US pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. The tour, which also includes a stop …

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