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OBOR to connect world with economic integration: President XI

BEIJING -UNS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to address the Leaders’ Round table Conference in the Belt and Road Forum began in Beijing this morning. On the second and concluding day of the conference, the global leaders are discussing policy and roadmap regarding ‘One Belt-One …

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OBOR road of prosperity: Chinese president inaugurates Belt and Road forum

BEIJING-UNS/Xinhua- The Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on Sunday.In his opening speech he said the Belt and Road should be built into a road of peace, prosperity, opening up, innovation and connecting different civilizations. He proposed the …

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North Korea’s attendance at Silk Road summit:U.S. complains to China

The United States warned China on Friday that North Korea’s attendance at a weekend summit on China’s new Silk Road could affect the participation of other countries, casting a shadow over what is Beijing’s biggest diplomatic event of 2017. Two sources with knowledge of the …

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Fast-moving cyberattacks wreak havoc worldwide

NEW YORK: A fast-moving wave of cyberattacks swept the globe Friday, apparently exploiting a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency. The attacks — which experts said affected dozens of countries — used a technique known as ransomware that locks users’ …

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‘Pakistan doesn’t accept ICJ’s jurisdiction in Jadhav’s case’

ISLAMABAD UNS – Attorney General of Pakistan was reportedly briefed on Friday over Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s issue and according to the sources, Pakistan is to deny jurisdiction of International Court of Justice (ICJ) to over cases that have Pakistan’s national stability at stake. According …

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Turkey detains dozens of former bourse staff over Gulen links: media

ISTANBUL: Turkish police detained 53 former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange on Friday over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating last July’s attempted coup, Haberturk newspaper reported. Prosecutors have ordered the detention of 102 people as part of the investigation, the …

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Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

SYRIA: Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Thursday he had “no doubt” that Turkey and the United States would work out any differences arising from the US decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria. That decision, announced Tuesday, has led to public statements of anger from …

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FBI Director James Comey fired by Trump

WASHINGTON -UNS : U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign’s possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome. The Republican president said he …

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South Korean liberal claims presidency win

Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in has claimed victory in South Korea’s presidential election. Mr Moon favours greater dialogue with North Korea, in a change to current South Korean policy. “I will be president for all South Koreans,” he told cheering supporters in Gwanghwamun Square in the …

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Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

PARIS-UNS – Emmanuel Macron took his first steps as France’s president-elect on Monday but faces a tough task establishing a team that can govern effectively.His party has announced it is changing name from En Marche to La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move). It …

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