After 72-hour shutdown, flight operations resume at Lahore Airport: Report

LAHORE, March 3: Flight operations resumed at Lahore airport on Sunday after being suspended for over 72 hours as Pakistan’s airspace was closed in the wake of escalating tensions with India. Pakistan on Wednesday closed its airspace for commercial flights…

US seeks information on potential misuse of F-16 by Pakistan

Washington, March 2: The US is seeking more information on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by Pakistan against India in violation of the end-user agreement, the State Department has said. The Indian Air Force on Thursday displayed…

UNSC blacklists Osama bin Laden’s son

United Nations, March 2: The UN Security Council has designated Hamza bin Laden, the son of slain Al Qaida chief Osama bin Laden, under its sanctions list, subjecting him to a travel ban, assets freeze and an arms embargo as…

‘Unwell’ Jaish chief Masood Azhar undergoes dialysis in Pakistan Army hospital

New Delhi, March 2: Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials said on Saturday.…

Masood Azhar in Pak, admits Mahmood Qureshi, says India must give unalienable proof for his arrest

New Delhi, March 1: A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced to release captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Abhinandan Varthaman on Friday, Islamabad Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi confirmed that Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar was in Pakistan…

China tells India, Pakistan to resolve political issues to eradicate terror

Beijing, March 1: China on Friday said the only way to “eradicate breeding grounds of terrorism and extremism” from the world is to politically resolve current hotspot issues and promoting development for all. Promoting prosperity for all countries would put…

84 die fleeing Islamic State in Deir al-Zor in east Syria: UN

GENEVA, February 1: At least 84 people, two-thirds of them young children, have died since December on their way to al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria after fleeing Islamic State in the Deir al-Zor region, the United Nations said on Friday.…

Bangladesh tells UN it will no longer take in Myanmar refugees

United Nations, March 1: Bangladesh told the UN Security Council on Thursday that it will no longer be able to take in refugees from Myanmar. Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque told a council meeting that the crisis over the repatriation of…

US, UK, France move UNSC to ban JeM chief Masood Azhar as India-Pak tensions escalate

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 28: The US, the UK and France have moved a fresh proposal in the UN Security Council to designate Pakistan-based terror group JeM’s chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a listing that will subject him to…

Fatima Bhutto seeks release of IAF pilot captured by Pakistan

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 28: Fatima Bhutto, author and granddaughter of former Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, has said the Imran Khan Government should release the Indian Air Force pilot it claims to have captured after an air combat on…