N Korea stages huge parade, holds back on advanced missiles

Pyongyang, September 9: North Korea staged a huge military parade on Sunday to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation but held back its most advanced missiles and devoted nearly half of the parade to civilian efforts to build the…

Obama in campaign mode, back to promoting hope over fear

Anahiem (California), September 9: Former President Barack Obama said on Saturday that November midterm elections would give Americans “a chance to restore some sanity in our politics,” taking another swipe at his successor as he raises his profile campaigning for…

Boris Johnson under fire over personal life, latest Brexit jibe

ondon, September 9: Britain’s former foreign secretary Boris Johnson Sunday came under fire from different sides of his Conservative party in the wake of a controversial dossier on his personal life and his fresh attack on British Prime Minister Theresa…

Arif Alvi sworn in as Pakistan’s new president

Islamabad, September 9: Arif Alvi was sworn in as the 13th president of Pakistan at a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr in Islamabad on Sunday, a day after outgoing president Mamnoon Hussain’s five-year term ended. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar administered the…

Trump wants to stop subsidies to growing economies like India, China

Chicago, September 8: President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a “developing nation”, to grow faster…

North and South Korea ask UN to circulate peace declaration

United Nations, September 8: North Korea and South Korea asked the United Nations on Friday to circulate a peace declaration their leaders agreed to in April that vows to remove nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula and work toward a…

Duterte blames ‘friend’ Trump for Philippines economic woes

Manila, September 8: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, hurting the image of the populist leader. It was an unexpected claim from the fiery Duterte, a…

Chopper crash in Nepal kills 6, 1 survives

KATHMANDU, September 8: A chopper flying in bad weather crashed in Nepal’s mountains on Saturday, killing six of the seven people on board while one woman miraculously survived. The wreckage of the ill-fated chopper piloted by senior captain Nishchal K…

Pakistan will not fight any other country’s war: PM Imran Khan

Islamabad, September 7: Pakistan will never fight any other country’s war in future, prime minister Imran Khan said Thursday, asserting that he was against the war from the very beginning and his government’s foreign policy will be in the best…

Pakistan to open Kartarpur border crossing with India for Sikh pilgrims, says minister

Islamabad, September 7: Pakistan will soon open the Kartarpur border crossing with India for Sikh pilgrims to visit a historic gurdwara there without visas, the country’s information minister Fawad Chaudhry has said, according to a media report on Friday. Chaudhry…