• Saudi Crown Prince: Consider me the ambassador of Pakistan
Saudi Crown Prince: Consider me the ambassador of Pakistan

A CEO summit will help improve trade and investment ties, while a number of memorandums of understanding worth $20 billion in energy and other sectors have already been signed. He also thanked the crown prince for the financial support the Kingdom extended recently to Pakistan. Prince Mohammed arrived in Pakistan on Sunday at the beginning of an ...

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  • India withdraws security of Kashmiri leaders after Pulwama attack
India withdraws security of Kashmiri leaders after Pulwama attack

Police said they recovered the bodies of two militants from the debris. Since the video surfaced on social media on Saturday, at least half a dozen Kashmiri students have been shifted to the hostel of a university campus in Ambala. "He left New Delhi this morning", Dr Faisal added. Islamabad denies the charge, saying it only provides diplomatic...

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  • China defends Huawei from USA security fears
China defends Huawei from USA security fears

MUNICH , Feb 16 - US Vice President Mike Pence pressed European countries on Saturday to withdraw from a nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, and urged them to be wary of using telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei .

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  • Dozen ministers could quit over 'no-deal' Brexit: Grieve
Dozen ministers could quit over 'no-deal' Brexit: Grieve

Her defeat represented another serious blow to the Prime Minister as she struggles to reach a deal with Brussels that can command the support of the Commons. "Chuka Umunna, who said he voted with the Scottish Nationalists because he wants the United Kingdom to avoid "falling off the cliff" in a no-deal scenario and "to give the issue back to the ...

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  • Saudi Crown Prince Arrives In Pakistan To Kick Off Asia Tour
Saudi Crown Prince Arrives In Pakistan To Kick Off Asia Tour

Pakistan's Foreign Office and Saudi Arabia's government did not respond to a Reuters request for comment. Bin Salman's tour to the region comes at the time of increasing pressure against the kingdom over the humanitarian crisis, which is caused by Saudi's four-year war on Yemen and the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in th...

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  • Cardinal O’Malley Calls For Accountability As McCarrick Is Defrocked
Cardinal O’Malley Calls For Accountability As McCarrick Is Defrocked

June 20 - The Archdiocese of NY announces that an allegation of sexual abuse by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found to be " credible and substantiated ". "Leadership in the church must enforce accountability for cardinals and bishops ... if we hope to have the opportunity to engage the laity in the work of tangible change in the church",...

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  • Nigeria counts cost of postponed presidential election
Nigeria counts cost of postponed presidential election

Just over 84 million people had been registered to vote at almost 120,000 polling units across the country on Saturday, and at governorship and state assembly elections on March 2. The two main groups, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP), both condemned the move and accused each other of trying to ma...

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  • Bill Gates says China a major contributor to global progress
Bill Gates says China a major contributor to global progress

But Bill Gates thinks there's a " misfocus " on how the United States government taxes the wealthiest residents, he said during a recent podcast interview with The Verge's Nilay Patel. Instead, he said, lawmakers should focus on things like the estate tax, taxes on capital and Social Security. Gates, who held the title of the richest man o...

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  • Senate confirms William Barr as AG
Senate confirms William Barr as AG

Once he's sworn in, Barr will take Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's place in supervising Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation. William Barr was officially confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as President Trump's new Attorney General Thursday; gaining the support of three Democratic Senators.

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  • Iran's Missile Launch Failures Likely Linked To U.S. Sabotage, Report Says
Iran's Missile Launch Failures Likely Linked To U.S. Sabotage, Report Says

The resulting frustration led to protest rallies across the country a year ago. Iranians carried cardboard cutouts of dogs. The Iranian people "will not stop saying " Death to America " as long as the USA acts malicious" toward Iran , Khamenei said , referring to Trump's State of the Union address in which the American president, among other ...

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  • Amit Shah draws brickbats for holding political meeting despite Pulwama terror attack
Amit Shah draws brickbats for holding political meeting despite Pulwama terror attack

The terrorists indiscriminately fired at the convoy after the blast. Unconfirmed photos showed the charred remains of at least one vehicle littered across the highway, alongside blue military buses as black smoke billowed upwards. Rajnath Singh will go to Srinagar tomorrow. The Ministry is closely monitoring the situation. "Sad and pained t...

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  • Trump Calls for Resignation of Antisemitic Congresswoman
Trump Calls for Resignation of Antisemitic Congresswoman

Omar , the newly elected Democrat representative for Minnesota, has been forced to apologize for tweets she sent out Sunday criticizing California GOP representative Kevin McCarthy , who said he would seek to sanction her and the representative for Michigan, Rashida Tlaib , over alleged anti-Semitism .

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  • US government funding bill passes Congress, ready for Trump's signature
US government funding bill passes Congress, ready for Trump's signature

For President Trump's impending national emergency, Ferguson says his legal team "has been reviewing this issue for some time ". The legislation would provide more than $US300 billion to fund the Department of Homeland Security and a range of other agencies through September 30.

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  • Viral-video teen arrested for hurling chairs off Toronto tower’s 45th floor
Viral-video teen arrested for hurling chairs off Toronto tower’s 45th floor

The video, which police believe was taken Saturday around 10 am, was found by police on Sunday. Police said other items were tossed off the balcony as well. "(She had) no regard for anybody that might be passing underneath", Const. David Hopkinson said, adding that the area is often filled with tourists and pedestrians.

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  • London teenager who joined Islamic State wants to 'come home'
London teenager who joined Islamic State wants to 'come home'

She said her two previous children had died in the past three months - a daughter, Sarayah, became ill, and a son, Jerah, whose death was linked to malnutrition. "In the end, I just could not endure any more", she said. "It just came out of nowhere, it was so hard". I know what everyone at home thinks of me as I have read all that was written about...

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  • Authorities In 'Race Against Time' To Check 1,000 Asylum Seekers
Authorities In 'Race Against Time' To Check 1,000 Asylum Seekers

Labor says Scott Morrison is talking down Australia's border protection regime by deliberately misrepresenting the new medivac laws, which will make it easier for refugees on Manus and Nauru to be transferred to Australia for medical treatment.

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  • Woman in Toronto chair-hurling video turns herself in
Woman in Toronto chair-hurling video turns herself in

Police have said the woman is wanted for a mischief investigation, but Hopkinson declined to say which charges she could be facing. She appeared in a Toronto courtroom in the afternoon where she was granted bail, set at $2,000, and released.

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  • Astronaut Mark Kelly announces bid for U.S. Senate
Astronaut Mark Kelly announces bid for U.S. Senate

Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) in 2018. In his campaign video , Kelly identified health care costs, climate change and the economy as pressing issues facing Arizona . Grant Woods became a Democrat and was exploring a run but last week announced he would stay out of the race. Bill Nelson, who flew on the final shuttle mission before the Challenger ac...

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  • British Defense Chief Urges Bolstering Military Post-Brexit, Warns Russia Of 'Costs'
British Defense Chief Urges Bolstering Military Post-Brexit, Warns Russia Of 'Costs'

The Conservative minister will say that Britain must be prepared to take military action against countries that "flout global law" or risk being seen as a "paper tiger". He will also confirm plans for new British bases in the Caribbean and Asia-Pacific. "And action, on occasion, that may lead us to have to intervene alone, " he said.

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  • At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing
At least 20 Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing

The force said on Wednesday a suicide bomber driving a vehicle laden with explosives had attacked a bus transporting members of the Guards in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan. "They used the leverage they have with various countries in order to attract more people to this conference". It came on the same day that a conference convened by the U....

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