October 20, 2017 12:41 AM

    Myanmar army responsible for Rohingya crisis: US

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today the United States holds Myanmar's military leadership "accountable" for the Rohingya refugee crisis, drawing a distinction with Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government.

    October 20, 2017 12:41 AM

    Pak anti-graft court indicts Sharif, his daughter, son-in law

    Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were indicted today by an anti-graft court in a corruption case related to the Avenfield property in London.

    October 20, 2017 12:41 AM

    43 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

    At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

    October 20, 2017 12:41 AM

    Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended for 30 days

    Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest was today extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan's Punjab province.

    October 19, 2017 3:44 PM

    Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomy

    Spain will start suspending Catalonia's autonomy on Saturday, after its leader threatened to declare independence, the government announced on Thursday.

    October 19, 2017 2:04 PM

    Former Pakistan PM Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

    A court on Thursday indicted ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain Mohammad Safdar in a corruption reference pertaining to the London properties owned by the family.

    October 19, 2017 1:50 PM

    Rohingya issue a real test for Myanmar: Tillerson

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that he holds the military leadership in Myanmar responsible for the current refugee crisis affecting the country's Rohingya Muslims.

    October 19, 2017 1:48 PM

    43 soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

    At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.

    October 19, 2017 12:06 PM

    NAB team in London to probe Sharifs' properties

    A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team is in London to record statements of important witnesses and collect evidence of properties belonging to ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family, a media report said.

    October 19, 2017 11:46 AM

    US Vice Prez thanks Pak PM Abbasi for release of hostages

    US Vice President Mike Pence has thanked Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his government's effort in recovering American and Canadian hostages who were held captive by the Haqqani Taliban Network in the tribal areas of Pakistan, the White House said.

    October 19, 2017 11:44 AM

    Khamenei threatens to shred nuclear deal if US quits

    The Iranian supreme leader on Wednesday warned that his country would shred its multinational nuclear deal should the US decide to quit and criticized Europe's weak defence of the landmark agreement.