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Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UNGA session

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. She will hold a high level meeting...

Saudi Arabia says ‘still looking into’ 2015 Hajj tragedy

Saudi Arabia says it is still reviewing the deaths of thousands of people nine months after a deadly crush during Hajj near the holy...

Afghan conflict to intensify in 2018

Fighting in Afghanistan has escalated with US and Afghan officials tipping 2018 to be a "game- changer" as relentless airstrikes pummel Islamist militant groups...

Security high in Pakistan”s Swat but Malala visit uncertain

A Pakistani women's activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban shot her in 2012, is...

Pakistan rejects allegations of involvement in Dhaka attack

​ ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Monday strongly rejected Indian media reports alleging Pakistan's involvement in the recent Dhaka attack in which 20...

Iran gives ‘Muslim scientist prize’ to Turkish-French, Iranian

Iran has awarded its biannual USD 500,000 Mustafa Prize to two computer science experts, an Iranian and a Turkish-French national. The science and technology award,...

Muslims in Southeast Asia mark end of Ramadan

Millions of people across Southeast Asia on Sunday celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.   Leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei joined...

Pakistan observes ”Kashmir Solidarity Day”, calls for end to atrocities

Pakistan is observing 'Kashmir solidarity day' today as a mark of solidarity with the people of Kashmir in their movement for self-determination," reported Radio...

Blasts shake Damascus as US and allies launch Syria strikes

The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of pre-dawn strikes against Syria's regime today in response to a suspected chemical weapons...

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on forces

A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul today, the defence ministry said, as militants step...

BBC apologises for ”blasphemy” tweet

BBC Asia has apologised after it posted the question "what is the right punishment for blasphemy?" on its Asian Network Twitter account, a media...

Largest known prime number discovered

An amateur scientist has discovered the largest known prime number, calculated by multiplying 77,232,917 twos, and then subtracting one. On December 26 last year, Jonathan...

Iran possesses non-nuclear 10-tonne bomb: Commander

Iran possesses domestically-made 10-tonne non-nuclear bombs, a senior Commander announced on Saturday.   "Following a proposal by the Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps...

Man wrongly imprisoned for 27 years; Court orders to pay him $16.65 Million

The government of Washington, D.C., has agreed to pay $16.65 million to a man who was wrongly imprisoned for 27 years. The pronouncement was...

Musharraf likely to return to Pakistan next month

Pakistan's former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who has to appear before a special Pakistani court in a high treason case, is likely to...

MODI’S BALOCHISTAN REMARKS PROVES RAW’S INVOLVEMENT IN FOMENTING TERRORISM: SARTAJ

​Islamabad: Advisor to Prime Minister of Pakistan on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz says India must know that the core issue of Kashmir cannot be...

New test can predict death risk in breast cancer patients

A molecular test can pinpoint which patients are at low risk of death from breast cancer even 20 years after diagnosis and tumour removal,...

Pak says ready for mediation between Afghan govt and Taliban

Pakistan today said it was ready for mediation between the Afghan government and the Taliban as it extended support to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's...

UN chief deplores failure to implement UN resolution on Syria

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday deplored the failure to implement a Security Council resolution that demands cease-fire in Syria. Reporting to the Security Council...

Forceps, vacuum deliveries more traumatic than C-sections: Study

Deliveries with forceps and vacuum may cause greater trauma to mothers and babies as compared to cesarean section births, a new study has found. Researchers...

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