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UNGA | Swaraj reaches New York; UNSC seat, counter-terrorism, climate change on agenda

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached United States in the wee hours of Monday morning (IST) to attend United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

Sep 18, 2017 09:17 AM

UNGA 2017: Sushma Swaraj to hold trilateral talks with US' Rex Tillerson and Japan's Taro Kono

US President Donald Trump will host and chair a high level meeting on UN reforms which will also be attended by Ms Swaraj.

Sep 18, 2017 08:31 AM

Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz wins Lahore by-election

The Election Commission spokesperson said that Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom bagged 59,413 votes defeating Rashid with a margin of more than 13,000 votes.

Sep 18, 2017 03:18 AM

No change in US position on Paris agreement: White House

The White House on Sunday insisted that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate accord unless it can re-enter on more favourable terms, denying reports that Washington was softening its stance on...

Sep 17, 2017 10:59 PM

British Airways flight evacuated in Paris after bomb threat

A London-bound British Airways flight was grounded and evacuated at Paris’s Charles De Gaulle Airport on Sunday after a bomb scare. A 50-year-old woman has been taken into custody allegedly for...

Sep 17, 2017 09:59 PM

Pakistan: Five security personnel killed in blast near Afghanistan border

Five security personnel were killed after a remote-controlled bomb went off at a roadside at Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region sharing borders with Afghanistan on Sunday.

Sep 17, 2017 07:04 PM

Lahore’s NA-120 bypolls litmus test for Sharif, voting today

Pakistani nationals are voting for the parliamentary seat NA-120 in Lahore, where ailing wife of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is contesting on Tuesday.

Sep 17, 2017 06:42 PM

Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar brought to justice: India’s envoy to United Nations

Hoping that the UN would soon designate Masood Azhar as a terrorist, a top Indian diplomat has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader is brought to...

Sep 17, 2017 05:48 PM

Police arrest second man in London tube bomb attack

Thirty people are known to have been injured during the attack in which an improvised explosive device was detonated on a Tube train at Parsons Green underground station at around 08:20hrs local time...

Sep 17, 2017 05:04 PM

North Korea launches intermediate range missile over Japan; UNSC condemns

North Korea on Thursday fired an intermediate range missile over Japan. The missile was launched from Pyongyang. It was latest outrageous action carried out by North Korea after an underground...

Sep 17, 2017 04:39 PM

Typhoon Talim hits Japan: Hundreds of flights grounded, train services halted

A powerful typhoon ripped into southern Japan on Sunday, dumping torrential rain, grounding hundreds of domestic flights and halting train services.

Sep 17, 2017 02:40 PM

London Tube terror attack: Police arrest second suspect

In yet another noteworthy development, police has arrested another man responsible for the terror attack on a packed London Tube train, which injured 30 people.

Sep 17, 2017 02:08 PM