Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Ashraf Ghani says no to CPEC unless Pakistan gives trade access to...

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that his country will not be a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) unless it is given access to Pakistan's Wagah and Attari border. Addressing a gathering...

Saudi Arabia will follow moderate Islam: Prince Mohammad

Crown Prince’s pledge an example for those Muslim countries which support extremism and harbour terrorists; comments observers RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s categorical statement on Tuesday was absolutely an eye-opener and an example...

US seeks India’s help to ‘keep an eye’ on Pakistan

WASHINGTON: US Am­bassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said that India can help the United States in keeping an eye on Pakistan, as Washington cannot tolerate any government that shelters terrorists. In her...

Intense terror threat in Britain; warns MI5 Chief

LONDON: MI5 boss Andrew Parker has warned that Britain faces the most acute and intense threat ever from militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring...

Million-plus illegal immigrants in UK, unlikely to ever be removed

LONDON: More than a million illegal immigrants are unlikely to ever be removed from Britain, MPs have heard. The assessment was issued by a former senior official, who also suggested the Home Office would...

Why Gen Rizwan Akhtar sought premature retirement?

ISLAMABAD: Though, the former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar stated that no comments should be made on his premature retirement from the Army and his present job, the legislators had taken...

New Ukip leader claims Britons feel their culture being ‘buried’ by Islam

LONDON: Ukip’s new leader and former Army officer Henry Bolton has claimed in his first political statement that British people feel their culture is being "buried" by Islam and the "weight of numbers" of...

Pakistan continue to support global efforts to end terrorism: Syed Ibne Abbas

MANCHESTER: Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas has reiterated Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to be part of the global efforts to defeat terrorism which, he said, is now a global challenge. He also appreciated British...

Trump speaks about Muslims similar to Isis rhetoric: Sadiq Khan

LONDON: Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has accused US President Donald Trump of adopting the language of Islamic State and “playing their game” by adopting the terror group’s clash of civilisations rhetoric.  Speaking at...

Police bail boy after six injured in acid attack

LONDON: A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with a noxious substance attack in which six people were injured has been released on bail. Police were called to the area around the Stratford Centre in east...