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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Thursday termed the statement of Indian Army Chief Dalbir Singh Suhag’s statement as irresponsible and against the realities of South Asia. On first day of assumption his office earlier this month, General Suhag issued a stern warning to Pakistan, saying if the neighboring nation...

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan on Thursday dismissed allegations by Afghan government that the country “supports Afghan Taliban” and it does not “abide by its commitment to fight against terrorism.” Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmad Shakib Mustaghni alleged this week that Pakistan has “increased its presence of both military and advisors among the terrorists...

ISLAMABAD: Prosecutor Akram Sheikh on Thursday submitted his written testimony in the special court hearing high treason case against former president General (R) Pervez Musharraf. According to Akram Sheikh, the record tampering allegations are baseless and ridiculous. He demanded the rejection of defense counsel’s application. The three-member special court headed by...

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly (NA) Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Wednesday offered his resignation to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the sake of resolving prevailing political mess. Replying to a query about challenging his election in Election Tribunal against him by PTI Chairman Imran Khan, he said that his portfolio of Speaker of NA restraint him from leveling counter...

ISLAMABAD: Jamaat Islami chief Sirajul Haq said on Wednesday that the decision to participate in the long march will be made after August10. Sirajul Haq was addressing the media after an hour-long meeting with Imran Khan at his residence in Bani Gala in Islamabad. He said that his effort is to keep Pakistan from becoming a spectacle and to see the country progress. He...

WASHINGTON,:Former US President Jimmy Carter once again is getting way out in front of the US government on the Middle East, co-authoring an op-ed in which he calls for Washington to recognize designated terror group Hamas as a legitimate “political actor” while blasting Israel for its military campaign in the Gaza Strip. The scathing column on Foreign Policy.com...

CAIRO: A temporary ceasefire is holding in the Palestinian Gaza Strip as Egyptian mediators pursue talks with Israeli and Palestinian representatives on a long-lasting end to the war that has devastated the Palestinian territory. Egyptian intelligence officials met in Cairo with a high-level Israeli delegation late on Tuesday, a day after conferring with Palestinians who...

ISLAMABAD Aug 06 (INP): Amidst the heated political climate in the days running up to Imran Khan’s August 14 long march, opposition party leaders on...

ISLAMABAD, AUG 6 (DNA) -: Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has decided in principle to enroll around 1.4 million students of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) as its volunteers, enabling them to work in a state of natural disaster or human tragedy. The decision was made at a meeting held here Wednesday between Dr. Saeed Elahi, chairman PRCS and vice chancellor AIOU...

ISLAMABAD, Aug 6 (INP): Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman, Senate Defence Committee has called for a joint Pakistan-China counter-terror strategy, terming terrorism as a serious issue for both neighbours and terrorists are common enemies of humanity. He made these remarks while chairing a seminar session on Pakistan-China relations which was especially convened...

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