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Time for world to give more respect to Pakistan: Shaw

INP LONDON A retired British Army officer Major-General (retired) Jonathan David Shaw lauding ‘Bajwa doctrine‘ said that “now is not the time to ask for more from...

EU calls for Afghanistan cease-fire

News Desk KABUL European Union officials called Sunday for a cease-fire in Afghanistan, saying the breakdown in talks between the US and the Taliban presented an...

Dam failure kills at least 11 at Siberian gold mine

More than a dozen gold miners are still missing Monitoring desk MOSCOW A dam failure at a gold mine killed at least 11 miners early on Saturday in Siberia, about 160 km...

UK lawmakers vote to delay final Brexit decision again

MOnitoring desk LONDON In a major blow to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, UK lawmakers voted Saturday to postpone a decision on whether to back his Brexit deal...

Anti-Brexit activists march to parliament as MPs debate deal

Monitoring desk LONDON Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters from across Britain wielding banners, placards and flags converged on parliament on Saturday, as MPs...

Nearly 200 injured in police clashes with Catalan separatists

Monitoring desk BARCELONA Nearly 200 people were hurt in another night of violent clashes in Catalonia, authorities said Saturday, after radical separatists hurled rocks...

Hong Kong’s leader backs police use of force as protesters plan ‘illegal’ march

ONLINE HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam took to the airwaves on Saturday to back the use of force by police ahead of a major anti-government march planned this...

Sanders set for ‘vigorous’ campaign return after heart scare

Monitoring desk NEW YORK Bernie Sanders isn’t going anywhere. Less than three weeks after suffering a heart attack, the Democratic presidential contender is beginning...

South Sudan opposition leader returns to meet with president

Monitoring desk JUBA South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar returned to the country Saturday to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline...

Turkey, Kurds trade accusations even as Syria truce takes hold

Monitoring desk RAS AL-AIN, Syria Turkish and Kurdish leaders accused each other of violating a US-brokered truce in northeastern Syria even as it appeared to be taking...