Pakistan seizing control of ‘JeM HQ’ fabricated reports

Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday called Indian media reports of the Pakistan government taking administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) “fabricated”, claiming that the facility... Read more »

Venezuela completely closes border with Colombia

Caracas, Feb 23 (IANS) The Venezuelan government has completely closed its border with Colombia in the face of alleged threats to its sovereignty from the neighbouring country, from where the opposition plans to... Read more »

India, Pakistan facing ‘very dangerous situation’

Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that there is a “very dangerous situation” between India and Pakistan following the Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF... Read more »

US Indian community holds anti-terror protests at Pakistani, Chinese consulates

By Arul Louis New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Members of the Indian community have held protests outside the Pakistani consulates in New York and Chicago to condemn the February 14 Pulwama attack that... Read more »

Almost 7 mn face hunger in South Sudan: UN

Rome, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) Nearly 7 million people in South Sudan could face acute food shortages between May-July — the height of the lean season — three UN agencies warned on Friday, urging... Read more »

Trump picks US Ambassador to Canada for UN

Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump announced that he will nominate Kelly Knight Craft, the country’s incumbent Ambassador to Canada and a major Republican donor, to be Washington’s Ambassador to the... Read more »

Thousands evacuate last IS bastion in Syria

(IANS) Thousands of people evacuated the Islamic State (IS) terror group’s last bastion in Syria in vehicles escorted by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Adnan Afrin, military comander of the SDF,... Read more »

Trump meets Chinese Vice Premier, extends trade talks

(IANS) US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He expressed optimism that the two countries would reach a trade agreement and defuse a dispute between the world’s two largest economies,... Read more »

Pakistan Army warns India of ‘surprise response’ if war imposed

Rawalpindi, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan’s Army on Friday accused India of sending war threats and warned of a “surprise response” if New Delhi initiated any aggression amid heightened tensions between the two neighbours... Read more »

China plays down UNSC reference on JeM

Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) China on Friday downplayed the statement issued by the UN Security Council naming the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) in the Kashmir suicide bombing, saying the “mention doesn’t mean a judgment... Read more »

North Korea warns of food crisis ahead of Trump-Kim meet

United Nations, Feb 22 (IANS) North Korea has warned that it is facing a food shortfall and issued an international appeal for help to combat it as the country has been forced to... Read more »

Hillary Clinton meets Biden over 2020 election

Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met former Vice President Joe Biden to talk about the 2020 presidential election, the media reported. Besides Biden, Clinton also met Democratic... Read more »