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October 15, 2018 2:14 PM PM Imran Khan to visit China in first week of November

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will make a three-day official trip to China in the first week of November. The prime minister is scheduled to meet Chinese president and high-level officials. According to Geo, PM Khan is also expected to hold talks on economic and defence cooperation as well as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. During his three

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley quits

WASHINGTON: The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning "to take a little time off," President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she became the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the administration. Trump said he had accepted Haley’s resignation and would name her successor within two or three weeks. She will leave

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM ‘S Arabia allows consulate search over Khashoggi’

ANKARA: Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday. "Saudi authorities said they were open to cooperation and that a search can be conducted at the consulate building," the ministry

October 9, 2018 12:07 PM US Rep on Afghan reconciliation holds talks with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Ambasador Zalmay Khalilzad, Representative of the US Secretary of State on Afghan reconciliation who is on a five-nation peace mission for Afghanistan Tuesday held talks with Pakistan, in a bid to find peace to the war-torn country. Ambassador Khalilzad held delegation level talks with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and later met Foreign

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM Pope blames devil for Church divisions

VATICAN CITY: The devil is alive and well and working overtime to undermine the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis says. In fact, the pope is so convinced that Satan is to blame for the sexual abuse crisis and deep divisions racking the Church that he has asked Catholics around the world to recite a special prayer every day in October to try to beat him back. "The Church

October 8, 2018 3:34 PM Afghan woman Bibi Noor taken to CMH for treatment: FO

Afghan woman Bibi Noor Zia, a patient of aeortic stenosis and arthritis, was shifted to CMH hospital for treatment after arriving at Torkham Pak-Afghan border. Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal took to Twitter on Monday to announce Zia’s crossing into Paksitan from Torkham border. This comes two days after Pakistan said it would provide free cancer

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Spanish opera star Montserrat Caballe dies aged 85

MADRID: Spain’s world-famous opera singer Montserrat Caballe, known for her velvet-edged voice and radical rock duet with Queen singer Freddie Mercury, died in Barcelona on Saturday at the age of 85. Hailed as one of the world’s greatest singers for her vocal virtuosity and dramatic powers, Caballe charmed audiences for half a century with a huge repertoire 1

October 5, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey summons Saudi envoy over Khashoggi

ANKARA: Turkey’s foreign ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia’s ambassador for consultations over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkish sources said on Thursday. They said the Saudi envoy was called in on Wednesday to clarify the whereabouts of Khashoggi, a critic of Riyadh’s foreign policy 2

September 30, 2018 11:56 PM Pakistan Festival in Paris raises funds for dams construction

PARIS: The second edition of grand Pakistan Festival France concluded here Sunday with a launch of fund raising campaign for the dams fund and a splendid display of Pakistan’s culture, handicrafts and cuisine. People from various walks of life, including local French officials, diplomats, members of civil society, media and expatriate Pakistanis attended 2

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Effective tourism strategies stressed for stronger economy

Islamabad: Effective tourism strategies can contribute a lot to strengthen Pakistan’s economy and improve its international image and the key industry players are taking steps for it. This was stated by CEO of the Serena Hotels for South and Central Asia Aziz Boolani ahead of the Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) slated to take place from October 2 to 4 at the Expo Centre 1