Earthquake in Turkey

Earthquake in Turkey: Pakistan condoles loss of lives

ISLAMABAD – President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of life and property Earthquake in Turkey. In his remarks, the President said the Pakistani nation share the grief of their Turkish brothers and sisters and stand by them in this difficult hour. In a tweet, […]


India rejects US President’s offer to mediate on Kashmir issue

NEW DEHLI – Showing its traditional intransigence once again, India has rejected US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate on the Kashmir issue. Talking to media in New Delhi, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Raveesh Kumar said there is no role for any third party in this matter. He failed to hint at the resumption […]

Tayyip Erdogan

Tayyip Erdogan calls on Europe to support Turkey’s moves in Libya

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military support to the internationally recognized government if it wants to end the conflict there. Tayyip Erdogan made his remarks in a column published on the Politico website on Saturday, ahead of a summit in […]

flight PS 752

Iran admits downing Ukrainian flight PS 752 ‘unintentionally’: state TV

TEHRAN – Iran has on Saturday announced that its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian flight PS 752, killing all 176 people on board, according to state TV. Iran in its statement termed the downing of the plane as “human error”. A Boeing 737 operated by Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS 752, went down on […]


Putin and Erdogan launch historic project TurkStream

ISTANBUL – Turkish and Russian presidents hailed Wednesday TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, saying the cooperation between two countries has been improving in all fields “despite efforts at obstruction.” Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of TurkStream project in Istanbul, Recep Tayyip Erdogan termed the project “historic” in terms of bilateral ties and cooperation in the energy field. Russian […]

Ravi Nair

Indian govt acting in panic following mass demos against discriminatory Citizenship Act: Ravi Nair

NEW DELHI – New Delhi-based South Asia Human Rights Documentation Center Head Ravi Nair has said that Indian government is acting in panic following mass demonstrations against discriminatory Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizens. In an interview, Ravi Nair said government seeks to do a religion-specific discriminatory procedure which is total violation of fundamental […]

Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi asks for judicial enquiry into Police Conduct in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI – Congress leader, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked for a judicial enquiry into Uttar Pradesh police’s unlawful conduct during protests against discriminatory Citizenship Act and National Register of Citizens. In a letter to state Governor Anandiben Patel, she said police have created an atmosphere of terror, discrimination, and oppression in the state thus […]

Taliban kidnapped

Taliban kidnapped 27 peace activists in Afghanistan

KABUL – Taliban kidnapped 27 peace activists in Afghanistan’s western Farah province, local officials said on Wednesday. Massoud Bakhtawar Deputy governor Farah said the peace activists were traveling with six cars from Herat to neighboring Farah when the convoy stopped by the Taliban kidnapped on the main highway and taken to an unknown location. Bismillah […]

Citizenship Amendment Act

Protests Continue Against Citizenship Amendment Act across India

NEW DELHI – In India, deadly protests are continuing against controversial Citizenship Amendment Act across the country.   According to reports, state of Uttar Pradesh warned protesters it will seize their property as a penalty for damage done to public property during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. On the other hand, a group of activists […]


President Trump and First Lady thank troops in Christmas message

WASHINGTON – In a Christmas Day message Wednesday, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with “peace, love and happiness” for Americans and express optimism for 2020. The first couple deliver the message in a video posted to the first lady’s Twitter account. “The president and I want to wish each and every American a very Merry Christmas,” […]