Category: World

China urges Gulf crisis talks after Qatar minister visits

 China’s foreign minister has called on Qatar and four Arab nations to resolve their diplomatic crisis through talks within the Gulf Cooperation Council, state...

Cecil the lion’s son, Xanda, killed by hunter in Zimbabwe

A trophy hunter in Zimbabwe has shot dead a cub of Cecil the lion whose death in 2015 caused worldwide outrage Xanda, a six-year-old lion fitted with a radio collar, was...

India says it has international backing in border dispute with China

 India’s stand in its border dispute with China is supported by other countries, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said Thursday as she praised tiny Bhutan for...

Riots, strikes as India rape accused killed in custody

A man accused of the gang rape and murder of a girl in northern India has been killed in police custody. Hundreds of protesters furious over the police handling of the...

Turkey court rules to keep six rights activists in custody

A Turkish court on Tuesday ordered that six human rights activists including Amnesty International’s Turkey director remain in custody for aiding a terror group Turkey...

US sanctions Iran over missiles

The US slapped fresh sanctions on Iran Tuesday over its ballistic missile program, just hours after Washington admitted the Islamic Republic was complying with a...

Saudi police arrest woman for skirt video

A Saudi woman has been arrested for a video that was widely shared online which showed her strolling along an empty street wearing a skirt and crop top Saudi state TV...

PSEB encourages exploring foreign markets

Pakistan-based IT companies are making advances in international markets through their mobile and gaming apps. PSEB, created in 1995, has been promoting creative and...

Minister urges investment in railways

Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique urged the Islamic Development Bank. Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique urged the Islamic Development Bank and Economic...

China’s Uighur Muslims struggle under ‘police state’

Worshippers quietly passed through metal detectors as they entered the central mosque in China’s far western city of Kashgar under the stern gaze of stone-faced...