Seoul, 16 Aug. 2019 (Yonhap News)

Aug. 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea called on North Korea on Friday to stop test-launching projectiles and criticizing President Moon Jae-in, saying such an attitude runs counter to the spirit of last year’s inter-Korean summit agreements.

In general, however, Moon’s office maintained a strategy of not … Read More

United Nations, 16 Aug 2019 (AlJazeera News)

Envoys from nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have traded barbs outside the United Nations Security Council chamber, after members met behind closed doors for rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir.

The meeting on Friday came as Indian-administered Kashmir remained under a military lockdown … Read More

Lahore, 10 Aug. 2019 (Daily Express Tribune)

As tensions following India’s illegal and unilateral Kashmir move escalate, at least 13 Indian diplomatic staff members along with Indian High Commissioner left Pakistan on Saturday and crossed the international border at Wagah into India, diplomatic sources said.

The staff left the country along with … Read More

Islamabad, 10 Aug. 2019 (APP)

Over 45 members of the parliament (MPs) from the United Kingdom and peers have co-signed a letter written by MP Warrington South Faisal Rashid calling on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to intervene and prevent India’s unconstitutional attack on Kashmir’s autonomy.

“We are deeply alarmed by … Read More

06 Aug. 2018, BBC

The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”.

The author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, having published her first novel, The Bluest Eye, in 1970.

Her 1987 book Beloved told the story of a runaway … Read More

Rawalpindi, 06 Aug. 2019 (Business Recorder)

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has affirmed that Pakistan Army is prepared and shall go to any extent to fulfil its obligations against India’s decision to legalise its occupation of Indian Occupied Kashmir through article 370 or 35-A.

The Director of Inter-Services … Read More

Seoul, 05 Aug. 2019 (Yonhap News)

South Korea has had no discussions with the United States on the possible deployment of U.S. intermediate-range missiles on its soil, nor does it plan to do so, the defense ministry said Monday.

Some media outlets have speculated that South Korea could be one of candidate … Read More

Ankara, 05 Aug.2019 (Anadolu News)

Turkey never ignores any solutions on Cyprus as it is a “national cause for us”, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday.

“Cyprus is our national cause. The equality and security of the Turkish Cypriot people are indispensable. On this basis, we do not exclude any solution,” … Read More

Islamabad, 05 August 2019 (APP)

Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said India’s illegal move over the status of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK) would deteriorate the peace and security of the region and further undermine the relations between the two neighbors with strategic capabilities.

The prime minister made a telephonic call … Read More

New Delhi, 05 August 2019 (Times of India/ Hindustan Times, India)
MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi. the 5th August, 2019

G.S.R .551(E).— the following Order made by the President is published for general information:-
THE CONSTITUTION (APPLICATION TO JAMMU & KASHMIR) Order, 2019
C.O. 272

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) … Read More

Tehran, 04 August 2019 (Xinhua News)

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Sunday captured a foreign oil tanker for carrying “smuggled” fuel in the Gulf, official IRNA news agency reported.

The vessel was carrying 700,000 liters of “smuggled” fuel when it was seized, IRNA said. The seized tanker was transferred … Read More

US, 04 August 2019 (AlJazeera News)

At least nine people have been killed and 27 wounded in a mass shooting in Dayton, in the US state of Ohio, according to police.

The incident in the early hours of Sunday came just hours after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, killed at … Read More