Europe

Hong Kong

Hong Kong freedoms must be guaranteed: Merkel tells China

AFP | German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed", after meeting with Chinese Premier...
migrants

Arab migrants left on the streets in Spain

AFP | Spain is struggling to accommodate thousands of young migrants who over the years have arrived alone on rickety boats or hidden in trucks,...
DNA

DNA study details how Hindi-Urdu and Farsi came to the sub-continent

AFP | For decades, researchers have debated how Indo-European languages came to be spoken from the British Isles to South Asia. Now, the largest-ever study...
Iran

Iran will further accelerate its nuclear processes: Deal with EU unlikely

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will announce a new step in scaling back its nuclear commitments by Thursday despite a diplomatic push for relief...
Iran

Iran will not hold any talks with US unless sanctions are lifted

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the United States, saying the Islamic republic is opposed to such...
Brexit

Britain mulls its options: No deal, Brexit delay or an election?

AFP | British lawmakers opposed to leaving the EU without a divorce deal on October 31 will seek this week to delay Brexit, in a...
Pope Francis

Pope Francis rescued after getting in Vatican lift

AFP | Pope Francis said Sunday he was late to his weekly Angelus prayer because he had been stuck in a Vatican elevator and had...
Khan

Peaceful Resolution for Kashmir: Khan talks to French & Jordanian heads

News Desk | Prime Minister Imran Khan, as part of his diplomatic efforts to highlight the human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir,...
Brexit

Brexit deadline on October 31st, UK Govt. seeks Parliament suspension

RT | Boris Johnson’s government is reportedly planning to ask the Queen to suspend parliament until October 14, just weeks before the UK’s Brexit deadline. Doing...
Iran

Iran foreign minister makes sudden appearance at G7 summit

AFP | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif flew into Biarritz in southwestern France for the G7 summit on Sunday in a surprise attempt...
France

France is keeping an eye on Kashmir, Macron warns Modi

AFP | France's Emmanuel Macron had a "frank" exchange with India's Narendra Modi about tensions in Indian Occupied Kashmir on Thursday, telling him Paris would...
johnson

Johnson & Merkel to come face to face in first Brexit talks

AFP | On his first foreign visit since taking office, he will seek to convince German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and on Thursday French President Emmanuel...
Macron

French President Macron to discuss Kashmir with Modi

AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss tensions in the occupied region of Kashmir with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when the two meet...
Trump

French hosts worried Trump will lash out at G7 again

AFP | Biarritz is known for big Atlantic waves, but the loudest crashing at next weekend's G7 meeting in the French resort could be the...
race

Race to be held to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on

AFP | Where guard towers and barbed wire once stood, runners pounded the 100-mile (160 kilometer) path along the former Berlin Wall this weekend in...
brexit

Brexit 78 days away, British Parliament ready to take on PM Johnson

News Desk | The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “do or die” pro-Brexit government and those implacably...
Brexit

UK headed towards recession amidst Brexit mess

AFP | Britain's economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter of the year on Brexit turmoil, official data showed Friday, placing the country on the...
Johnson

UK’s Johnson ‘desperate’ for Trump’s post-Brexit help

AFP | British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was due to hold talks with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo at the State Department while the International...
no-deal

Is a no-deal Brexit on the horizon?

News Desk | On Monday, The Guardian published that it has been reported by multiple European Union diplomats that Britain’s Chief envoy to Brussels, spoke...
Climate

France Climate change protests: Macron portraits removed from town halls

News Desk | Climate change protests around the world seem to be gaining an increasing fervor. Those who were first taught of the true magnitude...
Johnson

Johnson put to test as Brexit battle draws closer

AFP | Just over a week after he took office as prime minister, Johnson's governing Conservative party looks set to lose the Welsh seat of...
Iran

Loyalty Test for ‘British Trump’: Boris must Choose EU or US?

AFP | Iran's seizure and continued detention of a UK-flagged tanker deals Boris Johnson an immediate loyalty test: Britain's new prime minister may have to...
mountain

Italian rescued from mountain top by Pakistan Army

AFP | Pakistani military helicopters have rescued an Italian climber 48 hours after he suffered serious injuries in a fall from a mountain in...
prime minister

Who will be the next UK Prime Minister?

AFP | After a month-long contest between former London mayor Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, the postal votes of up to 160,000 grassroots Conservatives...
Gates

French Billionaire replaces Bill Gates as the world’s second richest man alive

News Desk | French billionaire Bernard Arnault toppled Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the list of richest people in the world. Arnault overtook Gates at...
lawfare

ICJ lawfare and likely outcomes in Kulbhushan Jadhav Case

Hassan Aslam Shad | On 17th July, the International Court of Justice or ICJ will be announcing its judgment in Kulbhushan Jadhav case – a...
promote

French photographers promote tourism in Pakistan

News Desk | Pakistan’s natural and cultural landscapes made it to the prestigious Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, France, on Thursday when some French photographic displayed...
Johnson

Boris Johnson: The controversial Brexit Dark Horse

AFP | There is a long charge sheet against Britain's Boris Johnson but among Conservative party activists who will choose the country's next prime minister,...
Qatar

First senior official meeting held to strengthen EU-Qatar bilateral ties

News Desk | The senior officials of the state of Qatar and the European Union, met in Brussels on Thursday, to discuss bilateral ties between...
mangoes

How mangoes beat Pakistan’s summer heat

Anadolu| In Pakistan, where people are exploring ways to beat searing summer heat, delicious mangoes keep them cool and fresh. The rising summer temperatures coincide with...

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