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US denying visas to International Criminal Court investigators

News Analysis | United States of America has threatened denial of a visa for the members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) who are probing...

China blocks UN bid to sanction Masood Azhar, again

News Desk | Beijing on Wednesday, 14th March delayed a request by the United States, Britain, and France, to inscribe Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar’s name...

China urges India, Pakistan against ‘expansion’ of tensions

AFP | China's foreign minister has called on Pakistan and India to avoid escalating tensions, expressing to his Pakistani counterpart "deep concern" over the Kashmir...

Kashmir: Still knocking at the door of world’s conscience

Asif Luqman Qazi | People ask about the historic significance of February 5 being celebrated as Kashmir Solidarity Day. The answer is, it is the...

Pakistan dismisses Indian propaganda over Qureshi-Mirwaiz call

News Desk | Pakistan has reiterated its support for the Kashmir liberation cause and dismissed Indian objections to Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's telephone call...

China, Russia side with Maduro as US backs Venezuela challenger

AFP | The United States, Britain, and major South American nations recognized opposition chief Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim leader Thursday but China and Russia...

Hussain Haqqani to be brought back through US State Dept

News Desk | After failing to get former ambassador Hussain Haqqani through Interpol, the government has initiated the process of seeking his extradition from the...

India’s endorsement of US led regional order

Bhakhtawar Liaquat | Introduction Lord Palmerston of great Brittan said that ‘there is no permanent friends and permanent foe in international relations but only permanent interest’...

Case of IOK: A valley of death and destruction

Dr. Zeeshan Khan | In September 2018, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi took the floor at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and made a...

Afghanistan sends team to join Taliban peace talks in UAE

AFP | An Afghan peace negotiations team has arrived in Abu Dhabi, an official said Tuesday, a day after talks attended by US and Taliban...

Global pressure vital for Yemen accord: analysts

AFP | A breakthrough accord between Yemen's warring sides is the most significant step towards ending the country's devastating conflict, but analysts warn its success...

Iran confirms recent missile test amid Western criticism

AFP | Iran confirmed on Tuesday that it had carried out a recent test of a medium-range ballistic missile after Western powers sharply criticized a...

US Mumbai $5 mn reward: What’s behind the Agenda

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday urged Pakistan to take action against those responsible for the 2008 Mumbai attacks as Washington...

A sombre run-up to US-Russia summit in Paris – M K...

M K Bhadrakumar | The highlight of the consultations of the US National Security Advisor John Bolton in Moscow on Monday was the announcement of...

Pakistan & AJK should do much more on political & diplomatic...

GVS News Desk | GVS: World generally believes that if tribals from Pakistan would not have entered the former princely state of Jammu & Kashmir,...

US “a loser” for abandoning Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani

AFP | Iran's president boasted Sunday that the United States has lost against the Islamic republic's "righteousness and wisdom" by walking out of the landmark...

Bilateralism between India and Pakistan

Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani | Relations between India and Pakistan continue to be bedevilled for the last 71 years. It is because the ‘nationalists of...

Fate of Syria’s Idlib in balance at Tehran summit

AFP | The presidents of Iran, Russia, and Turkey meet Friday in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid...

Trump signals nuclear talks with North Korea still alive

AFP | US President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to complete a deal on denuclearizing the Korean peninsula together with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un,...

Bring back Hussain Haqqani, CJ tells NAB

News Analysis | Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday has directed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to take steps for bringing back Pakistan’s former ambassador to the...

OPCW- Can identify culprits of chemical weapons abuse; Implications for Syrian...

News Analysis | Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the international body with a mandate to investigate the use of prohibited chemicals as...

Warm words from North Korea on Cold War frontier

AFP | On the world's last Cold War frontier, where troops have long faced off at the truce village that divides the two Koreas, propaganda...

Denuclearisation: the great divide for Kim-Trump summit

AFP | The issue at the top of US President Donald Trump's agenda for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is also...

Kuwait at UN seeks backing for Palestinian protection

AFP | Kuwait on Tuesday circulated a watered-down draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international protection mission for the Palestinians in a...

N. Korea will never fully give up nuclear weapons: top defector

AFP | North Korea will never completely give up its nuclear weapons, a top defector said ahead of leader Kim Jong Un's landmark summit with...

Clashes, 16 dead as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

AFP | Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest, with 16 Palestinians killed and hundreds...

China’s military drills: A signal for Trump or Kim ?

News Analysis | Amid mounting tensions between North Korea and the US, Beijing carried out live battle drills on its border with that country. China's...

Defying global pressure: North Korea fires new land-to-ship missiles

Ju-min Park and Soyoung Kim | Seoul - North Korea fired what appeared to be several land-to-ship missiles off its east coast on Thursday, South...

Russia and China again veto resolution imposing sanctions on Syria

Alexander Mercouris | As promised Russia voted against the latest attempt by the Western powers to use the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on...

Will state of Palestine be Obama’s legacy?

A veteran Palestinian thinker and legal expert believes that US President Barack Obama should use his remaining months in the White House to ensure...

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