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Book review: From Kargil to the Coup

News Desk | It is said that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. But to learn from history, one...

China’s ZTE vows to clean up its act following US deal

AFP | China's ZTE has pledged to dish out internal punishments and address flaws in its corporate culture after Washington and Beijing reached a deal...

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...

Two killed as activists clash with militants in Pakistan tribal area

AFP | A clash between Pashtun activists and local militants on Sunday killed two people and wounded 25 others in a restive Pakistani tribal region...

Pompeo warns Russia: stay out of US ‘domestic matters’

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by telephone to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the first time on Wednesday and warned...

School shooter video game draws criticism

AFP | An upcoming video game that lets players simulate a school shooting is coming in for criticism from parents of shooting victims and from...

Trump, Abe say ‘imperative’ to dismantle N. Korean weapons

AFP | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday that it is "imperative" to completely dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons and...

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

AFP | Plans for a landmark summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un are moving "very nicely", US President Donald Trump said Sunday, as the...

Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

AFP | Diplomacy has never been easy for Taiwan and is becoming ever more complex as it is caught between the United States under an...

White House has deal to lift sanctions on China’s ZTE

AFP | US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached a deal to keep Chinese telecoms giant ZTE running, rolling back some penalties in...

South Korea welcomes prospect of ‘reignited’ US-North Korea talks

AFP | South Korea on Saturday welcomed the renewed prospect of a summit between the United States and North Korea after President Trump cancelled talks...

Muslim inmates fed pork during Ramadan: activists

AFP | A federal judge granted a restraining order Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their...

Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

AFP | Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's...

Texas Muslims mourn slain Pakistani exchange student

AFP | Houston's Muslim community gathered to offer prayers Sunday at the funeral service for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting...

Pakistani exchange student among 10 killed in Texas school shooting

News Analysis | The United States has been suffering from the menace of mass shootings where teenagers bring firearms to their schools and kill their...

Intentional or unintentional sabotage?

Waqas Shabbir | Disgraced former PM Nawaz Sharif, willingly or unwillingly, has opened a floodgate of negative commentary, following the eruption of a mega-scandal. His...

Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site ‘well under way’: US monitor

AFP | Satellite photos indicate North Korea has begun dismantling its nuclear test site ahead of a historic summit between leader Kim Jong Un and...

The significance of Modi’s visit to China

M K Bhadrakumar | The informal summit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping at Wuhan (April 27-28) triggered a range of opinions...

Trump adamant as UK, Germany, France join hands to save Iran...

News Analysis | The leaders of United Kingdom, Germany and France have agreed to support the Iran Nuclear Deal, which is hanging in balance since October 2017,...

North Korea says historic summit opens ‘new era for peace’

AFP | North Korea on Saturday hailed its summit with the South as a "historic meeting" that paved the way for the start of a...

Merkel in Washington to make Germany heard again

AFP | German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to the White House on Friday for talks with Donald Trump, facing an uphill struggle to save the...

Will India calm down after China’s clarification over military designs in...

News Analysis | Pakistan’s longstanding ally, China has categorically rubbished rumors that it had military designs in its mind, in the development of multi-billion Dollars...

Kim promises of no more nuclear weapons or missile tests

AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would halt nuclear tests and intercontinental missile launches, in a Saturday announcement welcomed by US...

US treaty with Native Americans put to test in Supreme Court

AFP | The US Supreme Court was transported to the American West and another century on Wednesday as it heard a case involving Native Americans...

US officials confirm travel restriction on Pakistani diplomats

News Analysis | United States of America (US) has announced to restrict the free movements of Pakistani diplomats. According to the new restrictive measures, Pakistani...

Strikes on Syria, not a “one time job”: Nikki Haley

News Analysis | Putting his words into action, President Donald Trump, via a video message, addressed American people, authorizing and explaining missile strike against Assad...

China overtakes US in bilateral trade again

News Analysis | The trade surplus of Asia's economic giant, China, with the United States increased by a fifth in the first three months of...

Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria while Putin warns of impending...

AFP | The world's chemical weapons watchdog is set to convene Monday to discuss the suspected toxic gas assault in Syria that prompted an unprecedented...

5 things you should know about US-led ‘one-time’ strikes on Syria

RT | Multiple targets in Syria were bombarded by the US, UK, and France in retaliation to what they said was an Assad-orchestrated chemical attack...

Trump now terms Qatar as “Ally against Terroism”

News Analysis | Following the rift between Qatar and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in 2017, President of the United States of America Donald...

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