UN Security Council condemns N.Korea over missile launch

[North Korea: In this undated photo distributed on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, celebrates what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the […]

Pakistan PM to attend UNGA session next week

Islamabad, Sep 16 : Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is set to attend the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Monday, the Foreign Ministry said here. On the sidelines of the UNGA, Abbasi will hold bilateral meetings with a number of world leaders and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, […]

N.Korea confirms another medium-range ballistic missile drill

Pyongyang, Sep 16 : North Korea confirmed on Saturday that it conducted another medium-range ballistic missile drill Friday under the personal guidance of its top leader Kim Jong Un. “The launching drill was conducted with the aim at calming down the belligerence of the US which has recently cried out for using military muscle against […]

UN Security Council condemns N.Korea over missile launch

United Nations, Sep 16 : The UN Security Council condemned “the highly provocative launch of a ballistic missile” by North Korea and expressed commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the crisis. In a press statement released on Friday, the 15 council members urged all UN member states to “fully, comprehensively and immediately” […]

Trump pledges collaboration after tweet on London attack

Washington, Sep 16 : US President Donald Trump pledged close collaboration with Britain, hours after his tweet on the latest London attack drew pushback from the Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. In a phone call with May on Friday, Trump conveyed his sympathies for those injured in the London terrorist attack, saying that the two […]

Astana talks concludes with progress on de-escalation zones in Syria

Astana, Sep 16 : The guarantor nations of the Syrian ceasefire — Russia, Turkey and Iran — announced in the Kazakh capital the creation of de-escalation zones in Syria that are to be in force for at least six months. “We have declared the creation of de-escalation areas in eastern Ghouta, in certain areas of […]