New Delhi: In what is being called a big diplomatic snub to Pakistan, the 19th SAARC Summit, due to be held in Islamabad on November 9-10, stands cancelled. The official confirmation, however, is yet to come.
Washington: In one of the most watched, highly anticipated political showdowns in US history, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump today for the first time took the stage in the first presidential debate.
New York: Neighbors and customers of his family's storefront chicken takeout remember Ahmad Khan Rahami as a friendly, quiet presence behind the counter who liked talking about cars and was generous with free food.
An explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City has left at least 29 people injured. At least 24 of those injured in the explosion have been hospitalized, the fire department has said.
New York [USA], Sept. 14: A top US Air Force commander said that they have bombarded an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) chemical weapons plant that was housed in a converted Iraqi pharmaceutical factory.
Washington [USA], Sept. 14: United States President Barack Obama will today host Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office, where he is likely to ascertain whether the time is right to remove further economic sanction on Myanmar leaders to help boost economic development in the country.
New York [USA], Sept. 14: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday mocked at the United States show of force, saying Washington was "bluffing" and "blustering" with the flyover of B-1 bombers, a day after two US supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following DPRK's fifth nuclear test.
Washington [USA], Sept. 14: A senior administration official has said that the United States is planning to increase the number of refugees accepted into the country to at least 1,10,000 in 2017.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 14: Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will today embark on his two-day working visit to India, during which he will hold discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a wide range of matters of mutual interest.
Geneva [Switzerland]: Maintaining that people of Gilgit-Baltistan are deprived of their basis rights, Senge H Sering, Director of Gilgit-Baltistan National Congress said that he would try his best to inform the United Nations about the human rights violation and atrocities carried out by Pakistan in the region.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept. 13: Nepal Airlines Corporation aircraft on Tuesday suffered a tyre burst while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 12: At least four suspected terrorists were killed in the Sistan-Baluchestan province near the border with Pakistan by Iranian security forces.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 12: The police chief of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, General Zarawar Zahid, has been killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion in Hesarak district.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 12: Dilshad Baloch, an activist, has warned of more protests against the concerned authorities in Pakistan for the human rights violations taking place in Balochistan. He also confirmed that Baloch activists will now protest outside the United Nations General Assembly on September 13.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 11: At least four militants were killed in a drone strike conducted by the U.S. forces in Afghanistan's western Farah province on Sunday.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 11: Months after the Taliban rejected calls by the Afghan Government to participate in direct peace talks, a former top Taliban leader has revealed that the group is under pressure to revive peace talks with Kabul.
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept. 11: The Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO) on Sunday staged a protest in front of Karachi Press Club to end the ongoing siege at the house of Rauf Baloch in Turbat by the Pakistani forces.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept. 11: The Bangladesh Police have identified the militant who killed himself during a police raid yesterday evening in Dhaka's Azimpur area as Shamsed Hossain alias Abdul Karim hailing from Boalia of Rajshahi.
Multan [Pakistan], Sept. 11: Public prosecutor Jam Salahuddin has said that the police have completed their investigation in Qandeel Baloch's murder case, adding the suspects would be produced before a court after Eid.
New York [USA], Sept. 11: Marxist rebels in Colombia have released around 13 child soldiers as part of a potential peace deal with the ruling government.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Sep. 10: The Nepal Government is preparing to register a Constitution amendment proposal in parliament before September 15, the day when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is scheduled to embark on his India visit.
Beijing [China], Sep. 10: Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte emphasised on Saturday that Philippines will pursue an independent foreign policy "without any interference" from any country.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept. 10: At least 23 workers were killed and 74 others injured in a boiler explosion at a garment packaging factory in Tongi BSCIC industrial area of Bangladesh's Gazipur district today.
London [UK], Sept. 10: The United States and Russia have agreed a tentative ceasefire deal for Syria, intended to lead the way to a joint US-Russian air campaign against the Islamic State and other extremist groups and new political negotiations within the country.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept. 10: In a bid to mend ties with the Communist Party of Nepal -Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting with the former.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 10: Local officials on Saturday said that at least thirteen Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 10: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Special Envoy Awais Leghari, who is on a visit to Switzerland, has failed to get an appointment with the Swiss government.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 10: Terming the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as one of the greatest projects in the region, Iran has expressed interest in participating in the USD 46 billion project.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept.10: A fire broke out in a garment packaging factory just outside Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Saturday, killing at least 12 people, Police and witnesses said that dozens more have been admitted to a hospital with injuries, even as firemen are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.
Lahore [Pakistan], Sept. 10: Tahirul Qadri, chairman of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chairman has alleged that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family has employed 300 Indians in their sugar mills.