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  • Kashmir Issue: Imran Khan embarrassed again, cannot move ICJ
    World NewsKashmir Issue: Imran Khan embarrassed again, cannot move ICJ

    In yet another embarrassment for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, their lawyer Khawar Qureshi at the International Court of Justice admitted that there is no significant evidence to back its claims of genocide in Kashmir.

    12 days ago
  • Tough situation, good conversations: Donald Trump on phone calls to PM Modi, Imran Khan
    World NewsTough situation, good conversations: Donald Trump on phone calls to PM Modi, Imran Khan

    “Spoke to my two good friends, Prime Minister Modi of India, and Prime Minister Khan of Pakistan, regarding Trade, Strategic Partnerships and, most importantly, for India and Pakistan to work towards reducing tensions in Kashmir. A tough situation, but good conversations!” Trump tweeted.

    26 days ago
  • Donald Trump urges Indo-Pak talks amid rising tension over Kashmir
    World NewsDonald Trump urges Indo-Pak talks amid rising tension over Kashmir

    The statement from White House came amid severe tension between India and Pakistan, which got fuelled after PM Narendra Modi's government decided to scrap Article 370 of the Indian constitution, that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The matter got so sensitive that it went to the UNSC for a closed-door meeting on Friday.

    30 days ago
  • Decision on Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter: India
    India NewsDecision on Jammu and Kashmir an internal matter: India

    India on Friday re-affirmed that the country's position on matters related to Kashmir is "entirely an internal matter". The statement came after a closed-door meeting at the UNSC to discuss New Delhi's move to end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

    30 days ago
  • UNSC refuses to entertain Pakistan's letter regarding Article 370
    PoliticsUNSC refuses to entertain Pakistan's letter regarding Article 370

    UN Security Council President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to make any comment on Pakistan`s letter to the world body regarding abrogation of Article 370 by India that granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

    1 month ago
  • Chinese envoy says Masood Azhar's "matter will be resolved"
    World NewsChinese envoy says Masood Azhar's "matter will be resolved"

    Chinese ambassador Luo Zhaohui on Sunday assured that despite the fact China did not support call to tag Masood Azhar as global terrorist at the UNSC, the matter will be "resolved". Beijing had said its technical block was meant to buy time so the matter could be discussed and a considered step could be taken.

    6 months ago
  • China blocks move to blacklist Masood Azhar as global terrorist, India disappointed
    World NewsChina blocks move to blacklist Masood Azhar as global terrorist, India disappointed

    With Germany being the latest to support India's bid, the proposal to designate Masood Azhar as a global terrorist was moved by France, the United States and the United Kingdom on February 27.

    6 months ago
  • Hamza bin Laden, a probable successor of Al-Qaeda, blacklisted
    World NewsHamza bin Laden, a probable successor of Al-Qaeda, blacklisted

    A day after the United States announced a $1 million bounty on Osama Bin Laden's son, the United Nation added Hamza bin Laden's name to the sanctions list, subjecting him to a travel ban, assets freeze and an arms embargo as it described him as being seen as the "most probable successor" of the group's current leader Aiman al-Zawahiri.

    7 months ago
  • 'US seeks to abuse UNSC to blame Iran'
    Sources'US seeks to abuse UNSC to blame Iran'

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the US seeks to "abuse" the upcoming meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) to blame Iran for the violation of international law. It is US President Donald Trump who is violating the international law and is bullying others to do the same, Zarif said on Wednesday with reference to the UNSC resolution 2231 on Iran's nuclear programme, Xinhua reported. On Tuesday, it was announced in Washington that Trump was going to chair a meeting of the UNSC on Iran on September 26. Trump would raise the topic concerning Iran's "violations of international law" in the UNSC meeting, said US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.

    1 year ago
  • Russia reaffirms support for India's bid for permanent membership in UNSC
    World NewsRussia reaffirms support for India's bid for permanent membership in UNSC

    Reaffirming support for India's bid for a permanent membership in UNSC, Russia on Saturday raised its voice for the comprehensive reforms in the United Nations Security Council to make it more effective and representative.

    3 years ago