'$30,000, House In Pakistan': What Taliban Promised Chef To Kill UAE Diplomats

Friday, 16 June 2017 07:46
NEW DELHI: Thirty thousand dollars and a house in Pakistan. That's what it took chef Sayed Mahboob Agha to set off explosives that killed six UAE diplomates and six others in the Kandahar Governor's guesthouse in January this year. This…

China Will Fund $12 Billion Mega-Dam Opposed By India, Says Pakistan

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 19:21
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan expects China to fund a long-delayed Indus river mega dam project in Gilgit-Baltistan, part of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, with work beginning next year, its Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said in an interview to news agency Reuters. Pakistan has been…

After Chinese Teachers Killed, Pak Scrambles To Guard Silk Road Corridor

Monday, 12 June 2017 11:52
ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: Chastened by the ISIS's claim to have killed two kidnapped Chinese teachers, Pakistan is beefing up security around Chinese citizens streaming into the country on the back of Beijing's "Belt and Road" infrastructure splurge.China has often urged Pakistan to…

Xi Jinping Snubs Nawaz Sharif After 2 Chinese Teachers Killed In Pakistan

Sunday, 11 June 2017 09:02
BEIJING: In a rare snub to "all-weather ally" Pakistan, Chinese President Xi Jinping skipped a customary meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kazakh capital Astana after the murder of two Chinese teachers…

ISIS Says It Killed Two Chinese Teachers Kidnapped In Pakistan

Friday, 09 June 2017 16:55
CAIRO/QUETTA, PAKISTAN: ISIS has killed two Chinese teachers it kidnapped in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province last month, the terror group's Amaq news agency said on Thursday, in a blow to Islamabad's efforts to safeguard Chinese workers. China's Foreign Ministry said…

'I Am Not A Woman, So I Don't Have Bad Days': Vladimir Putin

Thursday, 08 June 2017 08:27
He could be just another Moscow commuter driving home from the office. Except that's President Vladimir Putin behind the wheel as filmmaker Oliver Stone quizzes him on the fugitive Edward Snowden in a scene from his new documentary on the…

Debris Of Myanmar Plane With Over 100 On Board Found In Sea

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 16:43
Debris from a missing Myanmar military plane carrying more than 100 people was found in the Andaman Sea late Wednesday, a local official and an air force source told AFP."Now they have found pieces of the damaged plane in the…

China Cautions India, Others Against Any Informal Alliance

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 08:34
BEIJING: China today cautioned India and other Asian countries against forming informal alliances to counter its increasing assertiveness as they cannot rely on the United States in the Donald Trump era. "I have seen the reports but I doubt the…

China Repeats 'No' For Nuclear Group NSG, India Looks To Other Nations

Monday, 05 June 2017 17:08
BEIJING: China has made it clear that it will continue to block India’s attempt to join the elite Nuclear Supplier Group, claiming that Delhi’s bid has become “more complicated “ under “new circumstances” without elaborating. The Nuclear Suppliers Group or…

34 Dead After Gunman Reportedly Sets Fires In Casino, Steals Chips, Then Kills Himself

Friday, 02 June 2017 08:48
A gunman burst into a casino at a resort complex in Manila early Friday, set fire to gambling tables and stuffed a bag with casino chips. He was later found dead in an apparent suicide in a hotel room. Local…