Pakistan and China are “iron brothers” and their friendship is the bedrock of strategic stability in “our region”, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said today.
An eight-year-old girl was burnt alive after being raped in Pakistan’s Punjab province, a brutal incident which triggered protests in the province.
India and Egypt today held talks on providing new opportunities for investments in IT, education and health, and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.
Russian whistleblower Alexander Perepilichny, who died while jogging near London aged 44 in 2012, was “fearful for his life”, his lawyer at the time told a court today.
China today called on the European Union to take a joint stand against US protectionism as the tit-for-tat trade rift between Washington and Beijing threatened to entangle Europe.
Thirteen people have died of cholera in the northeast Nigerian state of Yobe in the past week, the state health commissioner said today, blaming the outbreak on contaminated water.
Monthly job creation in the worlds largest economy tumbled in March to its lowest level in six months, with employers adding only 103,000 net new positions, the government reported today.
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will travel to Afghanistan tomorrow on a day-long visit during which he is likely discuss a range of issues, including ways to facilitate talks with the Taliban.
An Israeli airstrike in northern Gaza early today killed a Palestinian, while a second man died from wounds sustained in last week’s mass protest along the Gaza-Israel border, officials said.
Turkey today urged France not to “make the same mistake” as the United States by sending troops to the Syrian town of Manbij, which Ankara has threatened to attack to dislodge Kurdish militia.