UN welcomes deal to end migrant stand-off in Mediterranean Sea

  UNITED NATIONS, July 19 (APP):UN Refugee Agency chief Filippo Grandi Thursday gave a cautious welcome to the decision by several EU countries to take...

Pro-Khalistan Sikh group to hold its first global rally at London’s Trafalgar Square next...

  NEW YORK, July 19 (APP):Sikhs for Justice (SfJ), a New York-based advocacy group that plans to hold what it calls a "London Declaration" for...

US State Department rejects Russian assertions to question Americans after Trump consents

  WASHINGTON, July 18 (APP):The US State Department Wednesday rejected as “absurd” claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin against some American citizens and proposal to...

Port Qasim power plant generated 3 TWh of electricity since inauguration

  BEIJING, Jul 19 (APP):The China-backed Port Qasim coal-fired power plant in Pakistan has generated more than three terawatt-hours of electricity as of June 25...

UN celebrates Mandela’s centenary birthday

  UNITED NATIONS, July 19 (APP):Paying tributes to South Africa's first democratically-elected President and iconic civil rights leader, the United Nations on Wednesday celebrated Nelson...

Pakistan Navy ship ASLAT warmly welcomed as it arrived at Her Majesty’s Portsmouth Naval...

LONDON, Jul 18 (APP):Pakistan Navy warship ‘ASLAT’ and its fleet was warmly greeted here at Her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth when it arrived at...

UN rights chief hits back on Indian allegations of bias in Kashmir report

  UNITED NATIONS, Jul 18 (APP):The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has rejected Indian allegations against its report on the human rights abuses...

India’s siding with US on trade against China risky: Global Times

  BEIJING, July 18 (APP)::India has shown signs of moving toward the position of US President Donald Trump by adopting protectionist measures against China, possibly...

Global pact to curb illicit tobacco trade to take effect in Sept.

  UNITED NATIONS, July 18 (APP)::A United Nations-backed treaty aimed at stopping the illicit trading of tobacco products is set to enter into force on...

Yunnan province plans to add new air route linking Kunming to Islamabad

BEIJING, July 18 (APP)::Southwest China's Yunnan Province plans to add 25 new air routes linking Kunming, its provincial capital, to cities including Islamabad before...

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