About 1,000 refugees and migrants rescued off Italian coast—UN refugee agency

UNITED NATIONS, May 14 (APP): Some 1,000 people of various nationalities, including refugee families and unaccompanied children, have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea,...

IMF MD attributes Pakistan's economic turnaround to govt commitment for reforms

WASHINGTON, April 18 (APP): International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Ms Christine Legarde has appreciated the commitment of government to economic reforms which put Pakistan on...

US Republican voters want party to back Donald Trump: Poll shows

NEW YORK, May 20 (APP): A vast majority of Republican voters want to see their party to unite behind Donald Trump, the presumptive presidential...

China’s offer to help search Indian fighter jet’s wreckage does not affect its...

BEIJING, May 26 (APP): A spokesman of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Friday said China, if requested, would help search missing Indian Air Force fighter jet...

China to host second Belt and Road Forum in 2019: President Xi

BEIJING, May 15 (APP): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said China would host second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in 2019. Addressing...

Pakistan has started reaping CPEC’s early benefits : PM

BEIJING, May 15 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday said Pakistan had started reaping the early benefits of the China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (...

Ban hopes for strong US-UN ties following Trump’s election victory

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 12 (APP): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated Donald Trump on his election as the United States President, expressing hope that the...

Effective tobacco policies could save eight million lives and $1 trillion annually – WHO

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 11 (APP): Smoking and tobacco use cost world economies more than $1 trillion each year in healthcare and lost productivity, the United...

UN chief calls for better protection of civilians in conflicts

UNITED NATIONS, May 26 (APP): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for better protection of civilians, as well as health facilities and medical...

Schools in Virginia to close after women opt to stay away on International Women’s...

WASHINGTON, March 7 (APP): Many schools in Northern Virginia will be closed on Wednesday after many women opt to stay at home for "A...

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