Senator McCain slams Trump for attacking Khizr Khan family

NEW YORK, Aug 1 (APP): US Senator John McCain, a senior Republican party leader, came out with a blistering statement against Donald Trump on...

Pakistan sees huge jump in Chinese visitors

BEIJING, Aug 1 (APP): The number of tourism visa applications to Pakistan submitted by Chinese in the first half year of 2016 jumped by 37...

Pope refuses to equate Islam with violence

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, Aug 1, (APP/AFP) - Pope Francis refused to equate Islam with violence on Sunday, saying Catholics could be just as deadly...

Trump’s confrontation with Pak-American parents of deceased US soldier emerges as ‘flash point’: NYT

NEW YORK, July 31 (APP): The confrontation between Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the Pakistani-American parents of a US soldier killed in Iraq, and Republican...

Yemeni peace talks extended for another week – UN

UNITED NATIONS, July 31 (APP): The United Nations envoy for Yemen has announced that the UN-supported talks to resolve the Yemeni conflict, now underway...

Tunisia PM Habib Essid loses parliamentary confidence vote

TUNIS, July 31 (APP/AFP) - Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday lost a confidence vote in parliament, after just a year and a...

Over 56 mln trapped in ‘vicious’ cycle of violence, hunger: UN

UNITED NATIONS, July 30 (APP): Two United Nations agencies have warned the UN Security Council that ongoing conflicts around the world  have pushed more than...

UN chief calls for worldwide truce ahead of Olympic Games

UNITED NATIONS, July 30 (APP): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a worldwide cessation of hostilities in observance of the Olympic Truce during...

US concerned over violence in Indian-held Kashmir, says in touch with government

WASHINTON, July 30 (APP): The United States on Friday expressed concern over the violence in the Indian-held Kashmir, saying the Obama administration was in close...

UNSC reform moved to next GA session, frustrating India’s bid for permanent seat

UNITED NATIONS, July 29 (APP): In a setback to India’s push for restructuring the UN Security Council in order to secure a permanent seat,...

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