New US tactic calls for Afghan troops to retreat to cities: NYT

  NEW YORK, July 29 (APP):Shifting gears on Afghanistan, the Trump administration has reportedly asked American-backed Afghan troops to retreat from sparsely populated areas, a...

Gaza medics “struggling to cope with influx of wounded”: UN agencies

UNITED NATIONS, May 16 (APP):Medical teams inside Gaza are running out of supplies to cope with the wounded, following the deadliest day of protests...

Ishaq Dar meets with Maldivian Finance Minister

YOKOHAMA, May 4 (APP): Finance minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar met on Thursday with his Maldivian counterpart on the margins of Asian Development Bank (ADB) annual conference...

Chinese govt targeting to generate around 13 million new jobs this year: Li Keqiang

BEIJING, March 20 (APP): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Tuesday said the government was targeting to generate around 13 million new jobs during the current...

China terms PM Imran Khan’s visit successful: Spokesperson

BEIJING, Nov 7 (APP):A Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Wednesday termed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to China as successful and said both countries agreed...

Mobile broadband subscriptions to hit 4.3 billion in 2017: UN report

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 1 (APP): Mobile broadband subscriptions are expected to reach 4.3 billion globally by the end of 2017, according to a new...

New WHO guidelines launched to help countries end reign of tobacco industry

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 12 (APP):The World Health Organization (WHO), a U.N. agency, has launched new guidelines on the role that tobacco product regulations can...

UK,China to further strengthen Golden Era relationship

LONDON, May 14 (APP):David Lidington, the United Kingdom (UK) Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office met Cai Qi,...

UN urges efforts to end worsening violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 1 (APP): A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm at the deteriorating situation in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine State, affecting not...

Former US President Carter asks Obama to recognize Palestine before Trump presidency

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (APP):"Former US President Jimmy Carter is asking outgoing President Barack Obama to grant diplomatic recognition to Palestine before Present-elect Donald Trump...

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