UN panel urges revival of ceasefire in Syria

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 6 (APP): A United Nations investigative panel has called on all parties involved in the deadly conflict in Syria to revitalize...

Da’esh “down but not out” in Iraq: UN envoy

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 23 (APP):The military victory against Da'esh/ISIL is only one component of a complex battle that addresses the root causes of extremist...

Kidnapped Australian woman set free in Afghanistan: Canberra

SYDNEY, Aug 29 (APP/AFP) - An Australian woman kidnapped in Afghanistan has been freed and is "safe and well", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Monday. "I...

Pakistan, Iran commit to promote economic, defence ties

ISLAMABAD, Oct 28 (APP): Pakistan and Iran on Wednesday expressed their commitment to promote their political, economic, defence and cultural relations as well as close cooperation...

Rights groups slam Bangladesh government for ‘abusive’ force against students, critics

NEW YORK, Aug 10 (APP)::Two leading human rights groups have accused the government of Bangladesh of using abusive measures to quell students's protests demanding...

UN again urges India, Pakistan to resolve issues through dialogue

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 6 (APP): The United Nations has reiterated its call for India and Pakistan to find a peaceful solution to their issues through...

Khurram Dastgir attends SCO Defence Minister’s meeting

BEIJING, April 24 (APP):Defence Minister Engr. Khurram Dastgir attended the 15th Defense Ministers' Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States held here...

Senator McCain expresses satisfaction over progress after Pak Army operations

WASHINGTON, July 15 (APP): US Senator John McCain, chair of the Armed Services Committee, has expressed satisfaction over progress in the region after the military operations...

UN calls for ‘credible’ election in Bangladesh

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 28 (APP)::In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free...

China remains noncommittal on Chabahar port: Former Chinese diplomat

BEIJING, March 20 (APP):Iran invited both China and Pakistan to participate in the construction of its Chabahar Sea Port, but China has not given...

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