Int’l crime gangs amass “˜staggering” profits in conflict zones, UNSC told

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 8 (APP):International crime gangs generate around $31.5 billion in illicit profits from conflict zones alone, thus becoming a threat to international...

China, Pakistan sign treaty on transfer of sentenced persons

BEIJING, Nov 8 (APP)::A treaty on transfer of sentenced persons between Pakistan and China was signed here in the Beijing, providing legal grounds for...

Afghan children treated for heart disease in China

BEIJING, Nov 8 (APP)::A hundred children from Afghanistan with congenital heart defects have received medical treatment in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region in four...

Sheikh Rashid promises to bring about revolution in PR with Chinese help

ISLAMABAD, Nov 8 (APP):Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that Pakistan Railways would bring about a revolution by upgrading its existing network...

UK aid to protect 7000 Commonwealth veterans of British armed forces

LONDON, Nov 08 (APP):Over 7,000 veterans of the Commonwealth who served the British Armed Forces will receive two meals a day through UK aid,...

US mid-term polls elect record number of females, including two first-ever Muslim in Congress

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (APP):The US mid-term polls that handed back the House of Representatives to the opposition Democratic party, also made a history by...

Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, TB, measles – UN report

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 8 (APP):With one in five deaths associated with poor-quality diets, a UN report today urged policymakers to prioritize the reduction of...

UN expert urges halt to ‘rushed plans’ for Rohingyas’ return to Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 8 (APP):A United Nations human rights expert has implored Bangladesh to shelve rushed plans to repatriate Rohingya refugees back across the...

Democrats ends one-party rule in Washington, signaling tough time for Trump

  WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (APP):Democrats were all set to gain control of the House of Representatives, ending one-party rule in the United States in the...

20 Pakistani companies showcase products in 27th Expo Protection

Paris, Nov 7 (APP):Twenty Pakistani companies have setup stalls to showcase preventive gloves, headgear and other specialized risk preventive wears at the 3-day 27th...

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