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Pakistani Foreign Minister Disqualified By court for holding UAE work permit

A Pakistani court Thursday disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif for violating the country's election laws, in another major blow to the ruling party as it prepares for nationwide polls due later this year. The ruling...

Turkey’s ‘Cumhuriyet’ Daily staffers get jail time for terror charges

The 14 journalists and other senior staff members from the "Cumhuriyet" newspaper were convicted for "sponsoring terror organisations," including the network of US-based cleric Fetullah Gulen. An Istanbul court on Wednesday sentenced 14 journalists from Cumhuriyet daily...

European Parliament (EP) called for end of Gaza blockade immediately

The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday called for an immediate and unconditional end to the blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip and condemned the Israeli killing of peaceful protesters near Gaza's eastern border over...

‘Kim and Moon to meet at military demarcation line before Korean summit

When Kim Jong-un steps over the line that divides the peninsula, he will become the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South since the Korean War was halted with a truce...

Religion and Secularism can co-exist in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan can offer the world a completely different model of state secularism and may serve as an example for other Muslim-majority states, according to a recent study published by the Stockholm-based Institute for Security...

‘UN panel says the U.S. owes reparations to African-Americans

The United States owes African-Americans reparations for slavery, a recent report by a United Nations-affiliated group said. The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent said that compensation is necessary to combat the disadvantages...

Switzerland returned $322.5m Nigerian Leader Abacha’s loot with interest

Switzerland said it has returned all the money kept in the country by late Nigeria’s head of state General Sani Abacha, with $1.5 million interest. Ambassador Pio Wennubst, assistant director-general and head, Global Cooperation Department,...

French Macron says US should not ditch Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump has often vowed to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear pact between Iran and six major powers. French President Emmanuel Macron addresses a joint meeting of the US...

Turkey-Greece tensions: What comes next ?

Ankara and Athens are passing through a delicate period as their warplanes and boats face off in disputed airspace and maritime zones. Here is the historical background of the tensions and Ankara’s approach to...

‘Preparation work nearly ends for North – South Korea Summit

The preparation work for the upcoming summit between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has entered its final stage, the ROK presidential office announced Wednesday. The renovation work...