US paid for three Pakistani news channels bureaus in Washington

(Islamabad): “US State Department paid bills for three mainstream news channels bureaus of Pakistan”, claims Jang Group of publication without yet any response or clarification from US Statement Department. In a long rejoinder to PTI...

£10 million for Afghanistan landslide relief: Justine Greening

(London-DEFID PR) In response to the deadly landslide in Badakshan province the UK’s International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said: “I send my deepest sympathies to those affected by the tragic landslide in Afghanistan’s Badakshan...

Nawaz Sharif a Reformist: sincere but facing challenges

  By Dr Shahid Qureshi: - Nawaz Sharif prime minister of Pakistan should be given a chance to rule the country only if he ‘delivers’ and not because he has been given a ‘mandate’, which is...

Sir Jagger sings at L’Wren memorial

(London) Sir Mick Jagger sang Bob Dylan's Just Like A Woman at a celebrity-filled memorial service for his long-time companion, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who committed suicide in March. The service, held at St. Bartholomew's...

Over 10 shot dead by Right Sector radicals near Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine –...

(Moscow) Over 10 people have died and around 40 have been injured after members of Right Sector opened fire on civilians in eastern Ukraine, the People’s Mayor of Slavyansk has said. Civilians had reportedly formed a...

Gas Talks: Russia, EU, Ukraine fail to reach agreement

Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union failed to reach an agreement on gas supply issues during three-party talks in Warsaw on Friday. Kiev vowed to fulfill its gas transit obligations, but did not say...

Dealing with Russia: A Way Forward

By Hon. Kenneth S. Yalowitz - Russia’s aggression in Ukraine has been the subject of many editorials and op eds.  However, there has not been enough analysis as to why relations with Russia have reached this impasse...

NATO ships arrive in Lithuania amid rising tensions over Ukraine

A group of NATO ships has arrived in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda to “ensure regional security,” the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has said. Russia has already voiced its concern over the “unprecedented” buildup...

Afghanistan: 2,000 missing in landslide

(London- PA) A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a remote Afghan village today, killing at least 350 people and leaving more than 2,000 missing. The governor appealed for shovels to help...

Cricket – Rogers casts doubt on Australia’s top Test rank

Opening batsman Chris Rogers is uncertain Australia deserves to be ranked world number one in Tests, saying the team's 4-0 drubbing by India was not the mark of a top team. Australia were promoted to...