The Tubby Tyrant Strikes Again!
“Missile, Missile, Missile” screamed the radio stations and the TV channels as Japanese families woke up one early morning...
The Tubby Tyrant and His Favourite Toys
As far as tyrants go, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is as nondescript as they come.  He looks like...
Indian can not isolate Pakistan: Basit
Pakistan is an important member of the international community and Indian policy to isolate Islamabad has not succeeded. This...
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The Tubby Tyrant Strikes Again!
“Missile, Missile, Missile” screamed the radio stations and the TV channels as Japanese families woke up one early morning to the blare of air raid sirens. The little “Tubby tyrant” was at it again. This time the North Korean Dictator fired off a missile in the general direction of... Read more
The Tubby Tyrant and His Favourite Toys
As far as tyrants go, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is as nondescript as they come.  He looks like a Korean version of “Kung Fu Panda.” However here all resemblance stops because unlike his ‘panda’ counterpart, the current head of the Kim dynasty is not even remotely shy of... Read more
Indian can not isolate Pakistan: Basit
Pakistan is an important member of the international community and Indian policy to isolate Islamabad has not succeeded. This was stated by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit in an interview with an Indian newspaper. He said Pakistan is contributing to international peace and it remained one of... Read more
India threatens regional peace with LoC violations: Pakistan tells UN
Pakistan has told the U.N. General Assembly that India had created conditions that threaten regional peace and security by engaging in unprovoked shelling across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmiri region, and urged the United Nations to help resolve the Kashmir problem. “The UN is obliged play... Read more
Iraq announces recapture of northern town from IS
Iraq announced Thursday that its forces have recaptured a northern town from the Islamic State group in an operation launched ahead of a push for the city of Mosul. Security forces began the operation on Tuesday to oust the Islamic State group from Sharqat, a town near supply lines... Read more
IS sex slavery survivor named UN goodwill ambassador
Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a young Iraqi woman who survived rape and abuse as a sex slave of Islamic State fighters on Friday became a UN goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking. The 23-year-old Yazidi woman, called for justice for the victims of the jihadist... Read more
UN to send fact-finding missions to AJK, IOK
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has offered to send fact-finding missions to both Indian occupied Kashmir and the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K). Through a letter on Thursday, UN requested UNHRC to send the mission to Indian held Kashmir to report on the gross violations of human... Read more
Russia, US close to joint military action in Aleppo
Russia and the United States are close to starting joint military action against militants in Syria’s Aleppo, Russian news agencies on Monday quoted Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying. Fighting for control of the divided city of some 2 million people has intensified in recent weeks and there have... Read more
PM urges UN to intervene end violation of human rights in Kashmir
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif urged United Nations to intervene to end the persistent and egregious violation of the basic human rights of the Kashmiri people. In separate letters to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, he also asked... Read more
Malala Day being observed today
The Malala Day  is being observed  on Tuesday (today) in across the world for promotion of education. Seminars, conferences and other ceremonies would be held wherein scholars, educationists and analysts would participate and pay tribute to Malala who fought for girl’s education in Swat city of Pakistan against Taliban. In connection... Read more
N Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile
North Korea on Saturday appeared to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), Seoul’s defence ministry said, a day after the US and South Korea decided to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South. The launch from a submarine was apparently successful but the missile failed in... Read more
Pakistan calls for boosting int’l cooperation to fight intensifying terrorism
Pakistan has called for strengthening international cooperation to combat intensifying terrorism, saying no country alone can defeat this menace. “While our resolve remains firm, our mission remains unaccomplished,” Nabeel Munir, Pakistan’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, while reaffirming Islamabad’s commitment... Read more
U.N. rights boss calls bombing near Saudi holy mosque an attack on Islam
The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday called a suicide bombing outside the Prophet Mohammad’s Mosque (PBUH) in the Saudi city of Medina an attack on Islam itself and many Muslims expressed shock that their second-holiest site had been targeted. Three apparently coordinated suicide attacks on Monday targeted Medina,... Read more
OIC, China supporting Pakistan’s stance on drone strikes: Lodhi‏
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi on Sunday said the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) and China are supporting Pakistan’s stance on drone strikes in the UN. Talking to Geo News, the ambassador who had demanded immediate cessation of such strikes in the UN General Assembly on Saturday,... Read more