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Pakistan calls for greater coop among SCO states to combat terrorism, extremism

BEIJING: Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries have agreed to further strengthen and deepen judicial cooperation. This was stated in a joint statement issued after the 13th conference of presidents of supreme courts of SCO member countries in Beijing. The representatives called for cooperation against cross-border crime, and improvement in settling international …

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US lawmaker vows to continue working to improve US-Pakistan ties

WASHINGTON: Co-Chair of Congressional Pakistan Caucus, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has expressed resolve to make efforts towards improving bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United States. Speaking at an Iftar-Dinner at Pakistan Embassy in Washington, she said she would work on the Capitol Hill for further deepening of linkages between …

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North Korea calls US Vice-President Pence’s comments ‘stupid’

PYANGONG: A senior North Korean official has dismissed remarks by US Vice-President Mike Pence as “stupid”, casting further uncertainty about a planned meeting between the two countries’ leaders. Choe Son-hui said Pyongyang would not “beg” for dialogue and warned of a “nuclear showdown” if diplomacy failed. In recent days, both …

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