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Former Vice President Joe Biden to make third run for the White House

Washington:     Former Vice President Joe Biden, a moderate Democrat who has made his appeal to the disaffected working-class voters who deserted the party in 2016 a key part of his political identity, is set to launch his third run for the White House on Thursday. Biden will announce his …

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Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un pledge stronger ties in Vladivostok

Moscow:     North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit. The pair shook hands on Russky Island near the port city of Vladivostok, in Russia’s far east. The Kremlin said the leaders would discuss denuclearisation, but Kim is also expected …

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World should act over crimes against humanity in IOK, AJK President

Khizar Hayat Abbasi, LONDON:   Azad Jammu and Kashmir President, Sardar Masood Khan on Wednesday warned that world war-II like catastrophe could happen if the international community continues to overlook India’s crimes against humanity. He made these remarks while addressing a gathering of councillors, Kashmiri-Pakistani community leaders, businessmen, lawyers, judges and …

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NDU delegation visit to Paris

Paris:     A 22-member delegation of National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, comprising senior officers from Pakistan’s Armed Forces and Civil Service including allied officers from Bangladesh, Iran and Nepal called on Ambassador of Pakistan to France MoinulHaque at the Embassy in Paris,. The delegation was given a detailed briefing …

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Man dies after slipping from building in Dubai

Qamber:    A man hailing from Qambar died after he fell down from the building in Dubai. According to media reports, a resident of District Qamber was working in Dubai while during work on building in Dubai he slipped and fell down. As a result he died on spot. His …

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Vote for those who can better serve the society: Amjid Shah

GROEN Party all set to participate in elections, Rasheed Ahmed, Brussels: Amjid shah, candidate no 13 for the Flemish parliament has said that the people should come out in a big way and use their franchise to elect representatives who they think could better serve the society. Talking to Daily …

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Donald Trump ‘set for June state visit to UK’

London:     Buckingham Palace is expected to announce on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump will make a state visit to the UK in early June. The president was promised the visit by Prime Minister Theresa May after he was elected in 2016 – but no date was set. Downing …

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Sri Lanka attacks: Mass funeral on day of mourning

Colombo:     The first mass funeral has begun in Sri Lanka as the country marks a day of mourning for the victims of Sunday’s bomb blasts. The death toll of the attacks on churches and hotels has increased to 310, police said on Tuesday. The country has observed three minutes …

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Ukraine election: Comedian Zelensky wins presidency by landslide

Kyiv:     Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has scored a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election. With nearly all ballots counted in the run-off vote, Zelensky had taken more than 73% with incumbent Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind on 24%. “I will never let you down,” Zelensky told celebrating supporters. …

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Sri Lanka bombings: Death toll jumps to 290 in Easter Sunday explosions

Colombo:     A series of nine bombings in Sri Lanka targeted Christian churches and hotels in three cities. The death toll has risen to at least 290 people and wounded more than 500 others on Easter Sunday, according to officials. Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene described the coordinated blasts as a …

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