September 22, 2018 1:30 AM

    Pakistan urges Beijing to ease restrictions on Chinese Uighur Muslims

    In a rare move, Pakistan has urged China to ease restrictions on Uighur Muslims amid reports of up to a million of the minority community members being detained in the country's far-west Xinjiang region, according to a media report Friday.

    September 21, 2018 4:41 PM

    Lift sanctions or face consequences: China warns US

    China on Friday asked the US to lift the sanctions on the Chinese military for buying Russian fighter jets and weapons or "bear the consequences.

    September 21, 2018 2:34 PM

    79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

    At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.

    September 21, 2018 11:22 AM

    Muslims, STs, Dalits made most progress in combating poverty: UN

    While India has taken tremendous strides in combating poverty in the past decade, Muslims, members of the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Dalits saw the most progress in in reducing the impact of poverty, according to data compiled in a UN project.

    September 21, 2018 9:54 AM

    India, Pakistan foreign ministers' meeting in New York terrific news: US

    The US on Friday termed as a "terrific news" the proposed meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York, expressing hope that the conditions will be set for a "good" and "strong" relationship between the two neighbours in the future.

    September 21, 2018 9:44 AM

    UN chief urges Myanmar to pardon jailed Reuters reporters

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday said he hoped that Myanmar's government will pardon two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in jail after they reported on massacres in Rakhine state.

    September 21, 2018 9:30 AM

    UN chief sees multilateral diplomacy under threat

    Leading with a plea for implementation of the recent bilateral breakthrough to spare Idlib in Syria, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said his "overriding concern" is for international, multilateral diplomacy.

    September 22, 2018 1:29 AM

    India has ‘other priorities than dialogue’: Pak FM

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday expressed disappointment at India calling off a meeting between him and External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj in New York and alleged that "internal pressure" forced New Delhi to make the "unfortunate" move.

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