Beijing: At least 16 people died after five multi-vehicle rear-end collisions occurred in central China's Hunan Province, media reports said on Sunday.
Geneva: The United Nations Security Council had to take a stand against the United States on the issue of Iraq in 2003 in order to avoid creating a precedent for preemptive attacks that could create global instability, Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, a former Pakistani foreign minister, told Sputnik.
Quetta: A blast close to the Quetta Police Lines area in Pakistan on Sunday left at least five people hurt, media reports said.
Islamabad: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has laid a string of “tough conditions” to bail Pakistan out of its spiralling financial crisis, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said, media reported.
Dubai/IBNS: Former Pakistan President and chief of the country's Army staff Pervez Musharraf, who had seized power in the South Asian nation in a bloodless coup in 1999, died at the American Hospital in UAE's Dubai on Sunday after a prolonged illness. He was 79.
Beijing/UNI: China expressed strong dissatisfaction and opposition towards the US use of force to attack a Chinese civilian 'unmanned' airship, the country's Foreign Ministry said Sunday in a statement.
Kabul: At least two people were injured in a car explosion in Kabul's second district on Saturday, Kabul police spokesman Khalid Zadran said.
Kabul: Afghanistan's Taliban government has detained a professor who tore up his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees on live TV in protest against a ban on Afghan women’s education in the country.
Islamabad: A prominent minister of the former PM Imran Khan-led government has claimed that the security situation in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is deteriorating rapidly.
Peshawar: A memo circulated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police's special branch has revealed that over 100,000 junior ranks are considering resigning en masse if the recent attack on the mosque wasn’t not properly investigated, media reports said.
Lahore: Pakistan's Punjab Home Department has directed Chinese nationals, who are living in the province or working with private companies, to hire private security companies of A category for their security, media reports said.
Islamabad: PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan could not be eliminated without the support of the Afghanistan government.
Islamabad: PTI chief Imran Khan has sought the president's intervention to stop the “brazen interference of intelligence agencies” in politics, media reports said on Saturday.
Thimpu: Bhutan is on its way to graduate from the Least Developed Countries (LDC) status by June 2023, media reports said on Saturday.
Islamabad: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has banned popular website Wikipedia in the country for not “blocking/removing sacrilegious content” within the 48-hour deadline given to the website, media reports said on Saturday.