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India calls off meeting with Pakistan foreign minister in New York

Web Desk: India on Friday has called off high-level talks with Pakistan just 24 hours after announcing they would happen. According to TOI India has that its foreign minister Sushma Swaraj would not meet her counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on the sidelines of the UN general assembly, as had been announced during a press conference on Thursday. “Prime Minister Imran...

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Trumps wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry´s deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon and Mars, as well as any future space race. "America will always be the first in space," Trump said during a speech at the White House. "We don´t want China and Russia and other...

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India calls off Ramazan ceasefire, to resume military operations in IoK

NEW DELHI: The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Sunday to end its Ramazan ceasefire in Indian Occupied Kashmir. The Indian home ministry posted on social media that it has decided against extending the ceasefire. The Government of India decides not to extend the suspension of operations in J&K announced in the beginning of Ramazan.— HMO India (@HMOIndia) June...

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Yemeni forces backed by Saudi-led coalition troops ‘capture Hudaydah airport’

Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition say they have captured the airport of the main port city of Hudaydah from Houthi rebels. The military said engineers were now checking the surrounding area for mines. The Houthis have not acknowledged losing the airport. There has been no fighting in the city centre or port, seen as a lifeline for millions...

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Indian atrocities in IoK claims one life in post Eid prayers protest

SRINAGAR: On Saturday, a youth was killed in Indian held Kashmir, while twenty others sustained pellet injuries during post Eid prayer clashes in Janglat Mandi area of main town Anantnag. According to Kashmir Media,  several youths took out a rally, while chanting  pro-freedom slogans,  located at several hundred metres away from each other, who were intercepted by police near Janglat...

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Afghan soldiers, Taliban celebrate unprecedented Eid ceasefire

Afghan soldiers and Taliban militants celebrated an unprecedented ceasefire marking the end of the Ramadan fasting season with Eid greetings, hand shakes and big hugs. The Taliban announced a surprise three-day ceasefire over the Eid holiday, except against foreign forces, which overlaps an Afghan government ceasefire which lasts until Wednesday. Video and pictures on social media showed cheerful soldiers and...

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Outlawed TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah killed in US drone attack, confirms Kabul

WASHINGTON/KABUL: On Friday, officials in Afghanistan has confirmed the death of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Mullah Fazlullah in a US drone attack. Afghan Ministry of Defense spokesperson on Friday confirmed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Mullah Fazlullah was killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province on June 13. The Afghan Ministry of Defense spokesperson, Mohammad Radmanish, told CNN that Mullah Fazlullah,...

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Daily Rising Kashmir editor ‘Shujaat Bukhari’ shot dead in IoK

Srinagar: The Editor of Daily Rising Kashmir and renowned Kashmiri journalist, Shujaat Bukhari shot dead outside his office at Press Avenue in Srinagar, Newsone Reported. The deceased received multiple bullets in his head and abdomen. Shujaat was accompanied by his driver and personal security officer. Bukhari had been part of India’s delegation for informal peace talks on Kashmir with Pakistani representatives...

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Indian Army Chief admits failure in subduing Kashmiri freedom fight, says talks must happen

New Delhi:  According to Kashmir Media Service, the Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, has admitted that the Kashmiri youth are continuously joining the freedom struggle in occupied Kashmir. He has impliedly confessed India’s defeat in subduing militant movement. General Rawat in an interview with the Economic Times said, “The issue is that a lot of locals are joining militancy....

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North Korea ‘no longer a nuclear threat’, says Trump

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump, arriving back in the United States on Wednesday after his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said Pyongyang no longer posed a nuclear threat. “Everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office. There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea. Meeting with Kim Jong Un was...

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Historic Trump-Kim summit ends with promise, light on substance

SINGAPORE: U.S. President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged at a historic summit on Tuesday to move toward complete denuclearization, while the United States promised its old foe security guarantees. The start of negotiations aimed at banishing what Trump described as North Korea’s “very substantial” nuclear arsenal could have far-reaching ramifications for the region, and in...

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Kim Jong Un shows commitment to ‘complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula’ in joint text

SINGAPORE: In an agreement signed on Tuesday in Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” while U.S. President Donald Trump “committed to provide security guarantees” to North Korea. The document also calls for the two countries to jointly work on efforts to build a lasting peace on...

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‘Alpha male’ handshakes as Trump, Kim meet, but body language shows some nerves

SINGAPORE: In their first moments of meeting each other, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both sought to project a sense of command but displayed some anxiety at the start of their high-stakes summit in Singapore. U.S. President Donald Trump sits next to North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un before their bilateral meeting at the...

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Caretaker govt hikes fuel prices, Petrol goes up by Rs4.26 Per litre

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government on Monday has increased fuel prices on the recommendations of OGRA for the month of June, NewsOne reported. The new price for petrol has increased by Rs4.70 rupees. The revised price of petrol would be Rs91.96 per litre. The price of diesel has been increased by Rs6.55 rupees, while the price of light diesel has also...

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Six killed in India-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Six Kash­miris were killed during a search operation conducted by troops in India-held Kash­mir, military officials said. A gun battle began early in the morning when soldiers during the search operation intercepted a group of Kashmiris along the Line of Control, claimed Col Rajesh Kalia. He said soldiers were still carrying out search operations in the remote and forested...

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Trump arrives in Singapore for historic North Korea summit

US President Donald Trump touched down in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a historic summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, where Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal will top the agenda. Trump and Kim are due to hold talks -- the first-ever between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader -- on Tuesday, with Trump describing the meeting as...

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In bombshell, Trump says US backs out of G7 communique, criticises Trudeau

LA MALBAIE: US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had instructed his representatives not to endorse a joint communique put out by the Group of Seven leaders after what he called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “false statements” at a news conference. Trump left the G7 summit in Canada early, then wrote on Twitter that Trudeau’s remarks, including that...

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