Archive of September 2015

Traffic policeman shot dead in Malir

KARACHI: A traffic policeman was shot dead on Wednesday night by unidentified assailants in Malir area of the metropolis, the police said. According to the...

Imran sabotaged `Kissan Package' for his politics: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Wednesday said PTI Chief Imran Khan had sabotaged the Kissan Package for his...

Pakistan stresses resolution of Kashmir dispute, unveils peace initiative to end Indo-Pak tensions, urges India to end interference

UNITED NATIONS: Underscoring the urgency of resolving the decades-old Kashmir dispute, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday outlined a new four-point peace initiative with India...

Global threat of terrorism can't be defeated without addressing its underlying causes: PM

UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said the global threat of terrorism could not be defeated unless its underlying causes were addressed. Poverty...

Pakistan to continue efforts for Afghan reconciliation process: Nawaz Sharif

UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said tensions with Afghanistan were not in interest of either country and Pakistan would continue efforts for...

Pakistan reiterates support to comprehensive UN reform

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Wednesday reiterated its stance of supporting comprehensive reform of the United Nations, including that of the Security Council. Addressing the 70th...

Nawaz Sharif Address to 70th Session of UN General Assembly

UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Address to the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. "Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and...

Ford recalls F-150 pickups to fix cruise control braking

WASHINGTON: US automaker Ford recalled Wednesday some of its new F-150 pickup trucks to fix a cruise control braking problem that could cause a rear-end...

Russia to present UN draft anti-terror resolution: Lavrov

UNITED NATIONS: Russia will present a UN draft resolution Wednesday to the Security Council on countering terrorism to build up the fight against the Islamic...

Gulf stocks dive in Q3 on oil slump, China jitters

KUWAIT CITY: Share prices in the energy-rich Gulf states plunged 10.9 percent in the third quarter, driven lower by a slump in oil revenues and...