China to restrict oil exports to North Korea

Beijing: China on Saturday announced that it would restrict oil exports to North Korea from October 1 and also suspend textile imports from Pyongyang. China will suspend such exports once the total exports approaches the ceiling The Ministry of Commerce will implement UN Security Council Resolution 2375 by halting the export of liquified natural gas More...

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By Agencies On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Musharraf should return if he’s brave: Zardari

Islamabad: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Asif Ali Zardari, responding to allegations levelled by former President Pervez Musharraf of being complicit in Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, said on Friday that More...

By Agencies On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Russia may complete chemical weapons destruction by September-end

Moscow: Russia may complete the destruction of all its chemical weapons stockpiles by the end of September, a top official announced. Exact date for the completion of the programme would be announced by President More...

By Agencies On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Japan prepared to face North Korean H-bomb threat

Tokyo: The Japanese government on Friday said that it was prepared to face North Korea’s threat to launch a hydrogen bomb into the Pacific Ocean. Japan will make every effort to protect the security of the More...

By Agencies On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Trump signs new order to ramp up sanctions on North Korea

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at further cutting off the funding for North Korea. New executive order would cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea’s More...

By Agencies On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Zardari involved in Benazir Bhutto’s assassination: Musharraf

Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday accused Peoples Party of Pakistan leader Asif Ali Zardari of “having the most to gain from Benazir Bhutto’s murder,” in a video More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Iran slams Trump’s ‘ignorant hate speech’ at UN

Tehran: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described US President Donald Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly as “ignorant, empty and populist”, after the latter criticised More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Mexico quake toll rises to 200

Mexico City: The Mexican authorities have raised the number of casualties to 200 after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the centre of the country, an official said. A building with at least four floors has collapsed More...

By Agencies On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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‘Free Balochistan’ campaign in Switzerland irks Pakistan

Islamabad/Geneva: Pakistan on Monday summoned Switzerlands envoy designate Thomas Kolly over a “free Balochistan” campaign being run in Geneva by the banned Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA). Pakistan More...

By Agencies On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Netanyahu to persuade Trump to cancel n-deal in UN meeting

Jerusalem: Israeli officials on Monday said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss the Iran nuclear deal. The most important More...