‘TPP withdrawal could weaken US status in Asia-Pacific’

  Seoul, Feb 13 (IANS) The United States' recent withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement is expected to weaken its economic and strategic status in...

Trump, Afghan President discuss terrorism

  Kabul, Feb 10 (IANS) Presidents Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan and Donald Trump of the US discussed over phone the war against terrorism, the Afghan presidential palace said...

Red Cross suspends Afghanistan operations after killing of employees

  Kabul, Feb 9 (IANS) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has suspended operations in Afghanistan after the killing of six of its employees by militants...

Afghans outraged over frequent terrorist attacks

  Kabul, Feb 9 (IANS) Repeated terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, especially suicide bombings in capital Kabul, have angered citizens with many of them slamming the government over its...

Saudis below 40 can’t travel alone to Iraq

  Riyadh, Feb 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabian nationals under the age of 40 will not be permitted to travel alone to Iraq, the media reported on Tuesday. But they...

Terror attempt foiled to ‘burn’ Kaaba in Mecca

  Riyadh, Feb 7 (IANS) Police in Saudi Arabia have foiled an attempt to "burn" the Kaaba, located in the centre of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, a...

Explosion kills Afghan governor

  Kabul, Feb 7 (IANS) An Afghan district governor was killed in an explosion in Farah province, a senior official said on Tuesday. "Abdul Khaliq Noorzai, governor of Khak-e-Safed...

10 killed in Afghan avalanche

  Kabul, Feb 4 (IANS) At least 10 people lost their lives and 12 others were wounded after a snow avalanche struck a village in northern Afghan province...

India eases visa policy for Afghans

  Kabul, Feb 3 (IANS) To boost people-to-people ties, India has further liberalized the visa policy to make it easier for Afghans visiting India, the Indian embassy said...

Middle East cartoonists show anger over Trump’s visa ban

Lahore, Feb 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump as a dinosaur with a concrete wall for a tail, of Trump as a member of the white supremacist...

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