ISLAMABAD: More and more French and European tourists are choosing Pakistan as a preferred destination for sightseeing and cultural tourism. This was stated by the representatives of the top tour operators of France who met the Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque in Paris on Friday at a debriefing session after their recent 2-week visit to Pakistan in September this year, says a press release received from Paris here on Saturday. The tour operators in their separate presentations briefed the ambassador about…
The United States -- facing massive controversy over immigration -- received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany.
It is over a year since Bashar al-Assad's regime, with the help of Russian air strikes and barrel bombs, pounded the rebel-held east of Aleppo into submission. Buildings were flattened, those who survived were left terrorised, hungry and filled with despair, and the stench of dead bodies rose up from the rubble as families searched for their loved ones. Now, having largely destroyed the city it sought to control, the Assad regime wants the world to visit what remains: as a tourist destination. This week the Syrian…