RIYADH: Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud on Monday expressed hope a "historic" summit to be held Sunday between Arab and Muslim nations and US President Donald Trump will enhance ties and promote tolerance. The summit will be one of three forums held during a visit by Trump, who is making Saudi Arabia his first overseas stop since assuming office in January. Trump has frequently been accused of fuelling Islamophobia but aides described his decision to visit Saudi Arabia as an effort to reset relations…
LAHORE: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj ul Haq on Sunday said the struggle of Kashmiri people is an ideological war and nobody could defeat it. “Kashmir movement is different from the war in Afghanistan and Palestine, as it is continuation of the historic Pakistan movement,” he said addressing a Kashmir March on the eve of Kashmir Solidarity Day in Lahore. Read More: Britain, India equal responsible for atrocities in Kashmir: Siraj He said that more than 100,000 Kashmiris had laid down their lives for freedom,…
WASHINGTON: Billionaire Republican Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to bring unity to America as he swept into Washington on the eve of the most consequential moment of his life -- his inauguration as 45th president of the United States. On Friday, Trump will cap an extraordinary and improbable run for the White House when he takes the reins from President Barack Obama at mid-day, launching the nation into uncharted waters. The 70-year-old leader-in-waiting traveled from New York aboard a government jet to a military…
LAHORE: Activists Thursday hailed the passing of a historic bill protecting women's rights in Pakistan's most populous province, with the legislation establishing a helpline and shelters while calling for some defendants to wear GPS trackers.
TAIPEI: Polls opened in Taiwan Saturday with the island expected to elect its first female president in a historic vote likely to end eight years of closer China ties.
DHAKA: India and Bangladesh on Saturday signed an agreement to simplify their 4,000-km (2,500-mile) border and clarify the identities of 52,000 living in enclaves, over four decades after the neighbors first tried to untangle complex territorial rights set down in 1713.
PARIS: A replica of the 18th century ship that took a French general on his voyage to become a hero of the American war of independence set sail again Saturday, cheered off by thousands of well-wishers and President Francois Hollande.
SWITZERLAND: A solar powered plane aims to fly into history on Monday, taking off from Abu Dhabi on a round-the-world odyssey to promote alternative energy.
PARIS: Hundreds of thousands of people and dozens of world leaders marched together through Paris Sunday in a historic show of solidarity and defiance after terrorist attacks in the French capital that claimed 17 lives.