UNITED NATIONS: North Korea is preparing for ‘any mode of war’ triggered by US military action, Pyongyang’s envoy to the United Nations warned on Monday, saying his country would respond to a missile or nuclear strike ‘in kind’. The statement from North Korean Deputy Ambassador Kim In Ryong followed warnings from US Vice President Mike Pence to Pyongyang not to test US resolve following another missile test. “If the United States dares opt for a military action (…) the DPRK is ready to react to any mode of war desired…
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said Pakistan was ready to work with the international community to explore ways to resolve Afghan crisis. He said this while US National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H R McMaster paid a courtesy call on him. This was Gen McMaster’s first visit to Pakistan as the US National Security Advisor and the first formal high level exchange between US and Pakistan under the new administration. The prime minister welcomed the visiting dignitary and apprised the US NSA of…
ISLAMABAD: British Ambassador to Pakistan Thomas Drew has said his country is ready to become part of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Talking to media in Islamabad, Mr Thomas also expressed satisfaction over security in Pakistan and success of Zarb-e-Azb operation. “Britain values Pakistan's sacrifices in war on terror. Overall security situation has improved in Pakistan in the wake of Zarb-e-Azb operation,” he said. Read More: Govt initiates steps to train manpower for CPEC projects The…
PORLAMAR: North Korea is ready to "counter-attack" in the face of ongoing "provocation" from the United States, its foreign minister said Thursday amid a spike in tension caused by Pyongyang's latest nuclear test.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort, who shocked and saddened the world with her revelation that she wants to be euthanized, says she's not ready to die quite yet.
PYONGYAN: North Korea has completed preparations for another nuclear test, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday, citing South Korean government sources who said the North may use a previously unused tunnel at its mountainous test site.
PESHAWAR: The second batch of Special Women Commandos Combat Unit of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) had their passing-out on Monday aafter which the unit is ready to fight terrorism in the province, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will be ready to go it alone when its $6.7 billion three-year International Monetary Fund programme ends in September, a senior fund official said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW: Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview.
CAIRO: Yemen's Houthis are ready to sit down for peace talks as long as a Saudi-led air campaign is halted and the negotiations are overseen by "non-aggressive" parties, a senior Houthi member said.