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Daily Archives: June 17, 2015

US signals first ever U-turn on Iran sanctions

Secretary of State John Kerry has acknowledged for the first time that a final nuclear deal would not require Iran to detail its past activities in order to lift sanctions on the country.  “We’re not fixated on Iran specifically accounting for what they did at one point in time or another,” ...

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Palestinian govt to resign soon: Abbas

  RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas announced on Tuesday that the Ramallah-based government would resign within the next 24 hours, several senior Fatah officials said. “Within 24 hours the Palestinian government will resign,” Abbas told members of the Revolutionary Council of his Fatah movement in Ramallah, according to several officials ...

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Palestinian government to resign in next 24 hours: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that his government will be dissolved within the next 24 hours, Fatah officials say. “Within 24 hours the Palestinian government will resign,” several senior officials of Abbas’ Fatah movement quoted him as saying at the 15th Fatah Revolutionary Council conference held in the West ...

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PCB has Plan B if India backtracks: Shaharyar

LAHORE: Politics and sports should not be intermingled, insists Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan while referring to the ongoing tension between Pakistan and India which has put their bilateral series at risk of cancellation. Due to the recent tension between Pakistan and India dark clouds hover over the ...

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Ramazan to begin in S. Arabia tomorrow

RIYADH: Thursday would be observed in Saudi Arabia as the first day of Ramazan, said the Saudi Supreme Court on Tuesday night. According to website of the Arab News, the Saudi court made the announcement after no one reported having seen the crescent on Tuesday evening. Other countries where Ramazan ...

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7 die in Rawalpindi house fire

RAWALPINDI: Seven people including five children were killed in a fire at a two-storey house on Wednesday morning in Rawalpindi’s Chaklala Scheme 3 area. Two women were also injured in the fire. Shaukat Cheema, 35, his wife Ayesha, 32, and their five children were killed as a blaze fanned out ...

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Pakistani troops cross border, rescue Afghan soldier

      ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented cross-border ‘rescue’ operation, Pakistani troops crossed into Afghanistan on Tuesday to evacuate an Afghan soldier, who had been critically wounded in an exchange with the Taliban. “This afternoon an Afghan soldier was severely injured in an exchange of fire with terrorists 600 metres ...

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After Zardari tirade, Nawaz stands by military

ISLAMABAD: A day after Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson and former president Asif Ali Zardari unleashed his tirade against the military leadership, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday stepped in to defend the armed forces. The statement from PM House quoted Nawaz as saying during a meeting on political consultations ...

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