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Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

Taliban ready for second round of talks with US

ISLAMABAD:(AP) –  The Taliban are ready for a second round of talks with the US, possibly this month, which is likely to focus on prisoner exchanges, confidence building measures, and ways to move from back-door meetings to formal negotiations, said Taliban officials in separate interviews in recent days. Speaking on ...

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US gun violence ‘human rights crisis’: Amnesty

 Muslim Times(Web Desk) – The gun violence situation in the United States has grown into a full blown “human rights crisis” amid inaction from the US government, says Amnesty International. In a scathing report on Wednesday, the UK-based human rights group blasted the lack of preventive measures such as a ...

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Putin vows to beef up army to better defend Russia, allies

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says his country’s military practices are defensive and offensive in nature, and has pledged to strengthen Russia’s armed forces and provide them with the “latest weapons and technologies” to help them better protect the country and its allies. The Russian president arrived ...

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Beware! Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

PARIS (AFP) – Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease s global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for 2018 — with 9.6 million deaths, said a ...

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Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers offered in London

(Muslim Times) – The Namaz-e-Janaza (Funeral prayer) of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, has been offered in London’s Regent s Park mosque. As per details garnered, family members and prominent political figures including Hussain Nawaz, Hassan Nawaz, former Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, former finance minister ...

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