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Pakistan to regulate visa for Chinese citizens

Pakistan has said it will review its visa policy for Chinese citizens to plug the loopholes in the current lenient policy, weeks after the killing of two Chinese nationals who entered the country on business visa. The decision comes days after Interior Minister had been informed that the murdered Chinese citizens were missionaries who were … Continue reading Pakistan to regulate visa for Chinese citizens

Destruction of al-Nuri mosque ‘shows IS defeated’: Iraqi PM

AMN Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said that the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is an official declaration of defeat by so-called Islamic State. Iraqi forces say IS blew up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its famous leaning minaret as jihadists battled to stop advancing pro-government troops. IS … Continue reading Destruction of al-Nuri mosque ‘shows IS defeated’: Iraqi PM

China needs to ‘exert much greater pressure’ on North Korea: US

WEB DESK United States has said that China has a responsibility to exert much greater pressure on North Korea to prevent escalating tensions. US diplomatic and defence chiefs met their Chinese counterparts for security talks and pushed China to rein in companies that allegedly deal with its wayward ally North Korea in violation of UN … Continue reading China needs to ‘exert much greater pressure’ on North Korea: US

Iraq: IS blows up iconic al-Nuri mosque of Mosul-Report

WEB DESK Islamic State group In Iraq have reportedly blown up Mosul’s iconic al-Nuri mosque and its famous leaning minaret. The medieval mosque, also known as Mosul’s Great Mosque, is where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014 declared a Islamic caliphate spanning parts of Iraq and Syria. The mosque’s historic minaret stood for … Continue reading Iraq: IS blows up iconic al-Nuri mosque of Mosul-Report

World celeberates International Yoga Day

AMN International Yoga Day is being celebrated across the world. From United Nations to New Delhi to New York and Paris to Panama, Yoga Day celebrations are taking place as about 5,000 events are being held across 180 countries to mark the day. According to the United Nations, UN, the theme of this year is … Continue reading World celeberates International Yoga Day

Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

  AMN   Saudi King Salman today named his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince replacing Prince Mohammed bin Naif, a royal decree. said. According to a royal decree issued by the official Saudi Press Agency, Mohammed bin Salman, was also named deputy Prime Minister, and maintains his post as minister of defence. The … Continue reading Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

Pakistan begins fencing its border with Afghanistan

AMN Pakistan has begun to fence its over 2,400-kilometre-long, porous border with Afghanistan. Pak Army on Tuesday said the phased fencing of entire Pakistan-Afghanistan border has commenced. It said in the first phase high infiltration-prone border areas in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agencies are being fenced. In the second phase, fencing of remaining border areas … Continue reading Pakistan begins fencing its border with Afghanistan

Iraqi PM in Saudi Arabia, discuss regional issue with King

AMN /JEDDAH Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi paid an official visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday and discussed wide range of issue with King Salman. Accoring to Arab News, two leaders held talks attended by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif and senior officials from both countries. They exchanged views on ways to develop bilateral … Continue reading Iraqi PM in Saudi Arabia, discuss regional issue with King

US: Prez Trump blames N Korea’s ‘brutal regime’ for Otto Warmbier’s death

AMN US President Donald Trump has denounced North Korea as a brutal regime following death of a US student after release from North Korea’s detention. Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea. Reacting on it, moments after news of Warmbier’s death was … Continue reading US: Prez Trump blames N Korea’s ‘brutal regime’ for Otto Warmbier’s death

French president reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after legislative vote

AMN French President Emmanuel Macron has re-appointed Edouard Philippe as prime minister after the weekend’s legislative run-off vote and asked him to form the next government by Wednesday. Sources at Macron’s office said in Paris that Yesterday’s vote saw Macron’s centrist group, the Republic on the Move (REM), secure a massive victory in the National … Continue reading French president reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after legislative vote

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

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