Pakistan’s Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi has informed a parliamentary panel that the government soon is going to launch a ferry service for pilgrims to Iran, local media reported.
A delegation of the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), is not happy with Pakistan’s steps regarding proscribed organisations (POs) terming them as insufficient, local media reported.
A number of foreign media officials and reporters departed Thursday for Iran’s flood-stricken areas to cover the sad incident that claimed lives of at least 19 Iranians, a senior official at National Disaster Management Organization (NDMO) announced.
The United States and three Central American countries have reached a deal meant to stem the flow of migrants toward the US-Mexico border.
Russia says it is “seriously concerned” that a terrorist group together with the so-called White Helmets in Syria plan to carry out “chemical provocations” in the Arab country’s northwestern province of Idlib, one of the last territories in Syria where terrorists are still active.
A truck crashed into a crowd of people in western Guatemala on Wednesday evening, killing at least 32 people, authorities said.
Afghanistan’s summer harvest will be one of the most critical in years, especially of wheat, its biggest cereal crop, as the country recovers from floods and the worst drought in decades, government and aid organization officials say.
Facebook has banned content promoting white nationalism and white separatism on its platforms, amid criticism that came after a white supremacist live-streamed his shooting of worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand on the social media network.
Japan has extended state-backed insurance to cover imports of oil from Iran, potentially allowing the country’s refiners to continue loading crude cargoes from the Middle Eastern nation, a government official told Reuters on Thursday.
Germany could face shortages of medical products by mid-April if Britain makes a chaotic withdrawal from the European Union, German business daily Handelsblatt said on Thursday, citing a letter by Health Minister Jens Spahn to the EU Commission.
China will sharply expand market access for foreign banks and securities and insurance companies, especially in its financial services sector, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorizations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
Italian former football referee Pierluigi Collina is scheduled to be in Iran on Saturday to watch Persepolis vs Esteghlal derby.
Iran has hailed a Luxembourg court’s decision to reject the US government’s request to seize Iranian assets over 9/11 attacks, saying the Trump administration cannot “steal” the Iranian nation’s money by fabricating lies.
A Kazakh military helicopter with 13 people on board crashed on Wednesday in Kazakhstan during exercises, the Defense Ministry said.
A senior leader of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, says Palestinians will not give up resistance in the face of Israeli aggression.
Canada's trade deficit narrowed to Can$4.2 billion (US$3.1 billion) in January as commerce with countries other than the United States ramped up, the government statistical agency said Wednesday.
India shot down a satellite of its own with a missile on Wednesday, joining the world’s most advanced space superpowers; and prompting its arch rival Pakistan to urge avoiding militarization of space.
A new poll shows that most American voters prefer the national vote rather than Electoral College.
Ten people were killed along with two bombers in a coordinated attack late Tuesday by Boko Haram extremists on a town in eastern Niger, the local mayor said.
Iranian president on Wednesday vowed to resolve the problems in the flood-affected regions.
Speakers at a conference in Pakistan stressed upon the need for closer cooperation among Iran, Pakistan and Russia for regional peace and stability.