Tue, Apr 25, 2017 | updated 02:08 PM IST

Reports of Baghdadi's capture not true: Syrian President

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 22:26 IST     

Moscow [Russia], Apr 20 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has denied reports of the capture of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi stating that Syrian borders with Iraq are still very much under the control of the militant group.

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The Hague, Apr 20 (ANI): Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control, Mikhail Ulyanov, on Thursday said that the U.S. complaints over how the nuclear deal on Iran is being implemented are irrelevant.

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New York [USA], Apr 20 (ANI): U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday praised Indonesia for its tradition of "modern Islam", sending a conciliatory message to the Islamic world.

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Berlin [Germany], Apr 20 (ANI): American oil giant Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from President Donald Trump's administration in order to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a state-owned Russian corporation.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 20 (ANI): Following the Panamagate verdict, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday once again demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation over corruption allegations.

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With Panamagate verdict, Sharif now at 'mercy' of Pak Army

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 17:18 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 20 (ANI): Even though today's Panamagate verdict by the Pakistan Supreme Court neither gave a clean chit nor a disqualification to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, it essentially places the leader at the mercy of the Army.

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Panamagate: 11 points highlighting Pak SC's verdict

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 16:28 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 20 (ANI): Giving major relief to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's Supreme Court has clearly said that there was insufficient evidence to order his removal from office.

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Nawaz family celebrates post SC breather in Panamagate

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 16:23 IST     

Islamabad (Pakistan) Apr 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaj Sharif on Thursday got immediate relief in Panamagate when the Supreme Court ordered a time-bound probe into the case. As soon Nawaj got the breather, his daughter Mariam Nawaz Sharif took to Twitter to express her delight.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr 20 (ANI): Announcing the much-awaited Panamagate case verdict, the Pakistan Supreme Court today neither gave a clean chit nor a disqualification to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the apex court ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe how money was transferred to Qatar.

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Baikonur [Kazakhstan], Apr 20 (ANI): Russia's Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft has been launched to International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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Pak Army chief assures Iran of unaffected bilateral ties

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 15:07 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has assured Iran that its bilateral ties with Islamabad would remain unaffected.

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Not waiting for any decision: Nawaz Sharif

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 13:18 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the Panama Leaks case, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he is not waiting for any decision and was elected by people to work.

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Quetta [Pakistan], April 20 (ANI): More than half a million eligible women in Balochistan have not registered themselves as voters with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as they do not possess Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs).

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Indians may be affected by New Zealand immigration rules

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 11:43 IST     

Wellington [New Zealand], April 20 (ANI): New Zealand has announced that it is introducing regulations that make it tougher for skilled overseas workers to get jobs in the country as it tries to control immigration numbers that have reached an all-time high.

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Jinping asks PLA's new military unit to be combat ready

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 09:21 IST     

Beijing [China], Apr. 20 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping has the ordered the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) newly established 84 large military units to prepare themselves for combat and give priority to building 'new-type' of fighting capabilities.

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Pak's indifference to Muslim oppression in China 'alarming'

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 08:06 IST     

Srinagar [India], Apr. 20 (ANI): Pakistan turning a deaf ear and going cold turkey in dealing with China's repression unleashed on its Muslim community is nothing short of alarming, as even the state media besides the Nawaz Sharif-led government is looking at this development the other way according to an analysis in the Kashmir Images.

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U.K. Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 07:41 IST     

London [U.K.], Apr 20 (ANI): The members of the British Parliament have approved Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early general election on June 8.

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Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 07:22 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], Apr 20 (ANI): Two Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were spotted flying about 41 miles off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, just hours after two US F-22 fighter jets intercepted the same type of Russian aircraft in the area.

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Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 07:10 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], Apr 20 (ANI): United States Vice President Mike Pence avoided a direct answer when asked if the U.S. used any cyber or electronic technology to sabotage Sunday's North Korean missile test.

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New York [U.S.A.], Apr 20 (ANI): Following his dismissal from position as a prime-time host on Fox News, Bill O'Reilly has said that it was tremendously disheartening that he had to part ways with Fox due to "completely unfounded claims."

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