Archive for November 2017

Trump attacks British PM after criticism of anti-Muslim videos

WASHINGTON (AFP): US President Donald Trump publicly upbraided British Prime Minister and ostensible ally Theresa May late Wednesday, rebutting her criticism of anti-Muslim propaganda in a diplomatic row between the two leaders. Plunging headlong into a high-profile spat with one of America´s closest international partners, Trump suggested May focus on defending the United Kingdom rather…

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Two killed, nine hurt in Ukraine courtroom blast

KIEV (AFP): Two people were killed and another nine injured on Thursday after two hand grenades were detonated by the father of a victim in a murder trial in southeastern Ukraine, police said. The incident occurred in the city of Nikopol, about 240 kilometres from the separatist east of the country, during the trial of…

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Russia rejects US call to cut North Korea ties

MOSCOW (AFP): Russia on Thursday rejected a US call to cut ties with North Korea in response to Pyongyang’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. “We see this negatively,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told journalists in the Belarusian capital Minsk, Russian news agencies reported. “We have repeatedly stated that the pressure of sanctions has been…

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2000 cops to perform duties for processions of Eid Milad ul Nabi

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Islamabad Police have chalked out an elaborate security plan for main procession of Eid Milad ul Nabi on 12th Rabi ul Awal (December 1)and strict patrolling will be ensured during procession and other religious gatherings in the city. According to police plan finalized in meeting headed by Senior Superintendent of Islamabad Police (SSP)…

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