MELBOURNE (Agencies): Rafael Nadal, the world number one in men’s singles, eliminated Bolivian player Hugo Dellien in men’s singles first round on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Spanish star defeated Dellien with the sets of 6-2, 6-3 and 6-0 to advance to the second round. Moreover, the world No.5, Austria’s Dominic Thiem, beat Adrian Mannarino from France…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for a four-day official visit. Sources said that during her visit, Alice Wells will hold meetings with civil and military leadership to discuss several issues, including bilateral ties, progress on Afghan peace process, Iran-US tension…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Underscoring the need for dialogues and de-escalation in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan remains committed to its core objective of promoting peace and stability in the region. Taking to the social networking website, twitter, FM Qureshi said that he had visited Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman,…

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Shafi Ullah MINGORA: At least four persons died and two others injured when roof a house suddenly caved in at Mingora Swat district on Friday. The Spokesman of Relief and Settlement Department told media on Friday that total six persons were trapped under the debris against whom four were found dead and two others sustained…

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LONDON (Agencies): Britain’s ambassador to Iran is to return to the U.K. for a “long-planned visit,” British authorities said Wednesday. “Ambassador Rob Macaire is returning to the U.K. today [Wednesday] on a long-planned visit,” the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said. The FCO statement came following local reports from Iran that Macaire was leaving on…

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KABUL (AT News): The parliament demands an investigation for the recent night raids launched by the government’s Special Forces in Kabul and Laghman province. At the meantime, the members of parliament in their Monday session, expressed concerns over the region’s situation after the assassination of Iran’s top military official and the country’s mastermind in overseas…

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