EU warns of ‘real risk’ of new funds for terror attacks

"There is a real risk of a new influx of funding for terrorism," Julian King told the civil liberties committee in the European Parliament. PHOTO: REUTERS/Vincent Kessler "There is a real risk of a new influx of funding for terrorism," Julian King told the civil liberties committee in the European Parliament.

Khattak’s swimming pool plan drowns after public backlash

Khattak has scrapped the project, according to an official statement. PHOTO: ONLINE PESHAWAR: Following the public uproar garnered by a tender advertisement published to construct a swimming pool in his official Peshawar residence, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak decided to scrap the project on Thursday. The advertisement drew backlash on social media and mainstream media alike in the past

Rohingya persecution: PPP submits adjournment motion in NA

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) submitted on Tuesday an adjournment motion in the National Assembly over the “brutal killings and torture of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.” “The recent atrocities on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have highlighted a grave humanitarian issue,” it said in the statement addressed to the Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat. Earlier

Xi tells Modi ‘healthy, stable’ China-India ties needed

XIAMEN: Chinese President Xi Jinping has told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two countries should pursue ‘healthy, stable bilateral ties’, state media reported Tuesday in the wake of a protracted border standoff. He called for putting its bilateral relationship with India on the ‘right track’. The exchange, mentioned in a

Putin says tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of global catastrophe

Russian President Vladimir Putin. PHOTO: REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would not change the leadership in Pyongyang, but could lead to large-scale human suffering. Putin, speaking after a BRICs summit in China, also warned against further ramping up military hysteria around