Massive storm Patricia batters Mexico’s Pacific coast, damage unclear

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico One of the strongest ever hurricanes lashed western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph (266 km/h), causing chaos in coastal towns and... Read more »

Nawaz Sharif threatens ‘deterrent’ measures against India arms build-up

Washington Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday kept up his attack on India and warned that Pakistan will have to take “credible deterrent” measures in the face of... Read more »

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 10 in Northeast Nigeria: Officials

Maiduguri, Nigeria   At least 10 people were killed and 11 wounded today in a suicide attack at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, hospital sources said. Borno... Read more »

India down plays reference to Kashmir in US-Pak statement

NEW DELHI  India today downplayed the reference to Kashmir in a US-Pakistan joint statement, affirming its commitment to resolve issues with Pakistan bilaterally and welcomed the focus on terror... Read more »

US welcomes Pakistan’s commitment to take action against LeT

WASHINGTON : The US has welcomed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s commitment to take action against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, describing it a very... Read more »

US-Pakistan joint statement: what India should watch out for

India has watched the Sharif-Obama summit in Washington keenly, and while it is clear that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returns to Islamabad without any big announcement to show for... Read more »

11 killed in suicide attack at Shia shrine in Pakistan

KARACHI :  At least 11 minority Shia Muslims, including six children, were killed and 12 injured today when a suicide bomber wearing a burqa blew himself up at a... Read more »

5.3-magnitude earth quake jolts Pakistan

An earthquake of 5.3 magnitude was felt across Pakistan’s Punjab province on Friday, authorities said. The epicentre was 11 km north of Dajal town, Xinhua quoted the US Geological... Read more »