Mike Pompeo says there is no ‘deep state’ at CIA or State Department

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said that there was no “deep state” in either the CIA or the State Department. “I don’t believe there’s a deep state... Read more »

Nepal: Oli government prepares for clemency to ex-Maoist leaders serving jail term

The recent unification of the two Communist parties having a near two-third majority in the parliament is being seen as a precursor of political stability and economic prosperity in... Read more »

China says report on President Xi asking Pakistan to relocate LeT chief Saeed baseless

China on Thursday dismissed as “shocking” and “baseless” a media report that President Xi Jinping has asked Pakistan to explore ways to relocate JuD chief Hafiz Saeed to a... Read more »

Russian military missile downed Flight MH17: Investigators

An international team of investigators said on Thursday that detailed analysis of video images and photos has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight... Read more »

North Korea demolishes nuclear test site amid doubts over summit

Amid doubts over June 12 summit, North Korea on Thursday appears to have blown up tunnels at its only nuclear test site, Punggye-ri, setting off a series of explosions... Read more »

India-Pakistan should resolve Kashmir through dialogue: US expert

Maintaining that the US has “no role” in the resolution of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan despite Islamabad seeking third party intervention by Washington, a top American... Read more »

Trump administration to publish proposed rule changes for gun exports: Official

The Trump administration is preparing to publish on Thursday long-delayed proposed rule changes for the export of U.S. firearms, a State Department official said on Tuesday. The rule changes... Read more »

Pakistan minister Daniyal Aziz slapped by Imran’s party leader Naeemul Haque

Pakistan’s minister for privatisation Daniyal Aziz was slapped by a senior leader of Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf during a TV talk show. A 36-second clip posted on Geo News... Read more »