Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday directed authorities in Gilgit-Baltistan to set up special courts to try persons arrested for the gruesome killing of 10 foreign climbers at the Nanga Parbat base camp.More.. # Pakistan PM, # Nawaz Sharif, # Pak terrorists, # special courts, # Pak government,
Seoul: US Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that North Korea would never achieve prosperity as long as it continued to pursue nuclear arms, but added Washington remained open to dialogue if Pyongyang can show its willingness to honour its commitments.More.. # Joe Biden, # North Korea, # DMZ, # Korea war, # Korea nuke, # Korea dictator,
Beijing: China's first unmanned lunar probe on Friday successfully entered a circular Moon's orbit, a key step in the country's maiden attempt to soft land and explore the surface of an extra-terrestrial celestial body.More.. # China, # China’s Moon orbit, # Beijing Aerospace Control Center, # BACC, # Yutu, # Jade Rabbit,
Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is set to visit Tehran next week to discuss bilateral relations and Iran's nuclear programme after its leadership agreed a landmark deal on limiting enrichment.
New York: A US court here has dismissed a breach of contract lawsuit filed by former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta against his long time friend and business associate Parag Saxena, saying the claims made by him in the complaint are no longer relevant.More.. # Rajat Gupta, # Goldman Sachs, # Rajat Gupta plea, # Parag Saxena, # New Silk Route,
Washington: President Barack Obama has said that both Vice-President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make outstanding candidates and possess the much-needed qualities to assume the high office.More.. # Barack Obama, # Joe Biden, # Hillary Clinton, # US presidents, # Democratic Party presidential nominees,
New York: Over 40 Russian diplomats, including some employed at Moscow's mission to the UN and the Consulate here, have been charged with participating in a nine-year-long fraud to illegally obtain nearly USD 1.5 million in healthcare benefits.More.. # Russian diplomats, # US, # healthcare fraud, # Russia, # UN mission, # US Justice Department,