Seoul, Sep 23 : A 3.0 magnitude earthquake was detected near North Korea’s nuclear test site on Saturday, South Korea’s weather agency said. The tremor occurred at 5.29 p.m., some 20 km southeast of the country’s Punggye-ri nuclear site, where the regime conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3, according to the Korea Meteorological […]

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Karachi, Sep 23 : Amid the ongoing joint drills with China, Pakistan said it conducted a successful test of an anti-ship missile from a Sea King helicopter in the northern Arabian Sea on Saturday, stating that the country was ready for war. The anti-ship missile successfully hit its target, an official statement said. According to […]

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A new earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has hit Mexico, just days after another devastating tremor left 295 people dead. The US Geological Survey said it was centered about 11 miles (18km) south-southeast of Matias Romero in the southern state of Oaxaca. Details on damage or injuries are not immediately clear. Buildings swayed and […]

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Dhaka, Sep 23 : The number of Rohingya Muslim minority refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh has stabilised at almost 430,000, the UN Office in the country said on Saturday. There has been no change in numbers since the latest report released on Thursday, the Inter Sector Coordination Group said, […]

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The global number of nuclear warheads dropped last year, but it seems China, India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said Thursday. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute says developments in North Korea’s nuclear programme “contributed to international political instability with potentially serious knock-on effects.” […]

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Muslims are more likely than Americans overall to acknowledge the discrimination that black Americans face in the country, a Pew Research Center study suggests. Most American Muslims (67 percent) said the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights, Pew reports. Overall, 57 percent of Americans in general said the same. In […]

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ISLAMABAD/Lahore – The National Accountability Bureau has frozen assets of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, it was learnt on Wednesday. Letters were dispatched by the corruption watchdog to banks, excise department, deputy commissioners [of Islamabad and Lahore], and to Lahore Development Authority [LDA] and Capital Development Authority [CDA] […]

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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to US President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but she expects no help from him as he has made clear how he feels about refugees. As Trump left an event he hosted at the United Nations on reforming the […]

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More than 16 thousands of Rohingya women, who fled to Bangladesh following persecution in Rakhine state of Myanmar, are pregnant, Health Minister Mohammad Nasim said today. Meanwhile, nurses and midwives have aided the normal delivery of 173 babies in health centre set up in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, the minister added. “Our […]

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