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India rejects UN Secretary General's offer to mediate on Kashmir issue

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- Rejecting any need for third-party mediation, the Indian government on Sunday responded to the comments made by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the Kashmir i... Read More


Facebook gears up for wave of influencer marketing in politics

India, Feb. 16 -- Facebook Inc. is trying to clarify how it will handle a new wrinkle in the world of digital political advertising: politicians paying influencers to post on social media platforms li... Read More


Impossible to predict which direction COVID-19 will take - WHO

Sri Lanka, Feb. 16 -- The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday cautioned against panic over COVID-19 but also urged governments to step up their efforts to prepare for the virus, sa... Read More


Baloch activist urges UN Secy-Gen to take notice of humanitarian crisis in Balochistan

Balochistan, Feb. 16 -- : Khalil Baloch, chairman of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) on Sunday urged the visiting United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take immediate notice of the h... Read More


Prince Charles names Katy Perry ambassador of British Asian Trust

Pakistan, Feb. 16 -- Katy Perry was named as an ambassador of the British Asian Trust at the charity's annual Royal Dinner by Prince Charles, the Royal Founding Patron. The central focus of the event... Read More


India rejects UNSG's offer to mediate on Kashmir

India, Feb. 16 -- India on Sunday rejected UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' offer to mediate on the Kashmir issue and said the only issue to be addressed is the vacation of territories illegally... Read More


India and Pakistan should de-escalate, both militarily and verbally: Antonio Guterres

Islamabad, Feb. 16 -- Visiting Pakistan, UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday said nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan should "de-escalate, both militarily and verbally". While talking about J... Read More


India rejects mediation offer by UN Secretary-General on Kashmir

New Delhi, Feb. 16 -- : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday rejected an offer of mediation proposed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Kashmir, saying the focus instead should be... Read More


5 Taliban militants killed, 25 IEDs defused in Kandahar

Afghanistan, Feb. 16 -- The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces killed 5 Taliban militants during an operation in southern Kandahar province, the Afghan Military said. The Special Operations ... Read More


Japan delivers fishery patrol vessel to Indonesia

Jakarta (VNA), Feb. 16 -- Japan has handed over a fishery patrol vessel named Hakurei Maru to Indonesia, along with maintenance and equipment fund worth 2.2 billion JPY, according to ANTARA News. Dir... Read More