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UN chief arrives in Pakistan on four-day visit

ISLAMABAD: UN chief Antonio Guterres arrived here on Sunday on a four-day visit to Pakistan during which he will attend the international conference on Afghan refugees, hold parleys with the top Pakistani leadership and...

Several drugs against coronavirus already under clinical trials: Chinese official

BEIJING: Several antiviral drugs to treat the novel coronavirus outbreak in China that has claimed over 1,500 lives are under clinical trials and some have shown fairly good efficacy, a Chinese official said on...

Iran: Trump wrong if he thinks Tehran regime will collapse

MUNICH: Iran's foreign minister said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump is receiving bad advice if he believes an American "maximum pressure" campaign against his country will cause the government in Tehran to...

Nawaz Sharif exempted from personal appearance by court on medical grounds in money laundering case

LAHORE: An accountability court in Lahore has exempted Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from appearing before it in a money laundering case on medical grounds and adjourned the hearing till February 28, according...

UK parents lose court appeal to keep baby on life support

LONDON: The parents of a baby declared brain dead by doctors have lost the latest round of a legal battle in Britain's courts to keep him on life support. Britain's Court of Appeal on...

US blacklists Sri Lankan army commander, cites killings, abuses

WASHINGTON: The United States has imposed sanctions on Sri Lanka's army chief, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, for alleged human rights violations including extrajudicial killings in 2009 during the country's civil war, US Secretary of...