Interfaith Panel Denounces a 9/11 Museum Exhibit’s Portrayal of Islam

An advisory group of religious leaders said a documentary at the soon-to-open National September 11 Memorial Museum was offensive to Muslims and could generate prejudice against them.

PM orders minimum load-shedding in summer, strict action against theft

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday directed for minimal electricity load-shedding in the summer so that consumers did not face any inconvenience.

Ethiopians Hope Start-Ups Turn Into Business Success

Young Ethiopians are eager to benefit from the economic growth of the last few years.  And since the market has so many opportunities, everyone seems to be working on a start-up idea in the hopes of “

Karachi’s Mass Transit Project, govt’s priority: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said on Wednesday Mass Transit Project in Karachi was the top priority of government for providing better transport facilities to the residents of the mo

Russia's Shadowy Military Presence Threatens East Ukraine

As the rhetorical shots between Moscow and the West continue, there are an estimated 40,000 Russian troops stationed just across the border from Ukraine poised to invade that country if Russian Presid

S. Korea Ferry Death Toll at 150, Search for Victims Enters Second Week

The confirmed death toll from the South Korean ferry disaster climbed to 150 Wednesday, one week after the passenger boat capsized off the country's southwest coast.

Study: Mideast Military Expenditures Increasing

Post-Arab Spring political tensions are driving up military spending in the Middle East, analysts say.

Expenditures escalated to an estimated $150 billion in the region in 2013.

New policy to improve coordination among intelligence, security agencies: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday said the new national security policy was aimed at providing organizational mechanism for improving coordina

Turkey's Erdogan offers condolences for 1915 Armenia killings

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan offered what the government said were unprecedented condolences on Wednesday to the grandchildren of Armenians killed in World War One by Ottom

Basit ’encouraged’ by Modi’s remarks on India relations

NEW DELHI: Pakistan said Wednesday it was “encouraged” by comments from arch rival India’s election frontrunner Narendra Modi who stressed cooperation with foreign governments if he was elected prime