Pakistan closes US-funded Radio Mashaal

Islamabad, Jan 20 : The Pashto-language station of the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has been closed by the Pakistani government, officials said on Saturday. The Pakistan government closed down Radio Mashaal station on Friday night for allegedly broadcasting “content against the national interests of Pakistan”, Interior Ministry spokesperson Yasir Shakeel told Efe news agency. RFE/RL’s […]

US government shuts down

Washington, Jan 20 : The US government began shutting down on Saturday, putting thousands of workers on unpaid leave, after the Senate failed to pass a stopgap budget. The shutdown marked the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, media reports said. It is the first shutdown in US history to happen while the same […]

India calls for changing Pakistan’s ‘mindset’ that unleashes terror on India, Afghanistan

United Nations, Jan 20 : Pakistan’s “mindset” that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council. Only by changing the terror mindset can peace come to Afghanistan, India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin said on Friday during a high-level Council meeting dealing with Afghanistan. “Terrorism and externally induced instability […]