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Pakistani Christians Fearful After IS Attack on Community

Pakistan’s Christian community has faced the brunt of some of the worst terrorist attacks in the country in recent years, but now the community fears another looming danger. During the last few months, the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, or Daesh, has claimed responsibility for two deadly attacks on the Christian community in Pakistan’s southwestern […]

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US Military, Intel Officials Cautious About N. Korean Overtures

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to sit down for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un came as no surprise to top U.S. military officials, though they are wary of setting any expectations. The Pentagon said Friday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was in contact with the White House and involved in the decision […]


Trump and Kim to hold historic meeting

President Donald Trump agreed Thursday to a historic first meeting with Kim Jong Un in a stunning development in America’s high-stakes nuclear standoff with North Korea. Standing in front of the White House, South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong earlier announced the first ever meeting between a US president and North Korean leader, which […]


North Korea Calls Latest US Sanctions an Act of War

North Korea says the latest U.S. sanctions against it constitute an “act of war.” The statement carried by the official KCNA news agency, accuses the United States of raising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and notes that it possesses nuclear weapons to cope with Washington’s threats. “The two Koreas have cooperated together and the Olympics […]


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Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Four policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb blast set off by suspected Islamist militants in Indian Kashmir, police and reports said, marking a deadly start to the new year in the restive valley. They were on patrol when the improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Sopore, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the main […]