Osama’s head had to be put together for identification’

NEW YORK: An ex-Navy SEAL, who claims to have killed Osama bin Laden, has revealed that the al-Qaeda chief’s head was so severely destroyed by his gun­fire that it had to be pressed back together for identification. Ex-Navy SEAL team shooter Robert O’Neill has reasserted his claim that he alone pumped three bullets into Osama, […]

‘Trump accepts Xi’s invitation to visit China this year’

‘Trump accepts Xi’s invitation to visit China this year’

BEIJING: US President Donald Trump has accepted his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping’s invitation to pay a state visit to China this year, state media reported on Friday. Xi, who is currently in the US to hold talks with Trump for the first time in Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago, yesterday extended the in¬vitation to Trump for […]

Pro-freedom leaders welcome American ‘mediation’

Pro-freedom leaders welcome American ‘mediation’

Srinagar: Pro-freedom leaders on Wednesday welcomed the remarks made by US representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who had said on Tuesday that the US may “try to find its place” in resolving India-Pakistan tensions over the Kashmir dispute. The spokesperson of the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat Conference said that both India and Pakistan should seek […]

Pak welcomes US offer

Pak welcomes US offer

Washington: Pakistan has welcomed the US offer to help de-escalate tensions with India, saying “any positive role” America plays to bring peace and stability in South Asia can serve the region well, according to a media report on Wednesday. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Pakistan’s envoy to Washington, termed US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s remarks […]

Open to talks within Indian constitution: govt

Open to talks within Indian constitution: govt

New Delhi: The BJP-led government on Wednesday said it was open to dialogue with various stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir if they eschew violence and willing to work within the framework of Indian constitution. “The government remains open to dialogue with those who eschew the path of violence and are willing to work within the […]

India must respond positively to US mediation offer on Kashmir: Hurriyat (M)

India must respond positively to US mediation offer on Kashmir: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Terming the recent statement of US representative in the UN, Nikki Haley on the US role in de-escalating tension between India and Pakistan, the Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday said the main cause of tension and animosity between the nuclear neighbors was the unresolved Kashmir dispute. In a statement, Hurriyat said that over the […]

Decoding United States’ Haley

Decoding United States’ Haley

In a statement that could be held to be a harbinger of United States approach towards South Asia, the country’s ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley stated that ““It’s absolutely right that this administration is concerned about the relationship between India and Pakistan and very much wants to see how we de-escalate any sort […]

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