India, China hold talks to diffuse deadly border tensions

NEW DELHI: India and China agreed to ease tensions at their disputed Himalayan border but continued to trade blame for a clash that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. The foreign ministers of both countries spoke by telephone to

Japan makes diplomatic efforts to ease tensions in Gulf

ABU DHABI: Japan , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates would work together to de-escalate the volatile situation in the Region, a Japanese foreign ministry official said Monday, parroting remarks by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The representative said

PM directs Qureshi to visit US, Iran, Saudi Arabia to defuse tensions

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said he has directed Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to visit Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States over the escalating tensions in the Middle East. In a statement on micro-blogging site Twitter,

US stops, harasses Iranian citizens at airports

LOS ANGELES: Numerous reports have emerged of Iranian-American citizens being stopped at USA airports amid tensions between the USA and Iran. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Muslim advocacy group provided legal assistance to more than 60 travelers who