Wednesday September 17, 2014, Islamabad, Pakistan
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, weakened by weeks of demonstrations calling for him to resign, threatened on Wednesday to clear a protest camp established more than a month ago outside government offices in Islamabad.
Chinese president Xi Jinping arrived in Gujarat to a grand welcome for a three-day India visit aimed at ramping up trade and investment. His visit comes in the middle of a new face-off at the contested border between India and China at the Line of Actual Control.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who celebrates his 64th birthday today, is in Ahmedabad to welcome Xi. This is the first visit to India by a Chinese president since 2006.
Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in Gujarat today for a three-day visit that will focus on ramping up trade and investment and addressing a long-standing border dispute between the two countries amid a new face-off at the Line of Actual Control.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who celebrates his 64th birthday today, he is in Ahmedabad to welcome Xi. This is the first visit to India by a Chinese president since 2006.
A Pakistani court on Wednesday quashed all cases registered against the protesters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) who violated prohibitory orders, a media report stated.
Wednesday September 17, 2014, Pristina, Kosovo
Police in Kosovo arrested 15 people on Wednesday, including a number of imams, in the second major operation in weeks to stem the flow of young ethnic Albanians joining Islamist fighters in Iraq and Syria, a police source said.
The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.
EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in New York for further talks on Tehran's contested nuclear programme, her spokeswoman said.
A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old cease-fire.
American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.