Sri Lanka rejects criticism over new army chief accused of war crimes, calls it 'sovereign decision'
Sri Lanka on Tuesday rejected the mounting international criticism of the appointment of a general accused of war crimes as the island nation's army chief.
US reduces visa validity for Pakistani citizens from 5 years to 12 months; journalists not allowed to stay beyond 3 months
An additional fee of $32 for I Visas and $38 for all other visa categories must be paid at the Embassy, Islamabad or Consulate General Karachi prior to visa issuance with effect from 21 January
Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: US, Russia and Japan condole former prime minister's demise, say loss of 'great statesman'
The US, Russia and Japan on Thursday condoled the demise of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
US president Donald Trump on Saturday said that he may travel to Israel for the inauguration of the new American embassy in Jerusalem.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's certain that the US Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, much sooner than Trump administration officials have estimated.
US, Turkey in diplomatic row after arrest of Turkish staffer at American mission; visa services scaled back
The United States and Turkey have scaled back visa issuing services in each other's countries in a deepening diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul.
Hundreds of expatriate Americans use the American Community Support Association club, which has a bar, swimming pool, restaurant and a beauty parlour within the embassy premises.