US to impose further costs on Iran over protest response: Biden

US President Joe Biden expressed concern Monday over the response by Iranian security forces against peaceful protests, saying Washington will this week impose sanctions on perpetrators of violence against protestors. “I remain gravely concerned about reports of the intensifying violent crackdown on peaceful protestors in Iran, including students and women, who are demanding their equal […]

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Pakistan: Main task of spy agencies is security, not ‘political engineering’ – Imran

Former prime minister Imran Khan has criticised the country’s intelligence agencies over the recent audio leaks – purportedly featuring conversations of incumbent and previous high-level government officials including the premier – saying that their primary responsibility is ensuring security rather than indulging in “political engineering”. In an interview with a local TV channel, the PTI […]

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‘Don’t travel to states bordering Pakistan’: Canada issues bizarre advisory for citizens in India

The Canadian government has issued a rather bizarre travel advisory for its citizens travelling to India as it warned them from travelling to Gujarat, Punjab and Rajasthan – Indian states which share borders with Pakistan – due to presence of ‘landmines’. “Avoid all travel to areas within 10 km of the border with Pakistan in […]

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