NEW DELHI An Indian military court has sentenced seven soldiers to life in prison for killing three Kashmiri youths in a rare ruling against the army, the tense region s top official said Thursday.Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said the soldiers shot dead the youths in 2010 after staging a gun battle and claiming they were trying to sneak across the disputed border from arch rival Pakistan."This is a watershed moment. No one in Kashmir ever believed that justice would be done in such cases.
ISLAMABAD: United States and Pakistan on Thursday joined hands to monitor chemicals which were used both legally and illegally and to prevent illicit movement of the dangerous drugs.U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson joined Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Tariq Bajwa to mark the launch of the Pakistan Customs Service’s End Use Verification (EUV) project, which will help Customs monitor such chemicals,said a statement of the US embassy here Thursday.“The partnership
KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will make his first state visit to neighbouring Pakistan Friday, seeking to improve ties that are crucial to his hopes of reviving Taliban peace talks as US troops end their 13-year war.Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are expected to attend a cricket match between the two countries in Islamabad on Saturday, officials said, in a public demonstration of better relations despite fraught cross-border tensions.Both nations accuse each