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ICJ stays hanging of Kulbhushan Yadav till final decision

Sting Newz Web Desk: The UN´s top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of  Kulbhushan Yadav, who is convicted of spying. Judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled in a unanimous and binding decision that Kulbhushan Sudhir Yadav must not be executed by Islamabad until …

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4 terrorists including Taseer’s kidnappers killed in Pakistan

Sting Newz Desk: Four Taliban terrorists, including the two alleged kidnappers of slain governor of Punjab Salmaan Taseer”s son, have been killed in an encounter with security personnel in Pakistan”s Punjab province, officials said today.

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UN revises downward India’s GDP growth for 2017

Sting Newz Desk: The United Nations has revised downward India”s economic growth forecast for 2017 but predicted an increased 7.9 per cent GDP growth next year as it cautioned that stressed balance sheets in the banking sectors will prevent strong investment rebound in the near term. Courtesy : PTI

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Dog sentenced to death for biting child in Pakistan

Sting Newz Desk :  In a peculiar punishment, a dog was today sentenced to death in Pakistan”s Punjab province for biting a child.

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UN experts condemn brutal murder of journalist in Maldives

Sting Newz Desk: A group of United Nations human rights experts have “strongly” condemned the murder of a prominent journalist and human rights defender in Maldives and called on the authorities to conduct a public inquiry into the killing and bring those responsible to justice. Courtesy : PTI

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Pak executes 4 hardcore militants convicted by military courts

Sting Newz Desk:  Pakistan today hanged four more “hardcore” Taliban terrorists, a day after executing an equal number of militants convicted of “heinous” terrorism-related offences by the military courts.

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India elected president of UN-Habitat

Sting Newz Desk: India has been unanimously elected as the president of the UN-Habitat, an organ of the United Nations to promote sustainable human settlements across the globe.

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Islamic State, Taliban clash in Afghanistan, dozens killed

Kabul: Afghan officials say Islamic State militants have attacked the Taliban in the northern Jawzjan province, igniting heavy clashes in which dozens of fighters were killed. Mohammad Reza Ghafori, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said today that the fighting, which began the day before, has killed 76 Taliban fighters …

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China bans dozens of Muslim baby names such as Islam, Quran, Saddam, Jihad, Medina etc.

Sting Newz Service: In China’s restive Muslim-majority Xinjiang province, parents now cannot keep common Muslim names like Saddam, Jihad and Imam for their babies as the government has banned dozens of Islamic names.Xinjiang authorities have recently banned dozens of names with religious connotations common to Muslims around the world on …

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U.S. drops “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan, marking weapon’s first use

Sting Newz Service: The U.S. dropped a bomb containing 11 tons of explosives on an ISIS cave complex in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on the border with Pakistan on Thursday, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed to CBS News’ David Martin. The bomb is officially called a GBU-43 or Massive Ordnance Air Blast …

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