Saturday, December 15, 2018
International Issues

International Issues

Nawaz Accuses Pak Chief Justice of Oppression, Injustice

Islamabad (PTI) Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif today accused the country chief justice of rushing through the hearings in the three corruption cases filed against him, terming it an "extremely unfortunate" example of...

PM Modi Praises Afghan President’s Bold Initiatives Towards Peace

Qingdao (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today praised Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's bold initiatives towards peace and expressed hope that it will be respected by all parties, referring to a ceasefire announced by the...

Kathmandu : 50 killed in Plane Crash

Kathmandu(PTI) A US-Bangla Airlines aircraft crashed and burst into flames today while landing at Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) here, killing at least 50 people, officials said. The Dhaka to Kathmandu flight, with 67 passengers...

Lone Gunman Kills 59, Injures hundreds, in Las Vegas Concert Attack

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree with a penchant for gambling but no criminal record set up a sniper’s nest in a high-rise Las Vegas hotel...

Sharif & Sons Fail to Appear Before Anti-Corruption Body

Lahore: Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons today failed to appear before the top anti-graft body, which wanted to interrogate them over money laundering and corruption charges revealed by the...

Indians Win 2 Awards at 1st Global Robotics Competition in US

Washington(PTI): A group of seven Indian students has bagged two awards at the first global robotics Olympiad in the US where 157 countries participated. The students, who hail from Mumbai, won gold for Zhang Heng...

Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake off Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula Triggers Tsunami Warning

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula triggered a tsunami warning but the threat has now passed, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsunami Center said. The quake struck at 11:34...

Chinese Army Conducts Live-Fire Drills in Tibet

BEIJING: China's military has conducted live-fire exercises in Tibet amid the ongoing standoff+ between Indian and Chinese troops at the Dokalam area in the Sikkim sector. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) conducted live-fire exercises in...

Panama Papers Investigators Recommend Reopening 15 Cases Against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which probed the Panama Papers case against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family assets has recommended reopening 15 cases against Mr Sharif, the media reported on Sunday. Of...

22 Killed in Fire in China’s Jiangsu Province

A pre-dawn fire in a two-storey house in eastern China killed 22 people and injured three on Sunday. The city of Changshu in Jiangsu province, about 80 km northwest of Shanghai, said on Sunday in...

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