Friday, May 29, 2020
International Issues

International Issues

PIA Plane Crash: 92 Die in Karachi

Islamabad: At least 92 people have died after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed in Karachi on Friday, reported Al Jazeera citing officials. The outlet citing a health ministry spokeswoman also reported that...

Toll from Corona Virus Mounts to 1,868 in China

Beijing: The death toll in mainland China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has increased by 98 over the past 24 hours to 1,868, the Chinese state health committee said on Tuesday. The number of...

Blasts in Afghanistan Mosque ; 62 Killed

Blasts in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers killed at least 62 men who had gathered for worship, local officials said. Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Nangarhar province`s governor, said there were...

FATF Decides to Keep Pak in Grey List

In a major setback for Pakistan, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided in principle to keep Pakistan on its grey list till February 2020. The FATF is set to make a formal...

Earthquake Thrills PoK : 19 Killed, 100 Injured

At least 19 people died and around 100 got injured after an earthquake of magnitude 5.8 jolted Pakistan Occupied Kashmir on Tuesday. The quake damaged roads and many buildings in Mirpur, a town in...

Pak Army Chief Once Again Threatens War with India

Pakistan is leaving no chance to raise tension and threaten war with India over Kashmir after failing to internationalise Article 370's abrogation and the end of Jammu and Kashmir's special status by the Narendra...

Former Peru President Alan Garcia Commits Suicide to Avoid Arrest

Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday after shooting himself as police arrived at his house to arrest him in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on...

NASA Not Impressed with India’s Space Missile Test, Says International Space Station at Risk

The NASA on Monday termed as a "terrible thing" India's shooting down of one of its satellites that has created about 400 pieces of orbital debris, endangering the International Space Station (ISS). NASA Administrator Jim...

Indian Priest Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Child Sex Abuse in US

An Indian former Roman Catholic priest has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually abusing a teenage girl in the US, according to a media report. John Praveen, 38, pleaded guilty in February...

US, Britain, France Step up Push for UNSC to Blacklist Jaish-e-Mohammad Chief Masood Azhar

The United States (US), Britain and France stepped up a push for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to blacklist the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) on Wednesday after China prevented an...

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