Thursday, August 22, 2019
International Issues

International Issues

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...

Pakistan Admits Masood Azhar is in the Country

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday admitted that Masood Azhar, founder of banned terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad, is indeed in Pakistan. Speaking to CNN, Qureshi said, "He is in Pakistan. According to my...

Hows’ The Josh : IAF’s Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets Raid Terror Camps in Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Just 11 days and 12 hours after the dastardly suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy by a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama leading to the death...

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...

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