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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visits Kartarpur corridor

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visits Kartarpur corridor

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday visited Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahab and the Kartarpur corridor. During his visit, the UN secretary general was given a special briefing on the development of the Kartarpur corridor. Guterres was then taken on a tour of the gurdwara. Inside the temple, Guterres met various Sikh religious leaders and […]

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Suicide blast kill 10 in Quetta

Suicide blast kill 10 in Quetta

We have received 10 bodies so far and 35 injured in Civil Hospital’ At least 10 people were killed in a suicide blast that hit a police vehicle in south-western Pakistan on Monday, officials said. Two police personnel were among those killed in the blast in the city of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province, […]

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Pakistan in close contact with OIC on Kashmir: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said on Thursday Pakistan was in constant contact with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in relation to the human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). The FO spokesperson was delivering a weekly press briefing, where she said that Pakistan and the rest of the world had observed Kashmir […]

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Kiwis sweat on Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner as bug hits team

Kiwis sweat on Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner as bug hits team

Sydney: New Zealand sweated on the fitness of batting kingpin and captain Kane Williamson Thursday after he and Henry Nicholls missed a second day of training ahead of the final Test against Australia. Both are battling viral infections as they race to recover for the clash in Sydney, where the visitors are desperate to salvage some […]

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Trump ordered killing of Iran Guards commander: Pentagon

Trump ordered killing of Iran Guards commander: Pentagon

Washington: US President Donald Trump ordered the killing of Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Qasem Soleimani, who died in Baghdad “in a decisive defensive action to protect US personnel abroad,” the Pentagon said Thursday. “General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region. General Soleimani and his […]

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‘Blood-red sky, choking dust’: Thousands trapped on Australia beaches by wildfires

‘Blood-red sky, choking dust’: Thousands trapped on Australia beaches by wildfires

Sydney: Thousands of tourists and residents in an Australian seaside town hunkered down in public buildings or waded into water at the seafront on Tuesday as wailing emergency sirens warned of a looming, fierce firefront. With the coastal town of Mallacoota ringed by wildfires and the main road in and out of town cut off, […]

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3 Mexicans among 20 killed in mass shooting at Walmart store in Texas

3 Mexicans among 20 killed in mass shooting at Walmart store in Texas

Three Mexicans were among the 20 people who died in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, said Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who expressed condolences to both Mexican and American victims in the attack just north of Mexico. “This incident is very unfortunate. I know El Paso, Texas. I know that’s a […]

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Guterres warns of world fracturing into 2 competing systems

Guterres warns of world fracturing into 2 competing systems

United Nations  : With trade and geopolitical tensions heating up, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world could fracture into two competing blocs – led by the US and China – with their own Internet, currency, trade system and military strategy. “I am troubled by the growing friction among the two largest global […]

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Highly Gratified By Cooperation From ‘Great Friend’ India On Iran: US

Highly Gratified By Cooperation From ‘Great Friend’ India On Iran: US

WASHINGTON — The United States is “highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India” on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said on Wednesday as the Trump administration slapped sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, ramping up its tension with Tehran. “We have been highly gratified by cooperation from a […]

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Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 34 killed

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 34 killed

Agencies A bus in western Afghanistan was hit by a roadside explosion on Wednesday that killed at least 34 passengers, including children, and injured 17, officials said. A major roadside landmine blast in Farah, western Afghanistan, bordering Iran, killed at least 34 people on Wednesday morning, an official confirmed. A passenger bus coming from the […]

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