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Category: World News

91 killed in massive Indonesia quake

JAKARTA: At least 91 people were killed and hundreds others injured in a massive quake measuring 7 on the Richter…

11 malnourished children rescued from armed compound in US

Washington: Police in the US state of New Mexico have rescued 11 malnourished children kept in a filthy and heavily…

Vietnam reports 3 outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu

Paris: Vietnam has reported three outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu among backyard birds, the Paris-based World Organisation for…

China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft

Beijing: China on Monday announced that it has successfully tested its first cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft which could carry nuclear warheads…

Thousands evacuated in Japan due to torrential rains

Tokyo: Thousands of people were evacuated from Japan’s Yamagata prefecture on Monday following torrential rains.  The rains have caused landslides and…

Maduro escapes ‘assassination’ attempt by rebel group

AFP   Caracas Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was “more determined than ever” after he escaped an “assassination” attempt…

Prime suspect behind attacks on schools in Gilgit-Baltistan killed

PTI   Islamabad Pakistani police Sunday killed the prime suspect behind the brazen arson attacks targeting 14 schools, mostly all-girls’,…

Notices to 1,500 Pakistani owners of properties in UK, UAE to be issued

PTI Islamabad Pakistan’s top government body that investigates crimes related to taxation and money-laundering will issue show cause notices from…

Imran Khan’s oath-taking ceremony may be postponed: report

IANS ISLAMABAD The oath-taking ceremony of former cricketer Imran Khan, who is set to be the next Prime Minister of…

Eighteen killed in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

REUTERS   MOSCOW Eighteen people were killed in a helicopter crash in the Krasnoyarsk region in Siberia on Saturday, the…