Monday , 25 March 2019

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Disqualification of Pakistan’s ex-president Zardari sought

PTI   Islamabad Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking the disqualification of former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari. Khurram Sher Zaman, a Member of Sindh Assembly from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, filed the disqualification petition against 63-year-old Zardari in the apex court, Geo TV reported. ... Read More »

Israel says it struck Iranian targets in Syria in response to misssile fire

AFP   Jerusalem Israel struck what it said were Iranian targets in Syria early Monday in response to missile fire it blamed on Iran, sparking concerns of an escalation after a monitor reported 11 fighters killed. Israel announced the strikes against facilities it said belonged to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force as they were occurring, continuing its recent practice ... Read More »

China’s low birth rate falls for 2nd year

PTI Beijing China’s two-child policy implemented in 2016 has failed to make an impact on the country’s low birth rate as the number of new-borns dropped by two million last year in the world’s most populous nation, according to official figures released Monday. The figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the low birth rates coupled with ... Read More »

May plans her next move in Brexit battle

LONDON: As Prime Minister Theresa May prepared her next move in Britain’s deadlocked Brexit battle, a senior opposition politician said Sunday that it is unlikely the United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union as scheduled on March 29. Please like & share: Read More »

Top financier of Dhaka cafe attack arrested

Dhaka: A top Islamist extremist, who allegedly supplied arms, explosives and money to the militants who carried out 2016 terror attack on a cafe in Bangladesh, has been arrested, police said on Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

22 killed in Bolivia road accident

La Paz: A head-on collision between two buses on the Oruro-Potosi highway in Bolivia has left at least 22 people dead and more than 30 others injured, police said. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump offers protection to undocumented immigrants

Washington: US President Donald Trump has launched a new plan to end a government shutdown, which has been ongoing for nearly a month, by offering protection from deportations for some undocumented immigrants in exchange for US$ 5.7 billion for constructing a wall on the US-Mexico border. Please like & share: Read More »

66 people killed in Mexico pipeline blast

MEXICO CITY: An explosion and fire killed at least 66 people who were collecting fuel gushing from a leaking pipeline in central Mexico, the Hidalgo state Governor said on Saturday. Please like & share: Read More »