Wednesday, 28 Oct, 2020

International

Love for Pakistan: People of Azerbaijan display Pakistani flags in the capital Baku

The flags of Pakistan and Turkey were displayed by the people of Azerbaijan in the capital after both the nations supported the country in its fight against Armenia. Azerbaijan and Armenia are engaged in the heaviest fight in years over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region in which

Qaim Foundation demands Pakistan govt to provide security to Shias

In a letter to the Pakistan High Commission in Canberra, Australia, the Qaim Foundation Australia (QFA), a non-profit organization of the Shia Ithna Asheri Muslim community has strongly condemned the targeted killing of Shia Muslims in Pakistan and has asked the Imran Khan government to

3 scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries related to black holes

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three physicists- Roger Penrose of the University of Oxford, Reinhard Genzel of the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics and Andrea Gehz of the University of California Los Angeles- for their discoveries related to black holes.

Malaysia PM quarantines as minister tests positive for virus

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said Monday he will self-quarantine after a Cabinet minister he was in contact with tested positive for the coronavirus, as new cases in the country hit a record high. Muhyiddin had chaired an Oct. 3 meeting attended by Religious Affairs

Trump mounts bizarre and misleading White House return despite warnings

A strongly medicated President Donald Trump bolted from his VIP hospital bubble Monday, staging a bizarre White House comeback that included an irresponsible mask removal and a reckless pronouncement there is nothing to fear from Covid-19, which has already killed 210,000 Americans.

50 cities in 25 countries witness protests on Chinese National Day

China noticed its 71st National day on October 1. But this yr Oct 1 was marked by protests throughout continents and cities together with North America, Europe and Asia. Protests have been held in 50 cities throughout 25 nations. Toronto noticed numerous protests and marches in

China trying to leverage expanding health surveillance in Asia to expand its power: Report

China is trying to leverage the expanding health surveillance in Asia due to COVID-19 pandemic to gather information and using it to expand its power and influence in the strategic region, according to a report in Asia Times. "China is trying to tap and leverage into expanding

India gifts 41 ambulances, 6 school buses to Nepal on Gandhi Jayanti

India on Friday gifted Nepal a total of 41 ambulances and six school buses on the occasion of 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. "Marking the 151st Gandhi Jayanti, India gifted 41 Ambulances to government and non-profit organizations of Nepal working in 29 districts across

False accusation and politicians: Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman slams Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam president Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman has targeted Pakistan PM Imran Khan and said his government is framing politicians under false accusations. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had earlier summoned the Pakistani politician. Addressing a gathering here,

Trump has repeatedly blamed China for a virus that now threatens his health. This will make Beijing nervous

In his first presidential debate against Joe Biden, Donald Trump made clear who he blames for the coronavirus pandemic. "It's China's fault, it should never have happened," the President said, before referring to the virus as the "China plague." For

3 scientists awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet announced on Monday in Stockholm, Sweden. There will be no traditional Nobel

Ahead of crucial EU summit, Merkel criticises China over Hong Kong, other 'dreadful' rights issues

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticised China over recent developments in Hong Kong and other "dreadful and often horrible" human rights issues. Merkel made the remarks on Wednesday while addressing the Bundestag, the German Parliament, ahead of a two-day European

J-K's locals hopes for boost in business, employment with new tourist huts in Udhampur

With the completion of seven tourist huts in Udhampur's Panchari village, the locals are hopeful of getting new jobs and business opportunities. The locals expressed gratitude to Jammu and Kashmir administration and central government for developing these attractive huts which will

Mecca reopens for limited Umrah pilgrimages after 7-month Covid-19 pause

Muslims wearing masks circled Islam's holiest site along the marked socially distanced paths on Sunday, as Saudi authorities partially resumed the year-round umrah pilgrimage with extensive health precautions adopted after a seven-month coronavirus hiatus. Thousands of worshippers

Trump says he is doing well, but next couple of days the 'real test'

US President Donald Trump says he is doing well, but that the next few days will be the "real test". The video, posted on Twitter on Saturday evening, comes after mixed messages earlier in the day about his health, after a Covid-19 diagnosis. The president's physician

Pak PM tasks authorities to ensure Nawaz Sharif’s deportation from UK at earliest: Report

Pakistan has fast-tracked the method to deliver again Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif from London, the place he had been staying since November 2019 on medical grounds. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday tasked related authorities with bringing again Sharif on the

Trump in hospital after Covid-19 positive test

A feverish US President Donald Trump has been flown to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. The White House said the president was "fatigued but in good spirits" and was taken to hospital as a precaution. Mr Trump received an experimental drug cocktail

US President Trump, First Lady Melania test positive for coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has said he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus and are now in quarantine. The president, aged 74 and therefore in a high-risk group, announced the news in a tweet. "We will get through this together," he wrote. It

Hathras gangrape: Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi released from detention

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra have been released from detention on Thursday. The two were detained on their way to Hathras after Rahul Gandhi accused the Uttar Pradesh police of pushing him to the ground and resorting to lathi-charge. His sister,

As repression mounts, China under Xi Jinping feels increasingly like North Korea

The first pair of enforcers were waiting at the temperature check before baggage claim at the airport in China's western Xinjiang region. "Passports," they said as the three foreign journalists came off a domestic flight from Beijing this month. Asked why we were being