Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Taliban Raid Afghan Provincial Police Headquarters

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - Taliban insurgents assaulted a provincial police headquarters Thursday in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 12 people and ...

Rakhine Internet Shutdown Masks Worsening Abuses: UN Rapporteur

A government-ordered shutdown of internet services in areas of northern Myanmar's Rakhine state has blocked important flows of information in ...

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to visit J-K today

New Delhi (India), July 19 (ANI): Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to review ...

Nepal: 5 injured in bomb explosion

Dhangadhi [Nepal], July 19 (ANI): Atleast five people were injured in a bomb explosion at a local hotel in Dhangadhi ...

When will Boeing 737 Max fly again? FAA has no timeline

US aviation regulators have no timeline for returning Boeing's grounded 737 Max to service and won't act until they are ...

Pakistan Arrests Ex-Prime Minister for Graft

ISLAMABAD - Anti-corruption officials in Pakistan have arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for allegedly evading an ongoing investigation ...

ICJ verdict is 'final and binding' on Pakistan: MEA

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): India on Thursday said the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav ...

Commonwealth TT C'ship: Indian men's, women's teams proceed to semis

Cuttack (Odisha) [India], July 18 (ANI): Indian men and women team booked their semi-final slots after winning their super eights ...

Peace and order, environment tackled in Davao's Pre-SONA

DAVAO CITY, July 18 (PIA)- Several cabinet secretaries of the Duterte administration attended the pre-SONA forum held Wednesday, July 17 ...

Pakistan PM Heads to Washington Amid Media Crackdown at Home

A week ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's first official visit to Washington, his party has launched another attack ...

India, Sri Lanka sign contract to upgrade 130 km long railway track

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): India and Sri Lanka on Thursday signed a USD 91.26 million contract to upgrade ...

Hafiz Saeed being kept in jail superintendent's bungalow

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 18 (ANI): Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, who was arrested by Pakistan on charges of terror ...

INS Sagardhwani embarks on mission Sagar Maitri

Kochi (Kerala) [India], July 18 (ANI): INS Sagardhwani on Thursday embarked on mission Sagar Maitri here. The Marine Acoustic Research ...

India's policy towards China consistent through govts

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Thursday that he sees "more consistency than ...

India dubs Saeed's arrest by Pakistan as drama

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): India on Thursday dismissed the recent arrest of 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz ...

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Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

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