Kamila Shamsie gives up German prize after concerns rise over her BDS stance

Posted In: News Date:Sep 18th, 2019

Pakistan’s celebrated writer Kamila Shamsie after being announced the winner of Germany’s Nelly Sachs Prize is having her win reviewed over her support of the pro-Palestinian Boycott, D ...

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Zayn Malik’s sister Safaa gets married three days after her 17th birthday

Posted In: News Date:Sep 18th, 2019

Zayn Malik’s little sister has got married just three days after she turned 17. Safaa, who is in sixth form, married her boyfriend Martin Tiser on Monday in the Maliks’ home city of Bra ...

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Saudi to unveil ‘evidence’ linking Iran to attacks as US weighs response

Posted In: News Date:Sep 18th, 2019

WASHINGTON D.C.: Saudi Arabia said it will unveil evidence on Wednesday linking regional foe Iran to attacks on key oil installations, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to the kingdom to d ...

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Trudeau promises more financial supports for seniors - but no independent accounting

Posted In: News Date:Sep 18th, 2019

The Liberals are offering new financial supports for seniors — but no independent analysis of how much they would cost Canadians.

During a campaign event in Fredericton, Liberal Leade ...

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Liberia school fire: Blaze kills at least 30 children, police say

Posted In: News Date:Sep 18th, 2019

A fire in a school in Liberia has killed at least 30 children, according to a police spokesperson.

The school is near the capital Monrovia, according to reports.

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Human Rights Watch demands India free detained Kashmiris

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

The Human Rights Watch asked on Tuesday Indian authorities to immediately release detained Kashmiris, who have not been charged with any cognizable offence.

Several thousand Kashmiris, incl ...

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Afghan President Ghani survives blast that kills 48 at campaign rally

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

KABUL: Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, though he was unhurt. ...

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Riz Ahmed, Jameela Jamil ‘pull out’ of Gates Foundation event hounouring Indian PM Modi

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

British Actors Riz Ahmed and Jameela Jamil have pulled out of an event where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to be awarded on a cleanliness campaign he launched in his country.

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Adnan Sami slapped with fine for purchasing Mumbai flats while holding Pakistani nationality

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

An Indian tribunal has imposed a penalty of 5 million INR on singer Adnan Sami for buying eight flats in Mumbai in 2003 without prior permission from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) when he was a P ...

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Modi govt wants to crush Amnesty International for reporting rights abuse in Kashmir

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

Amnesty International (AI) Secretary-General Kumi Naidoo on Monday said that the Indian government is making attempts to repress the rights group for raising voice on human rights violation in occu ...

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Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande Takes over as President of 74th UNGA

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

Ms.Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.

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Liberals pledge to boost Canada Child Benefit, extend leave for adoptive parents

Posted In: News Date:Sep 17th, 2019

The Liberals are promising a suite of family-friendly benefits, including a boost to the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) for babies and a 15-week leave program for adoptive parents.

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FM Qureshi urges UN, Trump to play their role in resolution of Kashmir dispute

Posted In: News Date:Sep 16th, 2019

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has urged United States President Donald Trump and United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to play their constructive and active role in resolution of ...

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Erdogan hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria summit

Posted In: News Date:Sep 16th, 2019

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host his Russian and Iranian counterparts on Monday for their latest summit on Syria, with attention focused on Damascus´s push on the last ...

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Film star Meera admitted to hospital in Dubai

Posted In: News Date:Sep 16th, 2019

Film actress Meera was admitted to a hospital in Dubai on Monday for tests after she complained of pain in her stomach. Meera was admitted to the American Hospital in Dubai

Doctors have adv ...

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