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Bus, train collision kills 30 in Pak: report

Bus, train collision kills 30 in Pak: report

Karachi, Feb 28: At least 30 people were killed and several others seriously injured when a passenger bus hit a train in Pakistan’s Sindh province on Friday, according to a media report. The accident happened at Rohri area in Sukkur district when the bus was trying to cross an open unmanned railway crossing and hit […]

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Mahatma Gandhi's spirit needed more than ever: UN chief Guterres on Delhi violence

Mahatma Gandhi's spirit needed more than ever: UN chief Guterres on Delhi violence

United Nations, Feb 28:  Expressing sadness over the violence in Delhi, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that Mahatma Gandhi’s spirit is needed more than ever as it is essential to create conditions for a true community reconciliation. Guterres has expressed sadness over the casualties following the protests in Delhi, and called for maximum restraint […]

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Afghanistan partial truce holds on eve of US-Taliban deal

Afghanistan partial truce holds on eve of US-Taliban deal

Kabul, Feb 28 : A partial truce between the Taliban, US and Afghan troops held for a seventh day Friday, with only minor attacks reported on the eve of a deal to withdraw American troops. The accord would see thousands of American troops quit Afghanistan after more than 18 years, in return for various security […]

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Pakistan says US invited to invest in CPEC

Pakistan says US invited to invest in CPEC

Islamabad, Feb 28 :  In an interesting move, cash-strapped Pakistan has invited the US to join the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, an ambitious infrastructure project looked with suspicion by the Trump administration for being non-transparent. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on commerce Abdul Razak Dawood on Thursday said the government made the […]

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UN demands 'unfettered access' for China Uighur region visit

UN demands 'unfettered access' for China Uighur region visit

Geneva, Feb 27 : A team preparing for UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet’s possible visit to the tightly controlled Muslim-majority Chinese region of Xinjiang this year should be given “unfettered access”, she said on Thursday. In a speech in Geneva, Bachelet welcomed the invitation from China to tour the region but added: “We will continue […]

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Pak PM Imran meets Qatar's Emir ahead of signing of US-Taliban peace deal

Pak PM Imran meets Qatar's Emir ahead of signing of US-Taliban peace deal

Islamabad, Feb 27: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in Doha on Thursday, just two days prior to the signing of a landmark peace deal between the US and the Taliban in the Gulf nation’s capital to end the brutal war in Afghanistan. Qatar’s Energy Minister Saad […]

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UN rights chief expresses 'great concern' over CAA, urges leaders to prevent violence

UN rights chief expresses 'great concern' over CAA, urges leaders to prevent violence

Geneva, Feb 27 :  The UN human rights chief on Thursday voiced “great concern” over India’s amended citizenship law and reports of “police inaction” in the face of communal attacks in Delhi, urging political leaders to prevent violence. Updating the ongoing 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva on human rights developments around […]

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UN chief closely following situation in Delhi: spokesperson

UN chief closely following situation in Delhi: spokesperson

United Nations, Feb 26:  UN chief Antonio Guterres is closely following the situation in New Delhi and stresses that demonstrators should be allowed to protest peacefully and security forces should show restraint, his spokesperson said. Communal violence over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in northeast Delhi has killed at least 20 people, including a police constable, […]

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Anyone targeting minorities in Pak would be dealt with strictly: Imran Khan

Anyone targeting minorities in Pak would be dealt with strictly: Imran Khan

Islamabad, Feb 26 :  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday warned that anyone targeting minorities in the country would be dealt with strictly, as he condemned the ongoing violence in India. At least 20 people have been killed since Sunday in violence in Northeast Delhi, triggered after clashes between pro and anti-protestors over the […]

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Sri Lanka notifies UN withdrawing from war crimes resolution

Sri Lanka notifies UN withdrawing from war crimes resolution

Geneva, Feb 26 :  Sri Lanka on Wednesday notified the UN that it was withdrawing from a United Nations resolution for investigating alleged war crimes committed during a decades-long conflict with Tamil separatists. “I wish to place on record Sri Lanka’s decision to withdraw from co-sponsorship of resolution 40/1 on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human […]

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