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Senate votes to delay February 8 general elections in Pakistan

Senate votes to delay February 8 general elections in Pakistan

First time Pakistan uses artificial rain to fight smog

First time Pakistan uses artificial rain to fight smog

Pakistan: army base attack kills 23 soldiers

Pakistan: army base attack kills 23 soldiers

PM Kakar attends 3rd Belt and Road forum in Beijing.

Prime Minister's Participation in Belt and Road Forum Monday marked the arrival of caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar in China, where he will participate in the "Third Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation" from October 17 to 18. The forum will be held in Beijing. Celebrating Ten Years...

Pakistan still has plenty to contend for after India setback.

Pakistan faced an embarrassing defeat at the hands of India in a dominant all-around performance in Ahmedabad, further solidifying India's position as the tournament favorites. In a remarkably short span, Rohit Sharma managed to score 86 runs, making Pakistan's total score inconsequential. A remarkable collapse ensued, with eight wickets falling...

Agro-food exports increase by 37%

Pakistan's food exports surge Factors behind the increase Positive outlook for future exports Despite soaring domestic food inflation, Pakistan's exports of agricultural and food products surged by a substantial 37.4% in the first quarter of the current fiscal year compared to the same period last year. The significant increase in food product exports...

Pakistan beat Netherlands in World Cup opener.

Pakistan wins World Cup opener. De Leede's strong performance. Netherlands falls short. Mohammad Rizwan and Saud Shakeel both scored fifty runs for Pakistan in their World Cup opener against the Netherlands on Friday. However, Pakistan's bowlers secured an 81-run victory, maintaining their status as the 1992 champions. Vikramjit Singh (52) and Bas de...

Pakistan bans Afghan asylum seekers by November.

1.7 million Afghan asylum seekers. Tensions along Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Pakistan orders crackdown on migrants. Approximately 1.7 million undocumented Afghan asylum seekers must leave Pakistan by November. Rising tensions this year, attributed by Islamabad to agents in Afghanistan, have led to increased attacks along the border. Pakistan announced a crackdown on "illegal" migrants, drawing criticism...

Imran’s Attock Jail bathroom privacy complaint is ‘genuine’

Imran Khan's Privacy Concern in Prison Judge Deems Privacy Concern Genuine Prison Department's Clarification on Facilities According to Additional District and Sessions, Judge Shafqut Ullah Khan imprisoned PTI chief Imran Khan's "grave concern" regarding the lack of privacy around his prison cell's toilet facilities in Attock Jail due to the presence of...

Pakistan bus bursts into flames on road hard shoulder, killing 20.

Deadly Bus Fire in Pakistan's Punjab Province Fiery Collision Claims Lives on Intercity Highway Fatalities Rise to 20 as Both Vehicles Engulfed in Flames Both vehicles' drivers were among those who perished at the site. Others were compelled to escape through windows and were burned in the process. A bus caught fire in...

Pakistan: Over 100 arrested following church fires

Violence Erupts in Pakistani City Over Blasphemy Claims Christian Community Under Attack After Quran Desecration Rumors Escalating Tensions and Arrests Follow Arson and Vandalism in Jaranwala More than a hundred people have been arrested in an east Pakistani city following the arson and vandalism of churches and residences by thousands of Muslims. Claims...

Afghans in Pakistani terror attacks harm regional peace.

Army Chief Addresses Involvement of Afghan Nationals in Terrorism Focus on Regional Peace and Stability Pakistan's Determination to Combat Terrorism and Develop Tribal Areas General Asim Munir, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), stated on Monday that the "involvement of Afghans nationals" in terrorism incidents in Pakistan was "detrimental to regional peace...

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Police threaten arrest of ‘openly Jewish’ man near pro-Palestine march

Last Saturday in London, the leader of the Campaign Against Antisemitism was prevented from crossing a road near a pro-Palestine demonstration. A supporter of antisemitism was threatened with arrest mere yards from a pro-Palestine march, with one Metropolitan Police officer characterising his presence as "antagonising."

G7 nations criticise Chinese funding for Russia’s weapons industry

The "strong concern" expressed by foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G7) nations regarding transferring weapon components and materials from Chinese enterprises to Russia in preparation for its military offensive in Ukraine has been documented. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken exhorted his counterparts on Friday at a meeting on the Italian island of Capri to increase pressure on China, which the United States accuses of assisting Russia's war effort by supplying critical components for weaponry.

Israel’s attack on Iran: Crisis demonstrates Iran-Israel miscommunication

The Israeli assault on Iran did not elicit the severe reaction that Western leaders, including US President Joe Biden, had anticipated. They have been advocating for Israel to establish a clear boundary in the perilous sequence of occurrences that commenced on April 1 with the assassination of a senior Iranian general in Damascus by Israel. The conflict in Gaza has persisted for over six months after the Hamas assaults on Israel, and it has extended to the vicinity encompassing the Lebanon-Israel border and the Gulf.

Saga boosted by ocean and river cruise demand

New results indicate that Saga's cruise and travel divisions returned to profitability in 2018 due to a significant increase in demand. According to preliminary annual results, the group's ocean cruise division generated an underlying pre-tax profit of £35.5 million in the year ending in January, compared to a loss of £700,000 in the prior year. The organisation stated, "Bookings for ocean cruises continue to be exceptionally robust, and we have already secured a 78% load factor and £3,679 per diem for 2024/25."