Friday, 19 April 2019

Asia

Pakistan’s Army chief meets civil-military leadership in Australia

MELBOURNE/RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with representatives of Australian civil and military leadership upon his official visit, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations. The ISPR said that the Army Chief held meetings with Senate’s Committee for Foreign and Defence Affairs under Senator David Fawcett, ...

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to miss UN trip amid Rohingya crisis

YANGON: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the United Nations General Assembly this week, her spokesman said Wednesday, as the Nobel laureate faces a barrage of criticism over her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine state in huge numbers. A crackdown by Myanmar’s army, ...

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At Least Three Killed In Suicide Blast Outside Kabul Cricket Stadium

  KABUL: At least three people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up while attempting to enter a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say. Police said the September 13 blast also injured at least seven people near the Kabul International Cricket Stadium, where hundreds of ...

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Great white shark rescued, goes for a swim in Manly pool

SYDNEY: A baby great white shark has been rescued after washing up on Manly Beach in Sydney’s north. The shark washed ashore around midday and was unable to return to the water, floundering in the shallows. Several members of the public tried a number of times to help the shark ...

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Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military plant land mines: Amnesty

LONDON: Burma’s military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state. Amnesty International reported two people were wounded on Sunday as 300,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh the past fortnight following what they deem government-sponsored persecution. Refugee accounts ...

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India raises ‘offensive’ lamb advert with Australia

LONDON: India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb. The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. It has caused anger within the Hindu community in Australia because Ganesha ...

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Responsibility for defeating terror not Pakistan’s only: Corbyn

Pakistan should be treated with respect In a reply to US President Trump’s policies, Britain’s Labour party Chief Jeremy Corbyn, remarked that Pakistan is a country which should be treated respectfully and states should not criticise it. Recently, Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops ...

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Imran Khan leaves for London on five day visit

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan has left for London on a five days visit. According to reports, Imran Khan along with his two sons Salman Khan and Qasim Khan flew to London on Saturday. They had come to Pakistan to celebrate Eid ul Azha. Imran Khan took Pakistan International Airlines ...

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