Wednesday, 8 July 2020

News

Car ploughs into crowd in major US city

NEW YORK: A car ploughed into a crowd of people at a Trans Lives Matter rally last night, leaving some with injuries. Thousands attended a vigil in St Louis, Missouri, after Kiwi Herring, 30, was shot dead by officers on Tuesday. Shocking footage shows the moment the vigil turned violent ...

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Tillerson warns Pakistan may lose ‘privileged status’

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday that Pakistan’s privileged status as a major non-NATO US ally could be in question if it continues to give safe haven to extremists. “We have some leverage,” Tillerson told reporters, “in terms of aid, their status as a non-NATO alliance partner – ...

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Five killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: At least five people were killed and 42 others wounded when a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a police headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Wednesday, officials said. The explosion struck a crowd of policemen and soldiers who had gathered to collect their pay in ...

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Pakistan does not need US aid: COAS

RAWALPINDI:  Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan was not looking for any material or financial assistance from USA but trust, understanding and acknowledgement of our contributions. This he said while speaking to American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale who called on Chief of ...

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About 100 EU nationals told to leave Britain – mistakenly

LONDON: The Home Office of Britain has mistakenly informed about 100 people that they are to be deported from Britain. A letter was issued “in error” to a number of people stating that they are “liable to detention” so that a decision had been taken to remove them from Britain ...

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Iran condemns Saudi airstrike on Yemen residential areas

TEHRAN: The Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a Saudi airstrike against residential areas in the Yemeni province of Sanaa, Press TV reported. The Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, urged the United Nations to step up efforts to put an end to Saudi aerial raids on its neighbor. The escalation of ...

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Pakistan Defies Trump’s New War Strategy As Afghans Cheer

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s decision to intensify US involvement in Afghanistan has met with doubts and frustration in Pakistan as officials in Afghanistan widely welcomed the new war plan and foresee it a step forward towards putting more pressure on the militant groups and countries that Afghan government believes are harboring ...

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Briton ‘arrested at Turkish airport after coins find’

ANKARA: A British tourist has been arrested in Turkey after he reportedly attempted to fly home with coins he found while snorkelling. Toby Robyns was detained at Bodrum airport on Friday on suspicion of “finding Turkish artefacts without notifying authorities”. The 52-year-old father-of-five, from Southwick, West Sussex, discovered the 13 coins while ...

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Phoenix Police fire pepper spray to disperse protesters

PHOENIX: Police fired pepper spray to disperse protesters outside a rally by U.S. President Donald Trump in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday after being pelted with rocks and bottles, police said. Police have not given an estimate of the number of protesters, but Arizona media said there were several thousand. “People ...

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