Tuesday, 24 May 2022


World surpasses 20 million coronavirus cases

ROME: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a vaccine against the virus. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that one of his two adult daughters ...

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Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online, just months after an alleged white supremacist livestreamed a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch. The attack on March 15 that killed 51 Muslim worshippers was livestreamed on Facebook, and ...

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Pakistan can provide US military bases: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON: Presidential candidate Joe Biden went on the offensive in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, taking on the Afghanistan issue and saying that a future United States strategy in the war-torn country could depend on bases in Pakistan. “We can prevent the United States from ...

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Qatar-Pakistan signs 3 MoUs

Ministerial delegations of Qatar and Pakistan headed by Emir of Qatar and Prime Minister Imran Khan respectively, signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) over matters of mutual interest. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Pakistan at the Nur Khan air base this evening on an official two day visit along with a high-powered delegation ...

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Pakistan emerges as major partner of BRI

BEIJING: Pakistan has emerged as a leading partner of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) introduced by President Xi Jinping six years back, according to a survey released at a media and think tank exchange event held in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.Fast and smooth functioning of CPEC makes Pakistan’s role ...

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