US man 'killed in India by endangered Andamans tribe'

21/11/18    BBC

An American tourist is reported to have been killed by an endangered tribe in India's Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Fishermen who took the man to North Sentinel island say tribespeople shot him with arrows and left his body on the beach.

Local media say he was a missionary. He has been identified as John Allen Chau.

Contact with indigenous An    [More....]

Kabul suicide bomber kills dozens at gathering of clerics

20/11/18    BBC

A suicide bomb attack on a gathering of religious scholars in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least 43 people, officials say.

At least 83 more were injured as the clerics met at the Uranus hall to mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.

It is one of the deadliest attacks in Kabul in recent months.

No-one has admitted responsibili    [More....]

China expands ban on waste imports

19/11/18    By AFP
China will expand its ban on imports of solid waste, local media reported on Monday, almost a year after its first curbs caused havoc in countries that sent their rubbish to the Asian giant.
The regulatory action — which expands the prohibition to 32 categories of solid waste from the 24 banned last year — will go into effect from December 31, according to official news    [More....]

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Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

16/11/18    By AP

Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, killing more than 40 people and injuring at least 20, some of whom suffered severe burns, authorities said on Friday.

A    [More....]

Pakistani security forces recover 5 abducted Iranian guards

15/11/18    By Dawn

Pakistani security forces on Thursday safely recovered five of the 12 Iranian border guards who were abducted by militants last month from Lulakdan area near the Pak-Iran border.    [More....]

ECP orders re-election in Quetta's PB-26 constituency

15/11/18    By Dawn

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday ordered re-polling in Quetta's PB-26 constituency after declaring the election of Balochistan MPA Ahmed Ali Kohzad null and     [More....]

Afghan officials hand over SP Dawar's body to Pakistani delegation

15/11/18    By Dawn

Afghan officials on Thursday handed over the body of martyred Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar to a Pakistani delegation led by Minister of State for Interior Shehr    [More....]

Sindh government suspends registration of two private schools

15/11/18   BY Dawn

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Wednesday suspended the registration of two elite private schools for allegedly failing to comply with court orders regarding fee hike.


South Korea keen to invest in Balochistan fishing sector

15/11/18    BalochistanExpress

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani on Wednesday met with Ambassador of Korean Republic Mr. Kwak Sung-Kyu discussing private investment opportuni    [More....]

Balochistan govt provides land in Gwadar for railway: Sheikh Rasheed

14/11/18    BalochistanExpress

QUETTA: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Wednesday has said that railway station will be constructed in Gwadar as Balochistan Government has given part of    [More....]

California wildfires: At least 42 are killed in deadliest blaze

13/11/18    BBC
Thirteen more bodies have been recovered in California, bringing the death toll in the US state's deadliest wildfires to 42, officials say.
The remains were found in and around th    [More....]

Families of Pakistanis jailed abroad seek PM’s help

13/11/18    By Dawn
ISLAMABAD: The families of Pakistanis imprisoned in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states appealed to the prime minister on Monday to bring as many as 11,000 citizens home.
Th    [More....]

Worker killed in marble mine blast

13/11/18    By Dawn
BUNER: One labourer was killed and two others suffered injuries when explosives planted at a marble mine went prematurely in Bhai Khan Bampokha area here on Monday.
According     [More....]

City of San Francisco threatens court action over Trump's acting Attorney General

12/11/18    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco’s city attorney on Monday questioned the recent appointment of a new acting attorney general, saying in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice that his o    [More....]

Over 1,000 shops in Karachi's Saddar demolished as anti-encroachment drive intensifies

12/11/18    By dawn
KARACHI: The ongoing anti-encroachment operation in Saddar entered its crucial phase on Sunday as authorities demolished more than 1,000 shops in four markets in the surroundings of t    [More....]

Girl killed by father, uncle over marriage dispute

12/11/18    By Dawn
GUJRANWALA: A teenage girl was allegedly gunned down on Sunday in Gakhar Mandi by her father and uncle on the pretext of honour. Police arrested one of the suspects and registered a c    [More....]

Illegal border crossing: Iran security forces kill two Pakistanis

12/11/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Two Pakistani nationals were gunned down and four sustained injuries after Iranian border guards opened firing on a pick-up crossing Pak-Iran border illegally in Pr    [More....]

Lashkari demands ‘truth Commission’ on missing person issue

12/11/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party (BNP) Mengal’s senior leader Nawabzada Haji Lashkari Raiani has slammed central and provincial governments for not addressing missi    [More....]

Macron urges world leaders to reject nationalism

11/11/18    BBC

French President Emmanuel Macron has urged world leaders marking the centenary of the World War One Armistice to reject nationalism.

Addressing leaders in Paris - includ    [More....]

California wildfires: Death toll rises to 25

11/11/18    BBC
The death toll in the wildfires raging through California has risen to 25, according to officials.
This comes after 14 more bodies were discovered in or near the decimated town     [More....]

Trump-Macron smooth over defence spat

10/11/18    BBC
Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron have both said Europe should pay more of its defence costs, a day after the US president attacked the idea of a European army.
Mr Trump    [More....]

Malibu homes burn as death toll climbs to nine

10/11/18    BBC
A raging wildfire in southern California has swept into the beach resort of Malibu - home to many Hollywood stars - leaving buildings burning and sending residents fleeing.
Furthe    [More....]

Jordan flash floods: Seven killed and tourists evacuated from Petra

10/11/18    BBC
Flash floods in Jordan have killed at least seven people and forced the evacuation of nearly 4,000 tourists from the ancient city of Petra.
Rescue teams and helicopters are search    [More....]

Nine dead in California wildfires, tens of thousands forced to flee

10/11/18    By AFP
Nine people were declared dead and tens of thousands evacuated Friday as fierce wildfires raged across the western US state of California, with one rapidly spreading blaze threatening     [More....]

Three including girl held for allegedly throwing acid on mother, daughter

10/11/18    QUETTA: The Police claimed to have arrested three suspects including a girl involved in splashing acid on mother and daughter in Quetta’s Railway Housing Society.
According to Quetta’s Sa    [More....]

Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks in Moscow

10/11/18    MOSCOW (AFP) – Moscow on Friday hosted international talks on Afghanistan aimed at kickstarting direct negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban militant group, both of whom sent delegations. [More....]

Conjoined twins: Bhutanese girls separated in six-hour surgery

09/11/18    BBC
Surgeons in Australia have successfully separated conjoined twins from Bhutan and say they stand a good chance of a full recovery.
The 15-month-old girls, Nima and Dawa Pelden, ha    [More....]

US proposes rule banning asylum for illegal migrants

09/11/18    BBC
Migrants who cross the southern US border illegally will no longer be eligible for asylum under a new rule, the Trump administration has said.
The new measures would deny asylum t    [More....]

Cases of missing persons on the rise in society, observes SHC

09/11/18    By Dawn
HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court on Thursday observed that cases of missing persons were on the increase in society and once someone went missing no clue    [More....]

Lack of safe water, sanitation costing Pakistanis Rs1.25tr

09/11/18    By Dawn
ISLAMABAD: The lack of safe water and sanitation is costing Pakistan greatly with the economic burden of poor sanitation in the country at Rs1.25 trillion — about Rs6,305 per capita    [More....]

One critical after multiple stabbing 'incident' in Melbourne

09/11/18    By AFP
Multiple people were hurt in a rush hour stabbing incident in Melbourne's central business district, police said on Friday, after they apprehended a suspect near a burning vehicle.     [More....]

Google outlines steps to tackle workplace harassment

09/11/18    By AFP
Google on Thursday outlined changes to its handling of sexual misconduct complaints, hoping to calm outrage that triggered a worldwide walkout of workers last week.
"We recogni    [More....]

Inclusion of Saudi in CPEC might futile Pak-China relations, claims Jamaldini

09/11/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The Federal government has clearly violating 18th amendment by neglecting Balochistan Government and representatives while inking deals with countries on our provin    [More....]

Ex-Marine suspect in California bar attack

08/11/18    BBC
A US Marine Corps veteran with suspected mental health issues killed 12 people in a busy bar in California, including a policeman, officials say.
The shooting began at 23:20 local    [More....]

Breaking News: Gunman kills 12 in California country bar

08/11/18    BBC
At least 12 people have been killed, including a police officer, at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
The shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday about 40    [More....]

Yemen’s rebel chief vows no surrender as govt forces push into port

08/11/18    By AFP
SANAA: Yemen’s rebel chief vowed on Wednesday he would never surrender to Saudi-backed pro-government forces, as international aid groups appealed for safe passage for civilians caug    [More....]

Woman killed on court premises in KP

08/11/18    DawnNews
MINGORA: A man stabbed his wife to death on the district court premises here on Wednesday.
The local lawyers boycotted court proceedings to protest security lapse.
Sa    [More....]

Youth representatives call for urgent educational reforms in Balochistan

08/11/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: What is the future of the Youth of Balochistan in the midst of growing extremism in educational institutions, lack of employment opportunities and an upsetting stat    [More....]

Projects without Balochistan consent not acceptable: CM Kamal

08/11/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani on Wednesday said that the minerals of Balochistan belonged to its people and without the consent of Balochistan n    [More....]

Democrats Retake House, Creating Divided Congress

07/11/18    WASHINGTON — VOA News:
Democrats retook the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday's midterm elections while Republicans preserved control of the Senate, creating a divided Congress     [More....]

Democrats win House in setback for Trump

07/11/18    BBC
The Democrats have taken control of the US House of Representatives in the mid-term elections, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump.
A Democratic majority in the lower chamber    [More....]

Taliban kill 20 Afghan troops in attack on post near Iran border

07/11/18    By Reuters
KABUL: Taliban militants attacked a border outpost in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 20 Afghan soldiers in the latest assault likely to compound fears that security forces    [More....]

NATO chief says chances for peace in Afghanistan 'greater now'

07/11/18    By AFP
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday Afghanistan's chances for peace were “greater now” than in many years, even as the Taliban step up attacks on Afghan forces, which are suff    [More....]

Lashkari Raisani demands details of CPEC project

07/11/18    BalochistanExpress
KARACHI: Former senator and Balochistan National Party (BNP) Leader Nawabzada Lashkari Raisani has said that Establishment is treating Balochistan like a colony. Pakistan h    [More....]

Taliban confirm delegation to attend Moscow peace talks

06/11/18    By AFP
The Taliban will send representatives to multilateral talks in Russia on war-torn Afghanistan this month, the militant group said on Tuesday, as the international community ratchets up    [More....]

Mid-term elections 2018: Polls open on East Coast

06/11/18    BBC
Americans have begun voting in nationwide elections that are being seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency.
Polling stations opened on the East Coast amid a battle by bo    [More....]

US voters head to midterm polls to render judgment on turbulent Trump era

06/11/18    By AFP
A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast b    [More....]