Yemen’s health officials have warned that the spread of dengue fever is killing more people due to lack of medicine.
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Yemen’s health officials have warned that the spread of dengue fever is killing more people due to lack of medicine.
A Denver, Colorado-based radio host is taken off air right in the middle of his regular broadcast after several public instances, in which he broached the scandals surrounding President Donald Trump and his associates.
Candidates loyal to Belarus’s pro-West President Alexander Lukashenko have won a landslide in the ex-Soviet country’s parliamentary elections, in which opposition contenders secured no seat at all.
Bolivia's self-proclaimed interim president Jeanine Anez said Sunday she will call new elections soon, as the country struggles with violent unrest a week after the resignation of Evo Morales.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the United States’ goal concerning the Islamic Republic is nothing beyond fomenting unrest in the country.
China has, during high-level talks, warned the United States to stop “flexing its muscles” in the disputed South China Sea and fueling tensions over self-ruled Taiwan, two main sources of friction between the two powers.
Police surrounded the university campus on Monday that was held by some 200 masked protesters armed with “lethal weapons” such as molotov cocktail.
According to the report, which has been compiled by an unnamed intelligence agency and published on Sunday by Fars news agency, the total number of people taking part in protests has been estimated at 87,400, including About 82,200 men and 5,200 women most of whom did not cooperate with rioters, who damaged public places and attacked the police force.
Police in the California city of Fresno were investigating a mass shooting at a football game party on Sunday in which at least 10 people were shot, killing four, with five others left in critical condition and another wounded, police said.
China confirmed on Monday that its first domestically built aircraft carrier had sailed through the Taiwan Strait for "routine" training and tests after Taipei accused Beijing of intimidation around upcoming elections.
New Delhi is close to signing a deal with the US government for the purchase of armed drones and anti-submarine warfare and surveillance aircraft, according to a report in Indian daily The Times of India.
The war on terror launched by the US government in the wake of 9/11 attacks has cost at least 801,000 lives (actual figures are higher) and $6.4 trillion to the world, according to a pair of reports published on Wednesday by the Costs of War Project at Brown University.
Police in Cholistan on Monday arrested two alleged Indian nationals for entering Pakistan illegally, Geo News reported.
Calling himself a 'dharna expert', Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that a 'circus' took place in Islamabad in the name of Azadi March protest.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that those asking for a national reconciliation ordinance live in a paradise of fools, and that all institutions were on the same page to make Pakistan stronger.
Immigration sources have told Geo News that the name of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will remain on the Exit Control List even after the court allowed him to go abroad for medical treatment.
Pakistan successfully completed the "training launch" of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Monday.
The Supreme Court on Monday barred the federal government from purchasing the lands of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM), saying that it is "the people’s land".
President Arif Alvi on Sunday termed comments by Indian army's Maj Gen (R) SP Sinha calling for the rape of Kashmiri women as “disgraceful”.
Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo on Sunday said that the Italian government planned on investing 40 million euros in Pakistan for the development of youth across the country.
Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal on Sunday said that Pakistan made at least Rs31 billion from the export of defence-oriented products this financial year.
China has asked Pakistan to maintain stability in its taxes and power tariff while establishing a better regulated and more efficient power market for execution of CPEC projects.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago, stormed to victory Sunday in Sri Lanka's presidential elections seven months after Islamist extremist attacks killed 269 people.
Saudi Arabia on Sunday put a value of up to $1.71 trillion on energy giant Aramco in what could be the world's biggest IPO, but missed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's initial target of $2 trillion.
A top US official restricted access to the summary of Donald Trump's Ukraine call that triggered an impeachment probe, fearing it would damage the president, testimony released Saturday showed.
Kashmiri and German human rights activists have called upon the world not to ignore the abuses committed by the India armed forces in the occupied Kashmir.
Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan has said the matter involving former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's removal from the Exit Control List (ECL) as per Lahore High Court's orders will be produced before the federal cabinet after receiving the detailed judgement.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday directed the government's legal team to review the Lahore High Court's (LHC) decision that allowed Nawaz's name to be removed from the Exit Control List and present a report in the next cabinet meeting.
Thousands of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) protesters continued to block highways across Pakistan for a fourth consecutive day on Sunday as part of the party's 'Plan B'.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday said that an air ambulance for the transportation of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will arrive in the country on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to cancel official and party engagements for two days and will spend his weekend in Bani Gala along with his family, sources said.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Saturday said “dark days are behind us'” as obvious signs of economic turnaround are emerging due to efforts of the present government for the revival of the economy.
Pakistan has assured China that it will provide Sales Tax exemption for 23 years and other tax exemptions on equipment and material purchased locally for industrial units established in the Gwadar Free Zone.
Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has warned that no one would want to become the prime minister of the country after three months due to rampant inflation and unemployment.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Friday called out Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s Parliamentary leader Khawaja Asif for ‘lying’ in the National Assembly.
Foreign investment in government securities has exceeded $711 million since the beginning of the current fiscal year as the country saw an inflow of an unprecedented level on high interest rates and exchange rate stability.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s personal physician Dr Adnan Khan on Friday repeated that delays in moving the PML-N leader abroad can have adverse impact on his health and life.
Britain’s former ambassador to the United Nations and National Security Adviser to two prime ministers has warned that the international community has a strong interest in helping to resolve the Kashmir crisis or else play a big price in the future.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has agreed to pardon or commute the sentences of a large number of Iranian prisoners.
Bolivia’s self-proclaimed interim president has sworn in new government ministers following the forced resignation of president Evo Morales.
A well-known Muslim preacher has died in prison in Saudi Arabia, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals widens in the ultra-conservative kingdom.
Kuwait's prime minister submitted his resignation Thursday along with his cabinet, officials said, amid infighting between ministers and criticism of their performance.
The Russian military says it has begun setting up a new combat helicopter and air defense base at a formerly US-controlled civilian airport in northeastern Syria.
The US-backed Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) has a dark history of assassinations and bombings targeting both Iranian statesmen and people, making the country one of the major victims of terrorism in the world.
The United States will maintain around 600 troops in Syria, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said Wednesday, despite Donald Trump's desire to end US involvement in what the president calls "endless wars".
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised he would end the “unbearable” uncertainty around Brexit if he wins a December 12 election, saying that political paralysis was affecting investment decisions in the country.
The Labour Party has panicked on the issue of Indian occupied Kashmir after coming direct under pressure from the well-resourced campaign by the Indian government’s affiliates in Britain.
The ball is now in the Pakistan Muslim League-N’s court regarding former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s health, said Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday.
The National Accountability Bureau claimed that it has recovered Rs500 million from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz senior leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar, stated an official press statement on Thursday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that under the Modi government, a racist ideology had gained a foothold in the country.
Pakistan on Thursday strongly rejected any deal on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying the decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) would be implemented in accordance with the law of land.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday likened the government’s decision to demand indemnity bonds for allowing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad to asking for ransom.
The government on Thursday deployed police and paramilitary force in Rawalpindi as Jamiat Ulema-I-Islam-Fazl geared up to launch the 'Plan B' of its Azadi March.
The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) will be approaching the Lahore High Court (LHC) today, to request the removal of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s name from the no-fly list.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday reserved its verdict on a contempt case against Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan and Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan.
Former Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan on Wednesday claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan sent two doctors from the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital to verify whether former prime minister Nawaz Sharif needed to travel abroad for medical treatment.
The people of Pakistan are the only nation in the Asia-Pacific who will record a substantial decrease in salaries made next year on the back of rising inflation and depreciation of the Pakistani rupee, according to a report released on Tuesday by mobility consultancy ECA International.
A senior official of Peshawar police was martyred on Thursday when a gunman opened fire on his vehicle.
The country's corporate sector has been found involved in at least Rs100 billion of tax evasion and avoidance during the last four months, senior tax officials revealed on Wednesday.
In his first ever recorded interview, Sir Alex Younger, the Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS -better known as MI6), has set out a dystopian view of the world.
Russia will reduce the share of the US dollar in its National Wealth Fund and is considering investing in other foreign currencies including the Chinese yuan, Russian Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir Kolychev said on Wednesday.
In Hong Kong, protesters have paralyzed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day as police warned that the territory is on the “brink of total collapse.”
Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is set to visit Scotland today in a bid to shore up his party’s position there ahead of the general election, scheduled for December 12.
China has accused Taiwan of scaremongering after the self-ruled island warned of a possible Chinese attack, saying Beijing could resort to military conflict to divert domestic pressure if an economic slowdown bites.
UK stocks retreated on Wednesday as traders grew weary of mixed signals from US President Donald Trump about the progress of trade talks with China, while Tullow Oil slid after slashing production targets.
Bolivia is teetering on the brink of a civil war following violent protests which forced President Evo Morales to step down in order to avoid bloodshed.
US President Donald Trump has renewed the national emergency regarding Iran, which was put in place 40 years ago following the takeover of the American embassy in Tehran.
Regardless of how the House of Representatives’ impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump end, some Ukrainian-Americans believe their ancestral homeland has already become a unwitting victim of tumultuous US politics.
Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart “sham investigations” into presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s family.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they will participate in this month's Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, signalling a thaw in their bitter two-year feud.
At least seven people were killed and ten wounded, including four foreigners, when a minivan packed with explosives detonated during Kabul´s morning rush hour Wednesday, an interior ministry spokesman said.
Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging across the country’s east coast.
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor dismissed on Wednesday speculation regarding an amendment to the Army Act in relation to the International Court of Justice’s ruling on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav earlier this year.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be allowed to travel abroad for medical treatment for a four-week period against indemnity bonds, Law Minister Farogh Naseem announced Wednesday after a meeting of the federal cabinet’s sub-committee.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the economy has stabilised and the government will now work on creating jobs for the youth.
During a federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday several ministers opposed letting former prime minister Nawaz Sharif leave Pakistan for medical treatment.
A Sikh pilgrim from India, identified as Harbans Singh, who is in Pakistan to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Baba Guru Nanak, on Monday searched in vain for an old friend from Pakistan named Muhammad Sharif, reported news website Urdu News.
Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) should not do politics on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's health and arrange for the surety bond.
All three members of the cabinet subcommittee agree that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif needs to be treated at a hospital abroad, says Sharif’s personal physician.
Thousands of people living in the tents at Kashmir Highway for Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s (JUI-F) sit-in face inadequate hygiene conditions. According to dharna participates, not enough toilets and water supply for this big number of people is leading to diseases.
The government is playing a dangerous game with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's health, said the PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday.
The Edhi Foundation was on Tuesday presented with the Isa Award for Service to Humanity by the Kingdom of Bahrain. The award carried a US$1 million reward, along with a medal of pure gold and a high certificate of appreciation.
Islamabad is expected to get tax-free access for the entry of 313 Pakistani products into the Chinese market from next month, under an upgraded free trade agreement with Beijing, the commerce adviser said on Tuesday.
Top legal experts are unanimous that the government’s demand from Nawaz Sharif to deposit security bond to leave the country is unjustified as it has no jurisdiction or authority to do so. Instead of putting conditions to remove the former premier’s name from Exit Control List (ECL), the federal government should have referred the matter to the court.
Given Iran’s huge natural gas reserves, its new-found rapprochement with fellow gas supergiant Qatar, and Russia’s strategy to expedite the ‘Gas OPEC’ global supply and pricing cartel, Tehran’s plans to re-energize a long-stalled plan to establish dominance in the global liquefied natural gas market (LNG) makes perfect sense.
Iran is seriously rooting for the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), a huge trading bloc in the mold of the European Union which seeks to connect Europe and the Asia-Pacific.