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North Korea looms large as Trump’s challenges Iran

North Korea looms large as Trump’s challenges Iran

WASHINGTON: As President Donald Trump prepares to decide on certifying the Iran nuclear deal, the White House has come to see a rapidly escalating standoff with North Korea as both a complicating factor and a cautionary tale. By the close of business Friday, Trump is expected to declare that a landmark agreement curbing Iran’s nuclear program […]

Raise sons to be feminists like daughters: Justin Trudeau

Raise sons to be feminists like daughters: Justin Trudeau

NEW YORK: Boys need to be raised to be feminists as much as girls because “our sons have the power and the responsibility to change our culture of sexism,” Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote in an essay published on Wednesday. He said teaching boys to be feminists gives them a sense of justice and empathy […]

Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

Australia tightens English requirements for foreign students

AFP SYDNEY: Australia is tightening English language requirements for foreign students in what it said on Thursday is a bid to improve standards across the country’s Aus$28 billion ($22 billion) international education market. There are more than 550,000 international students in Australia, according to government data, which lists the lucrative sector as the country’s third-largest export […]

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

Monitoring Desk MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday gave the Catalan government eight days to drop an independence bid, failing which he would suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy and rule the region directly. His move could deepen the confrontation between Madrid and the northeastern region but also signals a way out of […]

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

By AFP Relatives of inmates wait for news of their loved ones outside the Cadereyta state prison after a riot broke out at the prison, in Cadereyta Jimenez, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico October 10, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilMONTERREY:  Mexican security forces used lethal force Tuesday to put down a prison riot in clashes that […]

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

By AFP YDNEY:  A dead man’s unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji has been ruled a legitimate will by an Australian court.The draft message, addressed to the man’s brother, was found on his phone after he took […]

Sindh Government’s Culture dept to inaugurate 8 books on history of Sindh at London Sufi festival.

Sindh Government’s Culture dept to inaugurate 8 books on history of Sindh at London Sufi festival.

Sindh Government’s Culture dept to inaugurate 8 books on history of Sindh at London Sufi festival. Appreciate work of Bina Shah, Raza Rumi and abbas Nasir Ad   Ad:    

Trump Expected to Refuse to Certify Iran’s Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Trump Expected to Refuse to Certify Iran’s Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Move would place key decisions about the deal’s future before Congress  WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is expected to refuse to certify that Tehran is complying with the 2015 international nuclear agreement, as part of a broader policy change on Iran to be set out as early as next week, people familiar with the deliberations said.   […]

London may soon be connected to Tokyo via train

London may soon be connected to Tokyo via train

The Russian government has proposed an 8,400 mile rail route from London to Tokyo. The Trans-Siberian railway project includes the construction of a 28-mile bridge that would allow trains to cross the East Sea. The train would begin in London and travel through central Russia before reaching its final stop in Wakkanai, Japan. The project […]

Coded letter written by Italian nun ‘possessed by the devil’ finally translated

Coded letter written by Italian nun ‘possessed by the devil’ finally translated

A 17th century ‘letter from the devil’, written by a Sicilian nun who claimed to be possessed by Lucifer, has finally been translated thanks to the dark web, reported Daily Mail. Maria Crocifissa della Concezione wrote the coded letter at the Palma di Motechiaro convent in 1676, and claimed that the Satan had scribed it using […]

‘Will be Back in the ring in November, boxing is my only focus these days, Boxer Amir Khan

‘Will be Back in the ring in November, boxing is my only focus these days, Boxer Amir Khan

Islamabad(Asghar Ali Mubarak)  The world renowned British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan said ‘I want to be back in the ring in November, boxing is my only focus these days. ‘Boxer Amir Khan has revealed he expects to be fighting before the end of the year. “I definitely wanna be in the ring around November, December; I’m […]

Pakistan attend 52nd Paris Airshow

Pakistan attend 52nd Paris Airshow

A delegation of Pakistan Air Force is attending the 4-day 52nd Paris Airshow starting from today at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions, Paris. Impressive inaugural ceremony was attended by the Pakistani delegation, Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque and over 300 delegates from other parts of the world. The President of […]

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