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Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

HODEIDA (YEMEN): Intensified fighting shook a key rebel-held port city on Yemen’s Red Sea coast on Sunday, leaving dozens dead as the United Nations warned that children in the war-torn country face “a living hell”.The bloodshed comes despite growing international pressure to end a years-long conflict that has killed thousands and pushed the impoverished Arabian Peninsula […]

US launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city

US launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city

United States (US) forces launched airstrikes on Friday to counter a major Taliban assault on an Afghan provincial capital, where terrified residents cowered in their homes amid explosions and gunfire as security forces fought to beat the insurgents back. Officials said Afghan special forces were also being deployed to the southeastern city of Ghazni after […]

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

Karachiites advised to stay indoors as city hit with another heatwave

With the issuance of latest heatwave alert for Karachi, citizens of the coastal city have been advised to take precautionary measures during rising temperatures that have coincided with the first week of the holy month of Ramazan. The heatwave advisory has warned that temperatures are likely to cross 40 degree Celsius. People have been advised […]

US, Afghan attacks force Taliban to retreat from western city

US, Afghan attacks force Taliban to retreat from western city

HERAT: Afghan commandos and US air strikes have driven the Taliban to the outskirts of Farah city, officials said Wednesday, after a day-long battle to prevent the insurgents from seizing the western provincial capital. “Subdued” fighting was continuing outside the city and Afghan troops were being supported by US airpower and advisers, a NATO spokesman said, while the Afghan […]

Chinese-backed Port City in Sri Lanka to attract $13bn in investment from 2018

Chinese-backed Port City in Sri Lanka to attract $13bn in investment from 2018

REUTERS A general view of “Colombo Port City” construction site in Colombo, Sri Lanka March 30.— Reuters A Chinese-backed real estate project near Sri Lanka’s main port is expected to attract $13 billion worth of investment from next year, the developer said on Friday. The $1.4bn Port City project by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) […]

On the hunt for the lost city of Z

On the hunt for the lost city of Z

In 1925 explorer Percy Fawcett disappeared in the Amazon looking for evidence of a lost civilization. What followed was a 90-year mystery and a deadly search for answers. The New Yorker writer had entered the jungle on the same route taken by missing explorer Lt. Col. Percy Fawcett in 1925, hoping to discover the late […]

CM approves IT city, Domicile/PRC, Livestock tagging projects

CM approves IT city, Domicile/PRC, Livestock tagging projects

CM approves IT city, Domicile/PRC, Livestock tagging projects   KARACHI: The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Policy board meeting held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah here at the CM House has approved IT City, Domicile and PRC Automation project and Livestock tagging projects under PPP mode. Secretary IT Raheem Shaikh […]

Kidnappings blight war-scarred Kabul city

Kidnappings blight war-scarred Kabul city

Kidnappings blight war-scarred Kabul city AFP Afghan money changers count banknotes in the courtyard of the currency exchange Sarayee Shahzada market in Kabul.─AFP The bruises, scabs and chain markings have long faded but Haji Ghulam is still visibly traumatised by his month-long abduction, one of dozens of victims of a violent crime surge that has […]

India has built ‘covert nuclear city’: foreign ministry

India has built ‘covert nuclear city’: foreign ministry

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – Spokesperson for the Foreign Office has said on Thursday that India has erected a ‘covert nuclear city’ and have conducted inter-continental tests of missiles. Nafees Zakaria, spokesperson for the office revealed in a weekly press briefing in the federal capital today.  The department has revealed that a huge cache of atomic […]

Guardiola surprised by Jesus’s Manchester City impact

Guardiola surprised by Jesus’s Manchester City impact

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits even he is surprised by the stunning start Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has made to his career in English football. The 19-year-old scored twice on his full home debut as City recorded a 2-1 victory over Swansea City on Sunday, meaning the youngster has […]

Leicester City fairytale lurches into nightmare

Leicester City fairytale lurches into nightmare

London (AFP) – The urgent tone in Kasper Schmeichel’s voice said everything about the fate that has befallen Leicester City, fairytale Premier League champions become shock relegation candidates. “We’re the reigning champions and quite frankly it’s been terrible. It’s been embarrassing,” the Danish goalkeeper told a television reporter after Leicester’s 3-0 defeat at home to […]

Funeral held for Quebec City mosque shooting victims

Funeral held for Quebec City mosque shooting victims

MONTREAL: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined fellow Canadians Thursday to mourn three of six men killed in a mosque shooting, seeking to pull together a nation shaken by the hate crime. Nearly 5,000 mourners packed into a hockey arena in Montreal´s Olympic park for the funeral, while many more across Canada watched it on television. […]