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Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

Bahrain police open fire on Shia sit-in

Bahrain police on Tuesday opened fire on a long-running sit-in in support of a leading Shia cleric in the Sunni-ruled Gulf state, hit by years of unrest. Eyewitnesses told AFP there were multiple civilians wounded in the raid targeting the months-long sit-in in Diraz, the hometown of cleric Isa Qassim. Qassim was sentenced on Sunday […]

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan, saying everyone was welcome to join what he envisioned would be a path for peace and prosperity for the world. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road initiative as a new way to boost development […]

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

Four-time champion Rafael Nadal ended a three-year, seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic to reach the final of the Madrid Open. The Spaniard, 30, won 6-2 6-4 to claim his first victory over the Serb since the 2014 French Open final. Nadal improved his record on clay this year to 14-0 and will face Austrian […]

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

DEVAPRIYA ROY The success of Crown on Netflix has shown, yet again, the potential of the British aristocracy – as an idea – to weather in public perception all manner of progressive thinking, anti-imperial or anti-class, post-colonial or post-Church, that would blanket banish them, Sue Townsend-style, to some remote council estate or other. Apparently, the […]

Indian troops open unprovoked firing in Zafarwal sector

Indian troops open unprovoked firing in Zafarwal sector

RAWALPINDI (Yes News) – Indian troops carried out unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary in Zafarwal sector on Monday morning. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian army opened firing at 8:30 am Pakistan Rangers Punjab responded effectively and silenced the guns of enemy. However; no loss of life or property has been reported yet. […]

Pakistan Joins 70 member Open Government Partnership

Pakistan Joins 70 member Open Government Partnership

Paris 7th December, 2016. Pakistan has joined the rank of 70 member countries of Open Government Partnership (OGP). This was announced by Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs at the opening ceremony of the 3-day 4th OGP Summit held in Paris, today. He handed Pakistan’s Letter of Intent to […]