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Bilawal Bhutto approves PPP office-bearers of three South Punjab Divisions

Bilawal Bhutto approves PPP office-bearers of three South Punjab Divisions

KARACHI, May 31: Chairman, Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has appointed following office bearers of Multan, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan Divisions and Districts with immediate effect. Multan Division: 1.             President Malik Nosher Langryal Adv. 2.             General Secretary Dr. Muhammed Javaid Siddiqui […]

German tourist alleges she was raped in south India

German tourist alleges she was raped in south India

By: AFP A German tourist has accused two men of taking her captive and raping her in southern India, police said Monday, just weeks after the rape and murder of an Irish woman in Goa. The woman told police two men dragged her to a secluded spot from a private beach resort in the southern […]

South Korea’s Park goes home after 14-hour interrogation in graft probe

South Korea’s Park goes home after 14-hour interrogation in graft probe

Web Desk Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye left prosecutors’ offices early on Wednesday after being questioned in an investigation into a corruption scandal that brought an early end to her political career. Park did not respond to reporters’ questions as she emerged from the building after nearly 22 hours and got into a waiting […]

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills By Agency US Navy F18 fighter jets are pictured on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a routine exercise in South China Sea, March 3, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS SEOUL: North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday of “merciless” attacks […]

South Korean president sacked by top court

South Korean president sacked by top court

South Korean president sacked by top court AFP South Korean acting Constitutional Court’s Chief Judge Lee Jung-mi, top centre, speaks during the final ruling of South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment at the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea Friday, March 10. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was fired by the country’s top court on […]

South Korea to strengthen battery safety rules after Note 7 fires

South Korea to strengthen battery safety rules after Note 7 fires

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea said on Monday it will strengthen lithium-ion battery safety requirementsand conduct regular inspections to avoid repeats of fires which forced Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to withdraw its premium Galaxy Note 7 handset. Manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries, commonly used in portable devices, would be subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections, […]

Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands

Trump White House vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands

The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media has warned would require Washington to “wage war.” The comments at a briefing from White House spokesman Sean Spicer signaled a sharp […]

Park’s downfall a big setback for South Korean women fighting bias

Park’s downfall a big setback for South Korean women fighting bias

Back in 2013, South Korea’s Park Geun-hye smashed through the ultimate glass ceiling, giving women hope their first female president would lead to better gender equality in a deeply male-dominated society. Her messy political downfall hasn’t exactly been a lean in moment for South Korean women. Fast forward four years and you see few women […]

South Sudan refugee crisis: The wooden bridge between death and safety

South Sudan refugee crisis: The wooden bridge between death and safety

For three years South Sudan has tumbled deeper into self-inflicted chaos, and it now finds itself on the brink of something even more terrifying. United Nations officials rarely use the words “genocide” and “ethnic cleansing,” but they now say potentially both could envelop the world’s youngest country. Since violence flared in Juba in July and […]

Cyclone kills 10 in south India’s tech hub Chennai

Cyclone kills 10 in south India’s tech hub Chennai

At least 10 people were killed when Cyclone Vardah slammed into the southern Indian tech hub of Chennai, bringing down houses and cutting off the electricity supply, authorities said Tuesday. Most were crushed by trees uprooted in winds of up to 140 kilometres per hour, which also cut power across large swathes of southern India […]

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Seoul protest targets South Korean President Park Gun-hye

Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in the South Korean capital, Seoul, to demand the resignationof President Park Gun-hye. Large numbers of police officers are being deployed to prevent demonstrators reaching the presidential palace. Ms Park is accused of allowing her friend, Choi Soon-sil, to access government documents without clearance. The president, whose approval […]

Superman Fan Undergoes Cosmetic Surgery to Look Like The Superhero

Superman Fan Undergoes Cosmetic Surgery to Look Like The Superhero

Most kids will eventually get over their childhood obsession with comic book superheroes by the time they reach high school, but not Herbert Chavez. This 35-year old Filipino designer is so crazed with Superman that he has undergone several cosmetic surgery for his nose, cheeks, lips and chin down to his thighs and even his […]