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Canada: Ottawa police hate crime unit investigates a man's vulgar abuses at McKenna's office

Ottawa/IBNS:  Investigation by the Ottawa police hate crimes unit is underway after a man screamed last week vulgar abuses outside Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna's constituency office, media reports said. 

Pakistan FM Qureshi's remarks on Saudi Arabia triggers criticism within

Islamabad:  Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s comment against Saudi Arabia after Riyadh refused to interfere on Kashmir issue has earned criticisms within the country.

Twitter users slam Mahathir Mohamad over Kashmir remark

Kuala Lumpur: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's remarks on the scrapping of Article 370 in Kashmir has earned flak from the Twitter users as he chose to keep silent on the inhuman treatment of the Uighur Muslims in China while attacking India which has fast-tracked development process in the Kashmir region after doing away with the stumbling block that was this temporary provision.

Five Eyes alliance slams decision to postpone Hong Kong polls

London: An alliance of five major nations-  Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US - have voiced their concerns over the Hong Kong government’s “unjust” disqualification of candidates and “disproportionate” postponement of Legislative Council elections.

Agenda of Pakistan Army is to militarily colonize Sindh: MQM leader

London: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)'s founder Altaf Hussain has warned that the main intention of the Pakistan Army is to capture the entire Sindh and militarily colonize the province.

Ex- Afghanistan intelligence chief slams Pakistan's ISI, calls it 'termites'

Kabul: Former Afghan intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil has described Pakistani spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) as “termites”.

Pompeo starts Europe trip for talks on 5G, energy security

Washington/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is starting his visit to a number of European countries, including Poland and Austria, to discuss the alleged threat China poses to 5G networks and energy security, among other issues.

Argentina mulls tightening lockdown measures amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Buenos Aires/Xinhua: Argentina's government has not ruled out tightening lockdown restrictions in force since March 20 if a rise in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections threatens to overwhelm hospitals, a top official said on Tuesday.

Donald Trump says considering hosting G7 after November election, would certainly invite Putin

Washington/Sputnik: President Donald Trump says that he is considering hosting the G7 meeting after the US presidential election in November.

One person killed, two others injured in bomb blast in Afghan capital - Police

Kabul/Sputnik: One person was killed and two others were injured in a bomb blast in the Afghan capital of Kabul, a source in Kabul police headquarters told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Two women killed in attack on rickshaw in Afghanistan's western Herat province - Police

Kabul/Sputnik: Two women were killed in an attack on a rickshaw in Afghanistan's western province of Herat, a spokesman for the provincial police headquarters told Sputnik on Tuesday.

Chinese invasion drill: Taiwan's Marine 'Iron Force' sent to Dongsha Islands

Beijing: Amid COVID-19 pandemic when China has allegedly taken up an aggressive stance,  Taiwan's military has dispatched more Marines to the Dongsha Islands which Beijing is planning to invade, media reports said.

US to delist Chinese firms from stock exchanges if they fail to meet standards

Washington/Sputnik: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters on Tuesday that Chinese companies that do not comply with accounting standards by the end of next year will be delisted from US stock exchanges.

China using tech as tool to monitor citizens: Reports

Washington:  The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is committed to the production and use of technology which is going to control and serveil the citizens, as per congressional commission of the US.

IOM reports 160 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast

Tripoli/Xinhua: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday said that 160 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast recently.