September 27, 2021 04:13 (IST)
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Pakistan: Ruling coalition senator wants special aircraft for legislators

Islamabad:  A Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) legislator has demanded that the Senate should have its own dedicated aircraft for the use of members of parliament.

CPEC: Pakistan govt unveils Karachi coastline plan

Islamabad: The Pakistani government has unveiled an ambitious plan to rebuild Karachi’s coastline under the China-Pakistan Economic Corri­dor (CPEC) with $3.5 billion “direct Chinese investment”.

Pakistan Crime: Peshawar man arrested on charges of 'sextortion' of US minor

Peshawar: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday said a Peshawar man was arrested on the complaint of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on charges of ‘sextortion’ of a US-based minor girl, media reports said.

Taliban regime may alter current national IDs and passports

Kabul: The Taliban regime of Afghanistan has announced that the national identity cards and the passports that were issued by the previous Afghan government are valid for the time being but they might be changed soon.

Female investor shuts down driving training centre for women in Kabul as Taliban controls Afghanistan

Kabul: An Afghan female investor has decided to shut down a driving training center for women that was established a year ago in Kabul as a hardline Islamic Taliban rule takes hold in Afghanistan.

Switzerland referendum: Voters seem to back same-sex marriage

Bern: People in Switzerland have backed same-sex marriage in a referendum, media reports said on Sunday.

Afghanistan: US condemns Taliban govt's decision to reinstate executions, amputations

Washington: The US government has condemned the Taliban administration's recent announcement to restore the use of amputations and executions as punishment in Afghanistan.

Huawei executive Meng returns to China after 3-yr detention in Canada in bank fraud case

Chinese telecom giant Huawei's top executive Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada for over three years, arrived in Shenzhen on a special plane sent by the government on Saturday, media reports said.

Russia calls for ‘concerted efforts’ to follow purposes and principles of UN Charter

New York: The Russian Foreign Minister addressed the UN General Assembly on Saturday, calling for a new consensus to uphold the “purposes and principles” of the UN’s founding document, the UN Charter, and a rejection of the Western-backed “Rules Based Order” concept.

Sudan striving for ‘common goal’ of peace, prosperity, freedom and justice

New York: Sudan continues the path to democracy, two years after the revolution that “carried the aspirations of our people for freedom, peace and justice”, Prime Minister Abdalla Adam Hamdok told the UN General Assembly on Saturday.

St. Vincent’s Prime Minister urges world to ‘rise collectively’ and combat today’s challenges

New York: In addition to the global challenges surrounding climate, security and the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Saturday drew the attention of the 76th UN General Assembly to devastating volcanic eruptions and the on-rushing Atlantic Hurricane season confronting his small-island developing State (SID).

Haitian Prime Minister: As long as there is inequality, migration will continue

New York: The Prime Minister of Haiti, Ariel Henry, said on Saturday that “human beings, fathers and mothers who have children, are always going to flee poverty and conflict.”

Taliban's recognition not under considerations, says Russia: Report

New York: International recognition of the Taliban was not currently under consideration, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders here for the UN General Assembly.

Several dead, at least 50 injured in train derailment in US's Montana

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Several fatalities occurred as a result of the Amtrak passenger train derailment in the US state of Montana, and dozens of people were injured, media reports said on Sunday.

Thousands evacuated, houses destroyed as volcanic eruption in Spanish island enters 'new explosive phase'

La Palma: Cumbre Vieja volcano in Spain's La Palma started emitting red hot lava as it entered a new explosive phase on Saturday after erupting last Sunday, according to media reports.