Ottawa/IBNS: Use of national COVID Alert app by just a fraction of Ontario's population in Canada has resulted in a slow reportage of infections during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, media reports said.
Maidan Shar/Xinhua: Five Afghan civilians were killed and nine others wounded after two improvised bombs tore apart two vehicles in eastern Wardak province on Tuesday, a provincial government spokesman confirmed.
Kabul: At least five security forces men were killed and two others were hurt as the vehicle in which they were travelling hit through a roadside mine in Kang district of Nimruz province, media reports said.
Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump will take part in the upcoming third round of presidential debates despite the fact that the Commission on Presidential Debates has decided to change the rules allowing for the muting of microphones, Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien said.
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's aide Sania Nishtar has announced that she has tested COVID-19 positive.
New York: Unless access is urgently granted to humanitarian organizations, thousands in the Central Sahel will be “pushed into further destitution”, the UN emergency food relief agency warned on Monday.
Islamabad: Targeting Pakistan PM Imran Khan, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), one of the main opposition parties of the country, questioned why the Pakistan Islands Development Authority (PIDA) Ordinance has not been laid in Parliament.
Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Saturday targeted Imran Khan and said he did not want to name army generals at rallies as "such moves" could impact the integrity of national institutions but the PM forced the opposition to do so.
New Delhi: Gilgit-Baltistan leader and activist Sajjad Raja on Saturday recalled the invasion of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan on October 22, 1947 and said the day should be observed as 'Resistance Day'.
Vancouver: Friends of Canada-India, along with seven other organizations, staged a protest against China's brutal repression of Uyghurs, concentration camps and for the release of two detained Canadians in China on Saturday.
Karachi: The 11-party anti-government alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Sunday displayed their massive show of strength by staging their rally in Karachi city in the presence of a large number of supporters.
Cairo/Sputnik: Saudi Arabia reopened Mecca's Grand Mosque, the holiest site for Muslims, for prayers on Sunday, following a seven-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state SPA news agency reported.
Paris/Sputnik: French President Emmanuel Macron has held a defense council meeting following the deadly attack on a history teacher in a Paris suburb, BFMTV reports.
Paris/Xinhua: Muslims and community leaders in France on Saturday condemned the killing of a teacher in a Paris suburb, calling for not associating Islam with such heinous acts.
Dhaka/Xinhua: Bangladesh ranks 75th among 107 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020, according to the new GHI report released on Sunday.