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Pakistan: Imran Khan calls for nationwide protest following arrest of Shireen Mazari

Islamabad: Former Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) on Saturday called for a nationwide protest following the arrest of Shireen Mazari, former Human Rights Minister and senior PTI leader, by Punjab province's anti-corruption department.

Former Pakistani minister Shireen Mazari arrested

Islamabad: Senior Pakistan-Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) leader and former federal minister for human rights Shireen Mazari was arrested from Islamabad , Geo News reported Saturday.

Syria: ‘Largest-ever number’ in need, warns UN relief chief

New York: With a scorching summer fast approaching, food prices rising and access to water and electricity limited in many parts of Syria, donors must make good on $4.3 billion in humanitarian pledges committed at last week’s Brussels funding conference, the UN’s senior humanitarian official told the Security Council on Friday.

18 million in Africa’s Sahel on ‘the brink of starvation’

New York: As 18 million people in Africa’s Sahel region teeter on the edge of severe hunger over the next three months, the UN released on Friday an additional $30 million from its emergency humanitarian fund, to boost the humanitarian response across four countries.

'Topless' woman crashes Cannes Red Carpet to protest against sexual violence in Ukraine, removed

Cannes: A topless woman protesting sexual violence in Ukraine crashed the red carpet premiere of “Three Thousand Years of Longing” at the Cannes Festival on Friday, media reports said.

China is secretly increasing sea-borne oil imports from Russia at bargain prices

China has increased the purchase of Russian oil at discounted rates, Reuters reported.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to visit China

Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will go to China from May 21 to 22 on his first official foreign visit since assuming office in April to discuss bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.  

Canada to process Express Entry applications within 6 months

Ottawa: Canada has said it will expedite the processing of Express Entry applications, confirming that most new applications will be processed within six months, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban bans wheat export

Kabul: The Taliban on Friday banned the wheat exports from Afghanistan with immediate effect in order to meet domestic demand.

Canadian MP wins heart by speaking in Kannada in Parliament

Toronto: A Canadian MP of Indian origin recently spoke in his mother tongue Kannada in the country's Parliament, an act that won hearts of netizens.

Demand for lifesaving aid up 10 per cent this year: UN relief chief

New York: The number of people in need has risen by around 10 per cent this year so far, the UN’s humanitarian affairs chief said on Thursday.

Afghanistan: Taliban issues diktat, directs female TV presenters to wear masks while going live

Kabul:  The Taliban’s Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prohibition of Vice has issued yet another bizarre diktat by which female TV presenters are directed to wear masks while going live.

Canada bans Huawei, ZTE products, services

Washington: The Canadian government has banned Huawei and ZTE products and services and mandated companies who are using such items to remove them, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Francois-Philippe Champagne announced.

Suspected California church gunman is Taiwanese immigrant, says official

Washington: A Taiwanese government official has said a deadly mass shooting on Sunday at a Taiwanese church congregation in southern California was carried out by an immigrant from Taiwan.

Afghanistan: Attempted suicide cases, involving mostly women, rising in Badakhshan

Kabul: Health officials in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province has said around 30 people, who attempted to commit suicide, have been brought to the hospital in the past three months.