Chinese apps creating trouble for Pakistan's financially-crippled population
China-based loan apps are creating troubles and adding more miseries to the life of the already financially cripped population of Pakistan, media reports said.
Geneva: Imran Khan's supporters demonstrate outside UN office
A large number of former Pakistan PM Imran Khan's protesters assembled outside the UN office in Geneva on Monday and demonstrated against rights violations in the country.
Pakistan: Bishops protest after killing at Catholic School
Pakistan's Catholic Bishops have said they have a limit to their patience after the horrific attack on Sangota Public School on May 17 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Swat District.
Terrorism: Norway puts Pakistan under its 'scanner'
The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) has listed Pakistan, a nation currently experiencing a financial crisis, as one of the countries that pose a significant threat to Norway, media reports said.
World Food Safety Day: ‘Nobody should die from eating food’
New York: Every day, some 1.6 million people worldwide fall ill from eating contaminated food, which kills 420,000 people each year, two UN agencies said on Tuesday.
Human rights for all, still ‘work in progress’ warns Türk
New York: The full realization of human rights for all is a “work in progress”, and the world must now adapt and update its thinking to respond to current “dramatic rollbacks”, the UN human rights chief said on Tuesday, marking the 30th anniversary of both his office and the global agreement that created it.
Student visa or separatist sanctuary? A look into Canada’s immigration dilemma
News of Edmonton-based student Karamjit Kaur’s stayed deportation has caused a stir, bringing several pertinent questions to the fore. One of these is the troubling misuse of Canada’s immigration laws under the banner of the Khalistan movement. How can authorities permit such exploitation of Canada’s legal structures?
UN Security Council to welcome five new non-permanent members
New York: Five countries have been elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council following a vote in the General Assembly on Tuesday.
Ukraine: Seven people missing in Kherson region after destruction of Kakhovka dam
Kherson: Seven people are considered missing in the Kherson Region after the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) and subsequent flooding, Vladimir Leontyev, the Russia-appointed mayor of the city of Nova Kakhovka, said on Wednesday.
Pakistan: Enforced Disappearances now hits Punjab
The issue of forced disappearance, which was quite common in Balochistan, is slowly gaining pace in Punjab region of Pakistan, media reports said.
Ukraine: Dam destruction ‘monumental humanitarian, economic and ecological catastrophe’: Guterres
New York: Tens of thousands of civilians in Ukraine are in danger on the frontline, after the apparent destruction of a huge dam on Tuesday, which the UN chief described as a “monumental humanitarian, economic and environmental catastrophe” resulting directly from Russia’s invasion of the country.
Kuwaitis vote to elect new parliament
Kuwait City/UNI: Kuwaiti voters cast their ballots in five electoral constituencies on Tuesday to elect the 17th National Assembly, or parliament.
Iran: 3 injured in marketplace fire in Tehran
Tehran/UNI: A fire broke out at the largest marketplace in Iran's capital Tehran, injuring at least three people, Iranian Students' News Agency reported.
Earthquake in Haiti kills 4, injures 36
Port-au-Prince/UNI: A powerful 4.9-magnitude earthquake off the southwest coast of Haiti has resulted in the death of four people and 36 more people suffering injuries, the Haitian Directorate for Civil Protection said.
Finland to expel 9 Russian embassy employees
Helsinki: Finland has announced it is set to expel nine members of staff working at the Russian Embassy in Helsinki.