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World Uyghur Congress nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Washington: The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has been nominated for the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize.

Pakistan: TTP terrorists attack Dahli check post, Levies Force sepoy die

Washuk: Banned terrorists of the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked  Dahli check post in the country on Tuesday which left at least a Levies Force sepoy dead, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Women protest in Kabul to demand for education, work

Kabul: Women in Afghanistan's capital city Kabul on Tuesday protested to demand access to education for women, which has been curtailed ever since Taliban forces snatched power in the country in 2021.

Ex-ISI chief being investigated for corruption: Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan's Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that former chief of the Inter Services Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt-Gen Faiz Hamid(Retd) is being investigated for alleged corruption.

Afghanistan now ‘most repressive country’ for women, Security Council hears

New York: Afghanistan under the Taliban remains the “most repressive country in the world [for] women’s rights”, the senior UN official in Kabul told the Security Council on Wednesday, while nevertheless voicing a nuanced position on the importance of continuing to engage with the group.

International webinar discusses hopes and possibilities for a Free Tibet in present global scenario

New Delhi: To mark the 64th anniversary of Tibetan People’s Uprising, the Centre for Himalayan Asia Studies and Engagement (CHASE) and Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) jointly organized an international webinar on “Hopes and Possibilities for a Free Tibet in the Present International Scenario.”

Xi Jinping re-elected as China's president for third term

Beijing: The Chinese National People's Congress — the country's supreme state authority — on Friday unanimously reelected Xi Jinping as the president of China for a third five-year term, according to the voting results.

Pakistan: ISIS claims responsibility for killing nine policemen during recent attack in Balochistan

Quetta: Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the recent attack in Pakistan's  Balochistan region which left nine policemen dead, media reports said.

Pakistan: People demonstrate in Mohmand over prolonged load-shedding

Mohmand: People in Mohmand region of Pakistan came down to the streets on Tuesday to protest against prolonged load-shedding, media reports said.

Amsterdam: Overseas Pakistani Christians demonstrate against human rights violations suffered by women, girls

Amsterdam: Overseas Pakistani Christians in the Netherlands on Wednesday demonstrated against human rights violence suffered by women and girls in the South Asian country.

Afghanistan: Taliban governor killed in Balkh, ISIS claims responsibility

Kabul: Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the killing of the Taliban governor of Afghanistan's northern Balkh province.

Honda shuts plant in Pakistan amid economic crisis

Islamabad: Honda Atlas Cars, the assembler of Honda automobiles in Pakistan, on Wednesday announced it will be shutting down the plant for the remainder of the month.

Court to hear Imran Khan's pleas on Thursday

Lahore/UNI: The Lahore High Court (LHC) fixed the hearing of two cases of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday as the ex-prime minister remains embroiled in legal battles.

UN continues to support Pakistan flood response

New York: Six months after the devastating floods in Pakistan, humanitarians have reached more than seven million people with food and other essential services, the United Nations has reported.

Pakistan: Security forces gun down six terrorists in North Waziristan

Rawalpindi: Pakistani security forces on Wednesday eliminated six terrorists during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in North Waziristan's general area Datakhel, media reports said.