Oslo, Oct 11 : Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation” in the African nation, especially his “decisive initiative” to resolve the two-decade border conflict with Eritrea, it was announced on Friday. He was named as the winner of the […]

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Islamabad, Oct 11 : Three officers of the Pakistan Armed Forces were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of breach of discipline, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. In a statement, the media wing of the military said that three officers of the rank of Major were awarded punishment on account […]

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Kabul/Peshawar, Oct 11 : Afghanistans Ambassador to Pakistan, Shukrullah Atif Mashal on Friday threatened to shut down the country’s Consulate in Peshawar because of the alleged removal of the Afghan flag by Pakistani police. The statement on Friday said that on Thursday night police entered the Firdous market in Peshawar city and closed it, which, […]

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Cairo, Oct 10 : More than 60,000 people have fled their homes on the Syrian border with Turkey in the last 36 hours amid Turkish offensive into Kurdish-held areas, an NGO has warned. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday that 10,000s of civilians have been forced to flee in the conflict. The […]

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Lahore, Oct 11 : Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) arrested four aides of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed on Thursday, ahead of the Financial Action Task Force’s crucial plenary meeting in Paris next week. The arrested suspects were Zafar Iqbal, Yahya Aziz, Muhammad Ashraf, and Abdul Salam. The four will appear before a trial court on […]

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Ankara, Oct 10 : Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah discussed Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria over the phone on Thursday, semi-official Anadolu news agency reported. Akar informed Al Attiyah of the information on Operation Peace Spring and explained that it was conducted in line with […]

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Dhaka, Oct 10 : Hundreds of students continued their protest on Thursday against the alleged murder of an undergraduate at a Bangladesh university after he criticised the government in a Facebook post. Second-year engineering student Abrar Fahad of capital Dhaka’s Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) was found dead in a dormitory on Monday […]

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Stockholm, Oct 9 : Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Wednesday. The prestigious award will be shared by John B. Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M. Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton University and Akira […]

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Beijing, Oct 9 : China hopes to help Pakistan develop faster and better, said Chinese President Xi Jinping after meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Wednesday. During the meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Xi said China and Pakistan have a fine tradition of mutual support and assistance, Xinhua reported. Noting that […]

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