Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan has conveyed its “serious concerns” over the display of anti-Pakistan slogans on taxis plying in London. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua summoned British High Commissioner Thomas Drew on Friday to convey the concerns over the slogans seen on some cabs in London, attacking Pakistan’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. According to the […]

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Islamabad, Nov 3 : At least eight people were killed and several injured in a landslide in Pakistan’s tribal area of Bajour agency on Friday, the media reported. The victims were gathering mud for a house when they were struck by a landslide in the mountainous area of Utmankhel in Bajour agency, one of the […]

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Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

Islamabad, Nov 3 : An international index for press freedom has placed Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists along with the Philippines and Bangladesh, the media reported on Friday. The 2017 World Press Freedom Index, prepared by international media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF), ranked Pakistan 139th out of 180 countries surveyed […]

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Protests planned in S.Korea ahead of Trump's visit

Seoul, Nov 3 : South Korean civil groups on Friday called for protests over the weekend throughout the country against US President Donald Trump’s visit next week. At least 1,000 people are expected to gather in Jongno in Seoul, for an anti-Trump protest, while similar rallies are expected to take place simultaneously in other cities […]

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5.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, Nov 3 : An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on Friday. No tsunami warning was issued. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the offshore temblor struck at a latitude of 42.6 degrees north and a longitude of 143.8 degrees east, reports Xinhua news agency. The quake occurred […]

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North Korea denies deaths at nuclear test ground

Pyongyang, Nov 3 : North Korea on Friday denied that there had been deaths in an accident at its nuclear test ground following its latest atomic test as previously reported by a Japanese broadcaster. A TV Asahi report citing North Korean sources said some 200 people may have died when a tunnel collapsed days after […]

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One killed, 3 injured in shooting in Morocco's cafe

Rabat, Nov 3 : At least one person was killed and three others injured in a shooting at a cafe in Morocco’s tourist city of Marrakesh, local media reported. Two attackers entered the cafe and shot at the crowd before fleeing the scene with a motorcycle, Xinhua news agency quoted le360.ma news site as reporting […]

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Over 800,000 Rohingya in B'desh in 'most acute' situation: UN

United Nations, Nov 3 : UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the “most acute” situation. Grandi made the remarks about Rohingya refugees, as in comparison to 65 million to 66 million people forcibly displaced in the world, Xinhua news […]

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US drone strike kills 2 al-Qaida members in Yemen

Sanaa, Nov 3 : At least two militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed in a US drone strike in northeastern province of Marib, a security official said. The suspected terrorists were targeted on Thursday while driving a car in al-Huson area in al-Wadi district southeast of Marib, Xinhua news agency quoted the official […]

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