Tue, 18 Jan 2022

Media, journalists lost their independence after Taliban takeover: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in mid-August, media and journalists have lost their ...

Former IS-K chief Asif Farooqi killed in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Aslam Farooqi, the former chief of the Islamic State-Khurasan (IS-K), was killed during a shootout ...

Imran Khan using religion as 'cover-up' for governance, economic breakdown in Pak: Opposition

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan's Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Monday expressed concern over Prime ...

Afghanistan: Female protesters in Kabul urge Taliban to reopen Ministry of Women's Affairs

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Women protestors in Kabul on Monday urged the Taliban to reopen the Ministry of Women's ...

Taliban deploys more than 2,500 troops to Sar-e-Pul to provide security

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Amid rising threats from the Islamic State (ISIS), the Taliban deployed more than 2,500 troops ...

Taliban trying to 'erase' women from public life, say UN experts

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): A group of UN human rights experts warned on Monday that that large-scale and systematic ...

While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They're Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in ...

UN Experts: Taliban Steadily Erasing Afghan Women from Public Life

ISLAMABAD - A group of United Nations human rights experts Monday alleged Afghanistan's Islamist Taliban government was attempting to steadily ...

Hindu Monk Jailed After Calling for 'Genocide' of Muslims

NEW DELHI - Indian authorities have charged a Hindu monk with inciting religious violence after he called for the 'genocide' ...

Massive anti-China protest in Pakistan's Sindh on birth anniversary of GM Syed

Sindh [Pakistan] January 17 (ANI): Defying all restrictions, a massive protest was organised by political activists and people of Sindh ...

Big power competition starts in Kazakhstan after the ascendancy of Taliban 2.0

Almaty [Kazakhstan], January 17 (ANI): With the return of Taliban to power in Afghanistan, the possibility of big power competition ...

Finland, EU condemn Pakistan for sentencing man to death on blasphemy charges

Helsinki [Finland], January 17 (ANI): Finland has condemned Pakistan for sentencing to death a man on blasphemy charges. Mika Niikko, ...

Imran Khan speaks to Vladimir Putin on phone, discusses trade, mutual cooperation

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and discussed ...

Drone attack kills three at Abu Dhabi airport

Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the strikeThree people were killed and six wounded in an apparent drone attack ...

Pakistan: PML-N, PTI, PPP will do well in their stronghold constituencies, says survey

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) are in ...

Taliban 'peace' worse than war for Afghan people

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): Since the Taliban came into power in Afghanistan in August last year, the people of ...

AFC Champions League: Debutants Mumbai City drawn into Group B alongside clubs from Saudi, UAE, Iraq

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 17 (ANI): Indian Super League club Mumbai City FC is placed in Group B on their ...

PML-N's top four sought to replace Nawaz Sharif, claims Fawad Chaudhry

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said that four Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ...

Karnataka colleges creating controversy over hijab, violating religious freedom of Muslims, alleges Popular Front of India

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 17 (ANI): Karnataka state general secretary of Popular Front of India, Nasir Pasha on Sunday alleged ...

Bronx Fire Victims' Funeral Draws Huge Outpouring of Grief

NEW YORK - The caskets were brought one by one - all 15 of them - on a frigid winter ...

Detained Uzbek commander brought to Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): Detained Uzbek commander of the Taliban, Makhdoom Alam on Sunday was brought to Kabul. Alam, ...

Kabul protest calls attention to recent killing of two Hazara women

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): The Kabul protest organised by Afghan women on Sunday called attention to the recent killing ...

Schools, universities in Afghanistan to reopen in March, says Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): The Taliban on Sunday said that it will open schools and universities for girls and ...

95 pc Afghan journalists unable to access information, cover stories independently: Media survey

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): Lamenting over diminishing freedom of expression post-Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a media survey showed that ...

Outpouring of Grief as Victims of Bronx Fire Laid to Rest

NEW YORK - A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after ...

Biden calls Texas synagogue attack an act of terror

The gunman who held four people hostage in Colleyville had demanded freedom for a Pakistani prisoner dubbed ?Lady Al-Qaeda?President Joe ...

Iran Confirms Again Imprisoning French-Iranian Academic

Iranian authorities confirmed that they have re-incarcerated French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah for breaking house arrest restrictions.The judiciary news website Mizan.news ...

Imran Khan govt committing economic murder of poor people, says Shahbaz as inflation surges in Pak

Lahore [Pakistan], January 16 (ANI): The Imran Khan Government is committing economic murder of the poor people in the country, ...

Haridwar court sends religious leader Yeti Narsinganand to 14-day judicial custody in 'hate speech case'

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], January 16 (ANI): A Haridwar court on Sunday sent religious leader Yeti Narsinganand to 14-day judicial custody ...

Pakistan: Ruling PTI's internal turmoil causes discomfort to Imran Khan govt

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 16 (ANI): The internal turmoil among the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers is apparent with each passing ...

Political change visible in Pakistan against fragile Imran Khan govt

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 16 (ANI): Political change is visible in Pakistan with the sudden outburst by Defence Minister Pervez Khattak ...

Delhi court rejects bail plea of 'Sulli Deals' app creator Aumkareshwar Thakur

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): A Delhi court on Sunday rejected the bail plea of Sulli Deals app creator ...

Ruling PTI's internal turmoil causes discomfort to Imran Khan government

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 16 (ANI): The internal turmoil in the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers is apparent with each passing ...

US revenging its defeat in Afghanistan by imposing economic sanctions on country, says China

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 16 (ANI): The US has been defeated in Afghanistan and now the country revenges the Afghan people ...

Displaced families sell children, organs to survive in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 16 (ANI): Displaced families are selling children and organs to survive in war-ravaged Afghanistan under Taliban regime. ...

Texas synagogue hostage crisis establishes Pakistan as state sponsor of terror: Report

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Pakistan has once again emerged as a terror-sponsoring country after reports of the man who ...

Hostages Safe After Texas Synagogue Standoff; Captor Dead

COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS - The FBI says the man who held hostages for hours inside a Texas synagogue was specifically focused ...

Hostages Safe After Synagogue Standoff; Captor Dead

COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS - The FBI says the man who held hostages for hours inside a Texas synagogue was specifically focused ...

Texas synagogue suspect demands release of Pakistani Scientist Aafia Siddiqui: Law enforcement officials

By Reena BhardwajTexas [US], January 16 (ANI): A Police SWAT team in the southern US state of Texas is negotiating ...

Hezbollah, Amal End Boycott of Lebanon's Cabinet Amid Economic Crisis

BEIRUT - Powerful Lebanese groups Hezbollah and Amal said on Saturday they would end a boycott of cabinet sessions, opening ...

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China hosts Middle East foreign ministers in rare gathering

BEIJING, China: This week, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are visiting China for meetings with ...

Saudi Crown Prince condemns terrorist Houthi attack on civil facilities in UAE in phone call with Mohamed bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2022 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ...

UK Foreign Secretary condemns Houthi attacks on civil facilities in UAE

LONDON, 17th January, 2022 (WAM) -- UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Liz Truss condemned the ...

Greek FM condemns terrorist Houthi attack on civil facilities in UAE in phone call with Abdullah bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2022 (WAM)-- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, ...

Jordanian Foreign Minister affirms solidarity with UAE in phone call with Abdullah bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International ...

King of Morocco reaffirms Kingdom's support for UAE in phone call with Mohamed bin Zayed

ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2022 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ...

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