Thursday, February 21, 2019
Washington: President Donald Trump repeated Monday that Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, killed by US Navy SEALs in May 2011, should have been captured much earlier, casting blame on his predecessors and Pakistan."Of course we should have captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did," the US president tweeted,...
Bagh: Activists from various parts of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) gathered in Bagh district and carried out a protest rally to demand an end to Pakistan's 'illegal' and 'forceful occupation'. The protests were held as part of a two-day convention of the United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP).The UKPNP with...
As the world gets hotter and more crowded, our engines continue to pump out dirty emissions, and half the world has no access to clean fuels or technologies (e.g. stoves, lamps), the very air we breathe is growing dangerously polluted: nine out of ten people now breathe polluted air,...
Washington: The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of a CNN reporter who earlier sparred with Donald Trump at a news conference, in which the US president branded the journalist an "enemy of the people.A visibly angry Trump had called reporter Jim Acosta a "rude, terrible person,"...
New Delhi:You may have bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket with dreams of becoming a billionaire.It turns out many individuals are reaching that level of wealth the old-fashioned way.The total number of billionaires is growing, both in the U.S. and elsewhere, reaching 2,158 individuals worldwide in 2017, a new...
Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court accepted the 2015 appeal filed by Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges. Court sets aside her death sentence- Dawn reported. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar set aside the appeal, challenging...
New Delhi:Pakistan’s new government has been in a mad dash to attract foreign aid and investment—most notably from Saudi Arabia—to offset a widening current account deficit, rising foreign debt repayment obligations, and avert a balance of payments crisis. Pakistan’s external financing needs will approach or exceed $30 billion this...
Jeddah: Weam Al-Dakheel is a Saudi Arabian journalist who has been operations manager for Saudi TV at the Saudi Broadcasting Authority since January 2018. Previously, she worked as a news presenter at Al-Arab News Channel, based in Bahrain, for two years and eight months between 2014 and 2017. Weam...
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a “developing nation”, to grow faster than any other nation.Addressing a fundraiser event in the Fargo...
New York: Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports. Patients who consumed the most total carbohydrates and sugars -- in the form of sucrose, fructose, lactose and maltose...