Sunday, January 26, 2020
ISLAMABAD: Global watchdog for terror financing FATF has sought more clarifications and data from Pakistan on actions taken against madrassas belonging to proscribed outfits, after Islamabad submitted a report to it detailing steps taken by the government to curb terrorism and money laundering.The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which...
Dhaka:An advisor to Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the country will take back any citizen of the neighbouring nation staying in India illegally, if evidence is provided. The issue of the amended Citizenship Act is an internal matter of India, Advisor to Hasina on international affairs,...
New Delhi: Asserting that religious freedom in Pakistan continues to "deteriorate" under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has said that discriminatory legislation by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has empowered people with "extremist mindsets" to carry out attacks on...
North Korea said Saturday it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that would further strengthen its nuclear deterrent.The test possibly involved technologies to improve intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the continental United States.The announcement comes as North Korea continues to pressure the...
New Delhi:Teen activist Greta Thunberg has been named the 'Person of the Year' by TIME magazine.Taking to Twitter, Edward Felsenthal, the editor-in-chief and CEO of TIME wrote, "For sounding the alarm about humanity’s predatory relationship with the only home we have ... for showing us all what it might...
New Delhi:The Hague: Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi faced calls for Myanmar to "stop the genocide" of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country's defence at the UN's top court on Tuesday.Suu Kyi, whose silence about the plight of the Rohingya has tarnished her reputation as...
London:London Bridge terrorist Usman Khan was attending a conference on prisoner rehabilitation when he launched his attack. Two people were killed before Khan, 28, was shot dead by police after his deadly rampage. Khan was released from jail in December 2018 and was wearing an electronic tag and under...
Washington:Days after causing alarm with an unscheduled trip to the hospital, President Donald Trump tweeted a photo-shopped image of himself Wednesday as a rippling, bare-chested boxer.The president is furious over media speculation following his sudden trip to a government hospital outside Washington last Saturday and the startling tweet was...
London: The four Gandhi statues in Britain until this week didn’t of course have to wait for any special anniversary. But the fifth unveiled outside Manchester cathedral on Monday was a timely arrival. And as it turned out, after some misgivings expressed earlier, a warmly welcomed arrival in the...
Hong Kong:The siege neared its end as some protesters at Polytechnic University on the Kowloon peninsula desperately sought a way out and others vowed not to surrender, days after some of the worst violence since anti-government demonstrations escalated in June. “If they storm in, there are a lot of places...