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29 Oct 2016Pakistan News
Asian Development Bank declines funding for Pakistan dam
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has refused to provide funding for Pakistan's $14 billion Diamer-Bhasha dam project on Indus river located in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (PoK).
29 Oct 2016South Korea
UN votes to start talks on banning nuclear weapons
A United Nations committee voted in favor of launching negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
29 Oct 2016Vladimir Putin
World's largest marine protected area declared in Antarctic Ocean
Delegates from the European-Union and 24 nations have agreed to create the world's largest marine protected area in Antarctica's Ross Sea.
28 Oct 2016World
Mike Pence's plane skid at NYC's LaGuardia
Campaign plane carrying Republican Vice Presidential nominee, Mike Pence skid off the runway at LaGuardia airport, New York.
28 Oct 2016Australia
Indian bus driver set on fire in Australia
A 29-year old Indian bus driver in the city of Brisbane, Australia, was burned to death by a passenger.
28 Oct 2016India
Donald Trump appropriates 'Narendra Modi's' slogan
With the aim of appealing to Indian-Americans, Donald Trump has appropriated Narendra Modi's campaign slogan for 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
28 Oct 2016Venezuela
Anti-government protests escalate in Venezuela
Protests against President Nicolas Maduro escalated in Venezuela, causing unrest leading to dozens of injuries and arrests.
28 Oct 2016World
US abstains from Cuba embargo vote at UN
In line with President Barack Obama's call for ending the US embargo on Cuba, the US for the first time, did not vote against the UN resolution to end the embargo.
27 Oct 2016United States of America
99.85% Americans will be impacted by gun-violence
According to a recent study at the Boston University (Study), nearly every single American will know at least one victim of gun violence.
27 Oct 2016United Kingdom
Calais camps cleared: Officials
Fabienne Buccio, the prefect of Pas-de-Calais has stated that they have completed the operation of removing thousands of immigrants from "jungle camps" in Calais, France.
27 Oct 2016Angela Merkel
2 earthquake like aftershocks strike Italy again
Two powerful earthquakes struck central Italy and were later described as aftershocks to the 24 August quake.
27 Oct 2016Hong Kong
Hong Kong murder trail: Rurik Jutting 'addicted' to cocaine, alcohol
At British banker Rurik Jutting's third day of trial, it was revealed that he took "huge" amounts of cocaine, wine and energy drinks.
27 Oct 2016Asia
Female parliamentarians worldwide experience sexual harassment
A study conducted by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) surveyed and interviewed 55 female parliamentarians spread across the globe including countries in Asia, Europe and Africa.
27 Oct 2016World
Critics grow louder as Obamacare premiums soar
The opposition to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, is set to grow even more fierce, as reports indicate that insurance premiums are averaging at 25%.
26 Oct 2016Supreme Court Of India
Paul Beatty wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize
The 2016 Man Booker Prize was awarded to the American author Paul Beatty for his novel "The Sellout".
26 Oct 2016World
Trump: Clinton's foreign policy will lead to WW3
Condemning Hillary Clinton's foreign policy plans, Republican Donald Trump stated that her policy options in Syria would pave the way for World War 3.
26 Oct 2016Pakistan News
Ban Ki-moon condemns Quetta attack
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned the heinous attack on the Police Academy in Quetta which left 61 dead and over 100 injured.
26 Oct 2016United Kingdom
Demolition anticipated at French migrant camp
Migrants of the Calais 'Jungle' camp are expecting the demolition of the camp as French authorities readied themselves to evacuate the same.
25 Oct 2016Pakistan News
Attack on Pakistan's police academy claimed by ISIS
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the deadliest terrorist attack in Pakistan - the suicide bombing in Quetta hospital.
25 Oct 2016Saudi Arabia
Women in Saudi Arabia arrested for modelling at car show
Pictures of several young women modelling at a car show in Saudi Arabia went viral over social media.
25 Oct 2016Pakistan News
44 dead as terrorists attack police academy in Quetta
A police academy was attacked by militants in southwest Pakistan. 44 were reported dead and almost 118 were injured.
25 Oct 2016World
Japan wants India to speak up on South China Sea
In August 2016, more than 200 Chinese fishing boats were operating in the contiguous zone around East China Sea's Senkaku islands and 15 Chinese Martime Law Enforcement Force (MLEF) vessels entered Japanese territorial waters around Senkakus.
24 Oct 2016Yemen
UN's call for ceasefire falls on deaf ears in Yemen
Pro-government Arab coalition on Sunday, went a step further with air strikes in Iran-backed rebels in Yemen.
24 Oct 2016Africa
Over 2,400 migrants rescued off Libya
A 24-hour search-and-rescue operation off the Mediterranean coast saw nearly 2,400 migrants rescued.
23 Oct 2016West Africa
Over 70 dead, 600 injured in Cameroon train crash
The death toll from the deadly Cameroon train crash has risen to over 70, while over 600 passengers are believed to be injured according to an official statement from the President.
23 Oct 2016World
Democrats face the wrath of WikiLeaks, again!
Targeting the Democrats once again, WikiLeaks revealed US President Barack Obama's private e-mail address.
23 Oct 2016World
China challenged once again by US Navy
A US navy destroyer sailed near islands in the South China Sea claimed by China.
22 Oct 2016West Africa
Train wreck in Cameroon kills at least 53, injures scores
A crowded train traveling between two of the largest cities in Cameroon, West Africa, derailed and overturned on Friday, 21st October, 2016.
22 Oct 2016India
Developing countries falling prey to tobacco addiction
A recent study by Bo Xi from the School of Public Health, Shandong University, showed that globally, 80% smokers now come from low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
22 Oct 2016Donald Trump
Trump reluctant to honour election's outcome
Against a backdrop of a shaky performance in the final presidential debate, Donald Trump has stated that he would "totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election" only if he is the winner.
21 Oct 2016Hong Kong
Typhoon Haima shuts down Hong Kong
After battering the Philippines and causing massive damage, Super Typhoon Haima, hit Hong Kong a few hours ago.
21 Oct 2016Theresa May
UK PM Theresa May to discuss post-Brexit ties with EU
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May would reportedly convey to the EU that it is time to discuss the bloc's future ties with Britain post-Brexit.
21 Oct 2016World
Syrian forces create exit corridors in Aleppo
The ongoing ceasefire in Aleppo has allowed the government and Russian forces to create exit corridors in besieged parts of Aleppo.
20 Oct 2016Thailand
Spike in royal defamation cases after Thai king's death
Thai police have seen an increase in number of royal defamation cases after the death of the Thai King.
20 Oct 2016World
DiCaprio willing to co-operate after links to 1MDB scandal
In the unending saga of the 1MDB scandal, actor Leonardo DiCaprio has agreed to return any money or gifts that he may have received from kickbacks from the 1MDB scandal.
20 Oct 2016Donald Trump
CNN: Clinton the winner of final Presidential debate
According to a CNN/ORC poll of watchers of the final Presidential debate, Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump by a 13-point margin.
20 Oct 2016World
Raif Badawi likely to receive more lashes
According to Evelyne Abitbol, co-founder of the Raif Badawi Foundation, it is likely that Badawi would receive a new round of lashes.
19 Oct 2016Supreme Court Of India
Saudi Arabia executes member of the royal family
Saudi Arabia executed, Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir, a member of the royal family for the murder of another Saudi citizen.
19 Oct 2016World
South China Sea dispute not on agenda: Philippines' President
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte stated that the South China Sea dispute was not part of the agenda for his bilateral visit to China.
19 Oct 2016Food
Climate change capable of causing extreme poverty: UN Report
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), in their annual report stated that by 2030, 122 million people could face severe poverty brought about by climate change.