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  • Bolivian bus plunges into ravine, killing 13, injuring 26

    In Bolivia, at least 13  people killed and 26  injured when a bus rolled over and tumbled into a ravine 100 metres deep in the southern part of the Andean country . Local media said four of the dead were part of a soccer delegation from Argentina that was in Bolivia to participate in a […]

    China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

    Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law. According to the Xinhua News Agency, investigators in the southern province of […]

    China population growth continued to slow in 2018

    China’s population rose by 15.23 million people in 2018, marking a continued decrease in the growth rate of the world’s most populous nation. Numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics today put the population at 1.395 billion in 2018, marking a growth rate of .38 per cent over the previous year. The total included […]

    Imran Khan’s party seeks disqualification of ex-president Zardari

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party today filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking the disqualification of former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Asif Ali Zardari. Geo TV reported that Khurram Sher Zaman, a Member of Sindh Assembly from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, filed the disqualification petition against 63-year-old Zardari in the […]

    Germany sanctions Iranian airline over attacks in Europe

    Germany said today, it has banned Iranian airline Mahan Air from its airports, in an escalation of sanctions adopted by the European Union against Tehran over attacks on opponents in the bloc. Foreign ministry spokesman Christofer Burger told reporters at a Berlin press conference that the move was necessary to protect Germany’s foreign and security […]

    Egypt: Security forces kill 14 militants in operation in Sinai

    In Egypt, 14 militants were killed in an operation by security forces in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula. The security forces said, their offensive involved clashes with militants in desert areas outside the city of el-Arish. They said, the extremists had intended to plant roadside bombs in areas between el-Arish and the […]

    Colombia: People marched to condemn deadly car bombing

    In Colombia, thousands of people have marched to condemn the deadly car bombing that killed 20 police academy cadets on Thursday. The protest was held in several cities around the country, with marchers in white waving Colombian flags and chanting slogans like “cowardly killers” and “life is sacred.” The government and some Opposition leaders joined […]

    10 Killed in Attack on UN Peacekeepers in Mali

    In Mali, unknown gunmen have killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers in an attack on a UN camp at the Aguelhok base near Kidal. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement that at least 25 others were also injured in yesterday’s attack. He said, United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) forces responded robustly […]

    10 Killed in Attack on UN Peacekeepers in Mali

    In Mali, unknown gunmen have killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers in an attack on a UN camp at the Aguelhok base near Kidal. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement that at least 25 others were also injured in yesterday’s attack. He said, United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) forces responded robustly […]

    Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicks off in Lebanon’s capital Beirut

    The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit kicked off in Lebanon’s capital Beirut today. The leaders of 20 countries taking part in the summit aim to make a joint statement on a 29-item agenda that ranges from discussions on an Arab free trade zone and the economic effect of Syrian refugees on host countries. The […]