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  • Pakistan Govt issues shoot-at-sight orders in Karachi

    The Sindh government today issued shoot-at-sight orders in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi to quell bloody riots that have claimed at least 63 lives and injured 155 following the murder of a prominent lawmaker two days ago. Reza Haider, a senior member of Sindh Provincial Assembly, was gunned down along with his bodyguard and a […]

    Ban Ki-moon attend Hiroshima, Nagasaki ceremonies

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon, speaking in Japan ahead of ceremonies marking the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, said on Tuesday the world must strive to become free of nuclear weapons. Ban will this week become the first UN secretary-general to attend the Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima and the first to visit Nagasaki, […]

    Chinese Gov’t Support to the need of Alternative Preschool Education

    In some big Chinese cities, parents are finding it very difficult to enroll their children in kindergarten. In Beijing, for instance, growing numbers of children mean available kindergarten spots are short by about 170,000, forcing many parents to explore alternative means of preschool education. The Beijing News published an editorial saying the government should support […]

    Karachi stays stand still in Violence

    Life was paralyzed Tuesday in southern port city of Karachi in Pakistan following assassination of a politician Raza Haider on Monday evening and 46 more subsequent deaths overnight, as the city is still in grip of fear in continuing violence amid lurking fears of possible terrorism. Irate protestors torched 35 vehicles around the city, as […]

    New Chair of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority appointed

    Professor Roger Cashmore is the Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford, and the current Chair of the Nuclear Research Advisory Council of the Ministry of Defence. He has formerly been the Director of Research and Deputy Director General of CERN, the European Laboratory for High Energy Physics as well as the Chair of The Royal Societys […]

    Russia Clamps emergency in fire hit regions

    President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday declared a state of emergency in seven Russian regions worst hit by the raging wildfires as the toll has mounted to 40, even as firefighters battled hard to douse the flames. The emergency has been declared in the republics of Mariy El and Mordovia as well as in Vladimir, Voronezh, […]

    British Premier not to apologise for Pak terror remarks

    Unfazed by an official protest lodged by Islamabad against his comments, Britain on Monday said Prime Minister David Cameron stood by his remarks asking Pakistan to stop exporting terror and will not back away or apologise. “He stands by his remarks,” said a spokeswoman on the eve of President Asif Ali Zardari’s official visit in […]

    ‘Palestinians not to buckle under US Pressure’

    The Palestinian leadership will not give in to the US pressure to start face-to-face talks unless Israel meets its peace commitments, an official said on Monday. “The U.S. should realize that its pressure would not help since the leadership gives the priority to the national Palestinian interests,” Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the executive committee […]

    US For New Sanctions against Korea

    The United States will soon adopt new financial sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ( DPRK), hoping that the moves will be strong enough to deter further aggression and encourage it to abandon its nuclear weapons program, a senior U.S. envoy said here on Monday. Washington will soon announce new sanctions on the […]

    400 people died due to rains in Pak

    Nearly 400 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential monsoon rains in different parts of Pakistan, with most of the deaths reported in the country’s northwest that has seen the worst flooding in eight decades. The Edhi Foundation, an NGO that operates rescue services across Pakistan, said 291 people had died in […]