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Exile Not Always Guarantee of Safety for Pakistani Journalists

The last time Shahnaz Sajid spoke to her husband, Sajid Hussain, the couple discussed how Sajid and their two children ...

Pakistan Vows To Appeal Acquittal Of Suspects In Daniel Pearl Murder

Pakistan's foreign minister says the government in Islamabad will file an appeal against a court decision overturning the conviction of ...

Afghan Spy Agency Captures Regional IS Chief

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's spy agency announced Saturday that it had arrested Islamic State's regional leader, along with 19 key operatives ...

Turkmenistan Quells Food-Shortage Protest With Bags Of Flour

Authorities in Turkmenistan have quelled a protest over food shortages in the Central Asian country by handing out sacks of ...

China Pauses to Honor Coronavirus Victims, Frontline Medics

China observed a national moment of mourning for three minutes Saturday morning, as flags flew at half-staff, and air sirens ...

China using world's coronavirus misery to draw profits

Hong Kong, April 4 (ANI): While the world is busy in fighting China-originated coronavirus on a war footing, Beijing is ...

OPINION | Welcome to the new abnormal

2020 didn't start well. January saw load shedding back, our growth forecast downgraded to 0.5%, our president under pressure, and ...

Americans told to wear masks over virus breathing spread fears

The US government has begun advising people to wear masks if they go outside, pointing to research that shows the ...

US Markets Close Down More Than 1% Friday

U.S. stock markets fell Friday more than 1 percent after similar declines in markets around the world as the coronavirus ...

beastcoast rally for ESL One L.A.'s South American crown

Beastcoast pulled off two wins Friday to emerge as champion of ESL One Los Angeles Online's South America bracket. Following ...

Official mascots of 19th Asian Games unveiled

Hangzhou [China], April 3 (ANI): The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on Friday announced the three sporty robots representing the ...

DreamHack Masters 2020 moves online, schedule updated

DreamHack Masters Spring 2020 is moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. "Due to the ongoing health and safety ...

Rubles in the Near Abroad: Testing a testy union

Coronavirus is the first major economic shock to test the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union. So far, there's been more friction ...

Sensex falls by 674 points, banking stocks plunge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices slipped further on Friday as banks and financial stocks dragged with ...

What now for tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon cancelled for the first time since World War II and no resumption of the ATP and WTA Tours until ...

Taiwan Moves to Compete with China's World Medical Diplomacy

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan, widely watched from abroad for controlling the spread of COVID-19, started this week spreading medical aid ...

PM Modi boosting India's spirit to fight COVID-19, say experts

Oberhausen [Germany]/Glasgow [UK], April 3 (ANI): As the world is fighting COVID-19 pandemic, the initiatives taken by Indian Prime Minister ...

Most Asian Markets Closed Slightly Down Friday

Most Asian markets closed slightly down on Friday's trading session, while Nikkei 225 in Japan closed just 0.01 percent in green.As ...

Air passenger demand plunges on COVID-19 travel restrictions

Geneva [Switzerland], April 3 (ANI): Passenger traffic data for February released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) shows that ...

BCDA prepares 3 Clark facilities as quarantine centers

NEW CLARK CITY, Tarlac, April 3 (PIA) -- Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) currently prepare three facilities in Clark ...

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Philippines company to produce millions of facemasks per month

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Philippines - With skyrocketing demand for face masks, following a change of experts views on their ...

World Expo in Dubai likelt to be put back by year

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally requested the postponement of World Expo 2020 Dubai. The global ...

U.S. stocks crumble after jobs fall for first time in 113 months

NEW YORK, New York - A streak of 113 consecutive months of jobs growth came to an end with data ...

Healthcare for everyone in America needs to be free

Access to COVID-19 treatment is key to helping Americans combat the disease, as well as containing its spread. To their ...

Asian markets have soft end to week

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a downhill day on Asian bourses on Friday, with all the major indices losing ground.The ...

NFL working on two options on how to go about draft

As the NFL maintains its plan to hold the draft April 23-25, the originally scheduled dates, the league reportedly issued ...

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