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26/03/2019

Afghanistan Recalls Ambassador In Row Over Imran Khan's Remarks

KABUL: Afghanistan has recalled its ambassador from Pakistan over reported remarks by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan that suggested Kabul should set up an interim government, calling the comments "irresponsible."Khan told Pakistani journalists on Monday that forming an interim Afghan government would smooth peace talks between US and Taliban officials since the terrorist group refuses to speak to the current government, according to comments published in The Express Tribune."The Afghan government was a hurdle in (the) peace process that was insisting that Taliban should talk to it," Khan is quoted as saying.He also said he had cancelled a scheduled meeting...
26/03/2019

Russia Says Troops Sent To Venezuela In Accordance With "Legal Norms"

MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday said its decision to send military personnel to Venezuela in support of the embattled regime of President Nicolas Maduro was in accordance with the country's laws, after the move drew a strong rebuke from the US.Washington and Moscow have locked horns over the political crisis in the South American country, after Russian planes landed at an airport outside Caracas at the weekend reportedly containing around 100 soldiers and 35 tons of military equipment.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Washington of attempts to "organise a coup d'etat" in the oil-producing nation while US Secretary of State Mike...
26/03/2019

US Wants Astronauts Back On The Moon In Five Years: Mike Pence

Washington, United States: Vice President Mike Pence announced Tuesday that the United States aims to send astronauts back to the Moon in five years, with a woman first in line to set foot on it again."It is the stated policy of this administration and the United States of America to return American astronauts to the Moon, within the next five years," Pence said in a speech in Huntsville, Alabama."Let me be clear, the first woman and the next man on the moon will both be American astronauts launched by American rockets from American soil," he said.Get the latest election news,...

26/03/2019

US House Panel Approves Move To Give Congress Probe Records Against Trump

WASHINGTON: The US House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution directing the Justice Department to give Congress all records on FBI obstruction of justice or counterintelligence probes against President Donald Trump.In a surprising show of bipartisanship, days after U.S. Attorney General William Barr told Congress he did not find an obstruction case against Trump, the Democratic-led panel voted 22-0 to send the measure to the full House of Representatives for a possible floor vote.Full House approval would give Barr 14 days to comply with the demand for all records and communications concerning FBI investigations of Trump, as well...
26/03/2019

US Investigates 8 Universities Implicated In College Scandal: Report

Washington, United States: The US Education Department has opened investigations into eight universities tied to a major admissions scam, Politico has reported, citing people close to the matter.If the department finds the colleges violated federal education regulations, it could impose penalties up to cutting off their access to federal student loans and grants.Letters were sent informing the presidents of Yale, Wake Forest University, the University of San Diego, Stanford, Georgetown, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles about the probe.The move comes after the Department of Justice accused dozens...
26/03/2019

Hindu Girl, 16, Allegedly Kidnapped In Pakistan's Sindh

Karachi: A fresh case of an underage Hindu girl being kidnapped in Pakistan's Sindh province has come to the fore, even as uproar continued over the alleged kidnapping, forcible conversion and marriages of two teenage girls from the minority community.According to a handout issued by the Sindh Information Department, Minorities Affairs Minister Hari Ram Kishori Lal took note of a news that went viral on social media, regarding the kidnapping of a 16-year-old Hindu girl, who belongs to the Meghwar community, from Tando Bagho in Badin district.The victim's father has approached SSP Badin, Sardar Hassan Niazi, to register a case...

26/03/2019

Ethiopian Crash Report Likely To Be Released This Week

ADDIS ABABA/SEATTLE: A preliminary report on an Ethiopian Airlines crash will very likely be released this week, the country's transport ministry said on Tuesday, as Boeing prepares to brief more airlines on software and training updates on the 737 MAX.The aviation industry and grieving families of victims of the March 10 crash are anxiously awaiting details from the Ethiopia-led investigation.Boeing has come under intense scrutiny since the crash, the second in five months involving its new 737 MAX 8 model.The MAX software is among the leading areas of focus for investigations into the two crashes -- in Ethiopia this month...
26/03/2019

Global Watchdog May Grey-List Pakistan Over Terror Funding: Report

Islamabad: Pakistan was facing the risk of being grey-listed by the Asia/Pacific Group too as Islamabad has a high non-compliant rate of nearly 70 per cent on 40 recommendations against money laundering and terrorist financing, a media report said Tuesday.The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has already grey-listed Pakistan from June 2018 and any adverse findings by the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) could further complicate problems for the Pakistan government, The Express Tribune reported.A delegation of experts from the APG arrived on Monday to review whether Pakistan has made enough progress on global standards against financial crimes...
26/03/2019

Unprecedented Flooding Hits Iran, Forces Village Evacuations

GENEVA/LONDON: Heavy flooding continued in Iran on Tuesday as many provinces geared up for days of waterlogged misery and authorities warned of possible floods in the capital Tehran as well the oil-rich south.President Hassan Rouhani promised compensation for all financial losses and called for the armed forces to help in flooded areas."I ask the army and the Revolutionary Guards to help with removing the water and with engineering work in which they have significant capabilities and tools," Rouhani was quoted as saying on Tuesday at a meeting of a government crisis group.Rouhani's hardline rivals have accused the government of doing...

26/03/2019

Town Halls Across Germany Evacuated After Threats: Police

BERLIN: Town halls in several German cities were evacuated on Tuesday after threats, in some cases bomb threats, were received by email overnight, a number of police forces said."A threat against the city of Augsburg has been received, the town hall has been cleared, we are investigating," tweeted police in the southern city.Police posted similar tweets from western Neunkirchen and Kaiserslautern, eastern Chemnitz, central Goettingen and northern Rendsburg.Most forces said sniffer dogs were searching for explosives and local traffic was disrupted.Bild daily cited one police force as saying the threat level was unchanged.In January, courts in three German cities received...
26/03/2019

Bangladeshi Worker's Photo Goes Viral, Twitter Reminded Of 'Afghan Girl'

Dhaka: A close-up photo of a Bangladeshi construction worker in Malaysia has captivated social media users worldwide, the media reported on Tuesday.The photo shows the worker with light eyes and chiselled features, staring intently into the camera, The Daily Star Bangladesh reported.The photo, which has gone viral, garnered 24,500 retweets and 68,700 likes since it was posted by MaAbedenMung on Twitter on March 21.Kuala Lumpur-based photographer AbedenMung said in his tweet that the photograph was taken at a construction site in the Malaysian capital."He was very shy. He didn't really know where to look at, maybe because this is a...
26/03/2019

China Slams US Report On Blocked Access To Tibet As "Full Of Prejudice"

Beijing, China: Beijing on Tuesday denounced a US report accusing the Chinese government of impeding access to Tibet as "full of prejudice" and warned that continued interference in the Himalayan region could damage US-China relations.The US State Department's report "disregards the facts, is full of prejudice and the Chinese side will never accept it", said Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang at a press briefing in Beijing."We urge the US side to... stop using Tibet-related issues to interfere in China's internal affairs so as not to cause damage to China-US relations and cooperation and exchanges between the two countries", he...