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Pompeo in Pakistan seeking new ties

Pompeo in Pakistan seeking new ties

ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Islamabad yesterday to meet new Prime Minister Imran Khan, saying he was hoping to "reset…

‘Climate action could add $26 trillion to world economy’

PARIS: Ambitious action on climate change could contribute an extra $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030, international experts said yesterday, urging nations and businesses to step up their engagement, reports AFP. The economic benefits offered by a shift to a low-carbon economy have been "grossly"…

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

TOKYO: Japan scrambled yesterday to evacuate passengers trapped at a major airport when a tanker slammed into its only access bridge during the most powerful typhoon to hit the country for 25 years, reports AFP. Typhoon Jebi left a trail of destruction across the country, killing 11 people and injuring…

Chemical attacks in Syria war

BEIRUT: Since the start of the civil war in Syria in 2011, belligerents -- in particular the regime of President Bashar al-Assad -- have been accused on numerous occasions of using chemical weapons, reports AFP. As the United States warns of retaliation should toxic weapons be used in a looming offensive…

Lack of exercise puts one in four at risk : WHO

Very little progress has been made in reducing levels of inactivity worldwide, experts have warned, reports BBC. A WHO report estimates that more than a quarter of people worldwide - 1.4 billion - are not doing enough physical exercise, a figure that has barely improved since 2001. Inactivity raises…
UK court charges two Russians

UK court charges two Russians

LONDON: British prosecutors said yesterday they have obtained a European arrest warrant for two Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack on a former spy…
Kolkata bridge collapses, search ops continue as many still feared trapped

Kolkata bridge collapses, search ops continue as many still feared trapped

KOLKATA: The overnight search and rescue operations at the Majerhat bridge collapse site in the south Kolkata continued this morning to find those possibly…
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