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At least twelve killed in Bali village landslide in Indonesia

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A family including a mother with a young boy and seven year old daughter were among the killed in Songan village. Around Twelve people including young children were killed in landslides on the tourist island of Bali that wiped out several homes, Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency stated. Houses are seen buried under the mud following a landslide in Songan village ... Read More »

Avalanches kill more than 100 in Pakistan and Afghanistan, bury entire villages

Avalanches kill more than 100 in Pakistan and Afghanistan, bury entire villages

Heavy snow and avalanches have killed more than 106 people and injured dozens in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Multiple avlanches have claimed around 100 lives in Pakistan and Northern part of Afghanistan. Authorities have warned local residents of more avalanches likely to come as abnormally heavy snowfall continues. In the deadliest incident, 53 people died in one village after an avalanche ... Read More »

Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech giants oppose Trump’s travel ban

Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech giants oppose Trump’s travel ban

Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix draft letter highlights how immigration supports entrepreneurship and corporate America Top American companies and technology giants, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber and Stripe, have co-authored a draft letter formally opposing Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, arguing that “a blanket suspension is not the right approach”. More than 30 CEOs ... Read More »

Chinese New Year celebrations around the world

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China marks Lunar New Year with prayers, incense, fireworks The Chinese Lunar New Year kicked off Saturday ushering in the beginning of the Year of Rooster and the beginning of spring. According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of the Rooster are brave, responsible and punctual. Thousands visited Beijing’s major temples on Saturday, the first day of ... Read More »

Iran keen to join CPEC to strenghthen ties with Pakistan and China

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Pakistan, Iran and China alliance would focus on regional connectivity, mutual trade and changing regional and international situations Iran has expressed its willingness to join the China-Pakis­tan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to form a new regional coalition for regional peace and stability. Pakistan, Iran and China alliance would focus on regional connectivity, mutual trade and changing regional and international situations, expressed Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the ... Read More »

First ‘Silk Road’ freight train from China arrives in London

First ‘Silk Road’ freight train from China arrives in London

China-to-Britain train travelled through nine countries and two continents, covered 7,500-mile distance in 18-day long journey. The first direct train from China carrying clothes, suitcases and other goods arrived in London, raising hopes the new route could strengthen trade and other ties between the two countries. The historic train travelled through nine countries and two continents and covered about 7,500-mile ... Read More »

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

Donald Trump has been officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Donald Trump becomes 45th president as protests against his inauguration turn violent in Washington, DC. Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an “American carnage” of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address. The inauguration took place outside US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Friday, ... Read More »

Suicide blast kills 33 at north Mali military camp

Gao, 33 killed in result of Mali military camp car bomb blast

The suicide car driver attacked the residence of UN peacekeeping soldiers in Mali. At least 33 pro government militants were killed and around dozens injured in a car bomb attack on army base at northern Mali’s city of Gao. The victims were conducting patrols in the region to stop the violence. The targeted base also comprises of the army soldiers’ ... Read More »

Search for missing Malaysian plane flight MH370 halts with mystery unsolved

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Announcement made just six weeks to the third anniversary of the plane’s mysterious Air crash The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has come to an end, with passengers’ families informed that the effort to find the plane has been suspended without finding a single trace of the plane. Famous Malaysian plane MH370 mystery remained un-solved as MH370 was disappeared ... Read More »

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombing

Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombing

Deputy Governor Abdul Ali Shamsi and Yama Quraishi, an Afghan diplomat to the USA also reported died in bomb blast. KABUL (Afghanistan): Five UAE diplomats and 56 others were killed in a bombing in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates official authorities confirmed. While the UAE’s ambassador to Afghanistan escaped the attack with injuries. Early this morning, Kandahar was shocked with ... Read More »

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