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Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global Peace Index records a historically less peaceful and more unequal world  World became less peaceful in the last year, reveals 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI). The Report shows growing global inequality in peace, with the most peaceful countries continuing to improve while the least peaceful are falling into greater violence and conflict. The study, by international think-tank the Institute for Economics and ... Read More »

Chinese worker among 3 hurt in Karachi roadside bomb attack

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A Chinese worker was attacked in a targeted road side bomb blast which took place in Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Hadeed area on Monday. According to the details provided by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar, at least one person sustained minor injuries due to the remote-controlled explosion, but thankfully no one was killed. According to the details provided by Senior Superintendent ... Read More »

G-7 ministers call for nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima declaration

G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on 11 April 2016.

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven, or G7, countries on Monday called for a “world without nuclear weapons” in what was called the “Hiroshima Declaration”. “We reaffirm our commitment to ... Read More »

European tourism industry hit hard by Brussels terror attacks

European tourism industry hit hard by Brussels terror attacks. Photo: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Brussels terror attack has altered perceptions of the continent’s safety. The impact of the Brussels terror onslaught was immediate. Within days, occupancy rates at some hotels in the city plunged to just 25%, according to preliminary estimates from STR, a company that tracks hotel industry data. The rate had been 82% the night before the bombings. Other European cities felt ... Read More »

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

The Army and Rangers will conduct a full-blown operation across Punjab to target militants, their facilitators and their hideouts, military sources confirmed ISLAMABAD – Pakistan army has initiated a military operation to crackdown banned militant outfits across Punjab following a deadly suicide blast in Lahore that killed over 70 people and injured more than 300. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) ... Read More »

At least 60 killed, more than 300 wounded in Lahore blast

At least 50 killed, more than 100 wounded in Lahore blast

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the blast incident in Lahore LAHORE – A deadly explosion occurred in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park of Iqbal Town on Sunday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring more than 300.The blast took place near gate no 1 of the park. Five to six kilograms of explosive materials was used to carry out the ... Read More »

29 dead, dozens injured in suicide blast at soccer stadium in Iraq

29 dead, dozens injured in suicide blast at soccer stadium in Iraq

ISIS has claimed responsibility for suicide bombing in Iskanderiyah BAGHDAD (Iraq) – Suicide bomber killed at least 29 people and wounded 60 others in an attack on a crowd gathered at a soccer stadium south of Baghdad. The blast occurred during a trophy presentation in the village of Iskanderiyah about 25 miles south of the Iraqi capital. The Islamic State of Iraq and ... Read More »

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistan arrests Indian spy in Balochistan, summons India envoy

Pakistani forces have arrested an Indian spy from Balochistan province QUETTA – Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed that the Indian officer was arrested three days ago. The Indian Naval officer of the rank of Commander was reportedly working for Research and Analysis Wing and was identified as Commander Kulbhushan Yadav. The Home Minister said Yadav was active in Balochistan ... Read More »

At least 34 dead as deadly blasts hit Brussels airport, metro station

Brussels explosions kill more than 25 dead, scores injured after multiple explosions rock Belgian capital

Belgium witnesses Black Day as three explosions ripped through Brussels – airport and metro station – killing at leats 30 people and wounding more than 100 BRUSSELS (Belgium) – At least 34 have been reported dead and more than 100 injured in coordinated attacks that ripped the Brussels international airport early Tuesday shortly before another blast was heard at a metro ... Read More »

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