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PTA unblocks social media websites

PTA unblocks social media websites

The media watchdog had ordered all news channels off air, and also barred live coverage of the Islamabad sit-in. Besides, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) shut down the transmissions of all private news channels, accusing them of violating media regulations by airing live coverage of the operation.


TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 46

TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 46

South wind 11 to 14 miles per hour. Tonight|Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. High near 55F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 miles per hour. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 68.


Nancy Pelosi Punts on Whether John Conyers Should Quit

Nancy Pelosi Punts on Whether John Conyers Should Quit

Most recently the spotlight has fallen on Mr. Conyers, who is under fire for allegedly paying off a former employee who says she was sacked after rejecting the Michigan Democrat's sexual advances. The House Ethics Committee said last week that it has opened a probe into the allegations against Conyers, which include accusations of unwanted sexual advances.


Bread made of insects to be sold in Finnish supermarkets

Bread made of insects to be sold in Finnish supermarkets

A loaf contains around 70 crickets. Insect bread isn't common around the world but many customers are already trying it to see if it's any different. One of the largest food manufacturers in Finland has started selling what it claims to be the first bread made of traditional flour, seeds and if you could believe - ground crickets.


Russian Federation to reduce troops in Syria by end of year

Russian Federation to reduce troops in Syria by end of year

After the withdrawal, some military would be left behind. Russia's military support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, notably through air strikes, has been crucial in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militant group and Syrian opposition forces.


Pakistan defense minister to attend Riyadh meeting

Pakistan defense minister to attend Riyadh meeting

Held under "Allied Against Terrorism", Sunday's ministerial meeting is expected to discuss means of fighting terrorism and drying up its finances. "This meeting is very important, we haven't had good co-ordination between each other , today that lack of communication ends because of this coalition", said Prince Mohammed, speaking at the launch.