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Six killed, 20 injured in blast near Balochistan Assembly

Six killed, 20 injured in blast near Balochistan Assembly

Police personnel took positions around the provincial assembly building while additional contingents were also called in following the blast. DC Quetta Farrukh Ateeq confirmed that a police vehicle was targeted in the blast. Security forces were returning after their routine tasks when the blast occurred. The large Baluchistan province, which is also considered to cover parts of neighboring Iran and Afghanistan, is strategically important because of the rich presence of copper, zinc and ...


United States pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps

United States pins hope on China to tackle Pak terror camps

The news appears to confirm a recent report from a retired American officer regarding negotiations for a new Chinese naval base at Jiwani, a small fishing port on a peninsula west of Gwadar. China's Foreign Ministry immediately defended Pakistan against these allegations. "This collaboration is very important for us and we give very special attention the training of students from Pakistan, especially after the China Pakistan Economic Corridor", he said.


Great Britain's Winter Olympics team challenged to secure at least five medals

Great Britain's Winter Olympics team challenged to secure at least five medals

Break out the VR headsets and fire up the virtual reality app. According to the network, this year's games mark the first time VR has ever been available for Winter Olympic coverage. "The Olympics have always been an opportunity to showcase emerging media technology", Gary Zenkel, president of NBC Olympics, said in a statement .


India flays U.S. request for trade sanctions over solar panels

India flays U.S. request for trade sanctions over solar panels

The WTO found that India had broken rules by making it mandatory for solar power players to use India-made components in solar panels. Rejecting the claims of the US, India, on Monday, said it has changed the rules to conform with the WTO regulations after the order a year ago and the arguments of the US for punitive trade sanctions were groundless.


Trump greeted at Georgia-Alabama game with roaring mix of cheers, boos

Trump greeted at Georgia-Alabama game with roaring mix of cheers, boos

Before Trump arrived in Atlanta , he sharpened his criticism of athletes who refuse to stand during the playing of the national anthem, telling attendees at an agriculture meeting in Tennessee that "we love our flag and we love our anthem and we want to keep it that way".


VP Pence to travel to Middle East next week

VP Pence to travel to Middle East next week

In response, Shukri asserted that, "Egypt's position is consistent and has not changed in support of the Palestinian people", adding that the accusations were "baseless" and politically motivated. Pence had also planned to visit Bethlehem. "We, like all our Arab brothers, are denouncing this matter", Captain Kholi said. "This thing will become a reality".