Tuesday, April 07, 2020

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UK PM Johnson moved to ICU as Coronavirus symptoms worsen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as coronavirus symptoms worsened, a spokesperson for No 10 Downing Street said Monday. Britain has no formal succession plan should the prime minister become incapacitated, but Johnson, 55, asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputize for him. Johnson was admitted to […]

SAARC backs Pakistan’s proposal for meeting over Coronavirus

The SAARC has backed Pakistan’s proposal for a video conference of the health ministers of the bloc on Covid-19. The bloc’s secretary-general, Esala Ruwan Weerakoon appreciated the proposal during a phone call with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The foreign office said Weerakoon and Qureshi agreed on the need for joint efforts for fighting the […]

Indian govt treating Muslims like Nazis treated Jews: PM Khan

Pakistan has criticized India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party for its Islamophobic ideology. In a tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan said the BJP leadership speaks about 200 million Muslims just as the German Nazis spoke about the Jews. Prime Minister Khan was referring to an interview given by BJP parliamentarian Subramanian Swamy. Swamy said Muslims are […]

All Iranian diplomats are ‘agents of terror’: U.S.

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says all Iranian diplomats are agents of terror. He says they have conducted multiple assassinations and planned bombs in Europe over the past decade. Pompeo said reports of Iranian envoys involved in Masoud Molavi Vardanjani’s killing in Turkey are disturbing but fully consistent with their assignments. In a […]

Pakistan, EU to form joint strategy against Coronavirus

Pakistan and the European Union have agreed to evolve a joint strategy to tackle the coronavirus pandemic by promoting mutual cooperation. In a telephonic conversation with counterpart Josep Borrell, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi appreciated EU’s efforts to formulate a coordinated response. He also highlighted a shortage of medical essential in Occupied Kashmir due to […]

Pakistan: 28 recover from COVID-19

28 people have so far recovered from the deadly COVID-19 in Pakistan as the country battles with the pandemic. Ministry of Health has reported a total 13 deaths across the country as one patient died in the last 24 hours. New coronavirus infections across Pakistan have reached over 1,500 after provinces restricted the movement of […]