UN chief proud to work with ‘heroic’ Pakistani peacekeepers

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday lauded Pakistan’s peacekeepers working in different parts of the world. Speaking at a seminar held by National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Islamabad, Guterres said he was “proud to be a colleague” of Pakistani peacekeepers working for the United Nations. The UN chief paid tribute […]

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World must recognize Pakistan’s efforts for peace: UN chief

The United Nations (UN) Chief Antonio Guterres on Monday lauded Pakistan’s efforts for peace and stability in neighbouring Afghanistan and said the world must recognize Islamabad’s positive role. Addressing a seminar at the National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad, Guterres said the international community recognizes the sacrifices and efforts of the Pakistani troops […]

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Coronavirus deaths, cases leap in China

he death toll in China’s Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leaped by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of a new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said. The rise in the toll more than doubled the prior provincial daily record of 103 set […]

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Turkish President arrives in Pakistan today

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Islamabad today on a two-day visit. He is visiting on the invitation of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. The president’s plane is scheduled to land at Noor Khan Airbase, where Khan will receive him. He will be presented with a guard of honor. The capital Islamabad’s main […]

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Bangladesh: Aircrew Refuses To Fly To Wuhan

Aircrew from Bangladesh’s national carrier Biman have refused to work on a flight aimed at repatriating citizens from virus-hit Chinese cities, forcing the government to scrap the evacuation plan. The South Asian nation last week evacuated 312 people, mostly students, from the epicenter of the deadly outbreak, and had planned a second flight for another […]

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