Government & Politics

Turkish, Russian leaders talk over phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone talk and discussed the steps aiming to develop bilateral ties, the Nagorno-Karabakh crisis along with the situation in Syria and Libya. Turkish presidency said in a statement that Turkey wants a lasting solution for the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute. During the conversation, President Erdogan […]

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G20 agrees to additional 6-month debt suspension for poor nations

G-20 countries have announced to extend a debt suspension initiative for world’s poorest countries by an additional six months until June 2021 to fight against Covid 19 pandemic. In a Tweet, they said that G-20 finance ministers and central bank governors have agreed to extend Debt Service Suspension Initiative.     Source: Radio Pakistan

Government & Politics

Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest

Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigns on Thursday saying that he wanted to prevent clashes between security forces and protesters who demanded his removal from office. In a statement, the President said he feared that violence might break out if protesters carry out a threat to march on his compound. Earlier, Sooronbai Jeenbekov’s allies had dominated […]

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China says US undermining peace, stability in Taiwan Strait

China has said that the United States is seriously undermining peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait after a US Navy destroyer sailed through the waters amid escalating tensions between Beijing and Taipei. A spokesman for China Zhang Chunhui in a statement said that the Chinese military followed and monitored the USS Barry as the […]

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Palestine calls on int’l community to stop Israeli settlement activity in West Bank

Palestine has condemned the new Israeli decision to build 2166 settlement units in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian President’s Spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeineh, called on the international community to pressure Israel to stop its settlement activity in the Palestinian territories. He said the Israeli decision violates all international legitimacy resolutions.     Source: Radio Pakistan

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Govt to ensure implementation of COVID-19 SOPs at any cost: Basharat

On the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar an important meeting of cabinet committee on coronavirus was held at CM Office in Lahore. Provincial Ministers Muhammad Basharat Raja, Dr. Yasmin Rashid, Murad Raas, Yasir Humayun, Chief Secretary and other secretaries of concerned departments and high ranking officers were also present on the occasion. […]