Palestinian Authority announces new Cabinet

Palestinian Authority announces new Cabinet

Friday, 29 March 2024 | AP | ramallah

The Palestinian Authority has announced the formation of a new Cabinet as it faces international pressure to reform. President Mahmoud Abbas, who has led the PA for nearly two decades and remains in overall control, announced the new government in a presidential decree on Thursday. None of the incoming ministers...

Militants attack Pak naval air base; 4 terrorists killed

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | PTI | karachi

Armed Baloch militants tried to infiltrate one of the main naval air bases in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province, but security forces foiled the attack and killed all four terrorists. The attack on Monday night took place in Turbat, a turbulent district in the sparsely populated province. Makran Commissioner Saeed Ahmed Umrani told...

‘Pak to seek US waiver for Iran pipeline project’

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | PTI | islamabad

Pakistan has decided to plead “vigorously” and seek exemption from potential US sanctions against the planned construction of a multi-billion dollar pipeline to import cheap gas from neighbouring Iran, the petroleum minister has said, asserting that it “can’t afford sanctions” on the project. Minister for Petroleum Dr Musadik Malik said that...

5 Chinese among 6 killed IN Pak suicide attack

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | PTI | islamabad

At least five Chinese nationals were among the six persons killed on Tuesday when an explosives-packed vehicle rammed into their bus in Pakistan’s troubled province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, officials said, in the second suicide attack on the personnel working on the China-backed hydropower project since 2021. The Chinese were working on...

UK police share family tribute to Indian student killed in collission

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | PTI | london

The Metropolitan Police in London on Tuesday officially named a former NITI Aayog employee Cheistha Kochhar as the 33-year-old woman who was killed in a road collision in north London while she cycled back home from London School of Economics (LSE). There have been no arrests a week after the incident,...

King Charles III to attend Easter service

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | PTI | London

(): Britain’s King Charles III will attend the traditional royal Easter service at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor on Sunday, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday, confirming the 75-year-old monarch’s first major public appearance as he undergoes treatment for an unspecified form of cancer. The King had taken a back seat from...

Senegal’s president-elect pledges to fight corruption after stunning victory

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | AP | DAKAR

Senegal woke up Tuesday to a new president-elect, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, a former tax inspector and political newcomer who was released from prison just weeks ago and had inspired voters, many of them unemployed youth, with a vow to fight corruption and reform the economy. Faye was catapulted into a presidential...

Kennedy Jr. expected to announce his VP pick for WH bid

Wednesday, 27 March 2024 | AP | oakland

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. plans to announce his running mate Tuesday as he races to secure a place on the ballot for his independent campaign for president. In advance of an event Tuesday in Oakland, Kennedy and his aides have circulated the names of several contenders, including celebrities with no...

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