Date archive forNovember, 2018
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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#U.S. Considers Asking #Afghanistan to Suspend Presidential #Election – Pressing Afghanistan to postpone elections would likely create a rift between #Washington and #Kabul.

The Trump administration is discussing whether to press the Afghan government to suspend coming presidential elections, according to people briefed on the discussions, as the U.S. seeks to engage the Taliban in More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Human Cost of the #Post-9/11 Wars: Lethality and the Need for Transparency November 2018 – Neta C. Crawford1 #AfghanWar #IraqWar #PakistanWar

Human Cost of the Post-9/11 Wars: Lethality and the Need for Transparency November 2018 Neta C. Crawford1 All told, between 480,000 and 507,000 people have been killed in the United States’ post-9/11 wars in Iraq, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Some 7 Explosions Hit Central Indian #Chhattisgarh State Ahead of #Elections – The #Maoists are calling on locals to boycott the elections. #India

At least seven explosions happened in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, namely, its Kanker District, on 11 November, just one day before local parliamentary elections, the NDTV broadcaster reported, citing More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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92,000 children die of pneumonia every year in #Pakistan – As #World #Pneumonia #Day (November 12) draws near, the #World #Health Organisation (#WHO) has released its annual report describing Pakistan the worst-hit country by pneumonia.

By Zubair Qureshi Pneumonia kills the most number of children under the age of five in Pakistan. The statistics are all the more telling when one-fifth of the population in Pakistan falls in this age group. As More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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‘Pakistan will learn from #China’: #Imran Khan on anti-poverty plan – According to #Pakistan’s #Economic #Survey 2018, over 24 per cent of the country’s total population of over 207 million is living below the #poverty line.

Khan said the country will have to take steps and initiatives consistently for achieving goals. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that Pakistan will learn from China’s model for the poverty More...

By tweetuser On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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#Asia #Bibi: #Britain refuses to offer #asylum to persecuted #Pakistani #Christian over fears of violent attacks and ‘unrest’ in #UK. Her supporters claim the UK gov fears retaliation – and says they are “very aware” of #extremist elements in Britain https://t.co/3g69dAk7Hx

#Asia #Bibi: #Britain refuses to offer #asylum to persecuted #Pakistani #Christian over fears of violent attacks and ‘unrest’ in #UK. Her supporters claim the UK gov fears retaliation – and says they More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Dr #Aafia #Siddiqui’s family continues to be in the dark even as #Pakistan vows to bring her back – Foreign Minister says diplomatic efforts in place to ensure she returns home from #US #prison

Expressing disappointment at the lack of proactivity on part of the government, the family of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist imprisoned in the US, said on Sunday that while it was within their scope More...

By tweetuser On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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At least 12 people were killed in a #shooting late Wednesday at a bar in Thousand #Oaks, #Calif. #Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students. #California Shooting https://t.co/6c6TxK6Kk1

At least 12 people were killed in a #shooting late Wednesday at a bar in Thousand #Oaks, #Calif. #Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students. #California Shooting https://t.co/6c6TxK6Kk1 — More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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#Pakistan is all set to raise the curtain on its own and friendly countries’ latest #defence #products to show the world state-of-the-art #missiles, #tanks, #fighter #jets and replica #warships at #IDEAS 2018 Pakistan

Pakistan is all set to raise the curtain on its own and friendly countries’ latest defence products to show the world state-of-the-art missiles, tanks, fighter jets and replica warships at IDEAS 2018 Pakistan, More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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The #UN in #Pakistan extended its assistance to Mr #Mulook at his request, and did not force him to leave the country against his wishes, nor can the UN force someone to leave Pakistan against his or her will

The United Nations has denied forcing the Pakistani lawyer of a woman convicted of blasphemy to leave the country. Saiful Mulook fled to the Netherlands from Pakistan after violence erupted over Pakistan’s Supreme More...