By pak_adnews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Britain, Pakistan to Join Efforts to Curb #Corruption, #Terror – Eradication of corruption is a priority for both countries and announced a new partnership between them that would strive for “justice and accountability.”

Britain’s home secretary says on a visit to Pakistan that the eradication of corruption is a priority for both countries and announced a new partnership between them that would strive for “justice and More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Pakistan to rope in #GCC investors for #CPEC – Chalks out plan with China to overcome current account deficit – To offer Arab investors the same incentives as are being extended to Chinese companies

With an eye on strengthening its economy and to overcome the current account deficit, Pakistan’s government said on Monday that it would invite firms from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Oman to invest More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Drawn by Gold, Drowned in Mud: Typhoon Kills #Philippine Miners – On Saturday, #Typhoon #Mangkhut churned the rich earth of the Cordilleras, and floods of mud inundated mining bunkhouses and mountain homes.

A month ago, Jes Feliciano struck gold. The ingot was the size of a coin, and it brought the 16-year-old miner more money than he ever imagined.On Monday evening, Mr. Feliciano got a reminder that what the Cordillera More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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China Accuses Taiwan of Using Students for #Espionage – #Taiwan calls on #China to rein itself in from this precipice as quickly as it can, otherwise it will produce an even more unfavorable impact on cross-strait relations.

China has accused intelligence agencies in Taiwan of targeting mainland students on the island, drawing accusations of hypocrisy from Taipei as it investigates possible espionage by Beijing. The accusations against More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Typhoon Mangkhut: More Than 40 Bodies Found in Philippines Landslide – As #Mangkhut churned its way through mainland #China’s #Guangdong Province, one of the country’s most populous, it killed four people

Emergency workers in the Philippines recovered more than 40 bodies from the muddied wreckage of a gold miners’ bunkhouse after Typhoon Mangkhut set off a landslide, burying the remote northern town of Itogon in More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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#Florence Live Updates: Flooding Torments North Carolina – The weather system’s move will allow conditions to ease in the #Carolinas, where scores of counties confronted crises

The center of Tropical Depression Florence has left the Carolinas. But the chaos that the storm unleashed is nowhere near finished. Days of record-breaking rain have pushed rivers over their banks, and water levels More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Brett #Kavanaugh and His Accuser Say They’re Willing to Testify – Judge Kavanaugh has been accused by Dr. #Blasey, a research psychologist, of sexually assaulting her at a party in the 1980s when they were both teenagers in high school

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, said he is willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee about accusations from a woman who said he sexually assaulted her while they were More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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#Afghanistan bans imports of 4 types of Iranian products – The ban is said to be aligned with the #sanctions reimposed by the #UnitedStates on #Iran.

Afghanistan Customs Department has banned the imports of four types of Iranian products, Eghtesadonline reported on Sunday. The banned items include oil products, cement, steel products, tiles and ceramics from More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan arrive in Adelaide -The series was first shown as a low-key #Afghanistan exhibition in 2010 before The Washington Post ran the photos in 2012.

Walkley Award-winning photojournalist Barat Ali Batoor had to flee his home country after his series The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan shined a light on a dirty exploitive practice known as Bacha Baazi. Batoor, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Australia’s ambassador for women arrives in Pakistan – I am excited to be here talking about such important issues with Pakistani friends at a time when both #Australia and #Pakistan are serving on the United Nations Human Rights Council #UNHCR

Stone to launch health programme to bring family planning services to thousands of women Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, Dr Sharman Stone, arrived in Islamabad on Sunday for a three-day visit. During More...