International News

October 22nd is the real Black Day for Kashmir, not 27th

October 22nd is the real Black Day for Kashmir, not 27th

By Tilak DevasherNew Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Pakistan had entered into a Standstill Agreement with the Maharaja of Kashmir on August 12, 1947. On October 22, 1947, Pakistan unilaterally broke the Agreement and launched an invasion to forcibly capture Jammu and Kashmir using tribal raiders. ...

Readmore

Police officer killed in Houston apartment shooting

Police officer killed in Houston apartment shooting

Houston, Oct 21 (IANS) A police officer was killed during a shooting at an apartment in the US city of Houston, according to officials.Addressing reporters on Tuesday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo identified the victim as the 65-year-old Sgt. Harold Preston, who had served in the force for 41 ye...

Readmore

Canadian govt, oppn spar over anti-corruption committee

Canadian govt, oppn spar over anti-corruption committee

Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) The Canadian Liberal government and the opposition Conservatives have sparred over a proposal to create a parliamentary committee to probe the former's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and possible ethical lapses.Addressing the media here on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trud...

Readmore

FATF needs to take hard look at Pakistan to ensure it comply with terror-related obligation: Report

FATF needs to take hard look at Pakistan to ensure it comply with terror-related obligation: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 21 (ANI): The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) needs to take a hard and objective look at Pakistan's attempts to leverage "nuisance value" to ensure that the country fully complies with terror financing and money laundering obligations before it can be de-listed, Glob...

Readmore

Early voter turnout in Texas county surpasses 2016 figure

Early voter turnout in Texas county surpasses 2016 figure

Houston, Oct 21 (IANS) Voter turnout in Harris County, Texas, after seven days of early voting for the November 3 presidential election has surpassed the figure recorded during the 2016 polls.As of Monday, nearly 720,000 voters in Harris County had cast their ballot in person or by mail, the Houston...

Readmore

Intolerance against media increased in Pakistan since Imran Khan became PM: Report

Intolerance against media increased in Pakistan since Imran Khan became PM: Report

Brussels [Belgium], October 21 (ANI): Journalists and the media are a priority target of Pakistan's military and inter-intelligence services to subjugate freedom of speech, EU Chronicle reported, adding that such actions of intolerance towards independent journalism has increased dramatically since ...

Readmore

Islamic State supporter convicted of urging fanatics to attack London

Islamic State supporter convicted of urging fanatics to attack London

London, Oct 21 (IANS) An Islamic State supporter has been convicted of encouraging terrorism with a video urging fanatics to attack central London.Shehroz Iqbal (29), claimed that in the video, he was saying "attack, attack" because he wanted a German Shepherd like his former pet dog, Rocky, and was...

Readmore

Spain mulling curfews to tackle Covid-19 resurgence

Spain mulling curfews to tackle Covid-19 resurgence

Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) The Spanish government announced that was considering fresh curfews to tackle a resurgence in the number of new coronavirus cases,Addressing the media here on Tuesday, Health Minister Salvador Illa said that imposing a curfew in Madrid and also in some other parts of the countr...

Readmore

Indian Ambassador calls on Madagascar PM, discusses ways to deepen bilateral cooperation

Indian Ambassador calls on Madagascar PM, discusses ways to deepen bilateral cooperation

Antananarivo [Madagascar], October 21 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Madagascar Abhay Kumar called on Prime Minister of Madagascar Christian Ntsay on Wednesday during which they discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation between the two countries.India in Madagascar and Comoros said in a tweet, "Am...

Readmore

Parents of 545 kids separated at US border still missing

Parents of 545 kids separated at US border still missing

Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The parents of 545 children who had been separated from their families by US border officials between 2017-2018, were still reported to be missing, according to a court filing.Tuesday's filing from the Justice Department and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is part...

Readmore