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US snowstorm turn Thanksgiving holiday trips into a nightmare

Snowstorm blocked roads in the United States, canceled some 900 flights in what was expected to be the busiest day of the year for major roads and airports, and many travelers trying to return home were stranded on Sunday...

São Paulo: Nine killed in chaos during police raid in poor Paraisopolis

At least nine were killed in the massacre and two others were injured early yesterday in a riot following a police raid on a poor settlement in São Paulo city. Residents blame the police for causing panic, local media reported. Among...

Snow blankets US: Weather service predict storms to hit northeastern states

As the snow blankets United States, National Meteorological Agency has issued a blizzard warning that is expected to hit some states that could make travel impossible, the official SPA news agency reported. The meteorological service predicted that the storm coming...

Texas chemical plant explodes, three injured

An explosion at a chemical plant in Texas earlier today caused a large fireball to appear in the sky, according to reports and eyewitness accounts, leading to the evacuation order and leaving at least three employees injured. Dramatic videos and...

California fire spreads 4,300 acres

Firefighters in California battling with a wind-driven brush fire that has forced thousands from their homes in Santa Barbara County on Tuesday are hoping that a bout of rain from a cold front moving across the state will help...

20 Russian tourists injured in road accident in Dominican Republic

The Russian embassy in Venezuela said that a bus carrying 41 Russian tourists had an accident on their way to the airport of the Dominican Republic, stressing that there were no deaths among them, according to the network "Russia...

Former CIA officer sentenced 19 years after spying confession for China

A former Virginia CIA officer was sentenced to 19 years in jail after confessing in May to conspiracy to spy for China, federal prosecutors said. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 55, left the CIA in 2007 and moved to Hong Kong....

US Navy Secretary denies Trump threat to resign

US Navy Secretary Richard Spence said he did not threaten to resign amid a row with US President Donald Trump over a commission of senior commanders that could lead to the dismissal of a senior elite officer after being...

US marine demands $ 20 million compensation for his imprisonment in Iran for espionage

A former US Marine is demanding $20 million from the Terrorism Victims Fund. Amir Mirza Hekmati, who holds US and Iranian citizenship, was jailed in Iran for four and a half years on charges of spying for foreign governments...

US welcomes the release of two American and Australian hostages from Afghanistan

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country welcomes the release of hostages including US professor Kevin King and Australian professor Timothy Weeks, who were successfully released this morning, noting that they are in the care of the...

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SBP to issue MPMG scheme with revised features by end August

Executive Director Development Finance Group (DFG) Samar Hasnain has reiterated that the Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar (MPMG) Scheme is...
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