Saturday, October 19, 2019

WN-Politics

Presidential election in Afghanistan overshadowed by nationwide attacks

The presidential election in Afghanistan has been overshadowed by several attacks nationwide. At least three civilians were killed and dozens injured on Saturday. The polling stations were opened for two hours longer due to long queues of voters. President Ashraf...

Afghanistan: Presidential Election to begin today amid widespread security threats

Afghanistan: Voters flocked to the polling stations on Saturday (Today) to cast their ballots in the presidential election, amid a threatening security situation as the Taliban vow to disrupt the election, which comes nearly three weeks after peace negotiations...

Imran Khan: Catastrophic issues of climate change, Islam phobia and Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir must be addressed

The Prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan said Today world is facing the catastrophic issues of climate change, Islam phobia, corruption besides highlighting Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir, the world leaders should unite to curb the problems. Pakistan plundered...

Netanyahu approves Israeli settlement in the West Bank

Before the parliamentary elections in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank. The government has decided to transform the wild settlement of Mevo'ot Yericho, founded in 1999, is an Israeli settlement and...

Drone attack hits Aramco oil refinery in Saudi Arabia

On Saturday, several drone attack hit Saudi Arabia's largest oil refinery and triggered fires. A spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of Interior told the state owned news agency SPA that drone strikes on two complexes of the state oil...

Netanyahu announces to annex Jordan Valley after the elections

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared, when reelected, to annex the Jordan Valley in the Occupied West Bank. "Israel will extend its sovereignty to the area on the border with Jordan", Netanyahu said Tuesday. Even before the parliamentary election in...

British Parliament President John Bercow announces resignation

The British Parliament President John Bercow announced his resignation at the last session of the lower house before the forced break. The 56-year-old Conservative said he would not stand for office again if MPs vote on Monday for early...

First Kashmiri protester reported dead in Srinagar since India withdrawn its special status

First Kashmiri protester has been confirmed dead for about a month, after being injured in a protest in Kashmir, the first case of death, since India has withdrawn its special status. The news of the death of first Kashmiri was...

Taliban and the US finally agreed on troops withdrawal plan

The Taliban and the US have reportedly sat fit for US forces withdrawal plan for Afghanistan. According to it, in the next five months about 5,000 American soldiers will be withdrawn from Afghanistan, as reported by the Afghan TV...

Queen Elizabeth approves Johnson’s suspension of parliament

Queen Elizabeth has approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament's work, a statement issued by the Queen's Council of Advisers said on Wednesday. The parliament's work will be suspended from September 9 to 12 from October 14 to...

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Johnson: We have a great new deal that puts us in control

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