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Breaking: US sanctions 32 Russians and Pakistani individuals, entities for US 2020 elections interference

US president Joseph R. Biden has signed executive orders to imposed sanctions on 32 Russian and Pakistani individuals and entities engaged in and facilitate malicious cyber-enabled activities against the United States and its allies and partners. The Office of Foreign...

‘Narcocat’ Cat caught bootlegging drugs into Panama Prison

The Panamanian authorities announced that a cat was used to smuggle drugs near a prison in Panama after a small bag hanging around his neck raised suspicion. This cat, which local media called "Narcocat" (the drug dealer cat), was seized...

COVID-19: Ontario govt directs police to implement stay-home orders as the cases soars

Ontario has extended further two weeks state of emergency restricting interprovincial travel by placing new restrictions and powered police to implement stay at home order by force after the COVID-19 cases soar to record high. Premier Doug Ford made the...

Imran Khan reshuffles federal cabinet, appoints Shaukat Tareen as Finance Minister

The Prime minister of Pakistan once again reshuffled the federal cabinet. The fourth reshuffle introduced Shaukat Tareen as the Finance minister of Pakistan. Mr. Shaukat, a banker by profession was earlier affiliated with PPP (Pakistan Peoples Party) where he held...

Germany takes UK off COVID-19 ‘high-risk countries’ list

Germany announced the removal of Britain from the list of high-risk countries due to the Corona Virus. The World Health Organization said that the continent of Europe has exceeded one million deaths due to the Coronavirus and that the situation...

Amazon Adds 30 Million Prime Members in US During Pandemic

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, LLC (CIRP) today released an analysis of buyer shopping patterns for Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for the first quarter of 2021. As of March 31, 2021, CIRP estimates in the US, Amazon Prime increased conversion and retention rates...

US announces expulsion of ten Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions on Moscow

The United States of America announced the imposition of sanctions against Moscow and the expulsion of ten Russian diplomats. The US Treasury Department stated that the sanctions included 16 entities and 16 Russian individuals due to interference in the US...

Macron pledges to restore Notre Dame by 2024

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to complete the renovation of the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, which was destroyed by fire, and that the restoration work will be completed in 2024. Macron said: "We will hold out and rebuild...

AKDN Canada to assist businessmen to invest in Pakistan

Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa and Agha Khan Development Network in Canada will work together to further promote and expand Agha Khan Foundation’s work in Pakistan, motivate and facilitate Canadian and expatriate Pakistanis to invest in Pakistan and coordinate...

Ontario records highest number of COVID-19 cases in three months

Ontario is recording its highest number of new cases of COVID-19 in three months as record hospitalization numbers continue to place further pressure on the healthcare system. 4,227 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, along with another 18...

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Breaking: US sanctions 32 Russians and Pakistani individuals, entities for US 2020 elections interference

US president Joseph R. Biden has signed executive orders to imposed sanctions on 32 Russian and Pakistani individuals and...
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