Pakistan: Awais Qadir Shah from Pakistan Peoples Party elected as Sindh Assembly Speaker

Karachi [Pakistan], February 25 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) leader Awais Qadir Shah was elected as the Speaker of the Sindh Assembly on Sunday, The News International reported. Shah was elected after securing 111 votes ...

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Sunday, 25 February 2024
Biden announces measure to improve US port cybersecurity

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the Biden administration announced measures to improve cybersecurity at U.S. ports, which are the main entry point for foreign goods and handle trillions of dollars in trade annually. The measures incl ...

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Sunday, 25 February 2024
Racist Google AI suspended after historic failure

Gemini kept returning ?diverse? pictures in response to prompts about Europeans The Gemini artificial intelligence program will not be allowed to generate images of people pending a patch, Google announced on Thursday, after crit ...

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Sunday, 25 February 2024
Lantern Festival celebrated across Indonesia

JAKARTA, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese New Year is far from over in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, where people of Chinese descent flocked to Chinese temples, locally known as klenteng, to celebrate Cap Go Meh, the first ...

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Sunday, 25 February 2024
Death Toll From Apartment Block Fire in Spain Climbs to 9

VALENCIA, SPAIN — The death toll in a fire that engulfed an apartment block in the Spanish city of Valencia rose Friday to nine as questions were raised about whether construction materials caused the fire to spread so rapidly. O ...

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Friday, 23 February 2024
Humanitarian Agencies Call On Israel to Provide Aid to Palestinians

United Nations — The heads of 19 United Nations agencies and partner organizations expressed their frustration in a joint statement Wednesday, calling on Israel ‘to fulfill its legal obligation’ to provide food and medical supplies ...

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Thursday, 22 February 2024
PML-N, PPP coalition to be a ‘difficult journey’: Senator Irfan Siddiqui

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 22 (ANI): Amid discussions between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) regarding the formation of a new government, PML-N Senator Irfan Siddiqui predicted a "difficult ...

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Thursday, 22 February 2024
Rights of child versus rights of parents: Newborn screenings

Every state has been screening newborns for several decades, usually performing a heel-prick blood test, a hearing test and a heart check. Several disorders diagnosed through newborn screenings can be treated and their effects sign ...

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Thursday, 22 February 2024
Red Sea Conflict Hits Egypt, Other Parts of the Region

cairo — Egypt’s economy is facing serious hurdles after revenue from the country’s most strategic asset — the Suez Canal — has dropped by nearly half. Attacks by the pro-Iranian Houthi militia group on ships passing by Yemen has mad ...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Pakistan apex court disposes plea seeking February 8 elections "null and void"

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 21 (ANI): Pakistan’s apex court on Wednesday disposed off a plea seeking the Februray 8 general elections to be declared null and void after the petitioner failed to attend two consecutive hearings, as ...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2024
Doctors Strike in South Korea Causing Surgery Backlog

South Korean health officials say elective surgeries and treatments have been canceled or postponed amid a growing walkout by the nation’s junior doctors. Second Vice Health Minister Park Min-soo told reporters Wednesday that mor ...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2024
UN Urges Papua New Guinea to Tackle Tribal Bloodshed

GENEVA — The United Nations on Tuesday urged Papua New Guinea to take immediate steps to address the root causes of tribal violence and work towards reconciliation following deadly clashes. Dozens of bloodied bodies were discover ...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2024
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