Pakistan

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting [more…]

U.S. diplomat involved in fatal accident allowed to leave Pakistan

U.S. diplomat involved in fatal accident allowed to leave Pakistan

Published 14/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An American diplomat, who was initially barred from leaving the country after being involved in a fatal traffic accident, has left Pakistan, [more…]

Trump’s CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

Trump’s CIA nominee sought to withdraw over interrogation role

Published 07/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, sought to withdraw over concerns about her role in the agency’s interrogation [more…]

More than 50 casualties from blast at mosque in east Afghanistan

More than 50 casualties from blast at mosque in east Afghanistan

Published 07/05/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion at a mosque used as a voter centre in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Sunday killed at least [more…]

India’s Modi to get museum tour, dinner with Xi as China trip begins

India’s Modi to get museum tour, dinner with Xi as China trip begins

Published 27/04/2018

WUHAN, China (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get a tour of a museum and dinner with President Xi Jinping on Friday, the [more…]

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Published 16/04/2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Marvia Malik made headlines when she debuted last month on a private television channel in Pakistan, becoming the conservative country’s first [more…]

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive

Published 09/04/2018

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan launched a nationwide polio vaccination drive this week to reach 38.7 million children and eradicate the paralyzing and potentially deadly [more…]

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai leaves Pakistan to return to Britain

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai leaves Pakistan to return to Britain

Published 02/04/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai left Pakistan for London on Monday after a four-day whirlwind visit back to her homeland, her [more…]

Violence erupts in Kashmir after security forces kill militants:…

Violence erupts in Kashmir after security forces kill militants:…

Published 02/04/2018

SRINAGAR (Reuters) - Indian security forces killed at least three civilians and wounded about 70 in restive Kashmir on Sunday when hundreds of people tried [more…]