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As China imposes law on national security in Hong Kong, city's pro-democracy group Demosisto has announced it will disband, media reports said. more
Impacts of COVID-19 disproportionately affect poor and vulnerable: UN chief

Addressing poverty eradication on Tuesday in front of the General Assembly, UN chief António Guterres warned that the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are falling “disproport ...

Independent experts urge UNHRC to take decisive measures against China for collective repression in Tibet, Xinjiang

Geneva:  A group of independent experts have called upon the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to “act with a sense of urgency” in taking major decisions in pro ...

Karachi Stock Exchange attack a reminder for those supporting Jihad in Pakistan, warns Kashmiri journalist-activist

Srinagar:  Young Kashmiri social activist and journalist  Yana Mir on Tuesday warned that the attack on the Karachi Stock Exchange by terrorists is a grim reminder to all those ...

Some Chinese companies prohibit Pakistani employees from offering namaz

Islamabad: In a clear evidence of discrimination followed by Beijing, some Chinese companies operating in Pakistan do not seem to allow time to Pakistani employees to offer namaz, media r ...

Two Zimbabwean workers shot dead by Chinese boss, ZELA condemns

Harare: Two Zimbabwean workers were shot dead by a Chinese boss at Reden Mine in Gweru, triggering condemnation from the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA).

Extend cross border 'lifeline' into Syria, Lowcock urges Security Council

New York: With COVID-19 cases in Syria multiplying, its economy in freefall, and some households cooking weeds to eat in order to survive, the UN’s emergency relief coordinator is p ...

Release Shia missing persons: Families of victims of enforced disappearance urge Pakistan govt

Islamabad: Families of missing Shia people on Sunday urged the Pakistani government to ensure their immediate release.

Pakistan: PTM chairman vows to raise voice for Pakhtuns

Islamabad: Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) chairman Manzoor Pashteen has said his organization will continue to fight and raise voices  for Pakhtuns and seek justice for those killed ...

Protest in Balochistan over detention of students for agitating in demand for internet

Quetta: Local workers of Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) and Baloch Students Organization Pajjar (BSO-Pajjar) protested in Dalbandin against the detention of agitating students ...