Monday, September 21, 2020

Taliban says ready for Afghan peace talks after prisoner release completed

KABUL (AFP) - The Taliban said Monday they were ready to hold peace talks with the Afghan government "within a week" of a contentious...

Saudi govt analyses applications from 160 nationalities to select Hajj pilgrims

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has said that requests from people of 160 nationalities in the Kingdom have been screened...

New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

WELLINGTON - The gunman behind New Zealand’s Christchurch mosque shootings sacked his lawyers Monday and opted to represent himself, raising fears he would use...

Shorter hours, cleaner air? Egypt may extend its COVID-19 evening curfew

CAIRO - As coronavirus restrictions ease, business is rebounding in Cairo’s cafes, restaurants and shops. In the evenings, the sounds of street vendors plying...

Wife of Brazil’s Bolsonaro, and her two daughters, test negative for coronavirus

RIO DE JANEIRO - Michelle Bolsonaro, the wife of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who is sick with the new coronavirus, said on Saturday that...

Global coronavirus cases surpass 12.8 mln with 567,628 deaths so far

- The number of Coronavirus cases across the world has surpassed over 12.8 million while the pandemic has so far claimed more than 567,628...

Trump finally dons mask as US sets new virus case record

BETHESDA - President Donald Trump finally yielded to pressure and wore a face mask in public for the first time on Saturday as the...

Iran says cannot shut down economy despite worsening virus outbreak

TEHRAN  - Iran said on Saturday that it cannot afford to shut down its sanctions-hit economy, even as the Middle East’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak...

Brazil surpasses 70,000 coronavirus deaths

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil surpassed 70,000 coronavirus deaths on Friday, the health ministry said, though the number of daily fatalities appears to be...

Bangladeshi coronavirus sufferers shun hospitals

DHAKA - Thousands of beds for coronavirus patients in Bangladesh are lying empty despite the country struggling with a rising caseload as people are...

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ICC faces serious challenge in finding balance between T20 leagues and international cricket: Flower

DUBAI (Web Desk) - The ICC faces a serious challenge in striking a financially viable balance between the thriving T20 leagues and international cricket...

Disheartened Mohammad Irfan Jr bids farewell to cricket

LAHORE– Mohammad Irfan Junior has bid farewell to cricket after getting disheartened following selection criteria of the upcoming National T20 Cup. Sources privy to...