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Pakistan Air Force receives 16 new fighter jets

Pakistan Air Force receives 16 new fighter jets

16 February 2017 – The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) today inducted 16 new JF-17 Thunder fighter jets, officials and local media reported. The new aircraft are part of Pakistan’s modernization...

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

31 January 2017 – Three migrants died in Moria camp, Lesbos in the past week, a Greek Migration Ministry spokesman confirmed today. According to Kyriakos Mantouvalos, a 20-year-old Egyptian migrant...

5 dead in Quebec City shooting

5 dead in Quebec City shooting

30 January 2017 – Five people were killed in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the president of the center said yesterday. Authorities reported two arrests...

76 dead as Brazilian soccer team’s plane crashes in Colombia

76 Dead As Brazilian Soccer Team's Plane Crashes

29 November 2016 – A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76...

Kerry says Obama’s climate change targets won’t be reversed

Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

17 November 2016 – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a stirring appeal  to all countries, including his own, to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying...

No change to foreign policy during transition

No change to foreign policy during transition

10 November 2016 – The State Department today said the U.S. stance regarding sanctions against Russia will not change following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. “Our stance...

World’s oldest giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

World’s oldest giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

18 October 2016 – The world’s oldest ever giant panda in captivity died on Sunday aged 38 at a Hong Kong theme park, officials said. Jia Jia was put down...

Tributes pour in for Thailand’s King Bhumibol

Tributes pour in for Thailand's King Bhumibol

13 October 2016 – Tributes and messages of condolences are pouring in for Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej following his death this afternoon. King Bhumibol, 88, had been the world’s...

Toyota recalls 340,000 Priuses globally to fix parking brake issue

Toyota recalls 340,000 Priuses globally to fix parking brake issue

12 October 2016 – Toyota Motor Corp today said it was recalling around 340,000 of its latest Prius gasoline hybrid model in Japan and overseas to fix a parking brake...

Debris recovered from Mauritius from missing MH370

Debris recovered from Mauritius from missing MH370

7 October 2016 – Debris recovered from the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, according to a statement by Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai...