Turkish authorities order detention of 158 military personnel over suspected links to failed coup in 2016

Istanbul [Turkey], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkish authorities ordered the detention of 158 military personnel over their suspected links to a failed coup in 2016, the NTV broadcaster reported on Tuesday.Security forces launched wide-scale operations ...

South Korea estimates range of North’s missile at 366 miles: Reports

Seoul [South Korea], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The South Korean military has increased its estimate of the range of the missile tested by North Korea to 590 kilometers (366 miles) from the initial 430-450 kilometers, the Yonhap news agency…

Turkish President to visit to Azerbaijan on October 26

Ankara [Turkey], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on October 26, his office told Sputnik on Tuesday."Our president plans to make a one-day working visit to Azerbaijan on October…

Afghan journalists concerned over information dearth under Taliban regime

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): The Journalists Association has called on the international organizations which stand for freedom of media to support and back Afghanistan's media, saying that there is a lack of access to information despite the…

All issues settled, notification to be issued this week: Pak Minister on ISI Chief row

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has claimed that "all issues" between the government and the Pakistani Army pertaining to the next Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director-general are now settled.A...

Pakistan: Rapists threatening me, says Gojra gang-rape victim

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): The survivor of the motorway gangrape in Pakistan's Punjab province told police on Tuesday that she was getting threats from her rapists. The Gojra motorway gang-rape survivor recorded her statement at the City...

Pakistan ranks lowly 130 out of 139 countries in Rule of Law Index 2021

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Out of 139 countries, Pakistan was ranked at a lowly 130th place in the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index 2021 report.Scores ranged from 0 to 1, with 1 indicating the strongest…

India, Israel, US, UAE discuss joint infrastructure projects in maritime security, trade, tech

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 19 (ANI): In a first four-nations virtual meeting on Monday of India, Israel, the US and the UAE, the Foreign Minister's discussed possible joint infrastructure projects in the fields of transportation, technology, maritime s...

Pakistan PM urges world community to release Afghanistan’s frozen assets

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Monday urged the world community to release the frozen assets of Afghanistan and engage with the Taliban administration and provide humanitarian assistance to prevent an "...

Japan analyzing N Korea’s launch, it may be Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile: Kishida

Tokyo [Japan], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The Japanese government is still analyzing the type of missiles that North Korea launched earlier on Tuesday, and believes this could be Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM), Prime Minister Fumio Kishida...

Russia registers 33,740 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 33,740 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, down from 34,325 the day before, bringing the cumulative total to 8,060,752, the federal response center said on Tuesday."Over the past day,…

Pak opposition to launch protests, rallies against rising inflation, EVMs, NAB ordinance

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Pakistan's opposition alliance - Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Monday said that they will be launching countrywide protest demonstrations and rallies from Wednesday against rising inflation, Electronic Vo...

Representatives of 10 nations, Taliban to take part in Moscow format meeting; discussion likely on Afghan humanitarian crisis

Moscow [Russia], October 19 (ANI): Russia on Tuesday said that the representatives of 10 countries and a high-level Taliban delegation will take part in the Moscow-format meeting on Afghanistan.The meeting hosted by Russia will take place on Wednesday....

Pakistan reports 603 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Pakistan reported 603 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Tuesday.The overall tally of the infected people climbed to 1,265,650 across the co...

Greece: 6.0-magnitude quake hits Karpathos

Karpathos [Greece], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 jolted 149 km Southeast of Karpathos, Greece at 0532 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.The epicenter, with a depth of 37.84 km, was initially…

Venezuela, EU overcome impasse caused by Borrell’s statements on election observation

Caracas [Venezuela], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Venezuela and the European Union have settled the controversy over EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell's statement implying that the Venezuelan government's legitimacy was subject to the bloc's final ass...

Pakistan in deep economic crisis, needs USD 51.6 billion external financing

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Pakistan is in the throes of a deep economic crisis with the country requiring gross external financing of USD 51.6 billion within a two-year period (2021-2023) in order to fulfill its needs.Despite placing…

WTO to conduct 8th trade policy review of China

Geneva [Switzerland], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Trade Organization (WTO) will start the eighth trade policy review of China on Wednesday, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday.The review would last three days until Friday and will be attended…

COVID-19 restrictions eased as vaccination rate in Australian capital hits 80 pc

Canberra [Australia], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Coronavirus restrictions in the Australian capital will be eased further after it reached a major vaccine milestone.The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) became the country's first jurisdiction to hit 80 ...

Hundreds of political prisoners freed in Myanmar

Yangon [Myanmar], October 19 (ANI): Hundreds of Myanmar political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi's party spokesman have been freed from Insein prison, Al Jazeera reported citing local media.This comes after state television announced an amnesty ...

Top American CEOs appreciative of recent reform measures in India, Shringla says after their meetings with Modi

The Fact News Service Washington, September 24 Top American CEOs and business leaders during their meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here were appreciative of the recent reform measures in…

SpaceX launches world’s first all-civilian crew for 3-day space trip

The Fact News Service San Francisco, September 16 Inspiration4, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX, has launched its first all-civilian mission to orbit on Thursday. SpaceX’s charity-driven mission named…

Canadian political party leaders vie for votes in final debate

The Fact News Service Ottawa, September 11 The leaders of Canada’s main political parties took part in their final English-language televised debate, battling over who has the best vision for…

New ‘inclusive’ Afghanistan government to be announced soon: Taliban

The Fact News Service Kabul, September 6 The Taliban said that the new Afghanistan government is expected to be announced soon and it will be “an inclusive government.” “Now we…

Extreme weather renews focus on climate change as scientists update forecasts

July 26 As scientists gather online to finalise a long-awaited update on global climate research, recent extreme weather events across the globe highlight the need for more research on how…

Climate change to bring more intense storms across Europe

The Fact News Service London, July 18 Climate change is driving a large increase in intense, slow-moving storms, a new study has found. Investigating how climate affects intense rainstorms across…

Europe floods: Death toll tops 150 as water recedes

The Fact News Service Berlin, July 17 The death toll from disastrous flooding in Western Europe rose above 150 on Saturday as rescue workers toiled to clear up the devastation…

North Korea: Food situation ‘tense’ due to pandemic, typhoon

The Fact News Service North Korea, June 16 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for measures to tackle the country’s “tense” food situation as a result of the…

30 killed, over 50 injured as 2 passenger trains collide in Pakistan’s Sindh

The Fact News Service Karachi, June 7 Two passenger trains collided in Pakistan’s southern Sindh Province early Monday morning, killing at least 30 people and injuring 50 others, according to…

US provided over $500 million in Covid-19 assistance to India- White House

The Fact News Service Washington DC, May 21 The United States has so far provided more than 500 million dollars in Covid-19 assistance to India. The White House said it…

32 killed, 91 injured as two trains collide in central Egypt

Cairo, March 26 At least 32 people were killed and 91 injured when two trains collided in central Egypt on Friday, health ministry officials said. “Unknown individuals” triggered the emergency…

Pak PM Imran Khan tests COVID-19 positive two days after getting Chinese vaccine

Lahore, March 20 Two days after taking the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for the virus. This was confirmed by the Faisal Sultan, who…

US Capitol violence: 4 killed as Pro Trump Mob clashes with police in bid to overturn election

The Fact News Service Washington, January 7 Four people died, including one woman who was shot by a police officer, amid protests and rioting on Capitol Hill by supporters of…

Russia develops “First” coronavirus vaccine, claims President Vladimir Putin

The Fact News Service, August 11 The first vaccine, offering “sustainable immunity” against coronavirus has been developed in Russia, President Vladimir Putin reportedly said on Tuesday. During a televised conference…

5 Companies that own more brands than you think!

The Fact News (Manik Berry) Every day, we come in contact with hundreds of brands, providing thousands of alternatives for the products we use. However, we never think where all…