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FM Qureshi urges Rights Council for intervention in occupied Kashmir

GENEVA (DNA) -Pak FM Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi is his country statement delivered at the 42nd session of (UNHRC) session in Geneva, called upon it to play its role in restoring the basic human rights of the Kashmiris to avoid a human catastrophe in IOJK. He said the human rights body should intervene and force India to immediately lift curfew and release all detainees. The foreign minister further said India had let loose reign of terror in the occupied Kashmir adding the innocent people of Kashmir needed immediate worldRead More


Uzbekistan Is The Hidden Gem in China’s New Silk Road

Uzbekistan may very well be the best under-the-radar investment story in the world today. But the transformation spearheaded by the country’s new president, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, from socialism to capitalism should put the $50 billion economy on investors radar screens. The country is famous for the ancient cities of Samarkand and Tashkent, which were part of the old Silk Road. The cities, which are connected by a 344-kilometer high speed rail, play an important role in global trade amid the escalating China-U.S. trade war. Uzbekistan is building a $1.7 billion internationalRead More


Turkish President attends ceremony n Bitlis province

Kyrgyz people from Van provicne attend ceremony Turkish President H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended a ceremony marking the 948th Anniversary of the Battle of Manzikert in Bitlis Province, Turkey. The event was attended by Kyrgyz people from the province of Van, where they live compactly. The press service of the Turkish leader published a photo story about how local Kyrgyz met Erdogan in a specially established yurt.


What is dengue and why is it so widespread this year?

ubbed “breakbone fever”, dengue is one of the world’s leading mosquito-borne illnesses and infects tens of millions across the globe annually. Around half of the planet’s population live in at-risk areas, mainly in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Outbreaks have ravaged Southeast Asia this year, infecting hundreds of thousands, killing hundreds, and crippling health care systems as governments struggle to contain the untreatable virus. So what is dengue, how does it spread, and how can it be contained? How does Dengue spread? Dengue is transmitted mainly by the Aedes AegyptiRead More


The Deteriorating Situation Of Human Rights In Kashmir Echoes In The Swiss Press Club, Geneva

UNITED NATIONS, GENEVA—The deteriorating situation of Human Rights is echoed in the Swiss Press Club, Geneva where more than 60 participants of Kashmiri and Pakistani origin participated in the seminar, titled “Kashmir Under Siege”, organized by the Kashmir Delegation participating in 42nd UN Human Rights Council’s session in Geneva. Explaining the worsening situation of Human Rights in Kashmir, Mr. Altaf Hussain Wani, Chairman Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR), stated that world has to pay attention on the impending humanitarian crises in the besieged valley of Kashmir. Due to the prolongedRead More


Jack Ma steps down as Alibaba’s chairman

HANGHAI: Jack Ma steps down next week as chairman of Alibaba, but the start-up he built into an online retail behemoth is expected to keep thriving into a new era thanks to a culture of innovation he helped nurture. A former English teacher whose often playful image shattered the stereotype of the drab Chinese executive, Ma officially leaves on Tuesday, his 55th birthday. Ma plans to put his vast fortune — among China’s biggest at $41 billion — into initiatives serving his first love, education, following the footsteps of a fellowRead More