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Tuesday, June 1st, 2021


Moroccan King directs to assist minor migrants

DNA ISLAMABAD – 1. His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God Assist Him, reiterates his Very High Instructions to the Ministers in charge of the Interior and of Foreign Affairs to definitively settle the issue of unaccompanied Moroccan minors in an illegal situation in certain European countries. 3.    Cooperation mechanisms have been set up for this purpose with certain countries, in particular France and Spain, which have resulted in the returning of several dozen of minors to Morocco. 4.   The delays noted in the implementation of this cooperation areRead More

Russia to resume flights from Moscow to London

MOSCOW: Russia has decided to resume flights from Moscow to London from Wednesday amid improving Covid situation. According to media report, Russia has also decided to resume a limited number of regular flights to other countries, including Austria, Hungary, Lebanon and Croatia.

WHO approves China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine

The World Health Organisation on Tuesday approved the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use — the second Chinese jab to receive the WHO’s green light. The UN health agency signed off on the two-dose vaccine, which is already being deployed in several countries around the world, including Pakistan. “WHO today validated the Sinovac-CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use,” it said in a statement. The move gives countries, funders, procuring agencies and communities “assurance that it meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing”. Last month, Sinopharm became the first ChineseRead More

Britain to accelerate relocation for Afghan staff

KABUL: Britain has announced plans to accelerate its relocation of Afghan staff who worked with military and their families ahead of a planned withdrawal of US-led NATO forces. In a statement, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said  more than 3,000 Afghans are expected to be resettled under the accelerated plans.

Germany rejects military aid request from Ukraine

BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas rejected a Ukrainian request for weapons on Tuesday as Kyiv has been fighting Russian-backed separatist rebels in the east since 2014. “I am convinced that the conflict can only be solved by political channels, and that should be clear to all involved,” Maas said at a news conference in Berlin ahead of an online meeting of NATO foreign ministers. “This remains the guiding principle of our engagement, and it won’t change — weapons deliveries don’t help in this,” he added. Maas’ comments wereRead More

Saudi Arabia exerts all efforts to alleviate suffering of Yemeni people

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has vowed to exert all efforts to alleviate the suffering of Yemeni people and to end crisis to achieve security and stability in the country and region. Al-Bilad newspaper said in its editorial that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues its efforts to achieve the political solution that will end the Yemeni crisis. The newspaper further said, the government of Saudi Arabia is keen on achieving it through continuous support for the UN efforts. It said, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia also continues its humanitarian work through KingRead More