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Special protection for Palestine children demanded

DNA Ramallah, OCT 10: In a letter to the United Nations Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict Secretary-General, the State of Palestine urgently called on them to provide special protection for Palestinian children. Since the beginning of 2022, Israel, the occupying Power, has wilfully killed over 44 Palestinian children and minors. Today, 12-year-old Mahmoud Samoudi, succumbed to his wounds, after the Israeli occupying forces had critically shot him in the abdomen twelve days ago in Jenin. Over the past few days alone, Israel, theRead More


Gen. Bajwa attends closing ceremony of 42nd Pak Army Rifle Association

JHELUM, OCT 10 /DNA/ – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) attended closing ceremony of the 42nd Pakistan Army Rifle Association (PARA) Central Meet at Jhelum Garrison as Chief Guest. The mega shooting event was conducted at Army Marksmanship Unit from 22 August to 10 October 2022. Over 2000 firers from Army, Navy, Air Force, Civil Armed Forces (CAFs) including Rangers(Sind, Punjab), Frontier Corps and GB Scouts as well as civilians participated in the competition that comprised numerous events involving different ranges and types of weapons. AirRead More


PTI to move court for JIT formation

Khan claims people are being threatened only so that they could accept the “imported government” Shujaat Hamza/DNA ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan on Monday said that his party would approach the courts to establish the “authenticity” of the recently leaked audio tapes and have a joint investigation team (JIT) constituted to bring to light those responsible for the bugging of the Prime Minister Office (PMO). A series of audio recordings have surfaced of late, allegedly featuring the leadership of the PTI and PML-N holding informal conversationsRead More


Iran toughens crackdown as some oil workers reported to join protests

DUBAI, OCT 10: Iranian security forces intensified a crackdown on anti-government protests in several Kurdish cities on Monday, social media posts and videos showed, pressing efforts to quell unrest ignited by the death of a woman in morality police custody. Protests have swept Iran since Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old from Iran’s Kurdish region, died on Sept. 16 while being held for “inappropriate attire”, marking one of the boldest challenges to the Islamic Republic since the 1979 revolution. While university students have played a pivotal role in the protests with dozensRead More


UN chief slams Russia strikes on Ukraine as ‘unacceptable escalation’

UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday condemned Russia for launching a barrage of fatal bombardments across Ukraine, describing it as an “unacceptable escalation of the war,” his spokesman said. “The Secretary-General is deeply shocked by today’s large-scale missile attacks by the armed forces of the Russian Federation on cities across Ukraine that reportedly resulted in widespread damage to civilian areas and led to dozens of people being killed and injured,” Guterres’s spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement. “This constitutes another unacceptable escalation of the war and, as always, civilians are paying the highest price.”


Kamran Tesori sworn in as Sindh governor

KARACHI: MQM-P’s Kamran Tessori was sworn in as Sindh’s 34th governor Monday after President Arif Alvi approved his appointment under Article 101 (1) of the Constitution. Sindh High Court Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Shaikh administered the oath to Tesori at the Governor’s House, with the province’s leadership in attendance. Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, provincial ministers, MQM-P leaders Waseem Akhtar, Khawaja Izharul Hassan, and representatives of the business community attended the ceremony. Speaking after the ceremony, Tesori said that he would try to fulfil the duties that heRead More