19 October 2019


At least 28 killed in Afghan mosque blast (10)
A volunteer carries an injured youth to hospital, following a bomb blast in Haska Mina district of Nangarhar Province on October 18, 2019. At least 28 worshippers were killed and dozens wounded by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers on October 18, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached "unacceptable" levels.
India-US bilateral defence trade to reach USD 18 billion this year: Pentagon (6)
PTI Undersecretary Of Defence For Acquisition And Sustainment Ellen M Lord said US committed to strengthen partnership with India. Lord heads to New Delhi next week to co-chair the ninth India-US Defence Technologies and Trade Initiative or DTTI group meeting with her co-chair Secretary for Defence Protection Apurva Chandra.
Pakistan risks terror financing blacklist: global watchdog (8)
Country has 4 months to make 'significant progress' in fighting money laundering Published: October 18, 2019 17:14 AFP Image Credit: FATF Also in this package Pakistan rejects media reports of FATF blacklisting The FATF expresses satisfaction at the measures taken by Pakistan to curb terror financing Pakistan avoids blacklisting by FATF, given Feb 2020 deadline PARIS: A global anti-corruption body warned Friday that Pakistan could join
Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests (4)
October 19, 2019, 9:34 am IST Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto-Zardari has announced nationwide anti-government protests to "restore ‘real' democracy in the country". "Our demand is to restore democracy (in the country)," The Express Tribune quoted the PPP chief as saying at a public rally on Friday night. "We don't accept this artificial democracy...
More than 60 Were Killed in Blasts at Mosque in Afghanistan (1) More than 60 dead and 36 injured in a mosque explosion in eastern Afghanistan, BTA reported. A spokesman for the governor of the eastern province of Nangarhar said there were children among the victims. During the explosion, the roof of the temple collapsed. The attack took place at the time when dozens of people gathered for the Friday prayer at the mosque.
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