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Shouldn't have dual standards on terror: India in dig at China (3)
TNN / Aug 10, 2022, 07:47 IST NEW DELHI: In a dig at China, India said Tuesday in the UN Security Council that there should be no double standards in dealing with terrorists. The practice of placing holds and blocks on listing requests without giving any justification must end, said India's permanent representative to UN Ruchira Kamboj.
Misery and disease conquer Afghanistan a year into Taliban rule (3)
10/08/2022 - 04:58 Musa Qala (Afghanistan) (AFP) - The heaving wards of a ramshackle clinic in southern Afghanistan are just one sign of the catastrophic humanitarian crisis that has gripped the war-ravaged country since the Taliban returned to power a year ago. Last month, the Musa Qala District Hospital in Helmand province was forced to shut its doors to all except those suffering from suspected cholera.
Guinea dissolves FNDC opposition coalition (2)
Issued on: 09/08/2022 - 19:56 2 min Conakry (AFP) - Guinea's junta-appointed government has dissolved the country's leading opposition movement, the National Front for the Defence of the Constitution (FNDC), under a decree dated Saturday. An alliance of political parties, trade unions and civil groups, the FNDC spearheaded protests against former president Alpha Conde before his ouster in a coup last year.
August 9, 2022 Endangered sharks, rays caught in protected Med areas: study (1)
Endangered sharks, rays and skates in the Mediterranean are more frequently caught in protected than in unprotected areas, according to research published Tuesday highlighting the need for better conservation for critically threatened species. The three types of elasmobranch are among the species most threatened by overfishing. While often landed as by-catch-or caught in nets of boats seeking to land
Cane insists All Blacks can sidestep fourth straight loss (3)
Author: AFP Update: 10.08.2022 01:25 New Zealand captain Sam Cane says the All Blacks can cope with the pressure as they seek to avoid a fourth straight loss / © AFP New Zealand captain Sam Cane insists the All Blacks can cope with the pressure of facing South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday as the visitors seek to sidestep a fourth straight defeat this year. The All Blacks are enduring some of their worst results in the professional
DRC: Tshisekedi to discuss tensions with Rwanda with Blinken (1)
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and DRC President Felix Tshisekedi at the ... - Copyright © africanews Eduardo Munoz/AP By R'edaction Africanews with AFP Last updated: 25 minutes ago The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi plans to raise tensions between his country and Rwanda during a visit to Kinshasa on Tuesday by U.S.
Real Madrid looks to keep momentum at UEFA Super Cup (1)
Madrid is chasing its fifth Super Cup title, and first since 2017, Madrid ended last season on a high after comfortably winning the Spanish league. 09th August 2022 04:30 PM Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema (Photo | AP) By Associated Press MADRID: Real Madrid wants to start the new season the same way it ended the last one Б─" winning a trophy. Madrid won the Champions League in its final match last season, and on
Mine-riddled French Island Becomes Unlikely Walkers' Paradise (1)
Umer Jamshaid Published August 10, 2022 | 09:30 AM Ile de Cezembre, France, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Aug, 2022 ) :Every year, thousands of day-trippers make the short boat journey from France's northern coast to the island of Cezembre, marvelling at the spectacular maritime views and flourishing wildlife. But they better tread carefully and stick to the path, as almost all the island remains perilous due to unexploded munitions from World War II.
Iran ignores West's "threats, empty deadlines" in nuke talks: advisor (4)
Last Updated: 2022-08-10 08:09 | Xinhua Iranian negotiators in the nuclear talks have been ignoring "threats and empty deadlines" by the West in order to protect Iranian people's rights and the long-term interests of the country, an advisor to the Iranian team said Tuesday. The Iranian negotiators have pressed hard on the Americans and European governments to back down from their irrational positions, both in the
Wallaby Hodge puts half a hand up for more flyhalf duties (2)
10 Aug 2022 11:55AM (Updated: 10 Aug 2022 11:55AM) Bookmark Bookmark Share WhatsApp Telegram Facebook Twitter Email LinkedIn Utility back Reece Hodge feels privileged to be Australia's "Mr Fixit" but would gladly take another shot at flyhalf if given the chance. Hodge came off the bench to replace injured flyhalf Quade Cooper in Mendoza last Saturday and helped the Wallabies overhaul the Pumas 41-26 in their Rugby Championship opener.