Tuesday , March 19 2019


Paralympics: North Korea invited to participate in Pyeongchang

LONDON (Reuters) – Two North Korean Nordic skiers have been invited to take part in next month’s Pyeongchang Paralympics, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday. North Korea would march together with South Korean athletes under a unified flag at the opening ceremony on March 9 if the offer …

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Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 90 feared dead, mostly Pakistanis

GENEVA/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized early on Friday, leaving three known survivors and 10 bodies washed up on shore, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. Survivors told aid workers that most of …

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NSC reviews security situation in region, condemns Kabul attacks

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The eighteenth meeting of the National Security Committee was chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Foreign Minister, Prof Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Interior, General Zubair Mehmood Hayat, Chairman JCSC, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff, Admiral Zafar …

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Transparency Int’l demands probe into five controversial properties in UK

LONDON (92 News) – After introduction of the Unexplained Wealth Order, Transparency International has demanded a probe into five controversial properties in the United Kingdom. Transparency has given details about the properties to the agencies concerned. Avenfield Property owned by Nawaz Sharif and his children is among the controversial properties.

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Bitcoin tumbles as cryptocurrency sell-off intensifies

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with bitcoin at one point sliding below $8,000 and headed for its biggest weekly loss since December 2013, as worries about a regulatory clampdown globally sent investors scrambling to sell. The currencies have come off their lows but analysts said the sell-off …

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