Sunday , January 20 2019

U.S. Threatens New Sanctions on Russia ‹ Newsweek Pakistan

U.S. Threatens New Sanctions on Russia Don Emmert and Natalia Kolesnikova—AFP Vladimir Putin laughs off Treasury’s list of his richest allies as a minor inconvenience The United States warned on Tuesday that it may soon impose new sanctions on Russian figures, after Vladimir Putin laughed off the release …

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Asian shares bounce back, but rising US yields pose risks

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares eked out modest gains on Thursday, clawing back sharp losses from earlier this week, however, rising US bond yields and interest rates could dampen investors’ optimism toward the global economic outlook. The US Federal Reserve flagged interest policy tightening later this year and upgraded inflation …

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LHC withdraws ban on houbara hunting – Pakistan

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah has withdrawn the ban on hunting of houbara bustard and directed the registrar office to fix the petitions against the hunting permits issued to foreign dignitaries before an appropriate bench afresh. The chief justice through an oral order on Jan …

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Trump Vows to Keep Guantanamo Bay Prison Open ‹ Newsweek Pakistan

Trump Vows to Keep Guantanamo Bay Prison Open Mark Wilson-Getty Images North America—AFP U.S. president fulfills campaign promise that broke from predecessor’s much-publicized efforts to shutter the detention facility U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday he would keep Guantanamo Bay open, breaking from his predecessor Barack Obama’s …

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More evidence traumatic brain injuries raise later dementia risk

STOCKHOLM (Reuters ) – During the first year after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), the risk of developing dementia rises four- to six-fold, according to a large Swedish study that followed millions of people age 50 or older for decades. People who experienced moderate, severe and repeated TBIs were at …

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