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A Source Of Blessing In Pakistan

An eye surgeon from the Diocese of Peshawar, Khushbakht Peters, on how the united Church of Pakistan is called to exist – and be a source of blessing for many – despite the difficulties faced in the region. The real Church, believers in the unity of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, will...

Cruise Passengers Stranded By Coronavirus Fears Greeted With Roses In Cambodia

Hundreds of cruise ship passengers long-stranded at sea by virus fears cheered as they finally disembarked Friday and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation’s authoritarian leader who handed them flowers. Prime Minister Hun Sen agreed to let the Westerdam dock at the port of Sihanoukville on Thursday after Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and...

US House Votes To Curb Trump’s Military Action Against Iran

In a rebuke to the United States President Donald Trump, the US House voted Thursday to restrict his future military action against Iran, as lawmakers sought to claw back congressional war powers from the White House.  The non-binding resolution was introduced by Democrats after Trump’s order to kill an Iranian commander and retaliatory missile strikes...

Canada Offers The Elderly Up To $500 For COVID-19 Expenses

Canada announced Tuesday a one-time payment of up to Can$500 (US$360) for seniors — who as a group have suffered the most COVID-19 sickness and fatalities — to help defray added pandemic costs of living. An estimated seven million elderly Canadians qualify for the aid. “The last few weeks have been particularly tough for our seniors...

MUGABE SURRENDERS, AGREES TO GO ON EXILE IN SOUTH AFRICA

After a long negotiation, ousted President Robert Mugabe last night agreed to step down. A new government is to be formed within 48 hours, a twitter handle claiming to be speaking on behalf of the provisional government of Zimbabwe said, The Nation reports. Mugabe will then proceed on exile to South Africa. Fresh elections will be held...

Trump Is Losing Grip As Uproar and consequences Mount After Soleimani’s killing – Analysis

(CNN) – The Trump administration is already in danger of losing control of the swift chain reaction and political storm unleashed by its killing of Iran’s top general, Qasem Soleimani. President Donald Trump’s claim that the drone strike last week made Americans safer is being challenged by cascading events that appear to leave the US...

ISRAEL TO JOIN US IN PULLING OUT OF UNESCO

Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation UNESCO, after US officials cited “anti-Israel bias”. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as “brave and moral”, a statement said. The agency is known for designating world heritage sites such as Syria’s Palmyra and the US Grand...

COVID-19: I See Dead Bodies Littered All Over Africa – Melinda Gates Warns

Melinda Gates, wife of billionaire businessman and Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has warned that there will be dead bodies all over the streets of Africa if the world does not act fast enough. The billionaire wife stated this while speaking on the effect of the Coronavirus disease in the third world countries on CNN. Melinda said...

EIGHT SACKED CATALAN MINISTERS JAILED IN SPAIN

Eight sacked Catalan ministers have been jailed by a Spanish judge over the region’s push for independence. Prosecutors had asked the high court judge to jail eight of the nine former government members who turned up for questioning in Madrid. BBC reports that Spain’s state prosecutor has requested a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader...

Qatar COVID-19 Tracing App Stirs Rare Privacy Backlash

Privacy concerns over Qatar’s coronavirus contact tracing app, a tool that is mandatory on pain of prison, have prompted a rare backlash and forced officials to offer reassurance and concessions. Like other governments around the world, Qatar has turned to mobile phones to trace people’s movements and track who they come into contact with, allowing...

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