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Israel reduces Gaza fishing zone as part of collective punishment policy

Israel reduces Gaza fishing zone as part of collective punishment policy

Gaza: In a move seen as part of Israel’s collective punishment policy that affects the daily life and wellbeing of more than two million Palestinians restricted to the besieged Gaza Strip, the Israeli military government decided to reduce the fishing zone for Gazans to only three nautical miles starting Tuesday. While the Oslo agreement signed […]

UNICEF: 16 million Yemenis lack access to safe drinking water, sanitation

UNICEF: 16 million Yemenis lack access to safe drinking water, sanitation

Aden: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has found that 16 million Yemenis lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. On its official Twitter page, UNICEF explained that 16 million people in Yemen, more than half of them children, lack access to safe drinking water. This number of Yemenis also lacks “sanitation services […]

China building helipads, other infra in Doklam area: Nirmala

China building helipads, other infra in Doklam area: Nirmala

New Delhi: Indian and Chinese troops have “redeployed” themselves away from the face-off site in Doklam, and China has undertaken construction of helipads, sentry posts and trenches for its army personnel there, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. “Post disengagement from the face-off in 2017, troops of both sides have redeployed themselves away from their […]

Pak FS Janjua to visit US to reset bilateral ties: reports

Pak FS Janjua to visit US to reset bilateral ties: reports

Islamabad: Pakistan and the US will try to reset their relations this week during the visit of Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua to Washington, media reports said today, days after a top aide of the US President pressed Islamabad to rein-in terror groups operating from its soil. Foreign Secretary Janjua’s two-day visit to Washington from tomorrow […]

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