Soybean dust 'likely cause' of Karachi toxic gas deaths — officials

  • 14 people have died since Sunday night, 350 have been hospitalized
  • Pakistan State Oil temporarily closes its storage terminals in Kiamari
By Naimat Khan ·

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UN chief visits Kartarpur Corridor, terms it 'symbol of peace'

  • Guterres says the visit pays tribute to the contribution of Sikh community all over the world
  • He arrived in Pakistan to attend a UN summit on Afghan refugees
By Sib Kaifee ·

Pakistani officials meet students in virus-hit Wuhan

  • A two-member task force is permanently deployed in Wuhan to coordinate with Chinese authorities, foreign office says
  • Pakistan decided not to evacuate its nationals from Wuhan after the epidemic began
By Arab News Pakistan ·


UN chief calls on world leaders to join hands to fight polio

  • Guterres expresses solidarity with workers who lost their lives in the line of duty
  • Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria are the only countries where polio remains endemic

Pakistan successfully tests air launched cruise missile

By Arab News Pakistan ·


UK resumes flights to Sharm El-Sheikh

  • Experts say return of British tourists ‘very significant’

Jailed Wikileaks founder Assange no longer in solitary, health improving

  • Assange was moved from solitary confinement in the medical wing to a different part of the prison with 40 other inmates
  • WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson: He has improved thanks to the pressure from his legal team, the general public, and amazingly, actually from other inmates
By Reuters ·

Oil falls below $57 on virus impact and OPEC+ delay

  • Contagion ‘is spooking market players,’ analysts say after Asian shares fall and Apple issues warning
By Reuters ·

Saudi electric car racer tastes victory in Mexico City E-Prix

  • The first and second rounds of the championship were held on Nov. 22 and 23 at Saudi Arabia’s Diriyah venue
By SPA ·

Pneumonia forces Elton John to cut short Auckland gig

  • Elton John struggled to sing while seated at a grand piano during a performance at Mount Smart Stadium
  • Singer is in New Zealand as part of his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ world tour
By AFP ·