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Pakistan expels 18 international aid groups

Pakistan expels 18 international aid groups

The Pakistani Government has ordered at least 18 International Aid Groups to wind up their operations and leave the country within two months, Officials said on Friday. ActionAid, Open Society Foundation, Save the Children and Plan International are among the organisations that have been asked to leave Pakistan, officials at the Interior Ministry said, seeking […] …

13 killed in bus collision

Powerful blast hits front of Swedish police station

Thirteen people died and two more were injured when two buses collided Friday on a highway northwest of Moscow, regional authorities said. The accident happened when a mini-bus veered out of its lane into oncoming traffic and hit a bigger bus outside the city of Tver, a spokesman for the regional interior ministry, Vadim Levshin, […] …

WTO chief has never talked to Trump, but agrees trade reforms needed

The head of the World Trade Organization talks frequently to world leaders, including those from France, Germany, Japan and Britain, but he has never spoken to President Donald Trump, despite the intense US focus on trade. Even so, WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo said he agrees that the global trading system needs reforms, and soon. […] …

Six soldiers killed in Burkina Faso blast

Six soldiers killed in Burkina Faso blast

Six soldiers were killed Thursday and several others seriously injured when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in eastern Burkina Faso in the latest attack in the jihadist-hit country, security sources said. “On Thursday morning, a military vehicle hit a homemade explosive device between Gayeri and Foutouri. Six soldiers were killed and several […] …

Peru annuls ex-president Fujimori’s pardon, orders arrest

Peru annuls ex-president Fujimori’s pardon, orders arrest

A Peruvian court on Wednesday annulled ex-president Alberto Fujimori’s pardon for crimes against humanity and ordered the 80-year-old’s immediate arrest, officials said. The South American country’s justice department said in a statement that the Supreme Court had “issued the arrest and detention orders against former president Fujimori so that he may be re-integrated into the […] …

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