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Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed

Washington-Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the US Senate on Friday with a warning that he was a threat to democracy and would abuse his power again if he is not removed from office. On the third and final day of opening statements, Democrats tried to cement […]

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ਚੀਨ ‘ਚ ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਵਾਈਰਸ ਨਾਲ ਹੁਣ ਤਕ 41 ਲੋਕਾਂ ਦੀ ਮੌਤ, ਭਾਰਤ ‘ਚ ਵੀ 11 ਲੋਕਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਰੱਖੀਆ ਗਿਆ ਨਿਗਰਾਨੀ ‘ਚ

ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ: ਚੀਨ ‘ਚ ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਵਾਈਰਸ ਕਰਕੇ ਹੁਣ ਤਕ 41 ਲੋਕਾਂ ਦੀ ਮੌਤ ਹੋ ਚੁੱਕੀ ਹੈ ਅਤੇ 1300 ਤੋਂ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾ ਲੋਕ ਇਸ ਵਾਈਰਸ ਨਾਲ ਪੀੜਤ ਹਨ। ਇਸ ਦੇ ਮੱਦੇਨਜ਼ਰ ਚੀਨ ਨੇ ਹਾਲ ਹੀ ਦੇ ਦਿਨਾਂ ‘ਚ ਭਾਰਤ ਪਰਤੇ ਸੈਂਕੜੇ ਲੋਕਾਂ ‘ਚ 11 ਨੂੰ ਖ਼ਤਰਨਾਕ ਕੋਰੋਨਾ ਵਾਈਰਸ ਦੇ ਸੰਕੇਤਾਂ ਕਰਕੇ ਹਸਪਤਾਲ ‘ਚ ਨਿਗਰਾਨੀ ‘ਚ ਰੱਖੀਆ ਗਿਆ […]

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ਲੰਦਨ ‘ਚ ਤਿੰਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਨੌਜਵਾਨਾਂ ਦਾ ਕਤਲ

ਲੰਦਨ-ਲੰਦਨ ਦੇ ਪੂਰਬੀ ਹਿੱਸੇ ‘ਚ ਸਿੱਖਾਂ ਦੇ ਦੋ ਗੁੱਟਾਂ ਵਿਚਕਾਰ ਹੋਈ ਝੜਪ ਕਾਰਨ ਤਿੰਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਨੌਜਵਾਨਾਂ ਦੀ ਮੌਤ ਹੋ ਗਈ। ਇਸ ਮਾਮਲੇ ‘ਚ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਨੇ ਦੋ ਲੋਕਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਤਾਰ ਕੀਤਾ ਹੈ। ਇਹ ਘਟਨਾ ਐਤਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਸੈਵਨ ਕਿੰਗਜ਼ ਰੇਲਵੇ ਸਟੇਸ਼ਨ ਨੇੜੇ ਦੇਰ ਸ਼ਾਮ 7 ਸੱਤ ਵਜੇ ਵਾਪਰੀ, ਜਿੱਥੇ ਤੇਜ਼ਧਾਰ ਹਥਿਆਰਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਤਿੰਨ ਅਣਪਛਾਤੇ ਨੌਜਵਾਨ ਬੁਰੀ ਤਰ੍ਹਾਂ […]

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‘Space unites us’: First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for stars

Houston Jasmin ‘Jaws’ Moghbeli earned her fierce nickname during her time as a decorated helicopter gunship pilot who flew more than 150 missions in Afghanistan. The Marine Corps major, MIT graduate and college basketball player can now add another accomplishment to her burgeoning resume: the first Iranian-American astronaut. Speaking after graduating in NASA’s latest cohort, […]

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UK ambassador held in Iran, freed after identification Was held during demonstrations against regime, says Tehran

UK ambassador held in Iran, freed after identification Protesters burn a Union Jack in front of the British embassy in Tehran on Sunday. AFP Tehran-Iran’s deputy foreign minister said on Sunday that Britain’s ambassador to Tehran, Rob Macaire, was arrested as a foreigner at “an illegal gathering” but was freed soon after being identified. “He […]

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Man accused of inciting attack on Nankana Sahib gurdwara arrested in Pakistan

Lahore The main accused in the recent incident of vandalism at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab province has been arrested and charged with a non-bailable section of the stringent anti-terrorism act, a top official said on Monday. Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, also known as Gurdwara Janam Asthan, is a site near Lahore where the first […]

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Pak standing committee on defence approves Bills concerning services chiefs’ tenure

Islamabad The Pakistan government on Friday initiated the process in Parliament to extend and fix the retirement age of chiefs of the armed forces and pave way for the extension of incumbent Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak tabled in the National Assembly, Lower House of Parliament, three bills — […]

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Top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani killed in US airstrikes in Iraq

Baghdad, January 3 Top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed on Friday in a US strike on Baghdad’s international airport, Iran and the US confirmed, in the most dramatic episode yet of escalating tensions between the two countries. The Pentagon said US President Donald Trump ordered Soleimani’s “killing”, after a pro-Iran mob this week laid […]

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Musharraf challenges death penalty

New Delhi/Islamabad-Pakistan’s former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf (retd) today filed a petition in the Lahore High Court challenging the death sentence handed to him by a special court in a high treason case. The Islamabad special court verdict on December 17 led to an unprecedented confrontation between the judiciary and military in Pakistan, especially […]

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Massive car bomb in Somalia’s capital kills at least 76 people

Mogadishu-A massive car bomb exploded in a busy area of Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving at least 76 people dead, many of them university students, officials said. However, Reuters later quoted at international organisation working in Somalia as saying that the toll was at least 90. The blast occurred at a busy intersection southwest of the […]