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Malaysia to End Capital Punishment:

Malaysia’s new government said to establish the end of capital punishment for almost all crimes and to halt all pending executions. Malaysia’s move against the capital punishment has been apprised as a major advance in Asia by human rights watch. More than 1200 people are on the death row convictions …

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‘Plight’ Or ‘Persecution’ At Thar

Thar – the desert region that encompasses both India and Pakistan has 25 percent of its land in Pakistan. Thar has considerably low rainfall and water tables of Thar are consistently decreasing thereof. The Thar water is full of waterborne bacteria and other contaminations; fluorine and arsenic being notable of …

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Nobel Peace Prize Timeline since 2008

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2008 Nobel peace prize winner: Martti Ahtisaari (Finland) 2009 Nobel peace prize winner: Barack Obama (United States of America) 2010 Nobel peace prize winner: Liu Xiaobo (China) 2011 Nobel peace prize winner: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) Tawakkol Karman (Yemen) 2012 Nobel peace prize winner: European Union 2013 …

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Polio and Pakistan

The number of reported polio cases in 2018 is 8 in Pakistan and the number of reported cases in neighbouring Afghanistan is 22 as per figures indicated by the World Health Organisation. Afghanistan and Nigeria are still endemic with the polioviruses but WHO figures show the gruesome situation for Pakistan. …

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UN General Assembly

UN General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United States. Members of UN General Assembly: There are 192 member states of the United Nations and all members of the United Nations are the members of the General Assembly. General Assembly Annual Session: The General Assembly currently meets under its president or secretary-general in …

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Anti-encroachment Operation in Karachi Launched:

Grand anti-encroachment operation has been launched in Karachi following the October 27 order of apex court. #Karachi: #Saddar Electronics Market, Regal area after 2nd day of Anti Encroachment drive. Several shops was demolished, removed several street vendors. #KHIAlerts pic.twitter.com/EycqkSVy3B — SherY – (@SherySyed_) November 7, 2018   The court has …

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China is Building the World’s Biggest Airport

China is building the world’s biggest airport in Southern District in 2019. The airport will handle a hundred million passengers a year. Initially, the airport will have four runways. The separate passenger areas will be the part of new Chinese airport for domestic and international flights to reduce travel time. …

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