Protesting Farmers Surround Paris With Tractors in ‘Siege’ to Gain Concessions

Protesting French farmers surrounded Paris Monday using tractor barricades, amid a standoff with the government over regulations and shrinking incomes. The protesters say that amid the ongoing Ukraine war, fertilizer prices and other inputs for livestock feeding and crop-growing have increased and have eaten into their income. They also argue that their agricultural sector is […]

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U.S. does not support Taiwan independence, Biden says

WASHINGTON, Jan – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Saturday the United States does not support the independence of Taiwan, after Taiwanese voters rebuffed China and gave the ruling party a third presidential term.Earlier in the day, the Taiwanese ruling Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te came to power, strongly rejecting Chinese pressure […]

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Pakistan: Power division confesses to overbilling consumers

The power division has confessed to overbilling consumers, changing their slabs and damaged meters. The initial report on the NEPRA investigation report revealed concerning findings, indicating that over 4.5 million consumers received bills exceeding 31 days. Additionally, a staggering 381,510 damaged meters have resulted in excessive bills. In July, 846,468 consumers were affected as their […]

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Indian govt official directed Sikh separatist’s assassination plot in US, DOJ says

NEW YORK: An Indian government official directed an unsuccessful plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist on US soil, the US Justice Department said on Wednesday, in announcing charges against a man accused of orchestrating the attempted murder. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan said Nikhil Gupta, 52, worked with the Indian government employee, whose responsibilities included security […]

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World Leaders: Two-State Solution Only Answer to Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

A two-state solution would be the answer to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, officials of Arab states and the European Union agreed at a meeting in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday. They said the Palestinian Authority, rather than Hamas, should rule Gaza. European Union foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said during the meeting in Barcelona that all EU […]

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Pakistan: 22 out of over 50 missing Baloch students recovered, IHC told

Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) Mansoor Usman Awan on Wednesday informed the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that 22 allegedly missing Baloch students had been recovered while the whereabouts of 28 others were still unknown. The revelation was made as IHC’s Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani resumed hearing a petition regarding the implementation of the recommendations of […]

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