Several facilities to reopen on June 1, Turkey’s Erdogan says

Several facilities to reopen on June 1, Turkey’s Erdogan says

Turkey will lift intercity travel restrictions and allow restaurants, cafes, parks and sports facilities to reopen from June 1 as it relieves the restrictions imposed to curb the outbreak of coronavirus, President Tayyip Erdogan said. Museums and beaches are also scheduled to open from June 1, Erdogan said after a...

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US reports 1,297 deaths in 24 hours from coronavirus

US reports 1,297 deaths in 24 hours from coronavirus

The United States recorded 1,297 deaths from coronavirus, taking its total to 101,573 since the start of the global pandemic, AFP said, quoting Johns Hopkins University. According to the tracker kept by Baltimore-based university, the country has also officially logged 1,720,613 virus cases, far more than any other nation.

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Without global approach Covid-19 cannot be defeated, says PM

Without global approach Covid-19 cannot be defeated, says PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked the G20 countries for providing debt relief to the developing countries that are dealing with the crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. “I really welcome the debt relief initiative by G20 countries but we cannot come out of this crisis unless we look at this...

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Senior journalist falls victim to Covid-19 in Peshawar

Senior journalist falls victim to Covid-19 in Peshawar

A senior journalist has fallen victim to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the provincial capital making him the province’s first media victim of the virus. A few days ago, Fakharuddin Syed, who worked for a private news channel, was admitted to the Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), in critical condition with shortness...

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Group of six people can meet outside from Monday, UK PM Johnson says

Group of six people can meet outside from Monday, UK PM Johnson says

From Monday onwards groups of up to six people would be able to meet outside England if they retain social distance, Reuters reports. “These changes mean that friends and family can start to meet their loved ones, perhaps seeing both parents or grandparents at once,” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

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Norway permits work trips and some sports for kids

Norway permits work trips and some sports for kids

Norway says that beginning next week, it will scrap quarantine conditions for work-related travel to all nordic countries and allow children to return to formal sports activity.   In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, Norwegians returning from abroad and tourists permitted to cross the closed border...

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PTI ‘vows to resist’ if Sindh govt reimposes lockdown in Karachi

PTI ‘vows to resist’ if Sindh govt reimposes lockdown in Karachi

Warning the Sindh government against re-imposing a lockdown in the metropolis to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MPA Khurram Sher Zaman said party would condemn such a move by the provincial government. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, he accused the Sindh Party-led Pakistan Peoples government...

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Work to remove crashed aircraft debris gets underway

Work to remove crashed aircraft debris gets underway

The process of eliminating the debris of the doomed PIA plane that crashed last week in Karachi’s Model Colony area began on Wednesday, barring the aircraft’s engine, landing gear, and avionics. Removal of the rubble started after consent from the Airbus investigation team that had reached Karachi on Tuesday. The...

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No decision made to ease or tighten lockdown in Sindh: Nasir Hussain Shah

No decision made to ease or tighten lockdown in Sindh: Nasir Hussain Shah

On Wednesday, Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that the government had made no new decision regarding easing or tightening of the lockdown in the province. The minister said the Sindh government was evaluating the situation, adding that it would consult the federal government before any new decision...

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Pakistan observing Youm-e-Takbeer with national fervor

Pakistan observing Youm-e-Takbeer with national fervor

Today, Pakistan is observing the 22nd anniversary of successful nuclear tests it conducted in 1998. In response to Indian nuclear tests, Pakistan conducted five successful tests of its own in Chaghi, Balochistan followed by another one on May 30th in Kharan. Each year, Youm-e-Takbeer is celebrated to remember the momentous day...

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