Aviation : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Category: Aviation

49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings in 2 mosques in New Zealand

March 15, 2019 |

Christchurch At least 49 people were killed and 48 others injured after gunmen opened fire in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch Friday, a coordinated and unprecedented attack that has shocked the usually peaceful nation.

Authorities confirmed …

Read More

ISESCO condemns terrorist attacks on 2 mosques in New Zealand

March 15, 2019 |

Rabat The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) strongly condemned the twin coordinated terrorist attacks targeting two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch during Friday prayers.

According to New Zealand authorities, at least 40 people were killed …

Read More

European Investment Bank loans Morocco Euros 80 million to upgrade highway infrastructure

March 13, 2019 |

Rabat The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted the Moroccan Motorway Company (ADM) a loan worth 80 million euros ($90.4 million) to upgrade highway infrastructure in the region of Grand Casablanca.

The loan will finance the tripling of the Casablanca-Berrechid …

Read More

Houthis caused killing of 500 women and injury of 1950 others: Yemeni official

March 12, 2019 |

Aden, Yemeni Minister of Social Affairs Ibtihaj al-Kamal said that the Houthi militia has caused the killing of 500 women and injury of 1950 others since their coup of 21st September 2014, SABA news agency reported.

The agency quoted al-Kamal …

Read More

India’s Modi Taps Into Tide of Nationalist Sentiment as Elections Loom

March 8, 2019 |

NEW DELHI At public meetings and election rallies held since the recent confrontation between India and Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been tapping into a wave of nationalistic sentiment sweeping the country and presenting himself as a strong …

Read More

OFID inks $12 million loan pact to support fisheries project in Mozambique

March 7, 2019 |

Vienna The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has signed a $12 million loan agreement with Mozambique to co-finance a project aimed at strengthening artisanal and industrial fishing to boost food security and improve living standards.

The agreement was signed …

Read More

OIC chief lauds outcome of 46th Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Abu Dhabi

March 6, 2019 |

Jeddah Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef AlOthaimeen commended the outcome of the 46th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers, held in Abu Dhabi, paying tribute to the United Arab Emirates for making …

Read More

OIC chief lauds outcome of 46th Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Abu Dhabi

March 6, 2019 |

Jeddah Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef AlOthaimeen commended the outcome of the 46th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers, held in Abu Dhabi, paying tribute to the United Arab Emirates for making …

Read More

Murad stresses need for accurate data compilation of refugees’ particularly Afghan refugees

March 5, 2019 |

A representative of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Ruven Renikwela called on Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in Karachi today.

Murad Ali Shah on this occasion stressed the need for accurate data compilation of refugees' particularly Afghan refugees.…

Read More

UN sees signs of Israeli crimes against humanity during Gaza protests

March 1, 2019 |

Geneva, UN investigators say there is evidence pointing to grave, systematic human rights violations by Israeli security forces who killed 189 Palestinian demonstrators and injured 9,204 people last year during massive protests at the Gaza Strip border.

A UN Commission …

Read More

Al-Jubeir to visit Pakistan with message from Saudi crown prince: Qureshi

February 28, 2019 |

Islamabad, Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir is due to arrive in Islamabad on Friday, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said.

While talking to the media after a federal Cabinet meeting, Qureshi said he spoke …

Read More

Jerusalem governor among 22 Palestinians detained by Israeli police

February 27, 2019 |

Jerusalem Israeli military police Wednesday overnight detained Jerusalem Governor Adnan Gheith and 21 other Palestinians during large-scale raids across East Jerusalem.

Palestinian news agency WAFA quoted Mohammad Mahmoud, an attorney representing the Palestine Prisoner's Society (PPS), as saying that Israeli …

Read More