Tag Archives: Pakistan

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Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes

By Vera Eckert & Christoph Steitz FRANKFURT (Reuters) – If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first…

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Indian commandos kill militants in Kashmir army base gunbattle

By Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Indian army commandos killed three militants holed up in an officers' mess & another person was shot dead during a six-hour gunbattle at…

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EU says fixes deportee deal with Pakistan after spat

By Kay Johnson ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan will stick to an agreement to take back citizens who are deported from mainland Europe, a top EU official said on Monday, days…

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5.9-magnitude quake hits northern Afghanistan: USGS

A 5.9-magnitude quake struck northern Afghanistan late Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, jolting the Indian capital & parts of Pakistan according to local reports. The tremor struck 22 kilometres…

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Climate change 'affecting' bird migration: eco-group

The number of birds migrating south from chilly North America to warmer South America this time of year has dropped sharply compared to 2014, probably because of climate change, an…

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Gunmen kill 4 security troops guarding mosque in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on Friday, killing four members of the security forces who were deployed outside a mosque. Three…

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Guinea begins countdown to end of Ebola after nearly 2 years

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Authorities have started the countdown to the end of Ebola in Guinea, the last country still reporting cases after nearly two years & more than 11,000…

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Tracking texts and calls can help governments reach poorest, most marginalised

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tracking mobile phone calls & texts to pinpoint & map out poverty in developing countries could provide aid agencies & governments with…

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France names first attacker as carnage reignites refugee row

By Bate Felix & Crispian Balmer PARIS (Reuters) – French police questioned on Sunday relatives of one of the suicide attackers who brought carnage to Paris as a row over…

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Pakistani rescuers save man 50 hours after building collapse

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A teenager was rescued after 50 hours trapped under the rubble of a four-story factory which collapsed this week in eastern Pakistan, officials said Friday. At least…