Iconic Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76

Iconic Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76

The greatest mind of the generation. Physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, has died at the age of 76 after a long struggle with motor neuron disease. Iconic Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies At 76 His children Lucy, Robert, and Tim said in a statement. “We have deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today.” If you hadn’t seen the wheelchair-bound genius, on documentaries or the news, you’d probably have had a window to his early life,…

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Germany in political crisis as coalition talks collapse

Germany in political crisis as coalition talks collapse

Chancellor Angela Merkel was left battling for political survival Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed, plunging Germany into a crisis that could trigger fresh elections.Europe’s biggest economy now faces weeks, if not months of paralysis with a lame-duck government that is unlikely to take bold policy action. And with no other viable coalition in sight, Germany may be forced to hold new elections that risk being as inconclusive as September’s polls….

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Qatar ‘to introduce’ minimum wage

Qatar ‘to introduce’ minimum wage

World Cup 2022 host Qatar, under global scrutiny over its alleged ill-treatment of foreign workers, has agreed to a range of labour reforms including the introduction of a minimum wage. Qatar ‘to introduce’ minimum wage Other proposed changes include job contracts being lodged with the government so they cannot be changed on arrival in Qatar, and employers no longer being able to stop staff from leaving the country. Separately, state media announced the gas-rich emirate…

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No to CPEC unless Pakistan provides trade access to India: President Ghani

No to CPEC unless Pakistan provides trade access to India: President Ghani

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that his country will not be a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) unless it is given access to Pakistan’s Wagah and Attari border, DNA India reported on Wednesday. No to CPEC unless Pakistan provides trade access to India: President Ghani Addressing a gathering at the Vivekananda International Foundation in New Delhi, Ghani said that Kabul will restrict Pakistan’s access to central Asia if it is not given…

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Caitlan Coleman ends hush on captivity

Caitlan Coleman ends hush on captivity

Disputing claims about her rescue, the recently recovered Caitlan Coleman has said that she was in Pakistan for at least a year before she was “rescued” by Pakistan Army in an operation near the Pak-Afghan border earlier this month. Caitlan Coleman ends hush on captivity While speaking to the Toronto Star in her first interview since her recovery, Coleman said: “Right now, everybody’s shunting blame and making claims. Pakistan says no, they were never in…

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Saudi crown sovereign guarantees ‘a nation of direct Islam’

Saudi crown sovereign guarantees ‘a nation of direct Islam’

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday vowed to restore “moderate, open” Islam in a kingdom known for its ultra-conservative rule. Saudi crown sovereign guarantees ‘a nation of direct Islam’ “We are returning to what we were before, a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world,” he said at an economic forum in Riyadh. “We will not spend the next 30 years of our lives…

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G7 tech giants agree on plan to block terror content online

G7 tech giants agree on plan to block terror content online

G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of extremism over the internet. G7 tech giants agree on plan to block terror content online “These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom,” Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said after a two-day meeting with his Group of Seven counterparts, stressing the importance of the internet for extremist “recruitment,…

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Qandeel Baloch murder case decision by judge

Qandeel Baloch murder case decision by judge

Qandeel Baloch murder case Police managed to nab Mufti Abdul Qavi from the Punjab Highway on Wednesday after he fled the court following the rejection of his application by a sessions court in Multan for extension in the cleric’s pre-arrest bail in the Qandeel Baloch murder case. Multan Cantt SP Dr.Fahad said police, with the aid of highway authorities, nabbed Qavi while he was traveling to Jhang. Earlier, the cleric had fled the court with…

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Man Captured By Taliban Didn’t Believe Trump Is President

Man Captured By Taliban Didn’t Believe Trump Is President

Joshua Boyle, the Canadian man who was recently rescued along with his family after five years in Taliban captivity, said he thought his captors were joking when they told him Donald Trump had become president of the United States.Man Captured By Taliban Didn’t Believe Trump Is President “It didn’t enter my mind that he was being serious,” Boyle, who was rescued alongside his wife and three children in Pakistan last week, told the Toronto Star….

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Bomb kills reporter covered ‘Panama Papers’ link

Bomb kills reporter covered ‘Panama Papers’ link

The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, inset, lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017.Bomb kills reporter covered ‘Panama Papers’ link A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation’s links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car, the prime minister said. Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, had just driven away from…

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