October 20, 2020

Pakistan returns ‘Unparalleled’ Cuban favor

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From telesur Pakistan will donate 15,000 tons of rice to Cuba as way of thanks for the humanitarian care provided by Cuba after the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir. In an expression of thanks, Pakistan will donate 15,000 tons of rice to Cuba as the Caribbean nation continues to suffer from one of its worst droughts […]

Global warming is not driving this refugee crisis, but it may drive the next

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By Andrew Freedman From Mashable Analysis There are many causes of the European refugee crisis, but one thing is certain despite headlines to the contrary: Climate change is not the dominant factor. The refugees fleeing war torn nations like Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, as well as those seeking economic opportunities lacking in Africa, are […]

Bin Laden’s son calls for lone wolf attacks on US

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By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza, who the terror leader was reportedly grooming as his successor before American forces killed him in 2011, has released a message calling for attacks on western cities, specifying London, Washington, Paris, and Tel Aviv as targets for action, including lone wolf attacks in the United […]

War between West Indies Board and players damaging Caribbean cricket

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By Tony Cozier From Mid-Day Strained relations between the players and board continue to thwart success in Caribbean cricket West Indies cricket has been paying worried attention to events on the other side of the world. A combination of Bangladesh’s sudden surge in their own favoured conditions that has transformed them into giant killers, Pakistan’s […]

Cayman Islands issue Pakistan travel advisory due to polio outbreak

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From Cayman Islands Department of Health The Cayman Islands’ Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kiran Kumar, has issued a travel advisory urging residents travelling to Pakistan to ensure that their immunisations against polio are up to date. This follows reports of the sustained spread of three exportations of polio from Pakistan to Afghanistan since 31 […]

Priest: Israel ‘Only Safe Place’ for Christians in Middle East

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From Newsmax A Greek Orthodox priest told a United Nations panel about the horrifying plight of Christians in the Middle East and said Israel is the only place in the region where Christians can live in safety. “The earth of the Middle East is soaked with the blood of Christians being killed daily,” Father Gabriel […]

ICC poised to clear way for Amir return

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From Super Sport Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir, banned and jailed for spot fixing in one of cricket’s darkest episodes, is set to be handed a dramatic return to the sport. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is expected to revise its anti-corruption code at a two-day board meeting starting in Dubai on Sunday, allowing all banned […]

Five Caribbean countries on US narcotic drugs list

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From Stabroek News (Jamaica Observer) JAMAICA has been listed as one of 22 major drug-producing and transit countries by US President Barack Obama, according to information released Monday by the US Department of State. However, Minister of National Security Peter Bunting did not appear overly worried about the listing as he said Jamaica has been […]

Here’s where we think the world’s nukes are stored — and what it says about global security

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By Armin Rosen from Business Insider Nuclear security scholars Hans M. Kristensen and Robert S. Norris published a study of the worldwide deployment of nuclear weapons on August 27th in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, their first such survey since 2009. As they stress throughout their paper, tracking the number and location of the […]

Mermaids are real! (No they’re not!)

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From Epoch Times Mermaid is ‘Real,’ Found in India, Mexico, Pakistan is Fake: Actually From ‘Pirates of Caribbean’ By Jack Phillips A mermaid did not appear on either beach in Porbandar, India, or in Pakistan’s Karachi. The post, which also says the “mermaid is real” actually just shows a prop made for the “Pirates of […]