Malala sets foot on home soil after five years

Thanks;Amir Wasim | Mohammad Asghar Published;March 29, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Youngest Nobel Prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai arrived here on Thursday night more than five years after she survived a Taliban attack in Swat which necessitated her departure to the UK for medical treatment. Ms Yousafzai — accompanied by her father Ziauddin, Farah Mohamed…

Speculations over multiple summit meetings rise ahead of inter-Korean talks

Thanks;Choi He-suk Published : Mar 18, 2018 – 15:48 Updated : Mar 18, 2018 – 17:11 Speculations are rising over possible summit meetings between President Moon Jae-in, and the leaders of China, the US and Japan in the run-up to the inter-Korean summit, and Pyongyang-Washington summit. Moon’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is…

Italy’s election, Germany’s coalition highlight fragile EU

Thanks;Marcus Walker Published: Mar 4, 2018 8:15 p.m. ET German coalition deal reflect populists’ advances, wider dissatisfaction with establishment MILAN, ITALY – MARCH 04: A ballot paper with the symbol of the 5-star Movement is displayed during the counting of ballot papers during the 2018 general election on March 4, 2018 in Milan, Italy. A…

North Korea Hit One of Its Own Cities With a Missile

Thanks;Daily Deast @Router A North Korean ballistic-missile test that failed in flight crashed and caused considerable damage to a complex in the city of Tokchon in April of last year, according to the online magazine The Diplomat. Though the failure of the launch was reported at the time, it wasn’t clear until Wednesday’s report that…

Top 100 City Destinations Ranking: WTM London 2017 Edition

Thanks;Wouter Geerts Published;NOVEMBER 7TH, 2017 Euromonitor International is pleased to release its annual Top City Destinations Ranking, covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. For the first time, the Top 100 City Destinations Ranking 2017 Edition was unveiled at World Travel Market (WTM) London, the leading travel and tourism event…

Catalonia just declared independence from Spain

Thanks;Alexandra Ma Published;Oct,27 Pro-independence supporters wave the Catalan flag in Barcelona.Yves Herman/Reuters • Catalonia has declared independence from Spain. • Meanwhile, Spain’s Senate is voting over whether to allow the government to activate Article 155 and take control of Catalonia. • Mariano Rajoy, the country’s prime minister, wants to depose the Catalan president and hold…

There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists: Dalai Lama

Thanks;IANS in India Published;Oct,19 There are no Muslim or Christian terrorists because terrorists are no more religious once they embrace terror, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Wednesday. “People cease to be Muslim, Christian or any group the moment they became terrorists,” the Dalai Lama said at a public reception here on the…

New Lifestyles System Data: 2017 Global Consumer Trends Survey Results

Thanks;  Euromonitor Research Published; SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2017 We are excited to announce that the latest consumer survey results from the 2017 Global Consumer Trends survey are now live in the Lifestyles dashboard in our Passport database. Euromonitor International’s Global Consumer Trends surveys help companies stay ahead of a fast-changing consumer landscape by reaching out to internet-connected…

Governments commit to promote a more resource efficient and pollution free Asia-Pacific

Thanks;Kavita Sukanandan PUBLISHED;8 Sep 2017 Issued: 8 Sep 2017 News Number: G/36/2017 Location: Bangkok Environment ministers and high-level officials from over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to move towards a clean and green Asia-Pacific, one that is more resource efficient and pollution free at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment that concluded…