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Posturing of inclusion: Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years

For the first time in 20 years, a Hindu has been inducted in Pakistan Cabinet. The PML-N has planned to hold a major two-day road show when former prime minister Nawaz Sharif returns to his hometown Lahore on Wednesday, to get the much-needed political mileage in the face of the challenges its government is facing.


China and Russia Back New UN Sanctions Against DPRK

China and Russia Back New UN Sanctions Against DPRK

A United Nations human rights investigator said in 2015 that North Korea has forced more than 50,000 people to work overseas, mainly in Russian Federation and China , earning between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion a year for the country's government.


N. Korea Threatens to Turn US into 'Sea of Fire'

N. Korea Threatens to Turn US into 'Sea of Fire'

However Wang also emphasised that negotiations were the only way to solve the issue, after the United States had left open the possibility of military action against Kim Jong-Un's regime. In July, Russia and China joined diplomatic forces and urged North Korea , South Korea, and the U.S. to sign a de-escalation plan created to decrease tensions in the region.


64 more salmonella cases linked to papayas

64 more salmonella cases linked to papayas

Papayas there tested positive for five strains of salmonella , including Kiambu and Thompson, according to an update from the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA is still working to identify and issue recalls for other brands that originated from the Carica de Campeche farm. The FDA has increased its testing of papayas from Mexico to see whether fruit from other farms might be contaminated.


UP Govt. gears up to combat swine flu menace

UP Govt. gears up to combat swine flu menace

Bhubaneswar: Two more persons tested positive for the dreaded H1N1 virus that causes swine flu today, taking the total number of positive cases in Odisha to 34. Aamir and Kiran broke the news to the audience - which included Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shah Rukh Khan - in a video message.



UN Approves New North Korea Sanctions Over Missile Tests

The resolution would also prohibit countries from granting any new permits to North Korean overseas guest workers, ban new joint ventures with North Korean companies and slash new foreign investment in joint ventures that are already operating.