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  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
  • French railway seeks action

    PARIS: The French state railway company on Monday demanded police action against “irresponsible” Paris-Roubaix cycle race riders who breached a safety barrier seconds before a high speed train hurtled by...

  • Eight injured as blast hits railway track in Jacobabad

    JACOBABAD: At least eight people were injured in a blast on Saturday on a railway track near Jacobabad's district jail...

    Also read: Blast near railway tracks injures 25 in JacobabadEarlier this year, at least 25 people were wounded in a remote-controlled explosion on railway tracks near Jacobabad's Dil Murad station...

  • Khakwani’s take on allocation for railway

    LAHORE: The proposed allocation of Rs41 billion for Pakistan Railways under the 2015-16 Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) is commendable, compared to that of the whole PPP regime but the Rs45 billion spending on the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project shows that the priorities of the present regime are highly misplaced, says former minister of state for railways Ishaq Khan Khakwani...

    “The passenger-kilometer ratio in...

  • Ecnec approves revival of Karachi Circular Railway under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved nine development projects at a cost of Rs311 billion, including the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), which will be constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework...

    The project was made a part of the CPEC by the governments of China and Pakistan at the 6th joint coordination committee held in December...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

  • 22 dead in rush hour stampede on Mumbai railway bridge

    A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour on Friday killed at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, officials said...

    Anita Kamble, a 37-year-old who lives near the railway station, said she was alerted by a loud noise...

  • Railway introduces duplicate ticketing

    The duplicate ticket generation system was formally inaugurated jointly by Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique and Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Javed Anwar at a ceremony at the PR headquarters on Monday...

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