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  • Strongest earthquake in 20 years rattles southern California

    LOS ANGELES: The strongest earthquake in 20 years shook a large swath of southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4 holiday and causing injuries and damage in a town near the epicentre, followed by a swarm of ongoing aftershocks...

    4 magnitude quake struck at 10:33am in the Mojave Desert, about 150 miles (240 kilometres) northeast of Los Angeles, near the town of Ridgecrest, California...

  • IMF chief Christine Lagarde to visit Pakistan in October

    ISLAMABAD: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde is set to visit Pakistan in October, the first such visit by an IMF head in several years...

    Well-placed sources in the Finance Ministry told DawnNews that Lagarde was expected to visit near the end of October...

  • FATF urges Pakistan to complete action plan by October

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in a statement on Friday said Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it...

    The global watchdog said it was concerned that Pakistan had failed to complete the action plan first by a January deadline and then again by a May deadline...

  • Pakistan gets FATF reprieve, but only till October

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has avoided the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) blacklist, but only until October, when it will have to report back to the world financial watchdog that it has successfully implemented its own action plan to counter terror financing, FATF and Pakistani officials said on Friday...

    “The FATF strongly urges Pakistan to swiftly complete its action plan by Oct 2019 when the last set of action plan items are set to...

  • Sri Lanka may consider playing a Test on Pakistan soil in October

    KARACHI: The Sri Lankan cricket team may soon return to Pakistan to play at least one Test match, more than a decade since militants attacked their team bus in Lahore in 2009...

    Sri Lanka and Pakistan were originally scheduled to play at a neutral venue, but Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sent a security delegation to visit Pakistan after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) gave them an offer to play one match in Pakistan — it’s first of the...

  • Bangladesh women's cricket team to tour Pakistan in October: PCB

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced the dates of upcoming matches between Bangladesh and Pakistan women's cricket teams that are to be played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium...

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team will arrive in Pakistan for a two-week tour on October 23 and play two one-day international and three Twenty20 games — the first of which will be held on October 26...

  • Over 200 dead as 7.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

    5 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas on Monday, leaving at least 200 dead and more than 1,000 injured due to building collapses, landslides, stampedes and other quake related incidents...

    The earthquake struck the country at 2:09pm today (Monday)...

  • Pakistan vows to provide 25pc of Nepal’s earthquake shelter needs

    BAKU (Azerbaijan): Pakistan pledged on Sunday to fulfil around 25 per cent of Nepal’s requirements of providing shelter to 300,000 people rendered homeless by the devastating earthquake as the mountainous country put its death toll beyond 7,000, and estimated up to $15 billion for rehabilitation and reconstruction...

    At a function on the sidelines of the 48th meeting of the board of governors of Asian Development Bank, Finance...

  • 2005 earthquake: Ten years of searching for Pakistan's missing

    MUZAFFARABAD: The morning the Pakistan earthquake struck ten years ago, Nazish Naz had been reluctant to go to school, telling her elder sister the day felt cursed...

    Her family are among hundreds of relatives struggling to trace loved ones lost in the earthquake, as all records of whether they survived were destroyed in the chaotic aftermath...

  • Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan, Afghanistan

    2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan late on Friday, two months after more than 300 people were killed by a quake in the same mountainous region...

    Know more: Guide: What you should do when an earthquake strikes The US Geological Survey said the earthquake, initially reported as magnitude 6...

  • Earthquake tremors felt in northwestern Pakistan

    CHITRAL: Earthquake tremors were felt in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early Saturday morning, a few weeks after a severe earthquake hit northern Afghanistan and Pakistan...

    People left their houses and workplaces and headed out for open spaces fearing a strong earthquake...

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