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  • 17 countries in American continent may have stopped HIV transmission: WHO

    BOGOTA: Data from 17 countries and territories across the Americas, including the United States, Canada and Chile, show they may have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the UN World Health Organisation said on Monday...

    The countries were able to cut mother-to-child transmission of HIV by improving pregnant women’s access to prenatal care, HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment, said the WHO and its regional...
  • Habre trial brings momentum for African justice on continent

    The court that delivered the verdict — the African Extraordinary Chambers (CAE in its French acronym) — is to be dissolved after the case wraps up, and African rights groups would like to see a similar body set up with lasting jurisdiction over the continent...

    “We want a permanent, continent-wide system for justice in Africa,” Aboubacry Mbodj, secretary-general of Dakar-based African rights group RADDHO, told AFP...

  • New Zealand part of sunken continent: scientists

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand sits atop a previously unknown continent — mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific — that should be recognised with the name Zealandia, according to scientists...

    The scientists, mostly from the official New Zealand research body GNS Science, said Zealandia was once part of the Gondwana super-continent but broke away about 100 million years ago...

  • Russian Army to hold first mountain drills with Pakistan this year

    MOSCOW: The Russian Army's Commander-in-Chief Oleg Salyukov on Friday announced that Russian ground forces will hold its first ever military exercises with Pakistan in the coming year, according to TASS news agency...

    Read: Russia to provide counter-terrorism training to Pakistan"The Peace Mission-2016, the joint drills of peace-keeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization code-named Indestructible Brotherhood, the...

  • Pakistan’s Asad Memon set to climb highest mountain in South America

    While 2019 saw the phenomenal rise of Arslan Ash becoming the undisputed Tekken champion of the world, the new decade has started with 22-year-old Asad Ali Memon set to climb highest mountain in South America as part of “Seven Summit Challenge”...

    Located in the Andes mountain range in Argentina, Aconcagua is the highest mountain peak not only in South America but in the world outside Asia...

  • Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescue 2 foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier

    Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescued two foreign mountain climbers from Broad Peak, Baltoro Glacier, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday...

    Last week, the French military conferred medals on the Pakistan Army Aviation pilots who rescued a French mountaineer from the Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest peak, in a daring late-night rescue mission in 2018...

  • Water of mountain stream ‘treats’ diseases

    MANSEHRA: The waters of a mountain stream in Mansehra are popular among local population for ‘treating’ diseases...

    Every day, the Koh-i-Bara,the dull mountain, draws large crowds of people wanting to fetch ‘Dara tonic’ as its waters are popularly known...

  • Mountain collapses on township in China

    BEIJING: A landslide struck some 34 homes in southwest China on Monday, killing two people and leaving another 25 missing in the latest natural disaster to hit the country, according to the local government...

    Rescuers pulled six people out of the rubble, including the two who died, in a township in Bijie city in Guizhou province, authorities said in a statement on their website
  • Mountain film fest to help promote tourism

    LAHORE: Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) will hold a two-day (June 13-14) International Mountain Film Festival at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall...

    The event was also an attempt to qualify for membership of Italy-based prestigious organisation -- International Alliance for Mountain Films -- having 22 countries as its members, so that Pakistan could also showcase its great mountain tourism potential, they added...

  • Art teachers paint to celebrate local mountain environment

    ISLAMABAD: A total of 20 art teachers from the twin cities participated in a live painting competition in the Margalla Hills National Park, organised in connection with the 7th Pakistan Mountain Festival...

    The event aimed to highlight the beauty and biological diversity of the local mountain environment, and was organised by the Development Communications Network with support from UNDP Pakistan...

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