INTERNATIONAL AWAAZ

Pakistan releases 86 Indian fishermen

Pakistan today released 86 Indian fishermen arrested for allegedly trespassing into its territorial waters.   86 fishermen freed from the Malir jail willl travel to Lahore by train. And then they will be handed over to Indian authorities at the Wagah border near Amritsar of Punjab. It is the second time this month that Pakistan has … Continue reading Pakistan releases 86 Indian fishermen

Aviation experts examine two black boxes from crashed FlyDubai flight

Aviation experts are examining two black boxes from the FlyDubai flight that crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and seven crew on board. But officials say the cockpit voice and data recorders have been badly damaged and are unlikely to reveal much data. The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from … Continue reading Aviation experts examine two black boxes from crashed FlyDubai flight

US President Obama in Cuba

US President Barack Obama arrived in Havana, Cuba for a historic visit to the island and talks with its communist leader. He has became the first US president in 88 years to visit Cuba. The trip is aimed at ending decades of Cold War animosity. Mr Obama will meet President Raul Castro on Monday and … Continue reading US President Obama in Cuba

Agreement between EU and Turkey to tackle migrant crisis comes into effect

The agreement between the European Union (EU) and Turkey to tackle the migrant crisis has formally come into effect. Under the plan, migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey if their asylum claim is rejected. According to it, thousands of migrants from Syria and elsewhere will be sent to Ankara, in exchange … Continue reading Agreement between EU and Turkey to tackle migrant crisis comes into effect

US Prez Obama to embark on a historic 3-day visit to Cuba

US President Barack Obama will embark on a historic 3-day visit to Cuba today which is expected to open a new era in the relationship between the two countries. Mr Obama, who will be the first US president to visit Cuba in 88 years, will hold talks with Cuban President Raul Castro tomorrow, followed by … Continue reading US Prez Obama to embark on a historic 3-day visit to Cuba

UNSC condemns ballistic missile launches by North Korea

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the unacceptable recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea. In an unanimous statement, it said the launches constituted a clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions. It comes after the North test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles, in the latest in a series of rocket launches. Two weeks ago, … Continue reading UNSC condemns ballistic missile launches by North Korea

Suicide bomb attack kills four in Turkey

Four people were killed and 20 wounded in a suicide bombing on a central shopping district in the country’s largest city of Istanbul on Saturday. Of the 20 wounded, three people are in serious condition. Local governor said, the attack took place on Istiklal Caddesi, a pedestrian street usually thronged with shoppers and strollers on … Continue reading Suicide bomb attack kills four in Turkey

Putin Expresses Condolences to Families of FlyDubai Plane Crash Victims

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin extended his condolences to the families of those killed in the crash of Boeing 737-800 over Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 from Dubai crashed at about 03:50 Moscow time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday while attempting landing amid poor weather conditions at the Rostov-on-Don Airport (ROV). All … Continue reading Putin Expresses Condolences to Families of FlyDubai Plane Crash Victims

62 killed in plane crash in southern Russia

MOSCOW / All sixty-two people on board a flight from Dubai were killed when the plane crashed and burst into flames as it was landing in Rostov-on-Don, in Southern Russia, on Saturday morning, a local official said. FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 plane from Dubai crashed at about 03:50 Moscow time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday while attempting … Continue reading 62 killed in plane crash in southern Russia

Kerry to travel Russia to hold talks on international efforts against ISIS

US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Russia next week to hold talks on the international efforts against ISIS. The move comes days after Moscow began withdrawing most of its forces from the war-torn Syria. US States Department spokesman John Kirby said, Kerry will visit Moscow from 22nd to 25th March to meet … Continue reading Kerry to travel Russia to hold talks on international efforts against ISIS

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Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

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Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

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US school students discuss ways to gun control

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Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

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Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

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