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About 7 hours ago

Pakistan PM wins Parliament’s vote of confidence

Kamran Yousaf Press TV, Islamabad A sigh of relief for the Pakistani Prime Minister. The country’s National Assembly reposed trust in Prime Minister Imran Khan in a vote of confidence. Prime Minister Khan himself sought the vote of confidence from the National Assembly after the government backed candidate lost to an opposition leader in a Senate election. The defeat of the country’s finance minister had raised questions whether the government commanded majority ...
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About 7 hours ago

Iran's intl. Quran Competition held online due to pandemic

Yusef Jalali Press TV, Tehran Voices of divinity; these ear-soothing voices narrate divine verses from the holy book of Quran. The recitations come as part of the 37th International Quran Competition based in Iran. 57 finalists from 26 countries are competing in the annual contest, which was held online this year due to the pandemic. 411 participants from 67 countries took part in the primary stage of the competition, which was held ...
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About 16 hours ago

EU blocks vaccine shipment to Australia

Bianca Rahimi Press TV, London Italy, disgruntled by the delay of vaccine supplies to Rome, and general vaccine shortages in the EU has called for the shipment to Australia to be blocked. By doing so, it is activating for the first time, an export control system instituted by the bloc to make sure companies like the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca, honor their contracts. Australia says its vaccine rollout will not be ...
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About 1 day ago

Catalonia separatists protest King's visit to car factory

Kusai Kedri Press TV, Barcelona Anti-monarchy activists showed up at the headquarters of Spain's car manufacturer SEAT in the northwest of Barcelona to protest a visit by King Felipe and Prime Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. Protesters shouted slogans against the monarch and held banners reading, "Catalonia has no King", one week after violent riots shook the region over the imprisonment of a rapper for insulting the Spanish royals. The rejection of the ...
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About 1 day ago

Nigeria starts Covid-19 vaccinations

Danjuma Abdullahi Press TV, Abuja The Nigerian government has described the commencement of vaccinating Nigerians as a historic moment in the fight against COVID-19. The kick-off of the vaccination followed the delivery of about four million doses of the COVAX Astrazeneca vaccines to Nigeria on March 2. Nigerian health officials said the delay in the start of the vaccination was to ensure that the vaccines were checked for safety. The Nigerian government ...
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About 1 day ago

‘India silencing Kashmiris by instilling atmosphere of fear’

Shahana Butt Press TV, Kashmir India claims violence has dropped significantly in Kashmir since New Delhi stripped the region of its special status in 2019. However, local politicians accuse the Indian government of silencing Kashmiri people by instilling an atmosphere of fear. The questions is, who is telling the truth? A lot has changed since India ended Kashmir’s special treatment in August 2019. The region is now open to investors and non-locals ...
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About 1 day ago

Yemenis slam UN donor conference

Abdullatif al-Washali Press TV, Sana'a Yemenis staged a demonstration in front of the UN office in Sana’a to condemn the UN donor conference and renew their calls on the international organization and the international community to end the Saudi piracy against Yemeni oil vessels. The protesters described the UN donor conference as a "historical farce." They said the seized oil vessels must be released, and the Saudi war as well ...
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About 1 day ago

EU postpones ratifying Brexit deal over UK violation

Bianca Rahimi Press TV, London Only two months after Brexit, the UK government has been accused of breaching international law for a second time. The grace period on the controversial agri-food controls between Britain and Northern Ireland was supposed to end on April 1, but the UK has now announced its decision to extend until October 1, saying British business is not ready. This has ruffled feathers in Brussels. In order to ...
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About 2 days ago

Backlash as Biden backtracks on $15 per hour wage promise

Ramin Mazaheri Press TV, Chicago In his very first campaign speech to win the presidential election, Joe Biden promised to more than double the federal minimum wage from just over $7 an hour to a 'minimum of $15' per hour. However, the ruling Democratic Party has retracted the wage increase from the third fiscal stimulus negotiations, disappointing 30 million low-wage workers in the middle of a once-in-a-century economic crisis. There ...
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