Tuesday, February 27

Day: May 28, 2017

China intervenes to remove mistrust between Pakistan and Afghanistan
Asia, ENGLISH

China intervenes to remove mistrust between Pakistan and Afghanistan

    The first round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on Saturday, Radio Pakistan has reported. The Dialogue was co-chaired by Director General Mansoor Ahmad Khan of Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director General Xiao Qian from Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director General Khalid Payenda of Afghan Ministry of Finance. The three sides exchanged in-depth views on trilateral cooperation in a friendly atmosphere and agreed to promote practical measures for cooperation. The three sides noted that trilateral cooperation among Pakistan, Afghanistan and China is conducive to peace, stability and development of Afghanistan and the region. The three countries appreciated the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and its bene...
Could A 100 Year Old Drug Treat Autism
ENGLISH, Life Style

Could A 100 Year Old Drug Treat Autism

    A 100-year-old drug may help improve the symptoms for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including improvements in language and social interaction, according to a small study. Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine explored how suramin, a drug developed to treat African sleeping sickness, affects the core symptoms of ASD which there are currently no treatments for. A previous study on mice showed a temporary reversal in symptoms of ASD, so the researchers went on to test the effect of the drug on humans. Their trial included 10 boys, ages 5 to 14 years, all diagnosed with ASD. Using diagnostic criteria, the researchers found that the most improved behaviors were related to social communication and play, speech and language, calm...
G7 leaders blame US for failure to reach climate change agreement in unusually frank statement
America, ENGLISH

G7 leaders blame US for failure to reach climate change agreement in unusually frank statement

    In an unusual admission, Group of Seven (G7) leaders have said in their final communique from a summit in Italy that they had failed to bridge differences over climate change with US President Donald Trump and America was unable to join other countries in committing to the Paris Agreement. The United States of America is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics, the communique read. Understanding this process, the heads of state and of government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom and the presidents of the European Council and of the European Commission reaffirm their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Agreement, it add...
Mass brawl involving 50 people breaks out on BEACH as temperatures soared leaving teenage boy with head injury
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Mass brawl involving 50 people breaks out on BEACH as temperatures soared leaving teenage boy with head injury

    A mass brawl involving around 50 people broke out on a packed BEACH in Kent as temperatures soared today. Emergency services rushed to reports of a 'punch up' in Margate at around 5.05pm. The air ambulance helicopter was forced to land on the sands amid the sunbathers - which is reported to have been supported by at least two other ambulances on the ground. A doctor and paramedic gave emergency treatment to a man at the scene who was then airlifted to the major trauma centre at King's College Hospital in London. The first pictures from the scene showed someone being stretchered away by paramedics. KentOnline reported that dozens of youngsters were involved in the fracas which police who rushed to the scene initially said was a 'disturbance' but later confirmed it was a lar...
Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

    Salman Abedi is seen in this image taken from CCTV on the night he committed the attack in Manchester Pictures of the Manchester bomber on his way to the arena where he carried out Britain’s worst terrorist attack in 12 years have been released by police. CCTV footage shows Salman Abedi, 22, shortly before his suicide attack on an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester arena on Monday night. Wearing a black puffa jacket, baseball cap, jeans and trainers, the CCTV images show Abedi in glasses, carrying the rucksack containing the device that killed 22 people and injured 119 others. Police believe he assembled his deadly bomb in a rented Airbnb flat in a mansion block on Granby Row in the city centre, near Canal Street. The flat is one of 17 locations searched by forensic exper...