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Moign Khawaja specializes in politics, current affairs and world conflicts. He also takes deep interest in society especially religious and cultural festivals. He has MA degrees in Journalism and International Affairs.

Nigeria’s big day ruined by violent blasts

Nigeria’s big day ruined by violent blasts

Independence day celebrations of Nigeria were marred when two car bomb explosions took place killing eight people and injuring three others. …

U.S. soothes syphilis sufferers with a ‘sorry’

U.S. soothes syphilis sufferers with a ‘sorry’

The United States of America issued an apology over an experiment carried out on Guatemalans in which they were infected with sexually transmitted diseases and later treated by antibiotics.…

Japan: No Apology to China for Detaining Trawler Captain

Japan: No Apology to China for Detaining Trawler Captain

Japan has rejected Beijing’s demands of seeking apology for detaining a Chinese fishing trawler captain who collided his vessel with two Japanese coast guard ships. …

U.S. Troops Still Fighting in Iraq Despite Obama Announcement

U.S. Troops Still Fighting in Iraq Despite Obama Announcement

U.S. troops are still involved in military operations despite President Barack Obama having declared an end to combat operations on 31 August.…

FARC Top Commander Killed in Colombian Air Raid

FARC Top Commander Killed in Colombian Air Raid

The top FARC military commander and head of the rebel group’s strongest unit, the Eastern Bloc, died in a Colombian army air raid. …

10 spectators killed in Iran military parade blast

10 spectators killed in Iran military parade blast

At least 10 people were killed and 35 others were injured when a bomb exploded in a stadium hosting an Iranian military parade.…

19 hurt in bridge collapse; Fate of Delhi Commonwealth Games hangs in balance

19 hurt in bridge collapse; Fate of Delhi Commonwealth Games hangs in balance

An important footbridge near the Commonwealth Games arena collapsed, injuring at least 19 people.…

Extremists Win Swedish Parliament Seats

Extremists Win Swedish Parliament Seats

The Sweden Democrats party, the far-right political group that opposes immigration and terms Islam as a threat to the country’s national security, has gained 20 seats in the Riksdag (Swedish…

Afghan elections held amid violence; Marred by fraud and low turnout

Afghan elections held amid violence; Marred by fraud and low turnout

Western observers admit the majority of Afghans are disillusioned and disengaged with the process due to the worsening of security situation and corruption in Karzai’s administration.…

Kashmiri Protestors Killed by Indian Security Forces

Kashmiri Protestors Killed by Indian Security Forces

Police in Indian administered Kashmir have shot dead at least 18 protestors who were taking part in demonstrations against Indian rule and U.S. Quran burning incidents.…

Tajik Security Forces Clash with Taliban Along Border

Tajik Security Forces Clash with Taliban Along Border

A clash between Tajik security forces and Taliban has left at least 20 militants and a serviceman dead.…

North Ossetia Struck by Terrorist Attack

North Ossetia Struck by Terrorist Attack

A car packed with explosives, metal bars, bolts and ball bearing was detonated by a suicide bomber in a busy market, killing 16 bystanders and injuring more than 100 others.…

Mozambique Restores Subsidies on Wheat in Response to Crisis

Mozambique Restores Subsidies on Wheat in Response to Crisis

President Armando Guebuza Guebuza’s administration announced the withdrawal of decision to end the subsidy on wheat prices that led to the spiraling of bread prices.…

Members of Militant Group Escape in Nigerian Prison Break

Members of Militant Group Escape in Nigerian Prison Break

Hundreds of people were arrested last year on charges of murder, arson and theft when riots broke out in and around the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.…

Pakistani Taliban Bomb Police Station

Pakistani Taliban Bomb Police Station

A suicide bomber has struck a police station, killing at least 19 people, including four school children and 11 policemen. …

Karzai Forms Council to Pursue Talks with Taliban

Karzai Forms Council to Pursue Talks with Taliban

The formation of High Peace Council was announced by the Afghan leader to pursue talks with the Taliban. …

Scores Killed in Terrorist Attack in Quetta

Scores Killed in Terrorist Attack in Quetta

The deadly bombing took place in the business district of the western Pakistani city of Quetta.…

Karzai: NATO Airstrike Killed Civilians, Parliamentary Candidate

Who: Innocent Afghan civilians. What: Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced at least 10 civilians, including a parliamentary candidate, were killed in a U.S. airstrike in northern Afghanistan. NATO, led by…

Suicide Bombers Strike Shia Muslims in Lahore

Suicide Bombers Strike Shia Muslims in Lahore

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up amidst a procession of thousands of Shia faithful. At least 25 people died in the blasts and 170 others were injured.…

Israel to Target Iran by Latest Spy Satellite Launch

Israel to Target Iran by Latest Spy Satellite Launch

Israel has sent a surveillance satellite named Ofek 9 into orbit to target Iran's nuclear program.…

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