April 6, 2016

Refugee Children Find Creative Joy

HRNW REPORT: The children around the table fell silent, fixing their attention on their friend. “I enjoy planting flowers. It reminds me of my grandmother,” 12-year old Siba was saying. “It’s what we used to…


New Details About The Death Penalty

HRNW REPORT: More people were put to death around the world last year than at any point in the last quarter-century, a report has revealed. According to Amnesty International at least 1,634 people were executed in 2015, an…


PRIME MINISTER CHAIRS NSC MEETING

Islamabad (HRNW):  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a National Security Committee meeting today at the PM House. During the course of the meeting, the Prime Minister was briefed about the performance of the security forces…


OBAMA: TO REFORM INTERNATIONAL TAX

USA (HRNW) In a response to Panama leaks, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for international tax reforms to avoid tax evasions as revealed in Panama Papers. “There is no doubt that the problem…


ANOTHER BANK LOOTED IN KARACHI

Karachi (HRNW): Robbers looted Rs8 million from a private bank in Korangi No 2 area here on Tuesday. Police said that a group of five armed men arrived at around 10:30am. After entering the bank,…



PAKISTAN, SAUDI, IRAN EXECUTIONS

HRNW: The number of known executions worldwide went up by more than 50 per cent last year to at least 1,634, the highest figure recorded since 1989, Amnesty International said Wednesday. The surge was largely…


ANOTHER BANK LOOTED IN KARACHI

Karachi (HRNW): Robbers looted Rs8 million from a private bank in Korangi No 2 area here on Tuesday. Police said that a group of five armed men arrived at around 10:30am. After entering the bank,…


TACKLING EXTREMISM IS A POLITICAL MINEFIELD

Islamabad (HRNW): Tackling extremism is a political minefield in Pakistan, where politicians openly consort with leaders of banned militant groups and sympathy exists within the security forces and civil administration for perpetrators of crimes committed in…


DIABETES LEVEL SOAR AROUND THE WORLD

HRNW: The number of people with diabetes has rocketed in the last few decades and levels will continue to soar unless drastic action is taken, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warns. Cases worldwide have more…