September 1, 2018




158 candidates file papers for by-polls in KP

Peshawar (HRNW): More than 150 assembly aspirants have filed their nomination papers for by-elections on one National Assembly seat and nine seats of the provincial assembly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Spokesperson of the Election Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…


US ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency Unrwa

United States (HRNW): The United States is ending all funding for the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency, the US State Department says. It described the organisation, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa), as “irredeemably flawed”….


New Mexico compound gang arrested by FBI

United States (HRNW): Five adults at a desert compound in New Mexico have been arrested by the FBI weeks after a judge received death threats for granting them bail. The two men and three women, residents…



Blast kills top Donetsk rebel Zakharchenko

Ukraine (HRNW): A leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Zakharchenko, has been killed in an explosion at a cafe in Donetsk city. “The head of the DNR [Donetsk People’s Republic]… has died as the…



US-Canada trade talks break up without a deal

United States (HRNW): Talks between the US and Canada about amending the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) have ended for the week without reaching a deal. US officials said they would meet their Canadian counterparts…