Islamabad [Pakistan], April 21 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended the term of USD 2 billion interest-free loan to Pakistan made in January 2019, as Islamabad's economy continues to struggle with sluggish growth amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington [US], April 21 (ANI): US is currently facing "two nuclear-capable, strategic peer adversaries at the same time" from Russia and China, US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) chief Admiral Charles Richard has said.
Kathmandu [Nepal], April 21 (ANI): The process of administering the second dose of Covishield vaccine, branded as Made-in-India, has begun in Nepal after the Himalayan nation started its vaccination campaign earlier this year.
Beijing [China], April 20 (ANI): Beijing has ordered primary and secondary schools to drop books in their libraries that may lead to the veneration of the Western countries at the cost of promoting Chinese patriotism, Nikkei Asia reports.
Washington [US], April 20 (ANI): The recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report on the origin of coronavirus has shown that the world health body was more focused on pleasing Beijing, said a former US National Security Council's senior director for counterproliferation and biodefense, adding that a "truly" independent investigation is needed to prevent the next pandemic.
Beijing [China], April 20 (ANI): Amid the global shortage of semiconductors, production in China's car industry has slowed down, dashing the Chinese car market's hope to spearhead global recovery in the sector.
New York [US], April 20 (ANI): The Chinese government is committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of the Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the northwest region of Xinjiang, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW).