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Pakistan, Lunar Eclipse

Pakistan to witness lunar eclipse today

07 July, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

LAHORE (92 News) – A partial lunar eclipse, starting on Tuesday night and ending early Wednesday morning, will be visible in Pakistan, according to the Climate Data Processing Centre (CDPC). The CDPC predicts that the lunar eclipse will begin on July 16 at 11:44 pm and end at 1:02 am on July 17. It will … Read More

Cyclone Cyclone hit millions UN Africa record disaster

Cyclone hit millions across Africa in record disaster: UN

03 March, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Cyclone winds and floods that swept across southeastern Africa affected more than 2.6 million people and could rank as one of the worst weather-related disasters recorded in the southern hemisphere, UN officials said on Tuesday. Rescue crews are still struggling to reach victims five days after Cyclone Idai raced in at speeds … Read More

China’s Xi offers another $60 billion to Africa, but says no to ̵...

09 September, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another $60 billion (£46.5 billion) in financing for Africa on Monday and wrote off some debt for poorer African nations, while warning against funds going towards “vanity projects”. Speaking at the opening of a major summit with African leaders, Xi promised development that people on the continent … Read More

Muslims around the world celebrate Eidul Azha

08 August, 2018 1:37 pm 1:37 pm

MAKKAH (Reuters) – Muslims around the world marked the Eidul Azha holiday on Tuesday, gathering at mosques or in vast open sites to celebrate one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar. Commemorating the willingness of Ibrahim, or Abraham, to sacrifice his son on God’s command, Muslims mark the holiday by slaughtering … Read More