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Beijing’s ,$63 billion ,Daxing airport ,international flights ,operations ,pressure

Beijing’s new $63 billion mega-airport begins international flights

10 October, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing’s new $63 billion Daxing airport began its first scheduled international flights on Sunday as it ramped up operations to help relieve pressure on the city’s existing Capital airport. Shaped like a phoenix – though to some observers it is more reminiscent of a starfish – the airport was designed by famed … Read More


Catalans, keep up, pressure, split, Spain, second day, protests

Catalans keep up pressure for split from Spain with second day of protests

10 October, 2019 11:22 pm 11:22 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Demonstrators blocked a train station and several motorways in Spain’s Catalonia region on Tuesday, a second day of protests over Monday’s jailing of nine separatists by the supreme court over their role in a failed secession bid. Police intervened to remove the protesters, who had turned out in smaller numbers than on … Read More


Bowing, pressure, Hong Kong, leader, suspends, extradition, bill

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

06 June, 2019 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city’s biggest and most violent street protests in decades. The extradition bill, which would have covered Hong Kong’s seven million … Read More


Undeclared, pressure, exists, freedom of expression, Pakistan, Bilawal

Undeclared pressure exists on freedom of expression in Pakistan: Bilawal

05 May, 2019 10:02 pm 10:02 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that undeclared pressured exists on freedom of expression in Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony on the World Press Freedom Day at Karachi Press Club on Friday, he said that freedom of journalism is vital for democracy. “Democratic rights are being banned,” he said. The PPP … Read More


White House, Prime Minister, Imran Khan, visit, Washington, July 22

PM Imran Khan decides not to give NRO to anyone despite pressure

05 May, 2019 5:32 pm 5:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has hinted at more reshuffle in the federal cabinet in the coming days. In a meeting with senior journalists on Friday, he said that he had decided not to give the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to any person despite pressure. “According to the intelligence report, some people … Read More


Venezuela's Maduro Guaido new protests pressure

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for new protests as pressure on Maduro rises

01 January, 2019 10:53 pm 10:53 pm

CARACAS (Reuters) – Juan Guaido, the Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed president, on Monday called for new street demonstrations as pressure intensified on President Nicolas Maduro and the crisis-stricken OPEC nation. Countries around the world have recognised Guaido as Venezuela’s rightful leader, and the United States vowed to starve Maduro’s administration of oil revenue after … Read More