For elderly people in Hong Kong, long term exposure to fine-particle air pollution is tied to an increased risk of dying from many cancers, including liver and pancreatic cancer, in addition to the expected lung cancer risk, according to a new study.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday asked all the private TV channels to telecast national anthem daily in the morning to promote patriotism.
WASHINGTON: The United States has indications that Iran has carried out air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq in recent days in what appeared to be the first such operations by Iran’s air force, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
PESHAWAR: The Pakistan military said Tuesday it had killed at least 24 militants in air strikes and ground fighting in northwestern tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, as part of ongoing offensives in the region.
BEIRUT, Lebanon: Air strikes by the US-led coalition in Syria have killed 553 people since their launch a month ago, the vast majority of them jihadists, a monitoring group said on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Thursday said it had killed 21 militants in air strikes in a restive tribal district near the Afghan border, a region where it has been battling Islamist groups for more than a decade.
BEIRUT/MURSITPINAR Turkey: New U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State fighters failed to stop them from pressing their assault on a strategic Syrian town near the Turkish border on Saturday, hitting it with shell fire for the first time.