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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Finland’s new parliament is dominated by women under 35

Sanna Marin, recently elected prime minister of Finland, pictured at a meeting of the European Council in Brussels, Belgium on December 2, 2019. | Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The country could have lessons for the United States. Sanna Marin is about...

The dust-up over Elizabeth Warren’s private legal work, explained

Elizabeth Warren at a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa in November 2019. | Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images Elizabeth Warren being paid for her work is inexplicably controversial. Sen. Bernie Sanders sold a lot of books and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got an...

How to shoot a documentary inside a Mexican ambulance

A scene from Midnight Family. | Courtesy of 1091 Private ambulances serve much of Mexico City. Midnight Family tells the story of one. The documentary Midnight Family is set in a place that’s both familiar and strange: an ambulance. The film follows members...

The future of the Paris climate agreement is being decided this week

Protestors gathered outside the ongoing United Nations climate change meeting on Monday to demand more aggressive action to limit warming. | Cristina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images UN negotiators are in Madrid trying to resolve the thorniest issues blocking international action on climate change. The...

Human rights day being celebrated all around the world today

World human rights day is being celebrated all around the world today while United Nations (UN) general assembly decided back in 10 December 1948 to celebrate the day to bring the world attention towards the UN declaration. The human rights violations have continued around the...

‘Impatient, old’ Trump might change Kim’s views: report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may change his views toward United States President Donald Trump if he continues making “inappropriate, dangerous” comments, a senior Pyongyang official said on Monday, calling him an “impatient, old man.” Kim Yong Chol, a senior North Korean official who...

Finland’s Sanna Marin become youngest prime minister ever

Finland’s 34-year-old transport minister, Sanna Marin, has been selected to lead the Social Democratic party, making her the country’s youngest prime minister ever. Finland’s ruling Social Democratic Party council voted 32-29 late Sunday to name Sanna Marin over rival Antti Lindtman to take over the...

90 percent of growth in high-tech jobs happened in just 5 metro areas

Boston: one of five cities where most of the growth in innovation jobs is happening | Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images As a result, wealth is also being concentrated in those areas. Technology jobs and the economic prosperity they bring are being...

Watchmen episode 8 has an Adrian Veidt-centric post-credits scene. It’s bonkers. 

Adrian Veidt in Watchmen | HBO Adrian Veidt explains why he isn’t happy in “heaven.” Comic book superhero stories on the big screen have made a tradition out of the post-credits scene, a cliffhanger that dramatically teases the next installment in the series....

Watchmen becomes an aching, beautiful love story in its next-to-last episode

Doctor Manhattan returns to Earth in 2009. | HBO “A God Walks Into Abar” is the kind of deeply romantic, mind-bending TV episode Damon Lindelof lives to make. “A God Walks Into Abar” (get it??) is essentially TV critic catnip. A complicated love...

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Pakistan to remain on FATF’s grey list for now

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Friday announced that Pakistan will continue to remain in its "increased monitoring list" — referred to more...

Qureshi warns of ‘trap’ laid by India to ‘drag Pakistan back to ICJ’

Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday warned against falling into the "trap" laid by India with which it seeks to drag Pakistan back...

Reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa filed in complete disregard of the law: Supreme...

The judicial reference filed against Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa was filed in complete disregard of the law, the Supreme Court of Pakistan...

Second coronavirus wave in Pakistan: Alarm bells ringing at NCOC as all indicators turn...

In continuation with a series of escalating warnings, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has sounded the alarm over the average positivity ratio...

PM Calls meeting of government, party spokespersons

Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of party and government spokespersons which will be held on Friday evening. According to the sources  a...

CM Buzdar inaugurates Punjab Rozgar Scheme

Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has inaugurated Punjab Rozgar Scheme which is said to be the largest employment programme in the history of the...