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Sri Lanka economy precarious

Sri Lanka economy precarious

Sri Lanka's new prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday said that the country's economy in current times is "extremely precarious".

Imran Khan’s security beefed up

Imran Khan’s security beefed up

Khan claimed on Saturday that a "conspiracy" to assassinate him was being hatched in Pakistan and abroad, warning that if anything happens to him, the people will come to know about the perpetrators through a video message he has recently recorded and placed in a safe place.

LIVE Total Lunar Eclipse from NASA
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LIVE Total Lunar Eclipse from NASA

Stargazers experienced some heavenly wonder as they caught a glimpse of blood moon in the skies - this involved a total lunar eclipse occurring at the same time. A "blood moon" happens when Earth's moon is in a total lunar eclipse. NASA explains since only sunlight reaching the Moon passes through Earth's atmosphere, the dust or clouds give the eclipse

2 Sikh businessmen killed in Pak

2 Sikh businessmen killed in Pak

Two Sikh businessmen were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the latest targeted terrorist attack against the minority community in the restive province bordering Afghanistan.