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New Zealand PM postpones election after virus return

AUCKLAND: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday delayed New Zealand’s looming election by four weeks to 17th October after a renewed coronavirus outbreak. Ardern was under pressure from political opponents and coalition partners to shift the 19th September vote following

Postponed French Open could be held without spectators

PARIS: The French Open, which was postponed to September from May due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, could be held without fans, the organisers of the claycourt Grand Slam have said. Bernard Giudicelli, president of the French Tennis Federation, told

Saudi Arabia postpones inaugural Red Sea Film Festival

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has postponed the inaugural edition of the Red Sea International Film Festival due to coronavirus concerns. Festival organisers announced the difficult decision “given the current global health emergency,” they said in an email to prospective guests which

ATC postpones trial due to absence of IO in murder case

KARACHI: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi has rescheduled the trial of two cases of murder of police officers citing the absence of an investigating officer of the case. The ATC started the trial of the case of the murder

KP assembly postpones ‘Muslim Family Bill’ over reservations

PESHAWAR: The government deferred a bill related to Muslim family laws during the consideration stage in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday after religious parties expressed reservations about the amended draft of the proposed law. The Muslim Family Laws (Amendment)

UNSC postpones meeting after France disagrees over Kashmir

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) session has been postponed on Tuesday as France disagreed to attend the meeting to discuss the dispute of the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).  The UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said, “We are, obviously