Islamabad [Pakistan], October 25 (ANI): Pakistan is on the verge of a massive shortage of gas and rationing due to depleting local gas reserves and the failure of the Imran Khan government to procure a sufficient quantity of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG).
Tokyo [Japan], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Japanese prefectures that were under an emergency regime or enhanced coronavirus measures, including Tokyo and Osaka, are suspending on Monday the restrictions on the operation of restaurants and bars as the number of COVID-19 cases has been in decrease, the local authorities said.
Seoul [South Korea], October 25 (ANI/Global Economic): The South Korean government will decide to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) next month. As China and Taiwan recently submitted an application to join, the government also agreed that Korea cannot delay the decision any longer.
Matera [Italy], October 25 (ANI): Several members of the Afghan community in Italy led by its President Kaihan Mashriqwal has organized a demonstration against the Pakistan government and Army for creating chaos in Afghanistan.
Nicosia [Cyprus], October 25 (ANI): Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, failed to achieve positive results in his two latest trips to the United States and Russia. This may be attributed to the fact that the autocratic Turkish leader has become overconfident, thinks that he can play the US and Russia against each other and does not seek the advice of Turkey's seasoned diplomats.
Singapore, October 25 (ANI): In the increasingly digital world we live in, the consumption of data has been growing exponentially in recent years. The COVID-19 pandemic which has caused people to work and school from home has augmented this trend resulting in even higher demand for digital services.
Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): United States Secretary Janet Yellen on Sunday anticipated the inflation rates in the country to return to the 2 per cent range in the second half of 2022, according to CNN.
Port-au-Prince [Haiti], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Hundreds of women and children in Haiti are at risk of dying if the fuel shortage crisis in the country is not resolved, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned.
Khartoum [Sudan], October 25 (ANI): Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok has been put under house arrest after an unidentified military force besieged his house early on Monday, reported various media outlets.
Islamabad [Pakistan], October 25 (ANI): Four-day talks between Pakistan and the Russian Federation are scheduled to commence on October 25 and are expected to last till October 29. The talks aim to finalise the shareholdings agreement on a strategic project, reported The News citing an official document.
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], October 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported another 5,666 new COVID-19 infections, as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 2,431,716, according to the health ministry.
Geneva [Switzerland], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The coronavirus pandemic will come to an end when all the countries start using the available health tools effectively, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says.
Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): The United States was losing the war to the Taliban so it chose negotiations as an alternative, said the former US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad.
Lahore [Pakistan], October 25 (ANI): The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), a proscribed hardline Islamist group, warned on Sunday that its workers will stage a sit-in in Muridke near the city of Lahore and then move to Islamabad by Tuesday evening.