Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business  —  A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China is further scrambling Apple’s strained supply and highlighting how the country’s stringent zero-Covid policy is hurting global technology firms. The troubles started last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of … Read more

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Syed Asim Munir: Pakistan names former spy chief as new head of army

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan on Thursday named former spy chief Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir as chief of the South Asian country’s army, ending weeks of speculation over an appointment that comes amid intense debate around the military’s influence on public life. Munir, the country’s most senior general and a former head of the … Read more

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

Taliban to impose their interpretation of Sharia law in Afghanistan

CNN  —  The Taliban has ordered judges in Afghanistan to fully impose their interpretation of Sharia Law, including potential public executions, amputations and flogging, a move experts fear will lead to a further deterioration of human rights in the impoverished country. Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said Afghanistan’s Supreme Leader Alaiqadar Amirul Momineen made the “obligatory” … Read more

Indian diamond billionaire Nirav Modi loses appeal against extradition from UK

Indian diamond billionaire Nirav Modi loses appeal against extradition from UK

London CNN  —  A London court on Wednesday rejected an appeal from Indian billionaire Nirav Modi against his extradition from the United Kingdom to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering. British police arrested the diamond dealer in 2019 in London over his alleged involvement in a bank fraud that could be worth … Read more

Earthquake rattles Nepal, killing at least 5

Earthquake rattles Nepal, killing at least 5

CNN  —  A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit western Nepal on Wednesday morning local time, killing at least five people, according to local officials. The epicenter of the quake was located in Seti Zone, with a depth of 15.7 kilometers (9.7 miles), according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It was 21 kilometers east of … Read more

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

CNN  —  Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg from the shooting which injured him last week. Khan survived the shooting at a political rally in Gujranwala on Thursday, an incident that his party has called an assassination attempt. In an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson in … Read more

COP27: What is ‘loss and damage,’ the climate summit’s key issue

COP27: What is ‘loss and damage,’ the climate summit’s key issue

CNN  —  Aftab Khan felt helpless when torrential floodwaters submerged a third of Pakistan, his home country. Khan’s hometown was completely underwater. His friend rescued a woman who had walked barefoot, carrying her sick child, through stagnant floodwaters for 15 miles. And Khan’s own mother, who now lives with him in Islamabad, was unable to … Read more

Imran Khan blames Pakistan establishment for plot to assassinate him

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Tensions escalated in Pakistan on Friday as former Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed establishment figures for a plot to kill him – a claim strenuously denied by governing and security officials. A day after after he survived a shooting at a political rally outside the town of Gujranwala, Punjab province, Khan … Read more

Imran Khan: Pakistani ex-Prime Minister shot in lower leg in assassination attempt at rally

Imran Khan: Pakistani ex-Prime Minister shot in lower leg in assassination attempt at rally

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan has survived a shooting at a political rally on Thursday that his party called an assassination attempt, which killed one person and injured several others and prompted protests among Khan’s supporters. Video of the alleged attack shows Khan waving from an open-topped truck just outside the … Read more

Imran Khan: Ex-Prime Minister shot in foot in gun attack in Pakistan

Imran Khan: Ex-Prime Minister shot in foot in gun attack in Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN  —  Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan was shot in the foot at a rally Thursday, according to an official from his party, which said the incident was an assassination attempt. A bullet hit Khan in his foot after an unidentified gunman opened fire, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Asad Umar said. The … Read more