Continents: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Libya: Haftar orders forces to advance West

Published: April 3, 2019

All the forces which are loyal to the powerful General Khalifa Haftar, have been ordered by him to move towards the western parts of the country which is under control of a rival government backed by United Nations. The latest operation which is ordered by the General is being undertaken to cleanse the western part ..


Pentagon stops delivery of F-35 to Turkey

Published: April 2, 2019

Pentagon has suspended the delivery of all the equipment related to F-35 fighter jets to Turkey as latter is accepting the delivery of Russian missile defence system. This move has come after repeated warnings from the US to Turkey, that if latter goes to buy Russian S-400 system it will compromise the security of the ..


Afghanistan hit by devastating floods

Published: March 31, 2019

Western Afghanistan has been hit by flash floods caused by heavy rains which started to spread two days ago. The floods have killed at least 35 people, completely destroyed homes and also swept through the makeshift shelters which were built to house the displaced families. As per the National Disaster Management Authority, at least 12 ..


Algeria: Protestors seek departure of Bouteflika

Published: March 29, 2019

Many hundreds of Algerians have gathered through the streets of the capital of country along with many other major cities to demand quick departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and other ruling elite. The recent spat of rallies have come after the Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah, who is the Chief of Army has called for ..


Pakistan government to establish Sharda corridor plan

Published: March 28, 2019

There was a proposal of the Pakistan government to establish a corridor that will allow Hindu pilgrims from India to visit Sharda Peeth, an ancient Hindu temple and cultural site in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). However, on 28 March 2019, Pakistan said no decision has been taken so far on the opening of the Sharda temple corridor ..