Policemen spray water on a crashed Pakistan International Airlines aircraft at a residential area in Karachi Photograph:( AFP )
Here are top stories that made rounds in the world arena today.
Pakistan's aviation authority said that over hundred people were on board the flight. The passenger aircraft crashed in Karachi's suburb destroying several houses and damaging cars.
The United States had earlier this year marked five Chinese state media outlets, including CGTN, as Foreign Missions -- as extensions of Beijing's government.
US President Trump had blamed Russia for not adhering to the treaty. "Russia did not adhere to the treaty," Trump said, adding, "so until they adhere, we will pull out."
Russian authorities reported 8,894 new coronavirus cases in a single day with the death toll climbing to 3,249.
Saudi Arabia follows Islamic law, and hence, forgiveness from a victim's family in cases of murder can allow for a formal pardon.
On Thursday, an official at South Korea's unification ministry said that the current regime's trend of demystification is "noteworthy".
The ten-second spot posted on Instagram and Twitter shows a massive white hand pushing a black man away from a new yellow Volkswagen Golf 8 parked on the street.
Saudi Islamic Affairs Minister Abdullatif al-Sheikh gave instructions to not have Eid prayers in mosques.
The report, which was issued on May 19, comes at a time when the US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has called on India to hold direct talks with the Taliban.
The US State Department authorised a sale of eighteen MK-48 Mod6 Advanced Technology Heavy Weight Torpedoes and related equipment for an estimated cost of $180 million, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.