Sikhs await opening of corridor to sacred shrine in Pakistan Nov 08, 2019 0 1501 12345 Kartarpur: A corridor that will allow Sikhs to cross from India into Pakistan to visit one of the religion’s holiest sites is set to open on Saturday, with thousands expected to make a pilgrimage interrupted by decades of conflict.Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will see off the first group of pilgrims, and they will be welcomed by his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan at the shrine marking the grave of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak at Kartarpur, just four kilometres (two miles) inside Pakistan.The Kartarpur Corridor marks a rare example of cooperation between the nuclear-armed rivals, who have fought three wars since independence from Britain in 1947 and in February conducted tit-for-tat air strikes after a suicide bombing killed 40 Indian troops. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES Vietnam to repatriate 39 nationals found dead in UK refrigerated truck Nov 08, 2019 0 1137 Turkey threatens to ‘open the gates’ to Europe for migrants Nov 08, 2019 0 230 Anti-Brexit alliance targets tenth of UK election seats Nov 08, 2019 0 210 France’s Macron claims NATO suffers ‘brain death’ AFP Paris French President Emmanuel Macron said he believed NATO was undergoing “brain death,” lamenting a lack of coordination between Europe and the United States and unilateral action in Syria by key member Turkey, .. Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rejected French President Emmanuel Macron’s view that NATO was experiencing “brain death”, saying there was no need for such “sweeping judgements”. Macron “used .. Four judges killed in vehicle attack in Afghan province Kabul: Four judges were killed in an alleged Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s central province of Logar, officials said on Thursday. The judges were on their way to Kabul from the southern province of Paktiya when their .. Indians stoned to death for marrying outside caste New Delhi: Relatives of an Indian woman who married outside her caste and fled her home to escape punishment stoned her and her husband to death after the couple returned to their village to visit family, police said on .. Italy introduces obligatory alarm system to stop child hot car deaths Rome: An Italian law seeking to prevent the death from heatstroke of children forgotten in car seats entered into force on Thursday. In Italy, and elsewhere in the world, there have been cases of children dying inside .. Police remove over 1,600 migrants from Paris tent camps Paris: Paris police cleared two migrant camps in northern Paris and the inner suburb of Saint Denis on Thursday morning. The operation came a day after Interior Minister Christophe Castaner promised to remove migrants .. Pence aide testifies in Trump impeachment inquiry AFP Washington A NATIONAL security aide to Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Congress on Thursday to testify in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump as momentum in the investigation picked up ahead ..