Latest Happenings Across The Globe
Taiwan becomes the 1st Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, in the US, Alabama passed restrictive anti-abortion laws. Before Alabama, states like Georgia and Ohio had also passed similar laws.
US-China trade wars continue. The US announced increased duties on $200 billion of Chinese imports. In retaliation, China announced additional tariffs on $60 billion of American goods.
Pakistan reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a bailout package. It will now receive $6 billion (over Rs. 42,000 crore) over three years. This is the 13th bailout since the 1980s.