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Pak-Taliban meeting: Afghanistan seeks UNSC intervention

Kabul [Afghanistan] Feb 17 (ANI): Afghanistan on Sunday voiced its concern to United Nations Security Council on Pakistan 's engagements ...


Iran Summons Pakistan Envoy over Terrorist Attack

Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador to express its strong protest over the recent deadly terrorist attack in the southeastern ...


Pakistan Second Home of Saudi Crown Prince: FM

Pakistans Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ...


Majlis Podcast: The Challenges For Disabled People In Central Asia

Living with disabilities in Central Asia presents many challenges. Tight state budgets and social stigmas make integratingin society tough for ...


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Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...

5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...

U.S. Air Force officer helped Iran wage cyber attack on U.S.

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. Air Force intelligence specialist who defected to Iran six years ago has been charged ...

UN condemns bombing that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards in Iran

NEW YORK, New York - The bombing of a bus in southeast Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province this week that killed 27 ...

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Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...

Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...

flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...

Report says credit card companies plan to lift commissions

NEW YORK, New York - Visa and Mastercard are planning to lift commissions on credit card transactions processed by U.S. ...

Where Ireland stands in relation to Brexit, McEntee

DUBLIN, Ireland - This week Ireland's Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee briefed journalists on Ireland's position in ...

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Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...


Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...


Saudi Arabia Signs Multi-Billion Dollar Deals In Pakistan

Saudi Arabia signed agreements worth $20 billion during the visit of its de facto ruler, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, ...


Saudi Crown Prince Receives Red-Carpet Welcome In Pakistan

Saudi Arabias de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, has arrived in Islamabad for a state visit, with officials ...


Iran Summons Pakistan Envoy over Terrorist Attack

Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador to express its strong protest over the recent deadly terrorist attack in the southeastern ...


Pakistan Second Home of Saudi Crown Prince: FM

Pakistans Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has expressed satisfaction with the ongoing visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ...


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