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Indian Man on Death Row in Pakistan Seeks Clemency From Army Chief

June 22, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN � An Indian man on death row in Pakistan after a military court sentenced him on charges of espionage, sabotage and terrorism has appealed to the country's army chief for clemency.

India had earlier appealed to the International …

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Taliban Releases New Video of US, Australian Hostages

June 21, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Afghanistan's Taliban released a new video Wednesday showing two professors, one American and one Australian, urging U.S. President Donald Trump to negotiate their freedom with the Islamist insurgent group.

American Kevin King, 60, and Australian Timothy Weeks, 48, …

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Record Heat Recorded Worldwide

June 20, 2017 |

GENEVA � The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports the planet Earth is experiencing another exceptionally warm year with record-breaking temperatures occurring in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States.

At least 60 people have been killed in …

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Learning Chinese Trending in Pakistan Amid Deepening Ties With China

June 19, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � China is investing billions of dollars in extensive roads, railways, special industrial zones and energy infrastructure in Pakistan. The massive collaboration dubbed the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, or CPEC, is generating interest among Pakistani students and professionals to learn …

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PM MADE PAKISTAN PEACEFUL COUNTRY: DASTGIR

June 18, 2017 |

Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan says Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has made Pakistan a peaceful country and put it on the track of progress and prosperity.

Addressing a ceremony in Gujranwala, he said the present government has considerably overcome the …

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SHARIF FAMILY’S APPEARANCE BEFORE JIT SERVED PURPOSE OF RULE OF LAW: SHAHBAZ

June 17, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that his family has served the purpose of rule of law in the country by appearing before the JIT formed by the Supreme Court to probe into the Panama Case.

He was talking …

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UN Closing in on Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

June 16, 2017 |

UNITED NATIONS � The president of the U.N. conference drafting what could be the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons expressed confidence Thursday that with the necessary political will more than 130 countries supporting the initiative can reach agreement by …

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KHC acquires 7% stake in Careem for $62M

June 15, 2017 | Business & Finance

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, acquired a 7% stake in Careem through a Secondary Share purchase as well as participating in the latest …

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عسکری بینک لمیٹڈ اور یونین پے انٹرنیشنل کے درمیان این ایف سی اور ای ایم وی ڈیبٹ کارڈ کے اجراء کے معاہدے پر دستخط

June 13, 2017 | Business & Finance, Urdu

/شنگھائی، 13 جون 2017ء / پی آر نیوزوائر/– پاکستان کے اہم بینکاری ادارے عسکری بینک لمیٹڈ (اے کے بی ایل) اور دنیا کی سب سے بڑی ادائیگی اسکیموں میں سے ایک یونین پے انٹرنیشنل کے درمیان پاکستان میں یونین پے

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Askari Bank Limited and UnionPay International Sign Agreement for NFC & EMV Debit Card Issuance

June 13, 2017 | Business & Finance

SHANGHAI, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Askari Bank Limited (AKBL),Pakistan’s premier banking institution and UnionPay International, one of the world’s largest payment schemes, has entered into an agreement to issue UnionPay QuickPass (NFC) and EMV Chip Cards in Pakistan. The …

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PM decides to appear before JIT on Thursday

June 12, 2017 | Business & Finance

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Joint Investigation Team in the Panama Papers case on Thursday.

This was stated by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, while talking to PTV on Sunday.

She said that …

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PM decides to appear before JIT on Thursday

June 12, 2017 | Business & Finance

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will appear before the Joint Investigation Team in the Panama Papers case on Thursday.

This was stated by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, while talking to PTV on Sunday.

She said that …

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