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ACLU: Psychologists Behind CIA Interrogation Program Settle Torture Case

August 17, 2017 |

Two psychologists who helped design an interrogation program used by the CIA in the U.S. war on terror have settled a lawsuit brought on behalf of three former detainees.

Terms of the settlement were not disclosed but attorneys for the …

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ایکس سی ایم جی نے قزاقستان میں نیا ادارہ شروع کردیا، عالمی توسیع کے ساتھ یوریشیا میں تکمیل کی جانب بڑھتے قدم

August 16, 2017 | Business & Finance, Urdu

الماتی، قزاقستان، 16 اگست 2017ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– دنیا کے معروف عالمی تعمیراتی مشینری ساز ایکس سی ایم جی نے الماتی، قزاقستان میں اس جولائی میں ایکس سی ایم جی سوگونگ قزاقستان (“ادارہ”) کی شروعات کردی ہے، جو ایک “ون اسٹاپ شاپ”

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XCMG Launches New Company in Kazakhstan, Further Integrating Eurasia with Global Outreach

August 16, 2017 | Business & Finance

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, the world’s leading global construction machinery manufacturer, has launched XCMG XuGong Kazakhstan (the “Company”), a “one-stop-shop” that aims to provide help to the growing number of construction projects, this July in Almaty …

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Television Gets its Own Festival in New York’s Tribeca

August 16, 2017 | Business & Finance

LOS ANGELES The organizers of New York's annual Tribeca Film Festival are launching a standalone television event to recognize the vast and varied content now available on broadcast, cable and streaming platforms.

Organizers said on Wednesday the inaugural three-day Tribeca …

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Report: Considerable Drop in Militancy in Pakistan’s Restive Tribal Areas

August 15, 2017 | Business & Finance

Pakistan's northwestern tribal region, beleaguered for years by terrorism and lawlessness, has seen a decline in militant activities during the past few months as the result of government counterinsurgency operations, a recent security report says.

FATA Research Center (FRC), a …

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70 Years After Pakistan-India Split, Sikhs Search for Home

August 14, 2017 | Business & Finance

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN Radesh Singh's grandfather was just 11 years old when he left his village in India's Punjab province to move to Peshawar, in the far northwest of the country on the border with Afghanistan.

The year was 1901: The …

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Remembering Partition: 70 Years Since India-Pakistan Split

August 13, 2017 | Business & Finance

It's been 70 years since India and Pakistan were carved from the former British Empire as independent nations, a process that triggered one of the largest human migrations in history. Overnight, Hindu and Muslim neighbors became fearful of one another. …

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Bomb Blast Kills 15 in Southwestern Pakistan

August 12, 2017 | Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN A suicide bombing Saturday evening in southwestern Pakistan killed at least 15 people, including soldiers and civilians, authorities said.

Officials and witnesses said the bomber was riding a motorbike carrying explosives and hit a military truck transporting soldiers …

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Marriyum urges all institutions to help parliament fulfil its responsibility

August 11, 2017 | Business & Finance

Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has said all institutions should uphold supremacy of law and the Constitution.

She was addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Friday to mark completion of seventy years of the Parliament.

The Minister of …

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Frustrated with Trump, McCain Unveils Afghan War Strategy

August 10, 2017 | Business & Finance

WASHINGTON In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Arizona Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that "America is adrift in Afghanistan" as he unveiled a war strategy of his own that includes more U.S. combat forces and greater counterterrorism efforts.

McCain, …

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Sky9 Capital Announces the Addition of Chay, Teh, Xu, and Zeng to its Advisory Board

August 9, 2017 | Business & Finance

HONG KONG, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sky9 Capital, a leading China venture capital firm, announced that China industry veterans KS Chay, Dr. Kok Peng Teh, Bob Xu, and Jason Zeng have joined its Advisory Board to provide strategic

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Pakistan’s First Female Police Chief Breaking Cultural Taboos

August 9, 2017 | Business & Finance

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN Rizwana Hameed made history a month ago when she became the first female head of a male police station in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, or KPK, where conservative cultural and religious traditions often discourage women from leaving home.…

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