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Report: Pakistan Terror Groups Get Rich From Crime, Money Laundering

March 23, 2017 |

Waves of crime in Pakistan � including extortion, smuggling and kidnapping for ransom � are major sources of terrorist financing for extremist groups in the country, according to a new government report obtained by Pakistani media.

The report by the …

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Report: Pakistan Terror Groups Get Rich From Crime, Money Laundering

March 23, 2017 |

Waves of crime in Pakistan � including extortion, smuggling and kidnapping for ransom � are major sources of terrorist financing for extremist groups in the country, according to a new government report obtained by Pakistani media.

The report by the …

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Gemalto revises 2017 financial outlook

March 22, 2017 | Business & Finance

Amsterdam, March 22, 2017 at 7:00am – Based on its latest revenue forecast, Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO) expects its revenue for first quarter to be lower by 7% to 9% at constant exchange rates compared to the same period

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US Forces Vow to Defeat Islamic State in Afghanistan This Year

March 22, 2017 | Business & Finance

U.S. forces in Afghanistan are upping the fight against an expanding Islamic State offshoot based near the Afghan-Pakistan border and are determined to defeat the extremist group in the country this year, U.S. military officials tell VOA.

"Our goal in …

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UN: Conditions in Afghanistan Deteriorating, Kids at Great Risk

March 21, 2017 | Business & Finance

GENEVA � The United Nations reports humanitarian conditions in Afghanistan are deteriorating, with children at great risk of dying at an early age from lack of health care and proper nutrition.

The United Nations reports 9.3 million people in Afghanistan …

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Capitol Acquisition Corp. III to Combine with Cision

March 20, 2017 | Business & Finance

Combination to Provide a Public Currency and Financial Flexibility to Expand Cision’s Growth and Global Leadership in Media Communication Technology and Analytics

Combined Company to be Well Positioned to Capitalize on the Rising Importance of Earned Media with a First-of-its-Kind

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Capitol Acquisition Corp. III to Combine with Cision

March 20, 2017 | Business & Finance

Combination to Provide a Public Currency and Financial Flexibility to Expand Cision’s Growth and Global Leadership in Media Communication Technology and Analytics

Combined Company to be Well Positioned to Capitalize on the Rising Importance of Earned Media with a First-of-its-Kind

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CAIR-Iowa calls for hate crime probe of anti-Muslim message left at mosque

March 20, 2017 | Business & Finance

Iowa State (IINA) - The Iowa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Iowa), in a statement seen by The International Islamic News Agency (IINA), called for a hate crime investigation of an anti-Muslim message left at a mosque in …

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Pakistani Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Killing New Wife

March 19, 2017 | Business & Finance

Pakistani police have arrested a young man on suspicion of killing his newlywed bride three days after their wedding in the eastern city of Lahore.

Senior police officer Zulfiqar Butt said on March 19 that Umer Tanveer confessed to killing …

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Pakistan Cracks Down on ‘Blasphemous’ Social Media Content

March 16, 2017 | Business & Finance

Pakistan is cracking down on "blasphemous" content on social media, with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urging swift punishment for those involved in "a nefarious conspiracy" against the country's Muslim majority.

But critics claim the real goal is silencing dissent that …

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UN: Conflict, Poverty Fuel $150-Billion Modern Slave Trade

March 15, 2017 | Business & Finance

UNITED NATIONS � The United Nations warns that conflict and poverty are fueling human trafficking and modern slavery, putting $150 billion a year into the coffers of organized crime worldwide.

Trafficking networks have gone global, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told …

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Britain Attempts to Defuse Afghanistan’s Tensions With Pakistan

March 14, 2017 | Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD � Britain will host top officials from Afghanistan and Pakistan to discuss Afghan and regional security and try to resolve Kabul's current political tensions with Islamabad.

British National Security Advisor Mark Lyall Grant, his Afghan counterpart Haneef Atmar, and …

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