Business & Finance - Part 2

Category: Business & Finance

Afghan Locals, Taliban Drive Islamic State From Tora Bora Region

June 9, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � Local residents joined forces with Afghan Taliban militants to repel an Islamic State attack in a remote district in eastern Afghanistan, where Osama bin Laden once took refuge, according to local tribesmen.

Late Friday, after about three days …

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Pakistan’s Sindh Province Increases Security Budget to Combat Crime, Extremism

June 8, 2017 |

Pakistan has a plan to curb extremism and violence in a key terror-wracked province: add 10,000 police officers, flood the region with security cameras, and enhance protection of a major economic project with China.

But analysts and activists question whether …

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Pakistan’s Sindh Province Increases Security Budget to Combat Crime, Extremism

June 8, 2017 |

Pakistan has a plan to curb extremism and violence in a key terror-wracked province: add 10,000 police officers, flood the region with security cameras, and enhance protection of a major economic project with China.

But analysts and activists question whether …

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Pentagon: China Will Seek More Global Military Bases in Future

June 7, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � China likely will try to expand its military presence across the world with military bases in Pakistan, Djibouti and elsewhere, as it sees its role in global affairs growing, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pentagon.…

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Pentagon: China Will Seek More Global Military Bases in Future

June 7, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � China likely will try to expand its military presence across the world with military bases in Pakistan, Djibouti and elsewhere, as it sees its role in global affairs growing, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pentagon.…

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London Attackers Were Failed Clerk, Pastry Chef and Italian Man

June 6, 2017 |

LONDON � Details emerged Tuesday of the three London Bridge attackers: a Pakistan-born failed customer service clerk with links to one of Europe's most prolific hate preachers, a Moroccan pastry chef whose partner said he once went swimming rather than …

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One of London Bridge Attackers Was Known to Police

June 5, 2017 |

LONDON � British police have named two of the three men who carried out Saturday's terror attack in London.

Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, was married with two children and lived in east London for a number of years, they said. …

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Pakistani Troops Raid Suspected IS Base in Baluchistan

June 4, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Officials in Pakistan say counterterrorism forces have destroyed a major suspected Islamic State stronghold in the country's southwest, killing 12 hardcore terrorists.

A military statement Sunday said the intelligence-led raid targeted the militant hideout in the hilly Mastung …

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Ramadan Fasting Seen as Means of ‘Recharging Spiritual Batteries’

June 3, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is under way, and many of the world's nearly 1.5 billion believers are taking part in this time of fasting and reflection, which constitutes one of the five pillars of Islam � …

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Quake-Prone Pacific Rim Cities Upgrade to Recover Quickly

June 2, 2017 |

EVERETT, WASHINGTON � Earthquakes are a fact of life in Pacific Rim countries, but most are small shocks that don't do much damage. But a major quake - one registering more than 6.0 on the open-ended Richter scale - can …

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CM REVIEWS SUGGESTIONS FOR COMMENCEMENT OF ROPEWAYS TRANSPORT IN PUNJAB

June 1, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif chaired a meeting to review suggestions for the commencement of ropeways transport in the Punjab.

He directed concerned authorities to prepare feasibility report to run ropeways transport on four different points. i.e. Imamia colony …

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CM REVIEWS SUGGESTIONS FOR COMMENCEMENT OF ROPEWAYS TRANSPORT IN PUNJAB

June 1, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif chaired a meeting to review suggestions for the commencement of ropeways transport in the Punjab.

He directed concerned authorities to prepare feasibility report to run ropeways transport on four different points. i.e. Imamia colony …

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