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Yemen war: Hudaida residents escape south to Sanaa

June 22, 2018 |

The UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, says he is working with all parties to avoid an escalation of fighting in the port city of Hudaida.

People from Hudaida have started heading south to the capital Sanaa in an …

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World Bank supports Regional Connectivity and Renewable Energy in Pakistan

June 15, 2018 |

Islamabad, June 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor along …

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CM GB directs law minister to prepare act for doctors’ regularization

June 14, 2018 |

Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has directed provincial minister for law to prepare act for regularization of doctors serving on contract basis in Gilgit-Baltistan.

In a statement, he asked the Minister Law Aurangzeb Khan to present the Regularization act in the …

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UK: Huge fire breaks out in London hotel

June 7, 2018 |

London, (UNA-OIC) - Dozens of firefighters rushed to tackle a blaze that broke out at a hotel building near central Hyde Park in London Wednesday afternoon.

Around 100 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a hotel of 12 floors …

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Dismissal of Director General of Montenegro’s Public Broadcaster

June 7, 2018 |

The United States is disappointed by the dismissal today of Adrijana Kadija, the director general of Montenegro's public broadcaster, RTCG. This decision by the public broadcaster's governing council undermines media freedom in Montenegro, the reform and preservation of which is …

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Joint Statement on Australia – New Zealand – United States Pacific Security Cooperation Dialogue

June 7, 2018 |

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, the Government of Australia, and the Government of New Zealand on the occasion of the inaugural Australia � New Zealand � United States …

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Global Economy to Expand by 3.1 percent in 2018, Slower Growth Seen Ahead

June 6, 2018 |

Islamabad, June 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Despite recent softening, global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 percent in 2018 before slowing gradually over the next two years, as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major commodity-exporting emerging market and …

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Sports festival concludes at Faisalabad Medical University

May 15, 2018 |

The annual five day sports festival concluded at Faisalabad Medical University.

Football and cricket teams of various departments of the university participated in the sports events.

Nazim Faisalabad Medical University Zaid Hamid was the chief guest.

A large number of …

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Argentine Ambassador shows keen interest in Pak made sports, surgical goods

May 11, 2018 |

Ambassador of Argentine in Pakistan, Ivan Ivanissevich on Friday visited several leading industrial units during the second day of his visit in Sialkot today (Friday).

He showed keen interest in manufacturing and production processes of sports goods and surgical instruments.…

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SENIOR PAKISTANI, AFGHAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS BORDER SECURITY: MILITARY

May 4, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Senior Pakistani and Afghan military officials met in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Thursday and discussed security issues, focusing on border management, the military said.

The meeting was held amid growing high level military and civil …

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8 people killed in different road accidents in Thatta

May 2, 2018 |

At least eight people were killed and 25 others injured in different road accidents in Thatta today

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Pakistan Cup: FATA to face Punjab today

May 1, 2018 |

In the Pakistan Cup Cricket Tournament, Federal Areas will face Punjab in Faisalabad today (Tuesday).

In match played on Monday, Balochistan won by 4 wickets against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Final of the tournament will be played on Sunday

Source: Radio Pakistan…

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