2017 October 01

Archive for October 1st, 2017

Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th

October 1, 2017 |

Russia has led its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with the highest ranking among the group in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report.

Russia ranked 38th on the list of 137 countries rated in this …

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Pakistan’s Army Chief Concludes ‘Constructive’ Afghan Talks

October 1, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's military chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, held candid and constructive" talks with Afghan leaders on bilateral relations and ways to enhance mutual cooperation to fight terrorism.

Accompanied by the chief of Pakistani spy agency, ISI, the general met …

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Afghan President, Pakistan Army Chief Discuss Cooperation In Kabul

October 1, 2017 |

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has met with Pakistan's army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa in Kabul as part of the Pakistani general's visit aimed at repairing the strained ties between the neighboring states.

"Both sides discussed regional security, bilateral relations, the …

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MUHAMMAD WASEEM WINS WORLD BOXING COUNCIL SILVER FLYWEIGHT TITLE

October 1, 2017 |

World Boxing Council Silver flyweight champion Muhammad Waseem defeated Panamanian opponent Carlos to successfully defends his title today.

It was the eighth consecutive win for the Pakistani boxer.

Waseem, who has been undefeatable in all the eight fights in his …

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Banned Militant Leader Sues Pakistan’s FM for Defamation

October 1, 2017 |

WASHINGTON A militant group leader in Pakistan is suing the country's foreign minister for his remarks at an Asia Society event last week in New York.

A lawyer representing Hafiz Mohammad Saeed sent a $950,000 (100 million Pakistani Rupee) notice …

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Iran Accused of Recruiting Afghan Children to Fight in Syria

October 1, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD An international rights defender has accused Iran of committing war crimes by recruiting and sending Afghan immigrant children as young as 14 to fight in Syria alongside government forces.

In a detailed report published Sunday, the New York-based Human …

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