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OIC welcomes Palestine’s taking over reins of G77

January 16, 2019 |

Jeddah The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has welcomed Palestine's formal assumption of the chairmanship of the Group of 77 (G77) and China.

In a statement on Wednesday, the OIC stressed that this historic achievement would strengthen Palestine's political and …

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WHO launches new 5-year strategic plan to address global health challenges

January 15, 2019 |

Geneva The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that 2019 will see the start of the WHO's new five-year strategic plan � the 13th General Program of Work � to address the world's multiple health challenges and threats.

In a …

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Saudi king receives US Secretary of States in Riyadh

January 14, 2019 |

Riyadh Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Al Yamama Palace in Riyadh on Monday.

During the meeting, King Salman and Pompeo reviewed the historical relations between the two friendly countries …

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Saudi Arabia to Set Up $10B Oil Refinery in Pakistan

January 12, 2019 |

GWADAR, PAKISTAN Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan's deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said Saturday, speaking at the Indian Ocean port that is being developed with the help of China.…

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Egypt’s Sisi meets US State Secretary in Cairo

January 10, 2019 |

CairoEgyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met here on Thursday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is currently visiting Egypt as part of an eight-nation tour in the Middle East.

Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Bassam Radi said in a statement …

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ISESCO to participate in Islamic Commission for Economic, Cultural and Social Affairs meeting

January 9, 2019 |

Rabat The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) said Wednesday that it will participate in the 42nd Session of Islamic Commission for Economic, Cultural and Social Affairs (ICECS) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The meeting, to be …

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KP govt paying special attention to IT in educational institutions

January 8, 2019 |

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is paying special attention on the promotion of Information technology in educational institutes across the province.

Special Assistant to Chief Minister Kamran Khan Bangash told our Peshawar correspondent that IT laboratories have been established in thirteen …

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Bullish trend witnessed at PSX

January 7, 2019 |

Pakistan Stock Exchange was bullish on Monday.

The KSE-100 Index closed today at 38562.40 points as compared to 37547.49 points on the last working day with a positive change of 1014.91 points.

The total turnover was 157,103,550 as compared to …

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Taliban Says Peace Talks With US Are on Track

January 5, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD The Taliban has said that its engagement with the United States for negotiating an end to "the war and illegitimate occupation" of Afghanistan remains on track, ruling out once again any direct peace talks with the government in Kabul…

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Govt started across the board accountability: Ali Muhammad

January 4, 2019 |

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan says government is taking effective measure to strengthen the national economy.

Talking to newsmen in district Charsadda on Friday, he said economic indicators of the country are improving due to prudent …

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Lebanon resumes efforts to form government

January 3, 2019 |

Beirut, With the end of the holiday period, Lebanese politicians have revived efforts to form a government before the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit in Beirut on January 16-18.

According to Arab News, the Maronite Patriarchate's media spokesman Walid …

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37 Mali villagers killed in armed raid in Mopti region

January 2, 2019 |

Bamako, Armed men believed to be traditional hunters have killed at least 37 people in an attack on a village in central Mali, the country's government said.

Many homes were burned in Koulogon village, in the central Mopti region, officials …

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