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United States and Vietnam Complete Dialogue on Maritime Issues and the Law of the Sea

June 20, 2018 |

On June 19-20, the United States hosted the fifth U.S.-Vietnam Dialogue on Maritime Issues and the Law of the Sea at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. Experts from U.S. and Vietnamese foreign affairs and maritime agencies exchanged views …

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Compensation cheques distributed among affectees of SWA

June 14, 2018 |

Compensation cheques were given to four hundred and thirty people of South Waziristan Agency in Tank on Thursday.

Brigadier Muhammad Abbas and Deputy Commissioner South Waziristan Sohail Khan gave away cheques of fifteen point eight four million rupees to the …

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Ireland to hold referendum on blasphemy laws

June 13, 2018 |

The Republic of Ireland will hold a referendum on whether to change its laws against blasphemy.

It is expected that the vote will be held on the same day as the Presidential election, which is likely to take place in …

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Over 920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018; highest in 7 year conflict

June 11, 2018 |

The United Nations says more than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of the current year which is the highest level in the seven-year conflict.

The UN regional humanitarian coordinator for Syria Panos Moumtzis told …

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UAE, Qatar to send military forces in Afghanistan

June 6, 2018 |

United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar will send military forces in Afghanistan under the Resolute Support mission.

The National Security Council of Afghanistan has approved the proposal in this regard.

Forces of both countries will train and support Afghan forces …

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PSF to announce team for Pinang (Jr) Squash Tournament

June 4, 2018 |

Pakistan Squash Federation will announce national team for participation of Pinang Junior Squash Tournament and Borneo Junior Squash Tournament, to be held in Malaysia during this month.

According to the Game Development Officer of the Federation, Flight Lieutenant Aamir Iqbal, …

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Pakistan’s greatest-ever cricketer Wasim Akram turns 52

June 4, 2018 |

Pakistan's greatest-ever cricketer Wasim Akram celebrated his 52nd birthday on Monday.

The 'Sultan of Swing' claimed 916 wickets during a 19-year international career.

Akram is currently in England as part of the Sky Sports broadcasting team and commentating on the …

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German AfD lawmaker calls for fasting Muslims to be banned from work during Ramadan

May 27, 2018 |

Berlin (UNA-OIC) - A lawmaker from the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) called on Thursday for Muslim doctors, nurses, pilots, bus and train drivers to be banned from working during Ramadan if they are fasting.

Germany is home to some …

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Canada pledges $300 million in aid to Rohingya Muslims

May 24, 2018 |

Ottawa (UNA-OIC) � Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau announced that his government has allocated $300 million over the next three years to meet the humanitarian and development needs of the Rohingya Muslim minority.

"The grave humanitarian and security crisis …

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Responding to Unjustified Diplomatic Actions in Venezuela

May 23, 2018 |

Today, the Department of State, in accordance with Article 9 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and Article 23 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, declared the Charge d'Affaires of the Venezuelan embassy and the Deputy Consul General …

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Palestinian Authority FM urges ICC on war crimes probe

May 22, 2018 |

The Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki has urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Israel's settlement building and war crimes.

According to a statement by the Palestinian Foreign Ministry, he submitted a referral to the Office of the ICC …

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11 killed in Indonesia accident as truck smashes into houses

May 20, 2018 |

In Indonesia, eleven people have been killed and eleven others injured when a truck smashed into several motorcycles and houses in Brebes district in Central Java province.

The truck was heading downhill in the district of Brebes in Central Java …

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