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Khan: Pakistan Will No Longer Be Party to Afghan Conflict

April 25, 2019 |

Pakistan says it is highly dismayed at the recent surge in hostilities in Afghanistan from all sides, warning it would harm ongoing efforts to bring peace to the war-ravaged neighboring country.

Prime Minister Imran Khan issued the statement Thursday as …

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POA Cerebrated World Intellectual Property Day

April 24, 2019 |

Pakistan Olympic Association Cerebrated World Intellectual Property Day with the collaboration of US Consulate General Lahore at Olympic House on 23rd April 2019.

Source: Pakistan Olympic Association

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Police to Allow Transgender Recruits in Pakistan Province

April 24, 2019 |

KARACHI, PAKISTAN Transgender people in Pakistan's Sindh province will be able to serve as regular duty police officers, the police chief said, adding it was time to offer more opportunities to a group relegated to menial jobs in government.

After …

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AU Troika summit calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya

April 24, 2019 |

Cairo The Troika summit and Libya's African Union Committee on Tuesday called for an "immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Libya".

This came in the final communique of the summit held in Cairo with the participation of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah …

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World Bank Country Director called on Advisor to PM on Finance

April 22, 2019 |

The World Bank Country Director Mr. Patchamuthu Illangovan called on the Advisor to PM on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here today. They discussed the ongoing projects being supported by the World Bank.

The Advisor emphasized …

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India Suspends Cross-border Trade in Kashmir

April 19, 2019 |

NEW DELHI In yet another signal of the downward spiral in ties between archrivals India and Pakistan, New Delhi has suspended cross-border trade in the divided region of Kashmir, saying it is being misused to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake …

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Pakistan Refrains From Condemning Afghan Taliban’s Offensive

April 18, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Pakistan warned Thursday that an escalation in hostilities could derail U.S.-led peace efforts in Afghanistan, although it apparently refrained from condemning Taliban insurgents for unleashing their annual spring offensive in the neighboring country.

The Taliban announced the new offensive …

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Carrying a Culture’s Expectations: Work-Life Balance for Women in Bangladesh

April 17, 2019 |

The United States marked April 2 as Equal Pay Day, which "symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year."

In the past decade, Bangladesh has made strides in narrowing the …

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Carrying a Culture’s Expectations: Work-Life Balance for Women in Bangladesh

April 17, 2019 |

The United States marked April 2 as Equal Pay Day, which "symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year."

In the past decade, Bangladesh has made strides in narrowing the …

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Honoring Emir of Kuwait by UN, WB well deserved: Malaysian House Speaker

April 16, 2019 |

Kuwait Malaysian House Speaker Mohamad Ariff bin Md Yusof affirmed that the two prestigious United Nations and World Bank (WB) Awards, given to Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, are "well deserved."

"Of course, His Highness deserves them. …

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US Prosecutors: Assange, Manning Had Reason to Believe Leaks Would Injure US

April 15, 2019 |

WASHINGTON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning had reason to believe that leaking U.S. military reports "would cause injury" to the country, federal prosecutors alleged in a newly unsealed court filing on Monday.

In …

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Indonesia’s Jokowi Favored for Re-election

April 13, 2019 |

JAKARTA President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, facing Gen. Prabowo Subianto in a rematch, is widely expected to win a second term when Indonesians go to the polls Wednesday.

Prabowo has pinned his hopes on emphasizing nationalism, appealing to Muslim hard-liners, and …

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