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Italy’s PM holds talks with head of Libyan Government of National Accord

May 7, 2019 |

Rome Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte held talks with visiting Prime Minister of the UN-backed Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj in Rome on Tuesday.

The Palazzo Chigi, the official residence of Italy's prime minister, said in a …

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New Istanbul mosque becomes largest in Turkey

May 6, 2019 |

Istanbul, Turkey's largest and newest mosque was officially inaugurated Friday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Construction on the Camlica Mosque Complex began in 2013 and has a capacity of 63,000 worshippers.

Having a combination of Ottoman and Seljuk architectural …

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Afghan Officials: Airstrikes Kill up to 50 IS Militants

May 4, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Authorities in Afghanistan said Saturday coalition airstrikes in an eastern province have killed up to 50 Islamic State militants, while Taliban insurgents have killed at least seven government forces in a western district.

The Defense Ministry said the overnight …

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Afghan Officials: Airstrikes Kill up to 50 IS Militants

May 4, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Authorities in Afghanistan said Saturday coalition airstrikes in an eastern province have killed up to 50 Islamic State militants, while Taliban insurgents have killed at least seven government forces in a western district.

The Defense Ministry said the overnight …

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Sindh CM directs Irrigation Department to ensure equal distribution of water

May 3, 2019 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Irrigation Department that equal distribution of water must be ensured.

He was presiding over a meeting of Irrigation Department in Karachi on Friday.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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UNRWA coming up on difficult times as renewal of mandate approaches: official

May 2, 2019 |

Ramallah The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is coming up on difficult times as its mandate comes up for renewal in September, a UNRWA official said Thursday.

UNRWA spokesman Sami Mshasha told Voice of Palestine …

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Govt making all efforts for enhancing exports of agriculture commodities: Minister

May 2, 2019 |

Minister for National Food Security Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan has said that government is making all efforts for enhancing exports of agriculture commodities.

Addressing an event of US-Pakistan Partnership for Agriculture Market Development in Islamabad today, he said that use of …

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Work on construction of Mohmand Dam being launched on May 2

May 1, 2019 |

Work on the construction of Mohmand Dam is being launched on Thursday.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Saqib Nisar are expected to perform groundbreaking ceremony of the dam in Mohmand district.

Mohmand dam is being …

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OIC to participate in observation of Kazakh presidential election

May 1, 2019 |

Jeddah A delegation of observers from the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will participate in monitoring Kazakhstan's presidential election, scheduled to take place on June 9.

This initiative comes within the framework of the OIC's role …

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Palestinian cause is Kingdom’s top priority, Saudi envoy tells Security Council

April 30, 2019 |

New York Saudi Arabia affirmed that the cause of Palestine is its top priority and any proposed solution that does not include the right of Palestinians to establish their independent state on the borders of 4 June 1967 with Jerusalem …

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ISESCO to hold roundtable on promoting dialogue, respect for cultural diversity

April 30, 2019 |

Rabat As part of the fifth World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue due to be held in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on May 23, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) will convene a roundtable on the role of religious leaders …

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Pak’s telecommunication, information services exports increased

April 29, 2019 |

Pakistan's exports of telecommunication, computer and information services have increased to 708.920 million dollar, registering 2.15 per cent growth in first eight months of current fiscal year.

According to data issued by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the earning made through …

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