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Saudi Arabia seeking lasting solutions to UNRWA’s financial challenges: Diplomat

November 11, 2018 |

Saudi Arabia has provided approximately $1 billion in financial support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Saudi Permanent Representative to the UN Abdallah Al-Mouallimi said, pledging that the Kingdom will continue to seek lasting …

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Bullish trend witnessed at PSX

November 7, 2018 |

Pakistan Stock Exchange was bullish on Wednesday.

The KSE-100 Index closed today at 41.543.98 points as compared to 40958.53 points on the last working day with a positive change of 585.45 points.

The total turnover was 276,929,910 as compared to …

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2nd Test: West Indies 295 for 7 at stumps

October 12, 2018 |

On the opening day of the second Test match against India at Hyderabad, West Indies were 295 for the loss of seven wickets at stumps.

Earlier, West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Turkish FM to begin Iraq visit tomorrow

October 10, 2018 |

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is set to pay an official visit to Iraq on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported citing a statement from the Foreign Ministry.

During his two-day official visit, Cavusoglu will meet Iraqi President Barham Salih, the statement …

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6th Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions kicks off in Kazakhstan

October 10, 2018 |

The Sixth Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions under the theme of 'Religious Leaders for the Safe World' kicked off Wednesday in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.

The two-day congress includes the plenary session on 'Religious Leaders for the Safe …

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Inter-bank exchange rates of dollar increases to Rs134 with rise of 9.75

October 9, 2018 |

At the start of the business today, the inter-bank exchange rates of dollar increased to 134 rupees with the rise of 9 point 75. It may be recalled that, in yesterday the rate of the dollar was 124 point 25 …

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On Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina

October 8, 2018 |

The United States commends the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina for their participation in the general elections on October 7. Our two countries maintain a lasting friendship and we remain committed to the goal of a stable and prosperous Bosnia …

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Rangers arrest four criminals in Karachi

October 6, 2018 |

Pakistan Rangers Sindh has arrested four criminals during search operations in Itehad town, Baldia, Defence and Saeedabad areas of Karachi.

According to a spokesman of Rangers Sindh, arrested criminals were involved in street crimes, robbery, snatching and drug smuggling.

Weapons, …

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Tension in South China Sea can escalate into conflict, war: Mahathir

October 4, 2018 |

Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad has said tensions in the South China Sea could escalate into conflict and war if countries start stationing their warships in the area.

In an interview with BBC, he said ships should not be prevented …

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ASEAN urges Myanmar to give inquiry into Rakhine violence full powers

October 3, 2018 |

Southeast Asian foreign ministers have urged Myanmar to give full mandate to a commission of inquiry for investigation of violence in Rakhine state.

Singapore Foreign Minister said the ministers during an informal meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations …

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Barham Salih elected as new President of Iraq

October 3, 2018 |

Veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih has been elected as new President of Iraq.

Barham Salih, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan defeated his main rival Fuad Hussein of the Kurdistan Democratic Party by 219 votes to 22. (BBC/Aljazeera)…

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Physics Nobel for laser pioneers includes first woman in 55 years

October 3, 2018 |

STOCKHOLM/LONDON: A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining.

They include …

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