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Pakistan Trying to Arrange US-Taliban Meeting

January 17, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has intensified efforts to keep the U.S.-led dialogue with the Afghan Taliban on track by attempting to arrange a meeting between the visiting chief American negotiator and insurgent representatives, highly placed sources told VOA Thursday.

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Pakistan Trying to Arrange US-Taliban Meeting

January 17, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has intensified efforts to keep the U.S.-led dialogue with the Afghan Taliban on track by attempting to arrange a meeting between the visiting chief American negotiator and insurgent representatives, highly placed sources told VOA Thursday.

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ECP suspends membership of 332 parliamentarians

January 16, 2019 |

Election Commission of Pakistan has suspended membership of three hundred and thirty-two parliamentarians for failing to submit details of their assets and liabilities.

A notification to this effect was issued by the election commission today (Wednesday) stating that these members …

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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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Football legends Kaka & Figo in Karachi to kick off World Soccer Stars 2019

January 10, 2019 |

Football legends Kaka and Luis Figo arrived in Karachi on Thursday to officially kick off World Soccer Stars 2019 in the country.

Speaking at a ceremony at Karachi's Pearl Continental Hotel, Portuguese legend Figo said he feels a warm welcome …

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Pakistan Stock Exchange remains bearish on Wednesday

January 9, 2019 |

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bearish today (Wednesday).

The KSE-100 Index closed today at 38921.69 points as compared to 39052.50 points on the last working day with a negative change of 130.81 points.

The total turnover was 133,847,190 as compared …

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Trump, Macron discuss plans for US pullout from Syria: White House

January 8, 2019 |

Washington US President Donald Trump and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed plans for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria during a telephone call on Monday.

"The two leaders discussed the situation in Syria, including the commitment of the United …

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Thousands Protest Citizenship Bill in India’s Assam

January 7, 2019 |

GUWAHATI, INDIA Thousands in northeastern India protested Monday against a proposal to grant citizenship to religious minorities in the region, except Muslims, with critics attacking the bill as prejudiced and a sop to Hindus before elections.

Protesters burned copies of …

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Over Rs 16 bln earmarked for doctors’ salaries: SC informed

January 5, 2019 |

A two-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar heard a case regarding salaries of doctors working in government hospitals at Supreme Court Lahore registry on Saturday.

Secretary Health Punjab told the honorable court …

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Over Rs 16 bln earmarked for doctors’ salaries: SC informed

January 5, 2019 |

A two-member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar heard a case regarding salaries of doctors working in government hospitals at Supreme Court Lahore registry on Saturday.

Secretary Health Punjab told the honorable court …

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Saudi Arabia announces first of 20 giant leisure parks to open in Riyadh

January 3, 2019 |

Riyadh, A massive entertainment complex is being planned for Riyadh as part of a multibillion-dollar drive to boost the leisure sector in Saudi Arabia.

The 100,000-square-meter project will be developed by the Saudi Entertainment Ventures Company (SEVEN), a unit of …

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Spokesperson of Islamic Development Bank Group visits UNA headquarters

January 1, 2019 |

Jeddah Director General of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) Issa Khaireh Robleh received Spokesman of Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group Dr. Abdul Hakim Elwaer, at the UNA headquarters in Jeddah on Monday.

During the meeting, the two sides …

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