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2 killed, 8 injured in road accident in Mian Channu

July 28, 2018 |

Two persons have been killed and eight injured in an accident which occurred when a passenger van and truck collided in Mian Channu today.

Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Dr. Hassan Askari has expressed profound grief over the loss of precious …

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DG ISPR thanks Pakistanis for showing love, respect for forces on Election day

July 25, 2018 |

DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor has thanked fellow Pakistanis saying the world has seen their love and respect for Pak Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies today.

In his tweet today, he said the people of Pakistan have rejected …

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South Korea says scrambles jets to intercept 2 Russian aircraft

July 13, 2018 |

South Korea said it had scrambled military jets to intercept two Russian military aircraft that entered it’s air defense territory four times through the day. South Korean joint chiefs of staff told Reuters that Russian aircraft were believed to be …

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Opponents afraid of PPP’s regaining popularity in country: Sherry

July 11, 2018 |

Pakistan Peoples Party’s leader Sheri Rehman has claimed that opponents are afraid of PPP’s regaining popularity in the country.

Talking to the media after a meeting jointly presided over by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari …

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Saudi Arabia launches ‘MASAM’ project to clear mines planted by Houthis in Yemen

June 26, 2018 |

Riyadh (UNA-OIC) � The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has launched the Saudi Humanitarian and Biological Demining Project (MASAM) to remove mines in Yemen, in the presence of a number of officials, members of the diplomatic corps …

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Saudi Arabia launches ‘MASAM’ project to clear mines planted by Houthis in Yemen

June 26, 2018 |

Riyadh (UNA-OIC) � The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has launched the Saudi Humanitarian and Biological Demining Project (MASAM) to remove mines in Yemen, in the presence of a number of officials, members of the diplomatic corps …

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Yemen war: Hudaida residents escape south to Sanaa

June 22, 2018 |

The UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, says he is working with all parties to avoid an escalation of fighting in the port city of Hudaida.

People from Hudaida have started heading south to the capital Sanaa in an …

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World Bank supports Regional Connectivity and Renewable Energy in Pakistan

June 15, 2018 |

Islamabad, June 15, 2018 (PPI-OT): The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor along …

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CM GB directs law minister to prepare act for doctors’ regularization

June 14, 2018 |

Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has directed provincial minister for law to prepare act for regularization of doctors serving on contract basis in Gilgit-Baltistan.

In a statement, he asked the Minister Law Aurangzeb Khan to present the Regularization act in the …

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Dismissal of Director General of Montenegro’s Public Broadcaster

June 7, 2018 |

The United States is disappointed by the dismissal today of Adrijana Kadija, the director general of Montenegro’s public broadcaster, RTCG. This decision by the public broadcaster’s governing council undermines media freedom in Montenegro, the reform and preservation of which is …

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Joint Statement on Australia – New Zealand – United States Pacific Security Cooperation Dialogue

June 7, 2018 |

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, the Government of Australia, and the Government of New Zealand on the occasion of the inaugural Australia � New Zealand � United States …

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UK: Huge fire breaks out in London hotel

June 7, 2018 |

London, (UNA-OIC) – Dozens of firefighters rushed to tackle a blaze that broke out at a hotel building near central Hyde Park in London Wednesday afternoon.

Around 100 firefighters are tackling a large fire at a hotel of 12 floors …

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