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Archive for August 9th, 2017

Sky9 Capital Announces the Addition of Chay, Teh, Xu, and Zeng to its Advisory Board

August 9, 2017 | Business

HONG KONG, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sky9 Capital, a leading China venture capital firm, announced that China industry veterans KS Chay, Dr. Kok Peng Teh, Bob Xu, and Jason Zeng have joined its Advisory Board to provide strategic

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Pakistan’s Sharif Holds Controversial Rally Following Ouster

August 9, 2017 | Education

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan's former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, held a rally Wednesday to demonstrate political power, just days after the country's highest court disqualified him from holding office for concealing his assets.

Critics, however, are questioning an action they say …

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Deposed Pakistani PM Calls Ouster ‘Insult To Voters’

August 9, 2017 | General, Sports

Addressing a rally in Rawalpindi, deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the Supreme Court's decision to disqualify him from office last month over undeclared wealth was an "insult to voters."

The speech late on August 9 marked the …

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Pakistan’s First Female Police Chief Breaking Cultural Taboos

August 9, 2017 | Business

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN Rizwana Hameed made history a month ago when she became the first female head of a male police station in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, or KPK, where conservative cultural and religious traditions often discourage women from leaving home.…

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Four Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Gunfight with Militants

August 9, 2017 | Entertainment

ISLAMABAD Officials in Pakistan say a gunfight with militants in a northwestern district near the Afghan border Wednesday left four soldiers dead, including a high ranking officer.

The military said the early morning clash occurred when security forces raided a …

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Four Troops Killed During Operation In Northern Pakistan

August 9, 2017 | Legal & Politics

Pakistan's military says an army major and three other officers have been killed in a shoot-out with militants in the country's tribal region bordering Afghanistan.

In a statement, the military said one militant blew himself up and another was shot …

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