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Pakistan, Indonesia sign several significant MoUs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Indonesia signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for cooperation in energy, trade and training and education. The first agreement deals with the import of LNG and POL products from Indonesia. Pak Minister for energy and Indonesian Minister for energy and mineral development signed the agreement. The second ...

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Pakistan, US spar over drone strike

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States made conflicting claims on this week’s drone attack in Kurram Agency by the US forces based in Afghanistan as the two sides struggle to build trust. Addressing a weekly news briefing here, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said that Pakistan sticks to its ...

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Pakistan says US struck Afghan refugee camp, not terrorist sanctuary

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday reiterated that the United States targeted an Afghan refugee camp in Kurram Agency and not a terrorist sanctuary a day earlier, while the US has denied that the drone strike struck an Afghan refugee camp. In separate statements released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and Foreign ...

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EU lauds Pak efforts in addressing challenges faced by country

ADVISER TO PRIME MINISTER ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SARTAJ AZIZ IN A GROUP PHOTO WITH MEMBERS OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN ISLAMABAD ON APRIL 18, 2017.

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee of European Parliament David McAllister has appreciated efforts of Government of Pakistan in addressing challenges faced by the country. He was talking to Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir who had a meeting with him in Brussels at the head of a parliamentary delegation. The Minister ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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Emerging economies: Pakistan ranked ahead of India in WEF

LONDON: Pakistan ranked at 47th-15 points ahead to India – in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) 2018 of the World Economic Forum. Norway again holds the best performing advanced economy in 2018, with a consistently strong performance. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 48th WEF annual meeting today ...

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Yousuf advises struggling Sarfaraz to consult Dhoni

KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has advised captain and wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed to consult Mahendra Singh Dhoni over his fitness issues and lack of form. “I think Sarfaraz needs to work on his fitness and skills a lot more. Unless he is in top form he can’t expect the ...

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US calls on Pakistan to ‘immediately arrest or expel’ Taliban leadership

WASHINGTON: United States once against pressurized Pakistan to ‘do more’ against Taliban and ‘war against terrorism.’ While talking to media on Monday, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders called on Pakistan to immediately arrest or expel leadership of Pakistan . “We call on Pakistan to prevent Taliban from using its soil ...

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Punjab Nahi Jaungi becomes Pakistan’s highest grossing film

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistan film industry might have seen a slump in its movies released this year, but the viewers’ response to Punjab Nahi Jaungi proved to be a clear winner at the box-office. The blockbuster has broken records of Jawani Phir Nahi Ani and has become the first Pakistani film to cross Rs 500 million worldwide. ...

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Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ heads to China

BOLLYWOOD superstar Salman Khan’s blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan will release in China on March 2, making it the actor’s first film to hit the screens in the country. Eros International, in association with Chinese film company E Stars Films Ltd, will release the movie in China during the Chinese Lantern Festival, ...

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