Thursday, 28 October 2021

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Imran Khan speaks to Modi, hopes to improve ties

Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve ...

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Progress in North Korea but long road ahead: UN aid chief

SEOUL: North Korea has made “lots of progress” in providing food and medical services to its people in recent years but the impoverished state still has a long, tough road ahead, the UN humanitarian chief said Thursday. Mark Lowcock’s visit to the isolated country this week is the first such ...

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HSBC profits rise as it prepares for UK ringfence

LONDON: A third share buyback in a year by HSBC underlined progress in the turnaround plan for Europe’s biggest bank, with profit also growing by 5 percent in the first half of 2017. The news sent HSBC shares up three percent to a four-year high of 764 pence each in ...

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