Tag Archive for "Politics" - Pakistan News Digest

  • 2 dead, 1 injured in explosion in Gaza hours after ceasefire announced

    Two Palestinians were killed and one was wounded in an explosion on Sunday in a building in Gaza, health officials said.The cause of the blast, hours after a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in the enclave...

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  • PTCL, PSEB sign agreement for provision of Cloud Based Services

    Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has inked a strategic agreement with Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) for the provision of Cloud Based Services. The agreement was signed by Chief Business Services Officer, PTCL Adil Rashid and CT...

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  • Trump Picks Pakistan Ambassador for Under Secretary as State

    President Donald Trump has nominated career diplomat David Hale to be the next under secretary of state for political affairs.Hale has been serving as U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan since 2015. Before that he was the ambassador to...

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  • Afghanistan: 3 Taliban militants killed in eastern Nangarhar

    Three Taliban militants have been killed while four civilians also wounded in a bomb blast in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.Explosion was triggered by a sticky bomb attached to Taliban commander Hakimullah's vehicle.Eye witnesses have said ...

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  • China invites Japanese PM on visit

    China has invited Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit the country.Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a daily news briefing in Beijing today that diplomatic authorities of the two countries are maintaining communication on this issue.Ties...

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  • EU leaders meeting in Brussels over migration today

    European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels today in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration.Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron has announced to support financial sanctions for EU countries that refuse migrants with proven ...

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  • EU leaders meeting in Brussels over migration today

    European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels today in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration.Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron has announced to support financial sanctions for EU countries that refuse migrants with proven ...

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  • England beat Australia by 6 wickets in 4th ODI

    In the 4th One Day International match at Chester-le-Street, England beat Australia by six wickets.Batting first Australia scored 310 runs for the loss of eight wickets in the stipulated fifty overs.In reply, England achieved the target in...

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  • Japan halts military drills after Trump-Kim summit

    People in Japan participate in an anti-missile evacuation drill in TokyoJapan has decided to halt drills for preparation for a North Korean missile attack following the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader...

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  • CM lauds efforts of security forces for restoring peace in Balochistan

    Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Alauddin Marri has expressed satisfaction over successful operation carried out by security forces against terrorists in Dasht area on Wednesday.In a message, while appreciating efforts of security forces for restor...

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  • Pakistan’s Milli Muslim League Blocked From July Vote

    Pakistan's election authorities have refused to register the Milli Muslim League (MML) for next month's elections, alleging it has links to a group blamed for deadly terrorist attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008.The Election...

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  • Pakistan’s Milli Muslim League Blocked From July Vote

    Pakistan's election authorities have refused to register the Milli Muslim League (MML) for next month's elections, alleging it has links to a group blamed for deadly terrorist attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008.The Election...

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  • British expat sees observing Ramadan for 20th year as a unique experience

    Dubai (UNA-OIC) - Long-term British Expatriate Nick Watson has been living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for 20 years and so far he has not missed one Ramadan. Now marking his twentieth holy month in...

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  • Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

    The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:?Secretary Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone today, their first conversation since the Secretary's swearing in and the Foreign Minister's reappointment. The two dis...

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  • Former Syria VP calls for new approach; supports Saudi Arabian peace initiative

    Berlin, (UNA-OIC) - The existing peace process to resolve the Syrian conflict is neither inclusive nor democratic, and only brings together the regime and the overwhelmingly Islamist opposition, said former Vice President Dr. Rifaat Assad.Addressing th...

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