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  • Member of peace committee in Bajaur Agency killed in bomb blast

    A member of peace committee in Bajaur Agency, Malik Abdur Rahman was killed in a remote controlled blast in Mamond tehsil on Friday.The local administration has started investigation into the incident.Source: Radio Pakistan

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  • UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation of violence in Syria

    New York (UNA-OIC) � UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence in Syria as civilians in the war-torn country suffer through one of the most violent periods in nearly seven...

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  • King Abdullah II tells Pence: “East Jerusalem must be capital of future Palestinian state”

    Amman, (UNA-OIC) - Jordan's King Abdullah II told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday that President Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem does not come as a result of a comprehensive settlement to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, reiterating...

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  • Israeli warplanes bomb southern Gaza Strip site

    Gaza (UNA-OIC) � Israeli warplanes bombed a site southeast of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip early Sunday morning, causing damage to the area.

    According to Palestinian sources, Israeli fighter jets launched two missiles near...

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  • KP govt spending Rs540m on housing sector

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is spending five hundred and forty million rupees on housing sector during current fiscal year.A spokesman of Provincial government told our Correspondent that it includes seven ongoing while nine new housing schemes.U...

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  • Tourism activities increasing with restoration of peace: Rajwana

    Governor Punjab Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana says tourism activities are increasing with the restoration of peace in the country.He was addressing inaugural ceremony of Islamabad City Tour Bus Service in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.Rafique Rajwana said P...

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  • King of Bahrain receives Saudi Interior Minister

    Manama, (UNA-OIC) - King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain received here on Monday Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif in the presence of Bahraini Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Shaikh Rashid...

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  • Hearing Delayed for Canadian Ex-hostage Boyle

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle's case has been put off until next Monday while his lawyers work on a bail plan.Boyle made brief court appearance via video link Monday. He is facing 15 charges, including...

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  • Erdogan slams US plan to cut UN funding

    Ankara, (UNA-OIC) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized the US President Donald Trump's plan to cut funding of the United Nations, Anadolu Agency reported.The US will apparently withdraw its support on the UN....

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  • Erdogan slams US plan to cut UN funding

    Ankara, (UNA-OIC) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized the US President Donald Trump's plan to cut funding of the United Nations, Anadolu Agency reported.The US will apparently withdraw its support on the UN....

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  • CAIR-New York welcomes hate crime probe into attack on Muslim woman

    New York (UNA-OIC) - The New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NY) welcomed the decision of the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force to probe the allegedly bias-motivated attack on a Muslim woman in Brooklyn.During...

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  • Wooden bridges to be replaced with RCC bridges in GB

    Minister of Works Dr Muhammad Iqbal says the government has decided to replace wooden bridges with RCC bridges in all ten districts of Gilgit-Baltistan.This he said in an interview to our Gilgit corresponded on Friday.Source: Radio Pakistan

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  • Balochistan will be a polio free province soon: Zehri

    Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that the dream of making Balochistan a polio free province will soon be materialized.He was talking to the Focal Person to the Prime Minister on Polio, Senator Ayesha...

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  • HRW: Myanmar army raped, killed hundreds in Rohingya village

    Yangon, (OIC-UNA) - The Myanmar military systematically raped and killed several hundred minority Rohingya Muslims in a village in northern Rakhine State on August 30 this year, according to a report released Tuesday by Human Rights Watch...

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  • No shortage of wheat in Gilgit-Baltistan, GBLA told

    Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA) was informed on Friday that over fourteen hundred thousand bags allocated wheat quota is being provided to the area annually.Responding to a question, Deputy Speaker Jafarullah Khan said there is no shortage...

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