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Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for Pakistan that aids China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistan’s new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders. In an interview with CNBC television, Pompeo said the United States looked forward …

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Imran-led PTI in stable position at centre with score of 168

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is in an unshakeable position in National Assembly with the score of 168 seats. After getting massive support from independent MPAs-elect in Punjab, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry claimed to have secured majority at centre and …

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The Aaland Islands Model and Kashmir

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai There are some disputes in modern history that one might take lessons from in understanding the wisest course to take in resolving the Kashmiri dispute. The Aaland Islands is a case in point, as are South Tyrol, Trieste, Andorra, and Northern …

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Despite concerns, China sees a potential ally in Pakistan’s Imran

By James M. Dorsey Pakistani prime minister-in waiting Imran Khan’s ability to chart his own course as well as his relationship with the country’s powerful military is likely to be tested the moment he walks into his new office. Pakistan’s most fundamental problems loom large …

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Lack of global leadership spurs instability in the Middle East

By James M. Dorsey With multiple Middle Eastern disputes threatening to spill out of control, United Arab Emirates minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash acknowledged what many in the Middle East have long said privately: the UAE’s recently-found assertiveness and determination to punch …

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Aaland Islands Model and Kashmir: Part two

By Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai The Aaland Islands had already petitioned the Russians to secede from Finland and join Sweden. The cry for independence in Finland set in motion Swedish aspirations to be among their own, to secede from Finland and join Sweden as they …

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Four independents MPAs join PTI

ISLAMABAD: Four successful independent Punjab Assembly candidates announced on Saturday to join the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as the party faces tough competition from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to form the government in the province. PTI and PML-N are locked in a battle to form the next Punjab …

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Gavaskar predicted Imran Khan as PM in 2012

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Even before the polls called it, former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar had predicted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Imran Khan as the country’s next prime minister. A video has gone viral showing Gavaskar along with former …

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Dollar sheds Rs.6 after General Election 2018

KARACHI -UNS : The US dollar fell by Rs.6 in the open market to reach Rs124, the Currency Exchange Association said Saturday. End of political uncertainty following elections was attributed as the main factor in the significant drop in the greenback’s price, which had soared …

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Naya-Pakistan: Imran to take oath as prime minister before August 14: Naeem

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naeemul Haq on Saturday said Imran Khan will take oath as prime minister before August 14. Speaking to the media, he lamented that politician like Maulana Fazlur Rehman is expressing negative views. “Fazlur Rehman and Mehmood Achakzai should realize …

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