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Islamic military alliance proposed by Dr Mahatir Muhammad in 2005

ISLAMABAD -UNS- – The Islamic military alliance was proposed in 2005 by former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Muhammad and Islamic Observers Organization s spokesperson Fazal Muhammad to Saudi king Abdullah. According to Mahatir Muhammad, King Abdullah favored the suggestion and wished to bring it forward …

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Cuba mourns revolutionary icon Fidel Castro

HAVANA – Cuba mourned revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Sunday as the communist island prepared to say its last goodbyes to the towering giant of its modern history with mass memorials and a four-day funeral procession. After the stunned commotion surrounding Saturday’s announcement that Castro …

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Cuba’s Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90

ISLAMABAD -UNS/BBC- Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost 50 years before Raul took over in 2008. His supporters said he had given Cuba back to the people. But he was also accused of suppressing opposition. Ashen and grave, President Castro told …

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US election 2016: Trump momentum forces new Clinton effort

As opinion polls suggest Donald Trump is gaining support, Hillary Clinton has been holding rallies in states that had been considered safe for the Democrats. A BBC correspondent says both teams are now concentrating more on getting their supporters to vote, rather than swaying those …

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22 soldiers killed in attack on Niger refugee camp

MALIAN -UNS- Twenty-two soldiers have been killed in an attack blamed on jihadists against a camp in Niger sheltering Malian refugees, a security official said on Friday. The attack against the camp in Tazalit, in the Tahoua region some 300 kilometres (200 miles) northeast of …

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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin to gold at Rio 2016. Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Twice banned for …

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Nigeria Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives

The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video showing some of the schoolgirls they abducted from the northern town of Chibok. Some 50 girls are shown with a gunman who demands the release of fighters in return for the girls, and says some …

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Pakistan is leader of Muslim world : Gambian Minister

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLMABAD: Minister of Higher Education,Research and technology of Republic of the Gambia, Prof. Dr Aboubacar Abdullah Senghore said that Pakistan must lead Muslim world because this country have a big potential to lead the developing countries. During an interview with ‘WORLD TRIBUNE …

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15th General Assembly of COMSTECH endorses10 year action plan for science,technology in OIC states

ISLAMABAD-UNS -The 15th General Assembly of COMSTECH endorses a comprehensive 10 year plan of action for development of science and technology in OIC states prepared by COMSTECH in consultation with eminent scientists of several member states. The plan recommends all member states to implement basic …

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‘China-Pakistan economic corridor to be extended to Red Sea,Africa’

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD : Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed to extend China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) to Red Sea and Africa.   This was agreed in a meeting between Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal  Engr Adil Al Faqih, Saudi Minister for Economic …

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