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China not halted payments for CPEC projects: FO

ISLAMABAD -UNS- The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday rubbished reports that Beijing had halted payments on any of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the country. FO Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, during a weekly briefing, said there was no news from Beijing that the …

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Russia to withdraw majority troops from Syria, keep two bases

MOSCOW -Xinhua/UNS — Russia will pull most of its troops out of Syria after claiming a victory against the Islamic State (IS) but will maintain an airbase and a naval base in the war-torn country, President Vladimir Putin announced Monday. During a surprise visit to …

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KSA to cut oil exports to Asia in January: energy ministry

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi Arabia said on Monday it will trim crude exports to Asian customers in January to help accelerate the rebalancing of the international oil market. An energy ministry spokesman said state-owned Aramco will maintain “steady supplies to the United States and Europe …

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Kohli,Anushka have finally tied the knot

Fans of both Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli should be ecstatic as news of their wedding has finally been confirmed by none other than the couple themselves! Yes, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli tweeted pictures of the wedding ceremony. Reportedly, it took place on Monday …

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‘Don’t drag Pakistan’:Modi accuses Pakistan,Congress of collusion

ISLAMABAD -UNS : As absurd as that may sound, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accused its opposition party Indian National Congress of colluding with Pakistan to defeat his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gujarat polls. Naturally, Pakistan had to respond. Foreign Office spokesperson …

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Modi accuses Mani Shankar of offering ‘Supari’ in Pakistan

GUJRAT -UNS- In bid to win the much-awaited Gujrat polls, India’s Modi has once again resorted to hate rhetoric as he blamed Congress leader Mani Shankar of offering ‘Supari’ (contract killing) in Pakistan to get him removed. Modi was addressing a public gathering. “In that …

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Putin launches giant $27bn LNG project in Arctic

SABETTA (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Friday launched a $27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the snow-covered plains of the Arctic as Russia hopes to surpass Qatar to become the world s biggest exporter of the chilled fuel. The Russian president congratulated workers …

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UN Security Council to meet Friday on Jerusalem

UNITED NATIONS -UNS : The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in emergency session to discuss the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel´s capital, the council´s leadership announced Wednesday. The talks — requested by eight nations — will begin …

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Hindu extremists burn Muslim man alive in Indian Rajasthan

RAJASTHAN-UNS – In a horrific incident, a Muslim man was burnt alive in Rajasthan by Indian extremists for being in relationship with a Hindu girl. The fanatics also made a video of the barbaric act and uploaded it on social media. The crime was committed …

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Pakistan to send astronauts into space within 2 years

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman has announced that Pakistan will able to send astronauts into space with the collaboration of China within two years. He was addressing as chief guest to the inauguration session of AirTech’17 conference, hosted by Air University, Islamabad. AirTech’17 …

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