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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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Pakistan agrees to depreciate rupee on IMF conditions

By Khaleeq Kiani Amid a policy decision on Friday to allow rupee depreciation, Pakistan and an International Mone­tary Fund (IMF) delegation concluded the first round of discussions on the country’s economy. Now members of the IMF delegation and Pakistan team are taking a two-day break …

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15 UN peacekeepers killed in DR Congo

GOMA -UNS : The United Nations suffered its worst attack on a peacekeeping mission in nearly a quarter of a century on Friday when suspected Ugandan rebels attacked a base in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 15 peacekeepers. The UN Security …

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US isolation in UN: Security Council members criticizes Trump decision on Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

NEW YORK-AFP/UNS- The United States stood alone on Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council members criticised its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The debate unfolded at a largely symbolic emergency meeting of the council — no vote on a resolution …

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Pakistan-wide rallies condemn Trump’s Jerusalem move

KARACHI: Thousands of people belonging to religious and political parties rallied Friday in major cities across Pakistan, condemning US President Donald Trump for declaring Occupied Al Quds as Israel’s capital. Most of the rallies were taken out by Jamaat-e-Islami, amid tight security at US embassy …

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Aga Khan IV lands in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Islamabad on an official visit to the country on the invitation of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday. Minister for Foreign Affairs Khowaja Mohammad Asif, Minister for Capital …

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Imran announced to support PAT in its struggle against incumbent government

JARANWALA -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has announced on Friday to support Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) in its struggle against the incumbent government to get perpetrators of Model Town tragedy to justice. PTI chief addressed a rally in Jaranwala today and in …

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Moving US embassy to Jerusalem not likely for next 2 years: US State Secretary

PARIS -UNS/AFP – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that the relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem would probably not take place for at least two years. “This is not something that is going to happen this year or probably not next …

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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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Pakistan’s exchange rate facing risks:UN

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The government’s policy of keeping the exchange rate stable by intervening in the foreign exchange market may become unsustainable if the US dollar appreciates against most major currencies in global markets, warns a new United Nations report. The stable exchange rate may …

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