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Indonesia to export $48 m kinnow from Pakistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Indonesia has increased Export of Kinnow (citrus fruit) from Pakistan by 150 per cent to $48 million in the current fiscal year from $20 million during the fiscal year 206-17 . A commerce ministry official Wednesday attributed the increase in Kinow export …

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Religious parties all set to protest in Lahore against Trump’s Jerusalem plan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The religious parties, on the call of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Chief Siraj-ul-Haq, are all set to hold protest in Lahore today (Friday) against the recent decision of United States president Donald Trump of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The roads leading to American …

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Trump Jerusalem move sparks Israeli-Palestinian clashes

At least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank, during protests against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. One person is in a critical condition. Mr Trump’s announcement – met with …

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Pak,Uzbekistan have great potential for economic cooperation:PM

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday received Mr Furkat Sidikov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan for a courtesy call here in his office. The prime minister welcoming the ambassador said Pakistan accorded great importance to its close and cooperative relations with Uzbekistan and wished …

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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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France,Qatar sign $1bn fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis

DOHA -UNS : Qatar announced on Thursday a deal to buy 12 French-built Rafale fighter jets, as it faces a boycott by neighbouring Gulf states in the region’s worst political crisis in years. The 1.1-billion-euro ($1.3-billion) order, announced during an official visit by French President …

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Jerusalem as capital:’Trump doesn’t understand offence he is causing: London mayor Sadiq Khan

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD -London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said that “President Trump doesn’t understand world politics. He doesn’t understand the offence he is causing. This was stated by London Mayor Sadiq Khan in Responding to United States President Donald Trump’s announcement to shift the …

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Opposition back PAT:Dr Qadri, Zardari demands resignation of Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE -UNS – Asif Ali Zardari, on behalf of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has demanded of immediate resignation of Shehbaz Sharif as well as Rana Sanaullah after the Model Town incident report made public. “We will not tolerate Shehbaz Sharif anymore,” he said, warning to …

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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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Over 21 passenger dead & several missing as boat capsizes in creek near Thatta

BY STAFF REPORTER THATTA: Reportedly 21 people dead and several others still missing after a boat carrying religious devotees capsized in a creek near the village of Bohara near to Thatta on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner Thatta, Mr. Nasir Baig while talking with local media said …

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